2:00 AM ET Marly RiveraESPN Writer Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. NEW YORK — The Yankees out-punched the Minnesota Twins in Round 1 of the American League Division Series. The Bomba Squad might have edged the Bronx Bombers in their battle to become the all-time regular-season home run champions this
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11:44 PM ET Associated Press CINCINNATI — Ahmad Gardner returned an interception for a go-ahead touchdown and Cincinnati clamped down on freshman quarterback Dillon Gabriel and No. 18 UCF‘s high-scoring offense Friday night for a 27-24 victory that ended the Knights’ streak of 19 conference wins. After getting blown out in their previous two matchups
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10:20 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Cain Velasquez is planning on stepping out of the Octagon and into the pro-wrestling ring for the foreseeable future. Velasquez, the former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, is in advanced talks to sign with WWE, he told ESPN. He made a surprise appearance Friday on WWE SmackDown’s FOX premiere at
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Sep 30, 2019 It’s time for our first fall tradition: picking the six most intriguing players of the season. As usual, we (mostly) steer clear of superstars and rookies. Jonathan Isaac, Orlando Magic Orlando’s offseason plan for Isaac led him to a startling discovery. “I did not know I could eat this much,” Isaac says.
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9:33 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas resident Kevin Na had two back-nine eagles and shot a 9-under 62 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Playing alongside Phil Mickelson at TPC Summerlin, Na eagled the par-5 13th and 16th holes and added
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9:02 PM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — The UFC’s middleweight unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya is official for UFC 243 on Saturday, after both fighters successfully made weight on Friday. Whittaker (20-4), the 185-pound division’s current champion, weighed in at 185 pounds. Adesanya (17-0), the interim titleholder, clearly had no trouble making weight,
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7:59 PM ET The NFL has informed Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict that he hit another defenseless Indianapolis Colts player in Sunday’s game, agent Lamont Smith told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Smith said Burfict was notified by letter Thursday about the unflagged hit, three days after the league suspended him for the remainder of the season
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8:04 PM ET Associated Press THE COLONY, Texas — Cheyenne Knight took a share of the lead into the weekend in her home LPGA Tour event. A two-time Texas state high school champion at Aledo, just west of Fort Worth, Knight shot a 4-under 67 on Friday to join Alena Sharp and Brittany Altomare atop
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Oct 3, 2019 At this point, it’s the only question worth asking: Who will win Saturday night’s middleweight world title bout between Gennadiy Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko at Madison Square Garden in New York? Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) is coming off a dominant fourth-round KO victory over Steve Rolls in June. Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs)
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4:25 PM ET ESPN News Services The junior middleweight title fight between Ivana Habazin and Claressa Shields on Saturday has been called off after James Ali Bashir, the veteran trainer for Habazin, was struck by an unidentified person and knocked unconscious at a weigh-in Friday. The assailant fled the scene, which took place at the
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4:25 PM ET Steve KimESPN James Basher Ali, the veteran trainer for boxer Ivana Habazin, was struck by an unidentified person and knocked unconscious at a weigh-in Friday, leaving Saturday’s card in jeopardy of taking place. The assailant fled the scene, which took place at the Dort Federal Event Center in Flint, Michigan. Habazin is
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4:30 PM ET An internal investigation into Kent State’s decision to stop a field hockey game from heading into double overtime so the school could set off fireworks before its Sept. 7 home football game found no Title IX violations or gender-related bias, according to a prepared statement Friday from university president Todd Diacon. Temple
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3:39 PM ET Associated Press MADRID — Adri Arnaus and Rafa Cabrera Bello took a one-shot lead of the Spanish Open on Friday, as Spaniards finished the second round in the top four spots on the leaderboard. Samuel del Val was third, followed by defending champion Jon Rahm, another stroke behind. Arnaus, who is playing
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