Month: December 2018

11:28 AM ET Boston Celtics center Al Horford will miss “at least a few games” after being diagnosed with Patellofemoral pain syndrome in his left knee, coach Brad Stevens said Wednesday. The Celtics also said Gordon Hayward, who has been dealing with an illness, won’t play Wednesday night against the Washington Wizards. The 32-year-old Horford,
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11:35 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The New York Rangers say defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will be sidelined two to four weeks with a shoulder injury. Shattenkirk left in the second period of Monday night’s game in Tampa. He took a check around the left shoulder and had a sling on his arm postgame.
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Dec 10, 2018 We’ll have to wait another 19 days to see No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Notre Dame and No. 4 Oklahoma play in the College Football Playoff semifinal games on Dec. 29. Those squads are well represented on ESPN’s 2018 All-America team, with the Crimson Tide leading the way with
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8:23 AM ET Chamatkar SandhuESPN England’s Aaron Chalmers (4-0) has got off to an impeccable start in his professional fighting career having finished all four opponents in the first round with style points to boot. Not bad for a 31-year-old who only took up MMA little over 18 months ago. A contract dispute between Chalmers
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6:30 AM GMT ESPN staff Champion back-rower David Pocock is backing under fire Wallabies coach Michael Cheika but says he has concerns of a different kind over his own neck. Pocock, who won two Rugby Union Players’ Association awards on Wednesday, offered his support for Cheika as Rugby Australia continues a review of the Wallabies’
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3:34 AM ET ALAMEDA, Calif. — Calling the filing of a federal lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders and the NFL by the city of Oakland “meritless and malicious,” team owner Mark Davis told ESPN late Tuesday night from the NFL owners meetings in Dallas that he would have no further comment on the matter. The
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  shares © Getty Images A firm handshake from the banned batsman Cameron Bancroft was the extent of the Australian captain Tim Paine’s activity at training on Tuesday, but rather more was undertaken by Mitchell Starc as the only member of the “big three”, with Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins, to bowl. While Paine, the
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11:23 PM ET Pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko, who unified two lightweight world titles Saturday night, will return to the ring on April 12 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Top Rank president Todd duBoef told ESPN on Tuesday. Lomachenko will headline the Friday night Top Rank Boxing on ESPN or ESPN+ card against an opponent
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1:29 AM ET SAN ANTONIO — Self-deprecating as usual, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich walked away before the obvious question could leave anyone’s lips just minutes after he moved past Pat Riley for fourth on the NBA’s all-time wins list with San Antonio’s 111-86 triumph Tuesday night over the Phoenix Suns. Informed of his latest milestone,
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11:46 PM ET LAS VEGAS — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made one thing abundantly clear Tuesday: He already has his starting catcher on his roster. On the same day when a report circulated suggesting the Yankees might be interested in trading for Miami Marlins catcher JT Realmuto in a move that would
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