8:00 AM ET Every morning, we simulate the rest of the college football season 20,000 times. I’ve peered into these parallel worlds, and let me tell you, some of the simulations are kind of wild. We’ve got some where Indiana wins the Big Ten. There are others where Kentucky wins the SEC. There’s at least
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11:37 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Austin Hill, the regular-season Truck Series champion, rebounded from a poor opening race of the playoffs with a victory Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hill had dropped from first in the standings — where he’d been ranked since the second race of the season —
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6:15 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez has a sprained right foot, likely sidelining the slugger for a pivotal season-ending series against the crosstown Cubs. The White Sox had dropped a season-high five in a row heading into the weekend set, falling out of first place in the AL
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4:40 PM ET Tori Penso is hopeful she’ll remain in the MLS refereeing rotation. Penso, 34, was in charge of Wednesday’s encounter between D.C. United and Nashville SC, becoming the first woman since Sandra Hunt in 2000 to referee an MLS match. The match, won by Nashville 1-0, wasn’t incident free, as she issued a
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2:20 PM ET Representatives for Canelo Alvarez, Golden Boy Promotions and the streaming service DAZN met Tuesday to work through the key differences stemming from a breach-of-contract lawsuit Alvarez filed in federal court against the companies earlier this month, sources confirmed to ESPN Deportes. The Athletic first reported on the 10-hour mediation session with the
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2:48 PM ET Steve KimESPN A triple-header featuring world titleholders Juan Francisco Estrada, Roman Gonzalez and Julio Cesar Martinez will take place on Oct. 23 at Azteca Studios in Mexico City. The card will be streamed on DAZN. The main event will feature Estrada (40-3, 27 KOs) defending his WBC junior bantamweight title against former
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6:44 PM ET Associated Press PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — A hornet sting early and a bunch of birdies late carried Hudson Swafford to a 5-under 67 on Friday for a two-shot lead going into the weekend of the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. Joining him in the final group will be Sean O’Hair,
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6:09 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Jockeys riding in the Preakness and other races at Pimlico next weekend must undergo a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of their first mount. The Maryland Jockey Club announced protocols Friday for jockeys competing Oct. 1-3 at the Baltimore track. Riders from out of town will have to
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3:47 AM ET Associated Press PARIS — Already repeatedly trimmed, crowd sizes for the French Open have been reduced again — to just 1,000 spectators per day — because of the worsening coronavirus epidemic in Paris. The new limit, reduced from 5,000 per day, was first announced by Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday night.
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1:37 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Leon Jacobs will miss the rest of the season after tearing his right ACL during Thursday’s loss to Miami, the team said Friday. Jacobs was hurt on the seventh play of the game, a 7-yard run by Dolphins back Myles Gaskin. Jacobs stayed on the ground
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3:11 PM ET No. 2 seed Elina Svitolina and No.5 seed Elena Rybakina have progressed to the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg after beating Aryna Sabalenka and Nao Hibino respectively on the penultimate day of the tournament. Svitolina beat Sabalenka 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 while Rybakina had an easier 6-3, 6-4 victory over the unseeded
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8:28 AM ET UFC president Dana White said his promotion will not “muzzle anybody” when he was asked early Thursday morning about the reaction to recent Colby Covington comments, which several UFC fighters labeled as racist. During a news conference in Abu Dhabi to promote Saturday’s UFC 253 card on “Fight Island,” White was asked
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