KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It has become the elephant in the room — or more appropriately, the panda in the clubhouse. How much longer can the Boston Red Sox afford to carry Pablo Sandoval on their roster? Sandoval was in the lineup at third base Monday night, marking only his third start in the last
Chauncey Billups and the Cleveland Cavaliers have mutual interest in a front-office role for the retired NBA player, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. Billups has had a relationship with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert for more than a decade since Billups endorsed Rock Financial, Gilbert’s Detroit-based mortgage company, when the former guard was a member of
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has not dabbled much in the heavyweight division in recent years, but he does co-promote world titleholder Joseph Parker and contender Andy Ruiz Jr. Now Arum has added another big man to his stable, signing former world title challenger Bryant Jennings. “We can do some decent business with him,” Arum
New York Giants legend Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty Monday to driving under the influence causing or contributing to injury to person or property, according to Palm Beach County court records. Taylor received a year of probation, his driver’s license was suspended for nine months and he will be required to install an ignition interlock device
Tiger Woods said Monday he is getting “professional help” to deal with medications used for back pain and sleep issues. The 14-time major champion, who is recovering from April 19 back surgery and on May 29 was arrested on DUI charges, took to Twitter on Monday to make the announcement. By TW pic.twitter.com/AuX6PEgNQ1 — Tiger
5:34 PM ET PA Sport Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Timea Babos once again fell at the first hurdle as Kristyna Pliskova overcame her at the Mallorca Open. Hungarian Babos, the eighth seed in Spain, had lost in the first round at each of her previous five WTA Tour events and this
NEW YORK — A record $203 million was spent on international amateur free agents in the just-ended signing period, nearly $50 million more than the previous high and a figure that will plummet when a hard cap on spending starts July 2. Four Cubans were given contracts that included signing bonuses of more than $5
5:30 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez did not recognise Billy Joe Saunders when the Briton got up and addressed him at a press conference on Monday. Alvarez
Veteran captain Shane Doan will not be re-signed by the Arizona Coyotes, the team announced Monday. Doan, 40, has played only for the Coyotes, dating back 21 years, to before the franchise moved from Winnipeg. He was the seventh overall pick by the Jets in 1995. “After serious consideration, we have decided to not offer
There’s no question that USC quarterback Sam Darnold will get a healthy helping of the Heisman hype before and during the 2017 season. The kid has it all, and he’s coming off a breakout redshirt freshman season (3,086 yards, 31 touchdowns and just nine interceptions). He also completed 67.2 percent of his passes, which means
The NHL draft will be taking place in Chicago on June 23 and 24. Get caught up with all you need to know here, from the complete order of all 217 selections to insights on the players available in this year’s draft class: Complete order of selectionLast updated: June 17 Top 100 skatersby Corey PronmanLast
4:10 PM BST Huw Richards Close • FT’s rugby writer from 1995 to 2009• Also writes for the International Herald Tribune and the Sunday Herald “Nineteen seventy one was the year when British rugby came of age”. So wrote John Reason and Carwyn James in their 1979 history of the game “The World of Rugby”.
Hampshire 351 for 8 (Bailey 127, Abbott 76*) vs Lancashire Scorecard George Bailey’s hundred rejuvenated Hampshire © Getty Images George Bailey has not played a Test match for over three years and there were times during this broiling Mancunian afternoon when it was rather tricky to see why this is
LAS VEGAS – Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee has informed the other NHL general managers that Monday is the last day he will negotiate with teams looking to protect players eligible to be drafted in the expansion draft. “The last 24 hours have been similar to the last 3-4 days in that we
The FC panel debate the rumours of Cristiano Ronaldo requesting a move out of Spain, possibly back to Manchester United. ESPN FC’s Mark Ogden addresses the latest news on Cristiano Ronaldo and looks ahead to his upcoming press availability. The FC crew evaluate Cristiano Ronaldo’s future with Real Madrid and assess the possibility of a
Naomi Broady defeated Alize Cornet in the opening round of the Aegon Classic for one of the best wins of her career. The British No. 2 arrived in Birmingham fresh from her run to the semifinals of her home tournament in Manchester. And Broady carried that grass-court form into the clash against the world No.
The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have officially completed a blockbuster trade that sends the No. 1 overall pick in this week’s NBA draft from Boston to Philadelphia. The Sixers, who are expected to select Washington guard Markelle Fultz first overall, traded the No. 3 overall pick and a future first-round pick to the Celtics.
Warren Gatland has insisted that captain Sam Warburton remains under pressure to force his way into the British and Irish Lions’ first Test line-up. Tour skipper Warburton is fit but has been left out of the Lions’ 23 for Tuesday’s Chiefs clash in Hamilton, raising hopes for the Wales flanker to squeeze into the Test