Month: September 2018

6:51 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Ryan Blaney won the debut race on the “roval” at Charlotte Motor Speedway in a chaotic finish in which he slid past leaders Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson when they wrecked racing for the victory. Johnson, who wrecked while trying to snap a 58-race winless streak,
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7:04 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson went for the win Sunday afternoon, not knowing the consequences. Johnson wrecked in the final chicane while battling Martin Truex Jr. for the win on the new Charlotte
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6:18 PM ET Who will be the World Series champion this season? Check out the full schedule for the 2018 playoffs: Tie-breakers DATE GAME TV Monday, October 1 Rockies at Dodgers, 4:09 p.m. ET ESPN –Note: Cubs will host Brewers in tie-breaker at 1:05 ET (ESPN) Monday if both win Wild-Card Round Division Series NLDS
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5:05 PM ET Los Angeles Kings right winger Dustin Brown broke his finger in the team’s last preseason game Saturday night and is out indefinitely. He suffered the injury when he was hit by a shot on the power play from center Anze Kopitar in a 3-0 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Dustin Brown, out
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4:58 PM ET TEMECULA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers have repeatedly praised Rajon Rondo for the level of communication he’s brought to training camp. At Sunday’s shootaround ahead of the Lakers’ preseason opener against the Denver Nuggets, Rondo offered up praise of his own — rather than instruction — for L.A. forward Brandon Ingram.
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3:34 PM ET Associated Press After winning top-10 matchups, Ohio State moved up to No. 3 and Notre Dame rose to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll. For the second straight week, there was major turnover at the bottom of the Top 25. No. 1 Alabama and Georgia still hold the top
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Media playback is not supported on this device Spain’s Alejandro Valverde edged a sprint finish to win the men’s race at the Road World Championships. Valverde finished just ahead of France’s Romain Bardet, Canada’s Michael Woods and Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands in Innsbruck, Austria. The 38-year-old had previously finished on the podium a record
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2:35 PM ET PARIS — Tiger Woods is not used to others celebrating at his expense, but there he was on the 17th green Sunday afternoon, helpless. Jon Rahm had knocked his approach shot stiff, a short birdie putt away from putting Woods out of his misery, another Ryder Cup match lost. One of golf’s
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2:00 PM ET PARIS, France – As his ball sank to the bottom of the lake, Phil Mickelson took his hat off and conceded the 16th hole and match to Francesco Molinari, then bedlam ensued at Le Golf National. From Tommy Fleetwood’s victory lap to Ian Poulter’s wardrobe change, Team Europe heartily celebrated its victory
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12:35 PM ET Associated Press BEIJING — Top-ranked Simona Halep retired Sunday from her first-round match at the China Open. Halep lost the first set 6-1 to Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur before retiring with a back injury. She also had back problems at last week’s Wuhan Open. It’s the fourth straight loss for the defending French
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Lewis Hamilton says winning thanks to team orders left him feeling “the most conflicted I have ever been”. Mercedes ordered team-mate Valtteri Bottas to let Hamilton by in Russia after pressure from Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton said: “The racer inside me wants it to be the other way around. “The ruthless killer instinct
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12:29 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff The second ODI between India and West Indies, scheduled for October 24, could be shifted away from Indore. This is the potential outcome of a tussle over complimentary-ticket allocation between the BCCI and the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA). The disagreement concerns the Holkar Stadium’s pavilion block, which according to
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10:10 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Bangladesh have included allrounder Lata Mondal in one of five changes in their squad for the four T20Is and one ODI against Pakistan, starting on October 2. Fast bowler Lily Rani Biswas has been dropped from the team that played in the Women’s World T20 Qualifiers in Ireland in July.
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