Month: September 2020

6:17 PM ET HENDERSON, Nev. — Head coach Jon Gruden said Raiders players “let their dauber down a little bit” when they broke COVID-19 protocol by appearing maskless at an indoor charity event Monday night. Quarterback Derek Carr, who attended the event, said the players “had a few moments where we slipped up, took the
6:29 PM ET The Hong Kong Open will be postponed until next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the golf tournament said on Wednesday. The event, which is organised by the European and Asian Tours, was due to be held at the Hong Kong Golf Club at the end of November.
2:44 PM ET Steve KimESPN The third fight between heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will not take place on Dec. 19 as planned, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN on Wednesday. The reason? Football. “We’re moving off because there’s five conference championship games that day and night, plus two NFL games,” Arum
3:18 PM BST Siya Kolisi with the trophy during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Champions Tour Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images/Getty Images Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks captain Siya Kolisi will resume his leadership duties in the national team colours on Saturday for the first time since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup last year. Kolisi has been named alongside
9:16 AM ET Thursday’s Bellator 247 main event has been canceled after headliner Paul Daley failed to make weight for his fight against Derek Anderson. Daley, who weighed 1.6 pounds over the 171-pound limit, was forced to go to the hospital due to the bad weight cut. As a result, the fight has been canceled,
1:00 PM ET staff Kentucky Derby winner Authentic is the favorite to win Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. 1 Related Typically the second race run in the Triple Crown, the Preakness will be the final leg after the schedule was altered because of the coronavirus pandemic. Tiz the Law, who
1:42 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR promised radical changes to the 2021 schedule and delivered Wednesday with six road courses, the first dirt race for the Cup Series since 1970 and new stops in Nashville, Tennessee, and Austin, Texas. Dropped from the lineup were Kentucky Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway, two “cookie-cutter” intermediate
11:13 AM ET Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans is being postponed, sources told ESPN’s Dianna Russini. Sources said playing the game Monday night is among the options being considered to reschedule the contest. The postponement follows positive COVID-19 tests among the Titans from four players — including starting nose tackle DaQuan
11:06 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” San Diego Padres right-hander Mike Clevinger is unlikely to pitch in the wild-card round and could miss the remainder of the postseason with an arm injury that did not resolve during a
6:23 AM ET D’Arcy Three-time French Open champion Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament Wednesday because of a lingering left Achilles injury. She made the announcement shortly before her second-round match against Tsvetana Pironkova. “I really wanted to give an effort here. It’s my Achilles that didn’t have enough time to properly heal after
9:06 AM ET UFC fans might not have seen the last of Israel Adesanya in the Octagon in 2020. The undefeated UFC middleweight champion told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani in an interview posted Wednesday that he’s hoping to compete one more time this year. Adesanya is coming off a second-round TKO of Paulo Costa at UFC