Month: August 2019

Aug 31, 2019 Pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko moved a step closer to becoming the undisputed lightweight world champion with an action-packed unanimous decision victory against Luke Campbell on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. Lomachenko defended his two 135-pound belts and added a vacant one to his collection as he won a lopsided, but
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6:34 PM ET LeBron James wants a little lettuce on his Taco Tuesday. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar is looking to monetize his popular videos by filing to trademark the term “Taco Tuesday.” One of James’ companies, LBJ Trademarks, submitted the necessary paperwork with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in August. The application
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5:04 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles will play a single-admission doubleheader Tuesday with Hurricane Dorian looming. Wednesday’s finale of a three-game series at Tropicana Field was moved up to Tuesday. Weather forecasts Saturday had the hurricane possibly staying off the east of Florida, but the
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4:45 PM ET COSTA MESA, Calif. — With contract talks at an impasse, the Los Angeles Chargers granted running back Melvin Gordon‘s representation permission to seek a trade, according to a source. The NFL Network was the first to report the news. Gordon did not report to the start of training camp at the end
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3:07 PM ET Simon Cambers Russian Daniil Medvedev was fined a total of $9,000 Saturday for two offenses in his third-round match against Feliciano Lopez of Spain on Friday night at Flushing Meadows. The 23-year-old has been fined $19,000 through three matches. The No. 5 seed was fined $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct when he snatched
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3:00 AM ET Lunch India 336 for 7 (Vihari 84*, Ishant 11*, Holder 4-62) v West Indies Jason Holder struck off the day’s first ball before Hanuma Vihari’s unbeaten half-century took India past 300 by lunch on day two. Starting on an overnight score of 42, Vihari went into the break in the company of
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11:41 AM BST Springboks winger Aphiwe Dyantyi faces a four-year ban from rugby after his ‘B’ sample tested positive for prohibited anabolic steroids, South Africa’s anti-doping body has said. Dyantyi had tested positive for metandienone, methyltestosterone and LGD-4033 on July 2 and asked to have his ‘B’ sample analysed, the South African Institute for Drug-Free
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10:38 AM ET ESPN News Services New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with knee inflammation after leaving his start Friday with soreness. The right knee has bothered him for years, and he experienced discomfort and was pulled after 48 pitches against the Oakland Athletics. Sabathia, who plans
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