3:57 PM ET TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals pass-rusher Chandler Jones wasn’t thinking about the potential financial windfall during his five-sack performance Sunday against the Tennessee Titans that kicked off the last season of his contract. Or was he? “I was more thinking getting the ball, so [quarterback] Kyler [Murray] can go score another touchdown,
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6:00 AM ET England will compete in a new women’s international tournament with Germany and Spain confirmed as competitors for the 2022 edition. The teams will play three double-header matches across seven days in a round-robin format with the fourth team to be announced soon. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– ESPN+
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6:40 PM ET ESPN News Services The Milwaukee Bucks have named Lisa Byington as the team’s new television play-by-play announcer on Bally Sports Wisconsin, making her the first woman to handle full-time TV play-by-play duties for a major men’s professional sports team. Byington replaces longtime Bucks announcer Jim Paschke, who retired following the 2020-21 season
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8:35 AM ET Associated Press LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The boundary between amateur and professional boxing blurred further Thursday with the International Boxing Association offering prize money of up to $100,000 for the first time at the historically amateur men’s world championships. AIBA said a total prize fund of $2.6 million was in place to award
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8:21 AM ET Inordinately long toilets breaks and medical timeouts at critical moments could soon be a thing of the past in men’s tennis with the ATP Tour planning to impose stricter rules, a source at the men’s governing body told Reuters. The practice has long been a bugbear of players, most recently at the
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9:57 PM ET UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno‘s first title defense will come against a very familiar foe — former champion Deiveson Figueiredo. Moreno (19-5-2) agreed on Wednesday to defend his 125-pound championship against Figueiredo (20-2-1) at UFC 269 on Dec. 11 at a site to be determined. Contracts for the matchup should be finalized
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News Captain expects pitches in Pakistan to allow seamers to have a bigger role than they did in Bangladesh Stand-in captain. Wicketkeeper. Middle-order accumulator. Middle-order power-hitter. Tom Latham had to juggle with multiple responsibilities in the recently concluded T20I series in Bangladesh. With Tom Blundell suffering a quad injury during that T20I series, Latham confirmed
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3:47 AM BST Damian McKenzie will make his first Test start at fly-half for three years against Argentina in Brisbane on Saturday after All Blacks coach Ian Foster completely overhauled his team for their fourth Rugby Championship clash. The fleet-footed playmaker, who has made all his Tests starts since 2018 at fullback, came off the
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Sep 14, 2021 ESPN News Services Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League MVP and franchise home run king for the Milwaukee Brewers, announced his retirement Tuesday. The six-time All-Star selection has not played this season after becoming a free agent when the Brewers declined to exercise a $15 million mutual option in his contract last
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4:54 PM ET Joseph Benavidez, one of the most influential lighter-weight fighters in MMA history, is hanging up the gloves. Benavidez told ESPN on Wednesday that he is retiring from the UFC after 10 years with the promotion and 15 years as a pro overall. News of Benavidez no longer being on the UFC roster
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6:45 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Heading into Sunday night’s showdown, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson downplayed his winless record against Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Jackson is 0-3 against Mahomes — losing to him in each of the past three seasons — while going 30-5 (.857) against the rest of the NFL.
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7:25 PM ET Paul Azinger‘s history with the Ryder Cup goes back more than 30 years, and it’s hard to find anyone more passionate about the competition, even now in his role as a broadcaster. So the 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup captain didn’t hold back Wednesday when asked about Brooks Koepka, who disclosed in a
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Sep 14, 2021 Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Seattle has been chosen to host Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in 2023, sources familiar with the decision told ESPN on Tuesday. Plans to bring the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby
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6:15 PM ET FORT WORTH, Texas — The New Orleans Saints‘ dominant Week 1 victory over the Green Bay Packers didn’t come without a price. Seven Saints players missed Wednesday’s practice with injuries — including Pro Bowl cornerback Marshon Lattimore, who had thumb surgery this week, according to a source. Also missing were starting center
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