Month: October 2020

1:33 PM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen As widely anticipated, Manchester City ended up signing centre-backs during the past transfer period. Nathan Ake was an addition to help with defensive depth; long after his arrival, most people still expected more in order to mitigate Pep Guardiola’s well-documented defensive headaches. Yet in came 23-year-old Ruben Dias. Can the
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10:16 PM ET Steve KimESPN Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez scored impressive wins on Friday in Mexico City to set up a potential rematch of their tremendous battle in 2012, which Gonzalez won by unanimous decision. Chocolatito defeated Israel Gonzalez by unanimous decision to retain his WBA junior bantamweight belt, and
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9:20 PM ET Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Justin Thomas went from a fast finish one day to a fast start the next, and it carried him to a 7-under 65 on Friday and a 1-shot lead in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. Thomas wasn’t particularly thrilled, except with his position, mainly because the
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6:00 AM ET This week, Mesut Ozil‘s exile at Arsenal has extended to unprecedented levels. The 32-year-old cannot play senior football again until January at the earliest after being left out of the Gunners’ Premier League and Europa League squads for what manager Mikel Arteta insisted on Wednesday night were solely footballing reasons. “My conscience
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6:38 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Pat Riley is always looking for ways for the Miami Heat to improve. This offseason has him wondering if that might come from within. The Heat president on Friday said that the top offseason priority for the Eastern Conference champions “is to take care of the players that
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1:34 AM ET One of the biggest UFC fights of the year is now official. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje successfully weighed in Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for their UFC lightweight title unification bout. Nurmagomedov and Gaethje each weighed right at the limit of 155 pounds. Nurmagomedov, the first fighter to hit
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10:03 PM ET UFC featherweight Brian Ortega said he didn’t even want people to recognize him on Saturday, as he came off a nearly two-year layoff from the Octagon. It’s safe to say he succeeded. Fighting for the first time since he was badly outclassed in a UFC championship fight in late 2018, Ortega (15-1)
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