Jun 7, 2018 Virginia Tech starting quarterback Josh Jackson is dealing with an academic issue that could impact his future eligibility, a source confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Jackson remains on the team while he awaits word from the university about any potential discipline. His father, Fred, told The Richmond Times-Dispatch that they expect a
8:15 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson doesn’t sound like a driver going for his fourth consecutive win at Michigan International Speedway this weekend. When a driver hasn’t won all season, a
Jun 7, 2018 The Cleveland Browns have agreed to a three-year contract extension with running back Duke Johnson, the team announced Thursday. Browns coach Hue Jackson had his equipment staff remove the stripes that go down the middle of the team’s helmet, saying players must earn it this season. As the Browns’ offseason practices hit
Jun 7, 2018 Realizing full well that it’s only a possible four-game suspension for Julian Edelman, that the New England Patriots made it all the way to the Super Bowl without him last season and that we may well be overreacting, it’s worth at least considering whom they might bring in to replace him, right?
11:56 AM ET Brooks Koepka will begin the defense of his U.S. Open title at 7:40 a.m. ET next Thursday off the first tee at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, and three-time U.S. Open champion Tiger Woods will be grouped with the two most recent No. 1-ranked players in the world for the first two rounds.
Jun 7, 2018 Huw Ricahrds Twenty years on, the name still resonates. Talk of the Tour from Hell and there is rarely any doubt what is meant — England’s visit to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in 1998. It lives on in more than the game’s folk memory. The Australia v England match at
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has escaped a grid penalty at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. Chief technical officer Adrian Newey said on Monday that Ricciardo would “definitely” have a penalty after an engine part failed in his Monaco win. But on Thursday Ricciardo said Red Bull would be able to replace the broken part with
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen says he “might headbutt someone” if he continues to be asked about his series of crashes and mistakes. The 20-year-old Dutchman has crashed or made significant mistakes at all six races so far this season. Verstappen said not all the incidents were his fault and the situation was “not as
Jun 7, 2018 Associated Press NEW YORK — Triple Crown contender Justify glided over the track in his first trip over the Belmont Park strip on Thursday morning. The strapping chestnut colt is the odds-on favorite to complete the series sweep on Saturday in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes following victories in the Kentucky Derby
Lewis Hamilton says society is “still in the stone age” when it comes to issues such as women’s pay rights and racial equality in sport. Hamilton was responding to the Forbes list of best-paid sportspeople, which had no women in the top 100. The Mercedes driver said: “It shows you how behind we are in
Jun 7, 2018 Terrell Owens, who was selected for enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, has declined an invitation to attend the induction ceremony, he said Thursday. “While I am incredibly appreciative of this opportunity, I have made the decision to publicly decline my invitation to attend the induction ceremony in
Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas was edged out as Julian Alaphilippe won stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine. Frenchman Alaphilippe, who rides for Quick-Step Floors, beat Ireland’s Dan Martin and Welshman Thomas in a sprint finish after long-time leader Dario Cataldo was overhauled on the run-in. Having dominated Wednesday’s team time trial, Team Sky hold
12:00 AM ET COLUMBUS, Ohio — At Ohio State, Urban Meyer pitches recruits on condensed careers: play as a true freshman, become a star and, after your junior year, move on to the NFL. Few players get to grow old in Meyer’s program. Terry McLaurin, Parris Campbell and Johnnie Dixon are the rarest of Buckeyes.
Jun 7, 2018 ESPN 300 signal-caller Grant Gunnell has selected Arizona and now headlines the Wildcats’ 2019 class. Its Gunnell’s second commitment to Kevin Sumlin, after previously choosing Texas A&M last June: Insider Become an insider and get access to all our articles and tools. View Insider Benefits Magazine subscribers:activate your Insider account.
Jun 7, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Two of the three men arrested in the attempted armed burglary of the home of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress have reached plea deals with prosecutors. Chantz Hines, 19, and
Jun 7, 2018 Mitchell Lamb There is an abundance of racing on offer along the east coast on Saturday. Mitchell Lamb from tab.com.au has run the form and settled on his best bets below. SATURDAY’S BEST Doomben Race 4 No. 1 Ambitious (Craig Williams) – $3.40 Japanese import Ambitious is quietly establishing himself amongst the
Jun 7, 2018 A lightweight matchup between Justin Gaethje and Al Iaquinta will headline UFC Fight Night on Aug. 25 in Lincoln, Nebraska, according to multiple sources. The two 155-pound fighters have gone back and forth on social media for weeks, and will now meet in the main event of the UFC’s first trip to
Jun 6, 2018 Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has reached a deal with the Oakland Athletics that will guarantee him close to $5 million and allow him to play for the Sooners this fall, according to an FRS Network report. Kyler Murray has the athleticism to be an All-Star center fielder or the Oklahoma quarterback. Which