1:03 AM ET Junior middleweight Neeco “The Rooster” Macias, who recently signed with Golden Boy Promotions, will take on Jesus Soto Karass in a fight between brawlers at different stages of their careers Nov. 8 at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, Golden Boy announced Monday. The scheduled 10-round bout will headline the
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12:08 AM ET Manny Pacquiao made it official Monday, announcing that he has signed with adviser Al Haymon and will be part of his Premier Boxing Champions stable. Pacquiao, the only boxer to win world titles in eight weight classes, had been promoted by Top Rank’s Bob Arum — Haymon’s fierce rival — for the
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11:37 PM ET DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker distanced himself from comments made by his agent Sunday that called coach Adam Gase “incompetent.” Parker stressed multiple times that his agent, Jimmy Gould, does not speak for him when he said, among other things, that his client is healthy and should be playing
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11:26 PM ET ESPN.com Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print The Portland Trail Blazers opened their season with home wins over the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs at the Moda Center. On Monday, they hosted the Washington Wizards – and the dress code was a little different. CJ “Jason” McCollum Cameron Browne/NBAE via
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10:44 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN With a growing résumé and an insurance policy in his back pocket, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark is willing to wait as he tries to secure a deal that makes him one of the NFL’s highest-paid pass-rushers — even if it means playing on the franchise tag first. Clark’s
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9:28 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — During 18 major league seasons as a catcher and four more as a manager, Brad Ausmus developed a strong gut instinct about nearly everything that happens on a baseball field. While spending the past year out of a dugout, Ausmus developed a deeper understanding of how traditional
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7:06 PM ET Eddie Alvarez says his decision to leave the UFC and sign with One Championship last week wasn’t too difficult. Not when the contract is, he says, a guaranteed eight-figure deal. “When I left the table at the UFC and said I wanted to go and explore, this is the deal I had
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7:52 PM ET The University System of Maryland board of regents on Friday received the results of a long-awaited investigation into the culture of the Maryland football program, but has refused to share the findings yet with Maryland university president Wallace D. Loh, according to a report by the Washington Post. The Post, citing multiple
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville coach Peter Laviolette pulled out a bull’s head to lighten the grind of the 82-game NHL regular season and challenge the Predators to get a couple of road wins. Win both games in western Canada, and Laviolette would put on the bull’s head while talking to
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4:02 PM ET Ohm Youngmisuk Close ESPN Staff Writer Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate
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3:42 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots running back Sony Michel underwent an MRI on his left knee Monday and it revealed no structural damage, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Michel, who had elevated to a top spot on the depth chart alongside “passing back” James White, will be considered week-to-week, the
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3:22 PM ET Jeff Wagenheim Chris Weidman will get a shot at the UFC middleweight championship if he wins on Nov. 3 in New York, the former champ said the promotion told him when he agreed to face replacement opponent Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the co-main event of UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden. “I
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2:13 PM ET Alabama coach Nick Saban said backup quarterback Jalen Hurts has “a bit of a high-ankle sprain” following the team’s win over Tennessee. Saban, appearing at a speaking engagement Monday in Birmingham, Alabama, said Hurts underwent a “minor procedure,” but he doesn’t expect the junior QB to be out for long. Saban said
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1:42 PM ET Opening Bell: Middleweight mayhem When Canelo Alvarez had his hand raised in victory after claiming the unified middleweight world title in a huge rematch with Gennady Golovkin on Sept. 15, it brought some clarity to the 160-pound division. But not entirely. Yes, he was the new champion, but there were still many
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