Month: June 2018

12:40 PM ET ESPN staff Mischa Zverev defeats Lukas Lacko to claim his first ATP Tour title at Eastbourne. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images Mischa Zverev served and volleyed his way to his first ATP Tour title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Lukas Lacko at the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne. The German world No. 65
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3:41 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Orioles reliever Darren O’Day has opted for season-ending surgery to repair a left hamstring injury. Manager Buck Showalter said the recovery time from the operation would be six months, compared to a 10- to 12-week absence if the right-hander attempted to rehabilitate the injury. Showalter said surgery gives
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11:57 AM ET BOSTON — Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said it’s his job to explore all trade possibilities when superstars become available but gushed about his current core and deemed the possibility of his team completing another summer blockbuster trade as unlikely. The Spurs are engaged with several teams in trade
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1:45 PM ET ESPN News Services The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenseman Mike Green on a $10.75 million, two-year contract, the Associated Press reported Saturday. Green, 32, will count $5.375 million against the salary cap over the next two seasons. Green is taking a pay cut from his previous $6 million
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Jun 30, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports JOLIET, Ill. — One pit box won’t look like the rest on pit road during each NASCAR Cup Series race the rest of the year. NBC’s at-track studio doubles as
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shares © Getty Images Spanish lessons, yoga and a host of community work have all been part of the path taken by Cameron Bancroft since the Newlands ball-tampering scandal. The Australia batsman has been looking to seek the sort of perspective and self-knowledge that will prevent him from following the kind of instructions issued to
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12:57 AM ET Welterweight prospect “Speedy” Rashidi Ellis stayed undefeated with a 10-round unanimous decision over Alberto “Matraletta” Mosquera on Friday night. The match was the main event of a Golden Boy on ESPN card held at the Grand Oasis Cancun in Cancun, Mexico. Ellis (20-0, 13 KOs) dominated the bout but failed to shine
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1:04 AM ET Lonzo Ball has a torn meniscus in his left knee, but the Los Angeles Lakers point guard is expected to be ready for the start of the season, sources said. Sources consider Ball’s injury to be minor. Yahoo Sports first reported the meniscus tear. LeBron James did not pick up his player
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1:10 AM ET Associated Press JOLIET, Ill. — Brett Moffitt won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday night after leader John Hunter Nemechek ran out of gas on the final lap. Moffitt won for the third time this season and fourth time overall, and he did it in a
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12:06 AM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Rookie Walker Buehler, the Dodgers’ top prospect, has been optioned to the minor leagues after struggling in a relief appearance. The team says Buehler was sent to Class A Rancho Cucamonga before Friday night’s game against Colorado. The Dodgers made the move after Buehler had been activated
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12:26 AM ET Canelo Alvarez broke the silence he’d kept since agreeing to a rematch against Gennady Golovkin earlier this month, and he had strong words on Friday for the middleweight champion. In an interview on the ESPN Deportes boxing program A Los Golpes, Alvarez accused Golovkin and his team of “hypocricy,” saying that during
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