6:20 PM ET MANCHESTER, England — What a strange day in Manchester. It started with one club, Manchester City, worrying about its Champions League fate and ended with the other, Manchester United, in a state of anxiety about its own prospects when everybody else expected it to be the other way around. City’s success in
Former Great Britain cyclist Jess Varnish has lost her employment tribunal appeal against British Cycling. Varnish, 29, has spent years in a legal battle over her claim she should be considered an employee of the governing body or funding agency UK Sport. The former European team sprint champion lost her initial case in January 2019.
2:51 PM IST In the wake of 40 redundancies at Cricket Australia and more than 150 around the states in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is some logic to the news that the first new job created at the downsized governing body will be devoted entirely to mental health. CA this week advertised
British Formula E driver Sam Bird will join the Jaguar team from next season. Bird currently drives for Envision Virgin Racing, with whom he narrowly missed out on the 2018 drivers’ title. The 33-year-old has won a race in every season of the Formula E championship since 2014. “I am very proud to be driving
Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic Rewinds: 14-24 July Watch the best moments of the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app. Click here for full details and times Nicole Cooke was just 12 when she told a
11:54 PM ET Associated Press Ken Church, who rode over 2,000 winners during a 20-year career that included four mounts in the Kentucky Derby, died Monday. He was 90. Church was diagnosed with pneumonia a week ago at the retirement facility where he lived in Reno, Nevada, and was taken to a hospital. He contracted
11:15 PM ET ESPN staff Welcome to ESPN’s fan vote, where you, the reader and sports fan, will decide which individual or team has been the most dominant in the 21st century. In our first semi-final, the fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt edged past Virat Kohli’s India to become the first finalist. In our
11:28 PM ET ESPN News Services Baltimore Orioles left-hander Ty Blach will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery, and shortstop Richie Martin will have an operation on his right wrist that will sideline him for two to three months. Each procedure is scheduled for Wednesday. “It’s awful for both of them,” manager Brandon Hyde said. Blach,
Jul 12, 2020 Kamaru Usman pushed Jorge Masvidal up against the cage at UFC 251. He struck Masvidal with his shoulder, stomped Masvidal’s feet and dug in with hard punches to the body. With an opponent coming in on a week’s notice, Usman’s strategy was clear: grind and wear Masvidal out. And it worked completely.
6:01 PM ET Associated Press Corey Crawford was absent Monday when the Chicago Blackhawks practiced for the first time since the NHL season was suspended, casting doubt on the goaltender’s availability for their qualifying series against Edmonton. The 35-year-old Crawford was “unfit to play or to participate,” coach Jeremy Colliton said — sticking closely to
9:15 PM ET Dahr Jamail, one of three sons who suggested the University of Texas replace their father Joe Jamail’s name on the field at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium with the names of Longhorns legends Earl Campbell and Ricky Williams, said Monday that the family made the offer not only because of the current
9:54 PM ET Kirill Kaprizov, Alexander Romanov and Ilya Sorokin — three of the best NHL prospects playing in Russia’s KHL — signed deals with their respective NHL clubs on Monday. There’s only one catch: they won’t be available to play for their teams in this summer’s 24-team restart. The Wild (Kaprizov), Canadiens (Romanov) and
7:49 PM ET Florida Atlantic added a big name to its 2021 recruiting class Monday when ESPN 300 quarterback Shedeur Sanders announced his commitment to the Owls. Sanders, the son of NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, is the No. 8-ranked pocket-passer QB and the No. 41-ranked prospect overall in the class. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound
11:51 AM ET DeSean Jackson accepted an invitation to visit Auschwitz during a Zoom call Friday with a 94-year-old survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, according to the Jerusalem Post. The wide receiver was disciplined by the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday for conduct detrimental to the team for his social media posts, which included an
9:03 AM ET The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will be retiring their nickname and logo after completing a thorough review that began on July 3. “Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review,” the team said in a statement. “Dan Snyder and Coach
6:46 PM ET Danny Lewis The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. Chelsea to offload Kepa for Atletico’s Oblak Chelsea have regularly been linked with several goalkeepers but the Mirror is saying that the Blues are making Atletico Madrid stopper
7:00 AM ET All 22 teams participating in the NBA season restart have arrived at Walt Disney World, cleared the initial quarantine period and begun practicing on courts set up in converted ballrooms. Players have checked into their temporary homes at one of three resort locations and have been introduced to the meal service and
6:17 AM ET NBA Insiders How well will the top teams in the NBA restart answer their big questions heading into the postseason? We polled the ESPN Forecast panel of 40 NBA experts for their confidence level in one key unknown about each of the top 10 teams in our latest round of power rankings.