SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Gun Runner did what he was expected to do in Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga and now the stage is set for an old-fashioned East Coast-West Coast showdown with Arrogate for Horse of the Year in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar on Nov. 4. Taking
PORTLAND, Ore. — Stacy Lewis took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Cambia Portland Classic in her bid to make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown and end a long winless streak. From The Woodlands in the Houston area, Lewis has pledged to give her earnings — first place is worth $195,000
CALGARY, Alberta — Scott McCarron eagled the par-5 18th for a 6-under 64 and a two-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Shaw Charity Classic. McCarron also eagled the closing hole Friday at Canyon Meadows in an opening 63. On Saturday, he holed a 30-footer after teeing off with a 3-wood and hitting a
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — Freshman Bryar Topo scored the last of St. John’s 14 touchdowns with 10:06 remaining and the Johnnies beat St. Scholastica 98-0 on Saturday in a Division III season opener. It’s the most points scored against a fellow Division III team, breaking the 97 points in the 1977 game between Concordia-Moorhead and Macalester.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts say they knew all along that there was a possibility that starting quarterback Andrew Luck could miss some time in the regular season. But the Colts still resisted the temptation of adding another veteran player to push backup QB Scott Tolzien in the offseason. That changed just eight days before
NEW YORK — Sunday’s contest will be the next “Biggest Game of The Season” for the New York Yankees. It is on national TV, and though there is about a month left in the season, you can make a pretty good argument it is a must-win game for them. With a loss, the division race
NEW YORK — You hop on the 7 train at Grand Central Station, dodging the buskers who’d sing you Frank Sinatra for a dollar and the kiosks with more magazines than a fundraising drive and the horde of humanity that shuffles from one station to the next, and you are on your way to the
6:11 PM ET Phil MurphyESPN Video It was the biggest bout the UFC could make, even if only in a literal sense. In a meeting of the two tallest fighters on the roster, 6-foot-7 Alexander Volkov (29-6) upset the home fans by knocking out 6-foot-11 Stefan Struve (28-9) in the main event of UFC Fight
Wasps scrum-half Dan Robson scored four tries as his side beat Sale in a superb 12-try opening fixture in the Aviva Premiership. The hosts had too much attacking flair for Sale, who were run ragged at times, but the visitors showed commendable spirit to compete and secure a bonus point. Christian Wade, Alex Rieder and
HOUSTON — Rockets point guard James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Hurricane Harvey recovery. Harden made the announcement Saturday with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. They spoke at a news conference at the NRG Center, which has housed evacuees since Harvey swamped the Houston area more
Nottinghamshire 190 for 4 (Taylor 65, Patel 64*) beat Birmingham 168 for 8 (Hain 72, Gurney 4-17) by 22 runs A record-breaking stand between Samit Patel and Brendan Taylor helped Nottinghamshire win the NatWest Blast T20 competition for the first time. Coming together with their side reeling on 30 for 3, the
NEW YORK — Fabio Fognini did himself no favors when he was fined and suspended for verbally abusing an umpire at the US Open, an outburst in Italian that cost him his place in the men’s doubles event. He and partner Simone Bolelli were removed from the draw Saturday despite having won their first two
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Hamilton wrote on his Twitter page: “Honoured to hold the record for most Poles Positions. Thank you for being alongside me through this journey.” Lewis Hamilton said he wanted to dedicate his all-time record pole position to Michael Schumacher, the man whose mark he eclipsed. Hamilton took his 69th pole in treacherous wet conditions at
NEW YORK — Sam Querrey leans back, slouches in his chair and kicks his legs out — long legs, at that, part of his 6-foot-6 frame — and he settles in for an interview Friday night in Media Interview Room 1 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. If
Birmingham 175 for 9 (Pollock 50, Elliott 32, de Grandhomme 30) beat Glamorgan 164 (Rudolph 65, Stone 3-29, Woakes 3-40) by 11 runs A few weeks ago, Ed Pollock was such a peripheral part of Birmingham’s plans that the club’s director of sport, Ashley Giles, admits he had never seen him play.
The Chicago Bears have released wide receiver Victor Cruz, a source told ESPN’s Jordan Anderson. Cruz, who signed with the Bears this offseason after he was released by the New York Giants, suffered a knee injury in Chicago’s final preseason game on Thursday. He thanked the city of Chicago in an Instagram post on Saturday.
Lewis Hamilton broke the all-time record for pole positions by taking the 69th of his career with a sensational performance in wet qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton was 1.148 seconds quicker than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in second place as title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari could manage only eighth. But Vettel will