2:42 AM ET Emanuel Navarrete’s face looked clean, like he’d just completed a strenuous run. Across the ring, the face of Joet Gonzalez looked like it was going through what both men were actually doing Friday night — fighting for the WBO featherweight championship. While Navarrete successfully defended his featherweight title with a 118-110, 116-112,
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5:15 PM ET ESPN News Services The Sacramento Kings are exercising the third-year option on guard Tyrese Haliburton, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday. Haliburton averaged 13.0 points, 5.3 assists and 1.5 steals in 58 games last season and was named to the NBA All-Rookie first team. He suffered a season-ending knee injury
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2:21 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry looks primed for another run at the third MVP award of his career. The 33-year-old guard scored 41 points during Friday’s 119-97 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, the final preseason game before Tuesday’s regular season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers at
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11:31 PM ET His putter finally cooperating, Adam Scott has surged into contention for a 15th US PGA Tour victory with a scintillating second round at the CJ Cup in Las Vegas. With two back-nine eagles and seven birdies, Scott carded a nine-under-par 63 to soar to 13 under for the championship to be in
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2:00 PM ET Ohio State defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs hasn’t lost his confidence or his willingness to work hard for the program despite losing playcalling duties earlier this season. Head coach Ryan Day assigned defensive playcalling duties to secondary coach Matt Barnes after Ohio State’s loss to Oregon on Sept. 11. Coombs, who is in
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5:17 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Nikoloz Basilashvili outlasted No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 Friday to move into the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open with the biggest win of his career. Basilashvili next plays either No. 3 Alexander Zverev or American Taylor Fritz, who met in a later
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8:07 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rory McIlroy was trying to illustrate how deep the talent pool is on the PGA Tour by sharing a story about how impressed he was with Keith Mitchell the first time they played together. Mitchell is providing McIlroy and everyone else with plenty of more fodder through
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5:27 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay forward Mathieu Joseph. The league announced the penalty Friday, adding Larkin will give up $30,500 in pay that will go toward the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund. Larkin will miss Detroit’s home
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10:58 AM ET After architecting the franchise’s first NBA championship in 50 years, Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst has agreed to a long-term contract extension, he told ESPN on Friday. Horst had one year left on his contract, and his new deal — finalized Friday morning with his agent, Brian Elfus, and team officials
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10:14 AM ET Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has agreed to an eight-year, $76 million contract extension, a source told ESPN on Friday. The 23-year-old was due to be a restricted free agent after the season. McAvoy is in the final year of a three-year bridge deal that paid him $4.9 million annually and is
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