7:03 PM ET The UFC has added a lightweight fight between Kevin Lee and Gregor Gillespie to its UFC 244 pay-per-view event on Nov. 2, promotion officials said Tuesday. UFC 244 is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, in Gillespie’s home state. Lee (17-5) is a longtime lightweight but moved up to the
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6:04 PM ET Bantamweight contender Joshua Greer Jr. will take on former world title challenger Antonio Nieves in his next fight. Top Rank announced Greer-Nieves as the co-feature on Tuesday for the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN+ show headlined by the Shakur Stevenson-Joet Gonzalez vacant featherweight world title fight on Oct. 26 (ESPN+, main card
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5:53 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson didn’t want to have any miscues on his first official day of practice. So there were no windmill dunks. No dribbling between the legs. He just wanted to be one of the guys. “It’s the first practice,” Williamson said Tuesday. “I’m
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5:11 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Georgia Tech has lost leading receiver Jalen Camp and starting center Kenny Cooper to season-ending surgeries. Coach Geoff Collins said Tuesday that Camp, Cooper and offensive tackle Jahaziel Lee, whose season ended with an injury in mid-September, are eligible for redshirts and could return next year as fifth-year
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5:14 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University says more than 1,000 instances of decades-old sexual misconduct by a now-deceased team doctor were reported in 2018. Nearly 1,000 instances of alleged fondling and 30 instances of alleged rape by Richard Strauss are reflected in the latest campus crime data the school disclosed
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4:29 PM ET BEREA, Ohio — The Baltimore Ravens posted a story and video Tuesday on their website arguing that cornerback Marlon Humphrey wasn’t guilty of choking Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland coach Freddie Kitchens, however, isn’t buying that retort. “Did you see the video?” he answered rhetorically, when asked to respond.
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4:32 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Former NBA general manager and league executive Rod Thorn has been hired by the Washington Wizards as a senior adviser to general manager Tommy Sheppard. In the new role, announced Tuesday by the team, Thorn will help Sheppard in free agency, the draft and other basketball operations matters.
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4:22 PM ET The Los Angeles Angels, shortly removed from firing Brad Ausmus as their manager, let go of Doug White as their pitching coach, the team announced Tuesday. White, like Ausmus, was in his first year as an on-field coach for the Angels, and he oversaw a pitching staff that generally underperformed, particularly in
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3:28 PM ET Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Wild defenseman Greg Pateryn has undergone surgery on his midsection and will be out about six more weeks. The Wild said Tuesday that the procedure for a bilateral core muscle repair went as planned in Philadelphia. Pateryn missed most of training camp because of the
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2:38 PM ET ESPN News Services GRINNELL, Iowa — Division III school Grinnell College has canceled the remainder of its season because of injuries that whittled its roster to just 28 players. The school announced Tuesday that it will forfeit its final seven games, starting with Saturday’s contest against St. Norbert College. Grinnell says it
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2:01 PM ET Associated Press Lee Stempniak has retired from the NHL after playing for 10 teams in 14 seasons. The 36-year-old winger announced his decision Tuesday through the players’ union. He says he is “extremely grateful to have lived my dream every day throughout my career.” Stempniak was a steady presence, playing in 70
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1:21 PM ET The International Boxing Hall of Fame, which in July reduced the wait for eligibility to three years, released the ballot for the 2020 election cycle and it is loaded with superstar fighters whose last fights were not only in 2014 but also 2015 and 2016. Leading the way for the 12 newcomers
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