4:20 PM ET Top seed Daria Kasatkina overcame a stern test from Wang Qiang in the opening round-robin match at the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai, outlasting the local favourite 6-1 2-6 7-5 on Tuesday. Competing as a top-10 player for the first time, Kasatkina broke her opponent twice to claim the opening set. But
4:27 PM ET Ohio State coach Urban Meyer opened up with reporters about his health issues Tuesday, saying a cyst in his brain, first diagnosed in 1998, causes severe headaches. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he plans on coaching next season amid rumors he could step down at the end of the season. Ohio
3:15 PM ET Associated Press PARIS — Roger Federer turned down an invitation to play in a planned exhibition match in Saudi Arabia in December which his rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have committed to play in. Saudi Arabia is under growing pressure from the international community following the killing of Saudi writer Jamal
Former Leicester City managers Claudio Ranieri and Nigel Pearson joined the voices of condolence for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday night. Thai businessman Srivaddhanaprabha died along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded outside the club’s King Power Stadium after a Premier League
12:12 PM ET Madison Square Garden is known as “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” When it plays host to UFC 230 on Saturday, an event headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis, it will be one of thousands of events the Manhattan building has held since its creation in 1968.
5:03 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN ESPN presents the best player in the world of the week, celebrating the player that has the best stats, impact or storyline to earn the honor. To nominate someone, please email us here by midnight on Monday each week. Photos and context are encouraged! Jermaine Loewen, Kamloops Blazers (WHL) Loewen
2:03 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mohsin Khan, freshly installed as the head of the PCB’s new cricket committee, wants Sarfraz Ahmed to be relieved of the Test captaincy, a suggestion that will do little to calm an already turbulent start to the committee’s existence. Announced publicly only on Friday, Mohsin’s appointment had the PCB apparently
1:29 PM ET The Cavaliers will host the 2022 NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland, league sources confirmed to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The news was first reported by Crain’s Cleveland Business. The Cavs were in contention to host the 2021 festivities (which eventually went to Indianapolis), but their bid was postponed due to delays in renovations
10:53 AM BST Former England captain Will Carling is to join Eddie Jones’ backroom team in a mentorship role ahead of the autumn internationals. Carling, who captained England from 1988 to 1996, will offer leadership advice and guidance to England’s current squad, who are training in Portugal to prepare for the November Tests. He will
1:00 PM ET Controversy abounded in NASCAR this week, but what wasn’t to love about door-to-door racing, physical racing down the stretch and a driver guaranteeing another wouldn’t win the championship? Can we go to Martinsville every week? In this era of “who wants it most” playoff racing, Joey Logano uses a bump-and-run to beat
9:40 AM ET Associated Press GENEVA — The presidential election to lead the amateur boxing association, with its recognition by the Olympic movement potentially at stake, will now have two candidates. The Court of Arbitration for Sport delivered an urgent ruling on Tuesday clearing Serik Konakbayev of Kazakhstan with valid nominations to stand for president
3:08 AM ET On Tuesday night, we will find out what the College Football Playoff selection committee thinks. The first CFP rankings will be released, and there’s not any drama about who will be No. 1. And with the way Clemson has been playing lately, there shouldn’t be much drama about who will be No.
Former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer, who left Renault during the 2017 season, has joined the BBC team to offer insight and analysis from the point of view of the competitors. To win five Formula 1 world titles, as Lewis Hamilton has now done, is a phenomenal achievement. Winning one World Championship is what every young
The FC crew raise questions about whether Jose Mourinho can be trusted with £100 million to spend on Manchester United reinforcements in January. The transfer window for all of Europe’s big five leagues is closed, but that doesn’t stop Transfer Talk from rummaging around to find out who will be moving where come January. TOP
8:30 AM ET LOS ANGELES — On one side, there were raised arms, clenched fists and warm hugs. There was jumping and cheering and screaming and laughing, the typical bedlam that follows a World Series championship. On the other side, there was Manny Machado, who had just flailed at a Chris Sale slider toward his
3:47 PM ET BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns are again seeking a coach after the firing of Hue Jackson on Monday, but this situation is far different than it was for other previous new hires. The Browns job is an attractive opening that should draw interest around the NFL and the college coaching circles.
3:00 AM ET Big Picture In this day and time, it’s a surprise that a team can go seven months without playing international cricket. However, that’s the case with New Zealand, who played their last game in March-April 2018. They will end the drought with the three-match T20I series against the No. 1-ranked Pakistan in
Paul Pogba scored and provided the assist for Anthony Martial’s game-winning goal as Manchester United defeated Everton at Old Trafford. Paul Pogba explains his stutter-step penalty style after Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Everton. After Jose Mourinho compared Man United’s ambitions to Everton’s, the ESPN FC crew give their views on what appears to be