Dylan Hartley’s citing was dismissed by a disciplinary committee on Wednesday but Joe Marler will miss England’s first two autumn internationals after being hit with a three-week suspension. Hartley was cited for striking Clermont Auvergne prop Rabah Slimani in the 30th minute of their Champions Cup match on Saturday and was shown a yellow card
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5:55 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN It’s early in the season. Like, super early. If this were the movie “Titanic,” Leonardo DiCaprio would have just won his boat ticket in that poker game and Billy Zane would simply be a dashing fiancé with slightly unsettling intensity. That acknowledged, a few players and coaches (and one team)
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Sarfraz Ahmed was relieved and scared in the aftermath of being the target of an allegedly corrupt approach. The Pakistan captain reported the approach last week and though the PCB did confirm a player was approached with a fixing offer, it refrained officially from revealing the identity of the player at the time. It had
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Oct 25, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Darrell Wallace Jr. will become the first full-time African-American driver in the NASCAR Cup Series since Wendell Scott in 1971 as he was named the 2018 full-time driver for Richard Petty Motorsports. The
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Sri Lanka Cricket is placing a renewed focus on provincial cricket, as part of broader plans to revamp the country’s ailing domestic cricket structure. A new domestic format will see the first-class season conclude with a four-team Super Provincial Tournament, in which some of the best players in Sri Lanka will compete. District teams will
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When UFC lightweight Jim Miller fights Francisco Trinaldo on Saturday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, it will mark his 28th bout inside the Octagon. That number is the most in the history of the promotion. Though he never competed for the belt, Miller has faced some of the sport’s toughest mixed martial artists since turning
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The UFC’s sophomore appearance in New York City is approaching fast. The Octagon visited Madison Square Garden for the first time last November. The UFC 205 event, headlined by Conor McGregor, was a roaring success, drawing an audience of 20,000-plus for a record-breaking gate of $17.7 million. For the second year in a row, the
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BOSTON — Even before Gordon Hayward suffered the gruesome ankle injury that might cost him the rest of the 2017-18 season, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum were viewed as potential wild cards for the Boston Celtics’ 2017-18 season. When Hayward was lost on opening night, the spotlight simply got a little bit brighter for Boston’s
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Michael Papps and Luke Woodcock put on 432, the biggest opening partnership in New Zealand’s first-class history, as Wellington ran roughshod over Auckland in a three-day finish at the Basin Reserve. Auckland, who saw Wellington blast 553 for 3 declared after being shot out for 66, fared slightly better in the second innings, but it
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