Month: July 2024

Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 19, 2024, 09:35 AM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Kevin Durant was able to practice with Team USA for the first time Friday as he recovers from a right calf injury with coach
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Associated Press Jul 19, 2024, 12:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BASTAD, Sweden — Rafael Nadal advanced to his first semifinal in two years after a four-hour quarterfinal at the Nordea Open on Friday. Nadal fought past 36th-ranked Mariano Navone of Argentina 6-7 (2), 7-5, 7-5. Nadal led 5-2 in the deciding set. “I lost
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Adriana Garcia Jul 19, 2024, 06:25 AM ET Liverpool midfielder Alexis Mac Allister has said Argentina teammate Enzo Fernández is facing undeserved backlash for the video that shows the Chelsea midfielder singing a discriminatory chant. Fernández apologised this week after he posted a video on Instagram following his team’s 1-0 win over Colombia in the
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterJul 19, 2024, 11:22 AM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions TROON, Scotland — Shane Lowry was the early clubhouse leader Friday following his second round at the 152nd Open Championship, but only after he
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Getty Images Andrew Benson F1 Correspondent at the Hungaroring 47 minutes ago Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz led Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in first practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Ferrari were using an upgraded floor aimed at resolving aerodynamic problems the team have experienced in recent races, and Sainz was 0.276 seconds clear of the world
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Mike Coppinger, ESPN Boxing InsiderJul 19, 2024, 10:36 AM ET Close Mike Coppinger has covered boxing since 2010 with roles at USA Today, Ring Magazine and The Athletic before he joined ESPN in 2021. You can follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger Open Extended Reactions Kosei Tanaka’s WBO junior bantamweight title defense was scrapped Friday after
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Associated Press Jul 18, 2024, 02:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — The Los Angeles Dodgers and Shohei Ohtani will open the 2025 season in Tokyo against the Chicago Cubs on March 18, and the Athletics will start the home portion of their first season in Sacramento against the Cubs on March 31.
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Jul 18, 2024, 03:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Manchester United have completed the signing of 18-year-old defender Leny Yoro from French Ligue 1 side Lille, the clubs confirmed Thursday. United agreed a fee of €62 million ($67.6m), plus a potential €8m ($8.7m) in add-ons, to sign the France under-21 international, sources told ESPN. Yoro
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Field Level Media Jul 19, 2024, 12:25 AM ET Former AFL MVP Abner Haynes, a star running back and returner in the 1960s, died Thursday. He was 86. The Kansas City Chiefs announced Haynes’ death but didn’t divulge details. Haynes died in Dallas. Haynes played for the Dallas Texans from 1960 to 1962 before the
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Michael Rothstein, ESPN Staff WriterJul 18, 2024, 07:41 PM ET Close Michael Rothstein is a reporter for NFL Nation at ESPN. Rothstein covers the Atlanta Falcons. You can follow him via Twitter @MikeRothstein. Open Extended Reactions Reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson is challenging Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman’s use of their shared
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David Purdum, ESPN Staff WriterJul 18, 2024, 02:38 PM ET Close Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Open Extended Reactions The odds to win NBA Rookie of the Year have shuffled since the start of summer league, with the Memphis Grizzlies‘ Zach Edey now the consensus betting favorite at sportsbooks. But
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Associated Press Jul 18, 2024, 10:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions TRUCKEE, Calif. — Ben Silverman birdied seven of his last nine holes and scored 19 points to take the lead Thursday in the Barracuda Championship, the only PGA Tour event that uses the modified Stableford scoring system. Silverman had 10 birdies and a bogey
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