Used to be somebody’d hit a deep fly ball and you’d get to hoping and rooting and trying to will that ball over the fence, the announcer’s call getting progressively more excited, the first wave of premature cheerers overwhelmed by the more prudent, wait-and-see cheerers. It was five seconds of drama, with you in full
PSG stars Marco Verratti and Kylian Mbappe, among others, were unknowing participants in a club hoax to ring in Halloween. Craig Burley joins SportsCenter to discuss Neymar’s latest antics at PSG, which include reports of him wanting Cavani gone. Tuesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending … PSG: Unai
Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we’ll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we will look at some former go-to fantasy assets who might be overvalued — in the short or long term
Fifteen of the 19 Formula 1 races in 2017 so far have been won by Lewis Hamilton (right), Max Verstappen (centre) or Sebastian Vettel Formula 1 has revealed its plans for a new engine formula from 2021. The proposals are aimed at reducing costs, “improving the sound”, increasing competitiveness between teams and maintaining road relevance.
Inside the exhausted, overwhelmed and exultant Ohio State locker room Saturday night, a hundred or so Buckeyes had not yet started to digest the past four hours of unforgettable football. Players and coaches danced and hollered and found ways to burn off the leftover adrenaline from a dramatic comeback victory they were all still trying
The Miami Dolphins have traded running back Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fourth-round pick, it was announced Tuesday. The NFL’s trade deadline expires at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Ajayi has rushed 138 times for 465 yards (3.4 average) over seven games for the Dolphins this season. He is coming off a big 2016
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has a special reason for keeping close tabs on exciting young halfback Adam Doueihi during Lebanon’s run at the Rugby League World Cup. Doueihi is Cheika’s second cousin and he’d love to see him back in the rugby union ranks. A former Australian schoolboy, the 19-year-old graduate from renowned rugby nursery
Lewis Hamilton’s fourth world title makes him the most successful British Formula 1 driver of all time Lewis Hamilton says he is already determined to come back better than ever in 2018 after winning his fourth world title in Mexico on Sunday. The Mercedes driver said: “I have to sit down and figure out the
If you think the Clippers don’t matter in Los Angeles — that they have too much ugly baggage to generate fan interest in a Lakers town — grab coffee with Blake Griffin in Beverly Hills. As we chat in the corner of a small coffee shop, two teenagers walk by outside and spot him. They
Former Hyderabad captain MV Sridhar, who recently resigned as BCCI’s general manager of cricket operations, died on Monday morning. Sridhar, who was 51-years old, suffered a heart attack at his home, and was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. A prolific right-hand batsman,
Perth Arena will host UFC 221 in Feb. 2018, UFC president Dana White has announced. In a coup for Western Australia, an enthusiastic White indicated that a lot of work had gone into nailing down the event. Dana White Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images “On Sunday Feb. 11 UFC 221 will take place at
1:19 Behind 24 points from Kyrie Irving, Boston picks up their first win against San Antonio since March 2011. BOSTON – In the immediate aftermath of Gordon Hayward’s freak ankle injury, the Boston Celtics were rattled and uncertain how to respond. As pundits raced to adjust Boston’s season expectations, Celtics players themselves couldn’t help but
Another day, another supposedly “official” ruling in the case of the Ezekiel Elliott suspension. On Monday night, a judge denied a request for an injunction, and the most-discussed six-game suspension ever for violating the league’s personal conduct policy was apparently back on, though I feel like we’ve been here before. Why, yes, we have been!
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Patrick Marleau woke up in his own home in San Jose and drove to the rink to prepare for a hockey game just like he has done countless times during his stellar career. Only this day was much different. Marleau was the opponent in the Shark Tank for the first time
VERMILLION, S.D. — Two University of South Dakota football players were arrested Monday on charges of second-degree rape after an alleged assault earlier this month at an off-campus residence, police said. Vermillion, South Dakota, police said in a statement that defensive backs Danny Rambo and Dale Williamson turned themselves in without incident. School officials say
DEL MAR, Calif. — Jockey Mike Smith will wear a miniature camera on his helmet during this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup, bringing fans a close-up view from the saddle. Gun Runner, the top older horse on the East Coast, is the slight 9-5 favorite for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar.
DEL MAR, Calif. — Gun Runner, the top older horse on the East Coast, is the slight 9-5 favorite for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar. He breaks from the No. 6 post while defending champion Arrogate starts from the rail as the 2-1 second choice. Del Mar is hosting
LOS ANGELES — The talented and accomplished statistical analysts for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros could have run a million simulations on the 2017 playoffs and may not have ever anticipated the situation that the two managers find themselves in for Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night. Forget the