Month: April 2021

1:37 AM ET Tottenham Hotspur‘s decision to sack manager Jose Mourinho just days before their League Cup final against Manchester City is “crazy,” former England skipper Wayne Rooney said. Rooney, who played under Mourinho when the Portuguese was in charge at Manchester United, said Spurs should have waited until after Sunday’s final to pull the
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4:11 PM ET Associated Press Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has successfully appealed his 15-day suspension to the Arkansas Racing Commission, allowing the six-time Kentucky Derby winner to resume preparations to run Medina Spirit in next weekend’s Derby. Baffert was fined and suspended last year by Arkansas stewards for a pair of drug positives
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4:42 PM ET Associated Press EL PASO, Texas — UTEP football coach Dana Dimel and former softball coach Tobin Echo-Hawk received one-year show-cause restrictions and the athletic department was placed on a year’s probation Tuesday over NCAA violations in both programs. The NCAA said the football team exceeded limits on the size of the coaching
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4:34 PM BST England head coach Eddie Jones has been backed by the Rugby Football Union after England’s poor Six Nations campaign. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images The Rugby Football Union (RFU) gave its backing to England head coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday following the team’s fifth-placed finish in the Six Nations championship but made a
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7:50 PM ET ESPN News Services PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies placed three players on the injured list due to COVID-19 protocols, and two more coaches weren’t with the team for a 2-0 loss Monday to the San Francisco Giants. A source told ESPN’s Jesse Rogers that one player tested positive, and the others were placed
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3:15 PM ET Charlotte GibsonESPN Inspired by the WNBA’s #OrangeHoodie campaign and the attention that it brought the league, Michelle Wie West has worked with the LPGA to design the #HoodieForGolf campaign to spread more awareness for women’s golf and amplify women’s sports. “We wanted to create this hoodie to help elevate the visibility of
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11:52 AM ET Veteran quarterback Alex Smith, who made a remarkable comeback from an injury that nearly cost him his leg, announced Monday on Instagram that he is retiring from football. Smith, 36, was the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year in 2020 after helping lead the Washington Football Team to the NFC East title.
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Tonight we have Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals facing off against Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians. We’ll have the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw and Kagiso Rabada against the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard and the Pandya brothers. For our ball-by-ball commentary, click here Alagappan Muthu is a sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo © ESPN Sports Media
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7:21 PM ET Saturday night’s UFC co-main event has been scrapped just minutes after the Fight Night card got underway. A scheduled featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Drakkar Klose is now off because of an injury to Klose, the UFC announced on the broadcast. The card will resume with 10 fights. Stephens (28-18, 1
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