12:47 PM ET Three new WNBA-focused game modes are coming to NBA 2K21 as the game rereleases for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X on Nov. 10 and 12 respectively, game developer Visual Concepts announced on Thursday. The modes include The W, a new WNBA version of MyPlayer, the popular NBA 2K mode where
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8:31 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers have declined to exercise a $15 million mutual 2021 option on veteran outfielder Ryan Braun as the franchise’s career home run leader ponders whether to continue playing. Braun is due a $4 million buyout. Braun is due a $4 million buyout and became a free
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8:36 AM ET The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers have produced vicious hits, dramatic finishes and now a historic matchup of head coaches. In Sunday’s clash for first place in the AFC North, the Steelers’ Mike Tomlin and the Ravens’ John Harbaugh will become the first pair of head coaches in the Super Bowl era
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10:31 PM ET Gegard Mousasi is a champion once again. The longtime MMA veteran defeated Douglas Lima via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46) to win the vacant middleweight title Thursday night in the main event of Bellator 250. Lima, the Bellator welterweight champ, moved up for the superfight in an effort to win a second
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12:49 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio deflected questions Thursday about whether he wants to block the sale of the New York Mets to hedge fund manager Steve Cohen. Asked about the proposed sale at a news briefing, de Blasio said the city law department is legally
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11:48 AM ET Los Angeles Chargers guard Ryan Groy has tested positive for COVID-19, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Thursday. The Chargers placed Groy on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday afternoon, and the team said the player that tested positive was notified immediately and has been put into self-quarantine. In addition, those deemed
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7:46 PM ET PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Jim Richerson was elected the 42nd president of the PGA of America on Thursday at a virtual annual meeting that included Tim Rosaforte becoming the first journalist to be awarded honorary membership. Richerson, the senior vice president of operations for Arizona-based Troon Golf, succeeds Suzy Whaley, He
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6:13 PM ET Former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy, who was paralyzed after an injury in 1995 and became a philanthropist for spinal cord injury treatment, has died at 45. A family spokesperson told WCVB in Boston that Roy died in Vermont due to complications from a procedure he needed to maintain his quality
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3:15 PM ET The NBA’s revenue dropped 10% to $8.3 billion for the 2019-20 season amid losses because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to financial numbers shared with teams and obtained by ESPN. The balance of the finances included an $800 million loss in gate receipts and a $400 million loss in sponsorships and merchandise,
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10:46 AM ET The Big Ten has nixed a proposed deal that would have allowed Nebraska to replace its canceled game Saturday against Wisconsin with a game against FCS foe Chattanooga. Dr. Jay Blackman, UTC’s senior associate athletics director for strategic communications, confirmed the Big Ten’s decision to ESPN. “We knew at the beginning of
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press VIENNA — Grigor Dimitrov outlasted third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3 Thursday to complete the quarterfinal lineup at the Erste Bank Open. Dimitrov held serve throughout but lost the opening set despite leading 5-0 in the tiebreaker. “It’s never easy to come out of a situation like that,” Dimitrov
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11:58 PM GMT Surrey’s Afro-Caribbean Engagement (ACE) programme will become an independent charity after receiving a £540,000 grant from Sport England and further funding from the ECB. The project was set up earlier this year by Ebony Rainford-Brent, the former England international who currently works as a board member and director of women’s cricket at
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5:39 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — Peter Malnati saw his infant son at a PGA Tour event for the first time since the pandemic, which brought a smile to his face and another birdie on his card for an 8-under 63 and a one-shot lead Thursday in the Bermuda Championship. The tournament is
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