3:14 AM BST Asia’s only Super Rugby-based side is set to be axed from the competition. According to reports, the Sunwolves involvement in Super Rugby is set to end after South Africa Rugby led the push to remove the side from the competition citing a lack of local interest to their matches and the travel
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10:34 PM ET Third baseman Alex Bregman has agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract extension with the Houston Astros, a source confirmed to ESPN. Alex Bregman AL Ranks in 2018 XBH 83 2nd OBP .394 4th RBI 103 T-5th TB 316 T-5th >>Finished 5th in AL MVP voting Bregman, 24, is coming off an
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10:38 PM ET LOS ANGELES — LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ended any speculation about him coaching elsewhere after the season by revealing that he and the Clippers verbally agreed to a longer-term contract extension earlier this season. Responding to a question about his potential candidacy for the Los Angeles Lakers‘ job if they
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10:18 PM ET HOUSTON — The Houston Texans on Tuesday signed AJ McCarron to be the team’s backup quarterback behind Deshaun Watson. The deal is for one year and $3 million, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter, confirming an NFL Network report. Excited for this New Journey!! God has blessed us GREATLY! My Family &
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9:43 PM ET The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame unveiled its seventh annual induction class on Tuesday and it is led by all-time greats Bernard Hopkins and Juan Manuel Marquez in the non-Nevada resident category. Hopkins, the former middleweight and light heavyweight world champion, and Marquez, the legendary Mexican star who claimed titles in four
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10:16 PM ET Junior welterweight Arnold Barboza is an unbeaten up-and-comer looking to add the name of a former world titleholder to his résumé. Mike Alvarado is a former titleholder on the backside of his career, but still has hope of landing another shot. It is with that backdrop that Barboza and Alvarado will meet
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9:29 PM ET HOUSTON — As Dana Holgorsen opened up his first spring as the Houston Cougars‘ head coach, he did so on Tuesday with his best returning player — senior quarterback D’Eriq King — ready to go. King, who missed the Cougars’ final two games last season with a torn meniscus in his right
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9:18 PM ET After a decade with the Green Bay Packers, linebacker Clay Matthews is signing with the Los Angeles Rams on a two-year deal, the Rams announced Tuesday night. The Packers’ career sack leader with 83.5, Matthews registered only 3.5 sacks last season, the lowest single-season total of his career. That was despite playing
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6:43 PM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — International team captain Ernie Els has named K.J. Choi, Trevor Immelman and Mike Weir as his final three assistants for this year’s Presidents Cup. Els had already named Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistant captains for the event at Royal Melbourne from Dec. 9-15. Choi will
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4:04 PM ET ESPN+ will be the exclusive distributor of UFC pay-per-view events in the United States through 2025, ESPN and the UFC announced on Monday. This will make ESPN+ the single point of purchase for consumers for top UFC events, and extends the partnership between the companies for two additional years. The deal begins
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7:18 PM ET Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Ariel Helwani Close ESPN Staff Writer Ariel Helwani is an MMA reporter at ESPN. Follow him on Twitter at @arielhelwani. Top UFC lightweights Al Iaquinta and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone have verbally agreed
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4:01 PM ET Miami quarterback Tate Martell is eligible to play immediately after the NCAA approved his waiver request, the school announced Tuesday. we aren’t ready yet.. but we will be! oh btw… I’M ELIGIBLE TO PLAY! pic.twitter.com/jSr9wmwiqi — TATE MARTELL (@TheTateMartell) March 19, 2019 Martell, who transferred to Miami from Ohio State in January,
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3:57 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The first day of play at the Miami Open’s new site has been washed out because of rain. Twelve women’s matches, all on outer courts, were postponed Tuesday because of daylong showers. Men’s play is scheduled to begin Wednesday, when the first center court match is
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