Feb 2, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN TAMPA, Fla. — Amanda Kessel is one of the most famous women’s hockey players in the world. She’s a crafty forward with scoring prowess, a two-time world champion who helped Team USA win silver in the 2014 Olympics and Minnesota clinch three NCAA championships. She holds the distinction of being
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Alfa Romeo Sauber unveiled their new partnership livery in December – on an old car Formula 1 teams have started their build-up to the 2018 season before the first race in Australia on 25 March. They are working away in their factories now, before unveiling them to the world across February. The teams kick-off pre-season
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KLADNO, Czech Republic — Average attendance at Benatky nad Jizerou ice hockey games is 276. This Saturday, they’re moving arenas in the city of Liberec to a venue that seats 7,500. Jaromir Jagr is back. Because Jagr hasn’t played since Dec. 31, the Calgary Flames released the NHL’s second all-time leading point-scorer, and he arrived
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The unbeaten 3-year-old colt Mask, considered a top prospect for the Kentucky Derby, has had a setback “that will require him to miss approximately two weeks of training,” trainer Chad Brown said Tuesday. Brown said the timing of the setback, details of which he did not want to disclose, would keep Mask out of his
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — Game Over, scratched from the Fred Hooper Stakes last Saturday, will be turned out for about 90 days and gelded after recently coming up with a foot issue, according to owner Ron Paolucci. Game Over, runner-up in the West Virginia Derby last August, has not raced since finishing fourth in the
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ARCADIA, Calif. — Hoppertunity, a multiple stakes-winning millionaire, will miss Saturday’s Grade 2 San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita while undergoing treatment for an abscess in a foot. Trainer Bob Baffert said the abscess was detected Tuesday. Entries for the $200,000 San Pasqual Stakes at 1 1/8 miles for older horses were taken Wednesday. Baffert
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Conor McGregor believes Floyd Mayweather would “get his earned respect” if he were to follow through on boasts of competing in mixed martial arts. Mayweather, 40, recently teased the idea of accepting an MMA fight in several social media posts. He also did so during the buildup to his lucrative boxing match against McGregor last
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Clarity in the talent-rich cruiserweight division is nearly at hand. Two of the 200-pound division’s major titles were unified on Saturday in Riga, Latvia, where Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk won a fiercely contested majority decision against hometown hero Mairis Briedis in an outstanding fight in the semifinals of the eight-man World Boxing Super Series tournament. Next
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is open to sharing the Octagon with bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw this summer — but he does not believe Dillashaw is in his same class when it comes to a pound-for-pound discussion. Johnson (27-2) is currently in talks to defend his 125-pound title against Dillashaw. The 11-time defending champion has
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10:47 AM ET Associated Press Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Kristina Mladenovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Thursday by beating Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-4. Returning to the court for the first time since her first-round loss to Ana Bogdan at the Australian
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