12:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BROOKLYN, Mich. — It was in 2011 that NASCAR last saw three first-time winners until this year as Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Austin Dillon and Ryan Blaney have visited Victory Lane.
The Florida Gators have rewarded football coach Jim McElwain and men’s basketball coach Mike White with one-year extensions, the school announced Friday. The extensions also include a raise as well as a significant performance-bonus increase. “Both Coach Mac and Coach White have done a phenomenal job of leading our programs, and we are looking forward
Mark Cavendish suffered a mechanical problem to prevent him challenging stage winner Luka Mezgec (right) Britain’s Mark Cavendish suffered a mechanical problem to prevent him competing in the sprint at the end of stage two of the Tour of Slovenia as home rider Luka Mezgec claimed victory. Team Dimension Data rider Cavendish, 32, is racing
11:44 AM 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 WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has told ESPN that his world governing body will consider sanctioning Floyd Mayweather Jr against Conor McGregor for one of
Over the past two weeks, we’ve been previewing the upcoming schedules for each Big 12 team. The series concludes with West Virginia: Nonconference opponents (with 2016 record) Sept. 3: vs. Virginia Tech (10-4) at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland Sept. 9: East Carolina (3-9) Sept. 16: Delaware State (0-11) Big 12 home games Oct. 14:
Jon Horst will be named the new general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks later Friday, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that the Bucks and Horst, currently the team’s director of basketball operations, are in the process of finalizing a new contract for the longtime Milwaukee executive to take charge of the front office.
While LeBron James disagrees with the assertion that he started the so-called superteam era in the NBA, he took satisfaction from Draymond Green taking time out of the Golden State Warriors‘ championship parade Thursday to mention his name. James appeared as a guest on the “Road Trippin'” podcast hosted by Cavs players Richard Jefferson and
Johanna Konta moved closer to a first WTA title on home soil after booking a spot in the Aegon Open semifinal in Nottingham. The British No. 1’s rise to the top of the women’s game has seen her win three tournaments on the main tour in the last 12 months, and she looks a good
Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from next week’s Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club because of injury, putting his participation at Wimbledon in doubt. Former US Open champion Del Potro is still struggling with a groin problem that hampered him at this year’s Roland Garros — where he lost to Andy Murray in the third
Top seed and world No. 7 Marin Cilic has cruised into the Ricoh Open semifinals with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil. Cilic now faces his Croatian compatriot Ivo Karlovic — who defeated Daniil Medvedev — in the final four as he looks to build on an impressive run of form ahead of
Play 00:59 Raees or Amir, doesn’t matter – Mahmood Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir is likely to be fit for selection for the Champions Trophy final against India on Sunday, after completing an entire training session at The Oval on Friday. A back spasm had ruled Amir out
10:00 AM ET Edward Aschoff Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN.com SEC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2011. Graduated from the University of Florida. Sam Khan Jr. Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers Texas A&M and the SEC. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of the University of Houston. If you’re a fan of an SEC team, chances are
Somewhat surprisingly, only one receiver in the conference gained 1,000 yards through the air in 2016: Northwestern’s Austin Carr. He had 1,247 yards last season and was followed by Indiana’s Nick Westbrook, who had 995 yards, and Penn State’s Chris Godwin with 982. With quite a few returning quarterbacks and receivers in the conference, that
2:20 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BROOKLYN, Mich. — Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has signed a contract extension to remain at Hendrick Motorsports through 2020. And he’s not ruling out an even longer stay.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers backup quarterback Derek Anderson was struggling with his fundamentals and technique. He wasn’t getting the results or consistency he wanted, and it was becoming a grind even though he still was playing at a high level. His game was a mess. So he got help from a coach. Not Panthers
Kyle Coetzer played a big part in Scotland picking up their first ODI win over a Full Member by cracking his fourth ODI century © Peter Della Penna Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer and vice-captain Con de Lange were yearning for divine intervention during Malcolm Waller‘s late surge that took their
NFL players, executives and alumni fill the offseason with everything from side jobs to business openings to rounds of golf. As the 2017 U.S. Open continues this week from Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin, Wisconsin, our curiosity got the best of us: Which NFL players are scratch golfers, which ones have played at major
The Washington Nationals‘ bullpen spent the first couple months of the season coughing up leads in games. Recently, they’ve graduated to coughing up the division lead. In the space of one week (June 6–12), the first-place Nats lost four games off their division lead, going from a season-high 12.5 games ahead in the National League