8:00 PM ET The transaction orgy of the past few days has been stupendous for baseball fans accustomed to a more leisurely pace during the late autumn and winter months. That said, it’s been more stupendous for some fans than others, and no fan base ought to feel more adrenalized than that of the Texas
5:53 PM ET Evander Kane says there’s a “good plan in place” for his return to the NHL, following his first practice with the San Jose Sharks’ minor league affiliate on Tuesday. Kane, 30, completed a 21-game suspension for violating the league’s COVID-19 protocols. According to multiple sources, the suspension was due to Kane’s submission
5:46 PM ET Associated Press INNSBRUCK, Austria — Germany came from behind to upset Britain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday after Kevin Krawietz and Tim Putz won the decisive doubles match. The German pair defeated British teammates Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski 7-6 (10), 7-6 (5) after the best-of-three tie was level following
5:37 PM ET The UFC has released former interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee from its active roster, Lee’s management confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. According to Lee’s manager, Marquel Martin, the 29-year-old had multiple fights left on his contract, but the UFC elected to terminate the agreement. Lee (18-7) is currently serving a six-month
As Lando Norris heads into the final two races of the 2021 season, he has answered many of the questions he had in his own head about himself before the year started. For someone who is very much in the top echelon of the emerging generation of new Formula 1 stars, the 22-year-old is a
4:07 PM ET Undisputed welterweight champion Jessica McCaskill is still scheduled to fight on the undercard of the Devin Haney-Joseph Diaz fight on Saturday night. It’s just her opponent that will change in Las Vegas. McCaskill will now fight Kandi Wyatt, out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, after her initial opponent, Argentinian Victoria Bustos, had travel
2:26 PM ET Tiger Woods offered hope of a return but also a sobering assessment of his situation in his first interviews since a serious car crash in February. Speaking at his first news conference Tuesday, a day after a lengthy video conversation with Golf Digest was released, Woods expressed gratitude for being alive and
12:10 PM ET If there seemed like one sure bet this offseason in the unpredictable world of MLB free agency, it’s that the Detroit Tigers would spend whatever it took to land one of the premier shortstops on the market. Now, that seeming inevitability has come to pass, with Detroit agreeing to a reported six-year,
12:19 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer has no interest in taking another head-coaching job in college and remains committed to rebuilding the Jaguars, per a league source familiar with Meyer’s thinking. The source said the 57-year-old coach does not want to reenter the college ranks at this point in his
11:37 AM ET Tiger Woods was optimistic about playing some limited professional golf in the future while also being realistic about the struggles ahead, given the perspective he gleaned from the serious auto accident he endured in February. “I’m lucky to be alive and also have a limb,” Woods said Tuesday in the Bahamas, where
11:45 AM GMT Munster have nine new COVID-19 cases in their camp in South Africa, the Irish rugby team said on Tuesday, taking the total count to 10. Both staff and players have tested positive and will quarantine in a hotel in Cape Town, joining the first player who returned a positive test on Sunday.
News Former England captain to remain in game after signing two-year renewal Alastair Cook will continue to play county cricket at the age of 38 after signing a new two-year contract with Essex. Cook, England’s all-time leading run-scorer in Test cricket and former captain, signed a three-year deal with Essex upon his retirement from the
6:00 AM ET KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Minnesota Vikings are like a lot of NFL teams in 2021 in that their game days have been stressful. They’ve just taken it to an extreme. The Vikings beat the Seattle Seahawks 30-17 in Week 3, but their other 10 games have been settled by one score,
9:44 AM ET Associated Press BRUSSELS — The European Union said Tuesday that it wants China to release “verifiable proof” that tennis player Peng Shuai is safe and to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into her sexual assault allegations. Peng, a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player, dropped out of public view after
For the sixth consecutive year, ESPN presents its annual ranking of the best men’s players and coaches in world soccer! Welcome to FC 100. As always, rankings are broken down into Top 10 lists for positions, plus a countdown of managers, in order to present the most meaningful look at talent on the pitch and
11:00 PM ET Just when you thought the college football coaching carousel couldn’t get any wilder than Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma for USC, LSU stuns everyone by landing Brian Kelly from Notre Dame. Is this a smart move for the Tigers? What does this mean for an Irish team that could still make the playoff?
8:45 AM ET COCONUT CREEK, Fla. — Kyoji Horiguchi laughs when he recounts the story. It was 2019, and after his coaches and teammates at American Top Team (ATT) urged him to put down roots in the area, he finally bought a house in South Florida. Horiguchi, the current Rizin bantamweight champion and former Bellator
7:00 AM ET The 2021-22 NHL season is well underway, and the opportunity to win the Stanley Cup has players across hockey begging to see their rivals go belly up. While the action heats up in this dog-eat-dog league, it’s time for a different kind of ranking: a countdown of the best NHL team dogs.