11:31 PM ET All 22 fighters scheduled to compete at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Singapore have successfully made weight, including welterweight headliners Ben Askren and Demian Maia. Askren (19-1) weighed in at 170.5 pounds, while Maia (27-9) hit the welterweight limit of 171 pounds. That bout will headline the event, which will take
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11:00 PM ET Tampa Bay Rays executive Chaim Bloom is the favorite to become the next general manager of the Boston Red Sox, a source tells ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Bloom, 36, is the Rays’ senior vice president of baseball operations. He has spent 15 years with the team in capacities including minor league operations, player
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8:13 PM ET Notre Dame will regain two starters on Saturday night when it visits No. 19 Michigan. Coach Brian Kelly said Thursday during his weekly radio show that running back Jafar Armstrong and cornerback Shaun Crawford both will play Saturday. Armstrong has been out since sustaining an abdominal injury in Notre Dame’s season opener
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7:41 PM ET CHIBA, Japan — Tiger Woods had Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club rocking during the opening round of the Zozo Championship when he surged to the lead with a 64. A day later, the place is practically underwater. Without anyone hitting a shot in the second round, play was called at 6:30 a.m.
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5:32 PM ET UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture is in intensive care at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a heart attack Wednesday, sources confirmed to ESPN. Couture felt ill after working out Wednesday night, sources said. He then walked himself to a local hospital, where he found out he had suffered a heart
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5:24 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has awarded one of the nation’s highest civilian honors to Roger Penske, a businessman and founder of one of the world’s most successful motorsports teams. Penske received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday during a White House ceremony. The president says Penske is a
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5:03 PM ET The Sacramento Kings say second-year forward Marvin Bagley III will miss 4-6 weeks with a nondisplaced fracture of his right thumb. According to the team, Bagley suffered the injury in Wednesday’s season-opening loss to the Suns. He started and played 28 minutes, scoring 14 points. An MRI determined the extent of the
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4:47 PM ET Bill James, the famed statistician who’s been an adviser and consultant for the Boston Red Sox since 2002, announced Thursday that he’s leaving the organization. “I leave the Red Sox on the best possible terms,” the 70-year-old James wrote on his website. “I am still friendly with everyone that I have worked
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4:38 PM ET The Korean Professional Golfers’ Association has reduced a suspension for a player who made an obscene gesture to fans during a tournament in September. Bio Kim, 29, was originally suspended for three years, but the tour’s board of directors reduced it to one year on Wednesday, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
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3:55 PM ET Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Following California’s lead, Florida lawmakers are tackling NCAA rules that prohibit college athletes from reaping financial benefits from their prowess in the arena of big-money sports. With a bounty of marquee college sports programs, Florida could help student athletes flex their muscles as they take on the
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4:00 PM ET After last week’s poking and prodding of the current crop of underachievers, let’s check in with those on the opposite end of the fantasy spectrum: assets presently exceeding our preseason expectations. And, more pressingly, whether managers can count on them for much of the same moving forward. Included alongside each perceived overachiever
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