3:57 AM BST Cancer survivor Christian Leali’ifano says he will never forget his close bond with the Brumbies after announcing a deal with Japanese club rugby for next season. In-form skipper Leali’ifano will complete a celebrated 12-year association with the Canberra-based Super Rugby team when they contest the looming finals. He’ll then possibly turn out
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9:36 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Defensive tackle Michael Pierce accepted responsibility for being pulled from practicing at last week’s Baltimore Ravens mandatory minicamp, blaming it on an error in his training regimen. “Throughout the offseason, I tend to lift more than run,” Pierce told WNSP-FM radio in Alabama on Friday. “Being a nose
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7:55 PM ET ESPN News Services Fred VanVleet said Sunday there is nothing more that the Toronto Raptors can do to convince Kawhi Leonard to re-sign with the team, but he and several teammates expressed their hopes that the NBA Finals MVP decides to return. Leonard, who led the Raptors to a six-game NBA Finals
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5:46 PM ET The Anaheim Ducks have gone to their AHL affiliate to find their next head coach, with Dallas Eakins getting the job, according to multiple reports. Eakins has led the San Diego Gulls since 2015. He does have NHL head coaching experience, with the Edmonton Oilers from 2013-15. The 52-year-old is a former
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5:28 PM ET Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse confirmed Sunday that he plans to coach the Canadian national team, starting with the World Cup this summer. At Toronto’s first media availability since winning the NBA Finals, Nurse told reporters, “I’m getting ready to take another situation soon because I think it’s going to make me
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5:18 PM ET The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million deal. The 30-year-old, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent, was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings in February. “Carl is a versatile player who can play on any line and is an excellent penalty killer,” Capitals
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5:51 PM ET Associated Press NEWTON, Iowa — NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time under its toughened new policy on cheating when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway after Ross Chastain failed a postrace inspection. Chastain led the final 141 laps of Sunday’s 200-lap race,
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10:41 AM ET The New York Mets have placed pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring. The Mets announced the roster move Sunday, one day after Syndergaard suffered the injury during his start against the St. Louis Cardinals. Syndergaard was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Sunday morning. The
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11:05 AM ET Simon Cambers Andy Murray says he has “no expectations” as he prepares to begin his comeback — initially in doubles only — at London’s Queen’s Club this week, testing his new metal hip in match conditions for the first time. But even though it is less than five months since his surgery,
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