6:07 PM ET It’s shaping up to be a big football weekend for the Miles family. Les Miles, who is 141-55 in 15-plus seasons as a coach at LSU and Oklahoma State, is close to a deal to become head coach at Kansas, sources told ESPN. North Carolina senior quarterback Manny Miles, the son of
6:22 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Tyler Reddick, who opened his Xfinity Series rookie season with a win at Daytona, capped it off by winning the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to capture the series title.
9:30 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Nobody’s perfect. Even the best teams in the NHL have some issues to work out, while the worst teams play a nightly game of whack-a-mole in an effort to address their many problems. For this week’s ESPN NHL Power Rankings — voted on as always by ESPN’s panel of experts
5:30 PM ET Simon Cambers LONDON — Is this the breakthrough we’ve been waiting for? On the eve of the ATP Finals, Alexander Zverev was asked what it would mean if he could win the season-ending title. “It would be great,” he said. “Great for me and great for the next generation of tennis as
5:33 PM GMT Canada remain on course for a ninth successive Rugby World Cup appearance after a 29-10 bonus-point victory over Germany in their repechage qualifier at the Pierre-Delort Stadium on Saturday. The North American side need just a point from their final qualifier against Hong Kong on Friday to seal a berth at the
5:23 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald said he hoped he would not be fined after a series of altercations against the Seattle
7:50 PM GMT Flyhalf Handre Pollard scored 18 points to provide the platform for a narrow 26-20 win for South Africa over hosts Scotland in their test at Murrayfield on Saturday. The two countries traded two tries each in a magnificent, open first half before Pollard’s boot edged the Springboks to victory in a contrastingly
4:59 PM ET Associated Press ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Charles Howell III had a 2-under 68 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the RSM Classic, along with a reminder that winning for the first time in more than 11 years won’t be easy. With two quick birdies, Howell stretched his lead to five shots.
5:25 PM ET Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. — Lexi Thompson has control of the CME Group Tour Championship, and Ariya Jutanugarn is in control of just about everything else. Thompson’s 4-under 68 on Saturday pushed her to 16 under after three rounds of the LPGA Tour’s season-ending event. She moved three shots clear of Nelly
4:52 PM ET Associated Press After pulling off one of the biggest wins of his career, Alexander Zverev was left apologizing for an unforced error he didn’t make. Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title by beating the Swiss great 7-5, 7-6 (5) at the ATP Finals on Saturday to advance
4:50 PM GMT England overcame a disastrous first half when their experimental side trailed an effervescent Japan 15-10 to turn on the power after the break and run out 35-15 winners at Twickenham on Saturday. The long-shot outsiders had threatened a repeat of their 2015 World Cup upset over South Africa when well-made tries for
7:50 AM ET Between now and Opening Day, every team in baseball will hire some people, sign some people, trade some people and drop some people. But nearly all of the names have to be figured out. While we’re all going to have to wait on the details, we can talk about some general outlines.
4:11 PM ET Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will miss four to six weeks with a left knee injury, according to multiple reports. Chara was injured in the first period of Wednesday’s 6-3 loss in Colorado. The Athletic first reported the timeline of Chara’s injury. The 41-year-old Chara is the sixth Bruins defenseman to go
Craig Burley says nothing will change at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho, and a different manager would produce better results. MANCHESTER — Before breaking into the Vasteras team as a teenager, Victor Lindelof had his head shaved. It was the idea of Robin Blomme — the injured right-back Lindelof was set to replace — because
shares Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 127 for 5 (Duckett 75, Hendricks 2-5) beat Jozi Stars 124 for 7 (Vilas 38*, Gayle 23, Smuts 3-20) by seven wickets © Getty Images He isn’t a recognised T20 name worldwide yet, but Ben Duckett showed he has the ingredients to become one. A fine exhibition of back
shares India women 167 for 8 (Mandhana 83, Kaur 43, Perry 3-16, Gardner 2-25) beat Australia women 119 (Perry 39*, Patil 3-15, Radha 2-13) by 48 runs © Getty Images India’s spinners choked out a weakened Australian line-up with relentless accuracy to send them crashing to 119 all out, and a 48-run defeat in
In the end, Nigeria and South Africa settled for a point apiece in their grudge 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Johannesburg. Samuel Kalu orchestrated the Nigerian lead within the opening 15 minutes, but Percy Tau engineered a comeback, assisting Lebo Mothiba to draw Bafana Bafana level. The point proved enough for the Super
2:46 PM ET DALLAS — Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green will not play in Saturday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks and will likely miss Sunday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs as he continues to recover from a sprained toe. “We decided to give him some time off,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said