Month: May 2019

Conor McGregor revealed on Friday that his left hand is in a cast after he injured it in a recent sparring session. The injury isn’t believed to be serious, according to sources, but they declined to discuss the severity and whether McGregor required surgery. McGregor is currently targeting a return to action in late summer
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Two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez has signed a multiyear promotional contract with Top Rank, the company announced Friday. The signing of Ramirez, one of the most sought-after amateur boxers in the world, comes nearly one year after he abandoned the Cuban national team during a training camp last July in Aguascalientes, Mexico. He
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Leonard Fournette thought the best way to make up for a terrible 2018 season was to basically start over. Despite an offseason arrest for driving with a suspended license, the Jacksonville Jaguars running back believes he has had a successful reboot, and he and the team are on solid footing heading into
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Sportsbooks are facing their second straight Stanley Cup sweat. Last year, as the expansion Vegas Golden Knights reached the Stanley Cup Final, Nevada bookmakers found themselves rooting against the hometown squad to avoid a multi-seven-figure loss. This year, they’re sweating the upstart St. Louis Blues, who have authored one of the greatest in-season turnarounds in
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week’s U.S. Women’s Open championship to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on Twitter, saying that though she is making progress, she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie said it is a difficult decision because the tournament
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3:29 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Portland Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey has reached a contract extension that lengthens his deal through the 2023-24 season, the team announced Friday. Olshey has constructed a perennial Western Conference playoff team in his seven seasons, including consecutive years as a third seed and the franchise’s first
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The New York Mets have signed veteran right-hander Ervin Santana to a minor league deal, the team announced Friday. Santana, who was released by the Chicago White Sox earlier this season after going 0-2 with a 9.45 ERA in three starts, must pass his physical before reporting to the team’s facility in Port St. Lucie,
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Warwickshire have confirmed the signing of Michael Burgess from Sussex. The 24-year-old wicketkeeper has signed a two-year contract and will move to his new county on loan from June 1. As revealed by ESPNcricinfo earlier this week, new Warwickshire director of sport, Paul Farbrace, had identified Burgess as a potential recruit amid concern about the
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Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella are ineligible for the entire 2019 season after the NCAA denied their appeals on penalties imposed on them for testing positive for a banned substance last year. Galloway, Giella and former Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence tested positive for a trace amount of ostarine during
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Georgia quarterback D’Wan Mathis had emergency surgery to remove a cyst from his brain on Thursday and is expected to make a full recovery, according to his father. Mathis, a freshman from Oak Park, Michigan, had the surgery at Piedmont Hospital in Athens, Georgia, where he was being kept in ICU as a precaution. His
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Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has been accused of slapping a man at a bar in Delray Beach, Florida, according to a police report obtained by multiple outlets. No charges have been filed, but the man, Jeff Soulouque, told the South Florida Sun Sentinel that the incident was unprovoked. “It was out of nowhere,”
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ESPN FC’s Sid Lowe and Ian Darke weigh in on the contentious relationship between Gareth Bale and Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid. Shaka Hislop says Gareth Bale is not getting back into Zinedine Zidane or Real Madrid’s good graces by commenting on the sacrifices footballers make. Sergio Ramos is contemplating leaving Real Madrid after 14 seasons
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