8:27 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Miami Marlins are shutting down ace right-hander Sandy Alcantara for the rest of the season. Manager Don Mattingly announced the move Saturday before the Marlins played the Milwaukee Brewers. The decision was not Alcantara’s, according to Mattingly. “Sandy was, obviously, he’s one of those guys that wants
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12:10 AM ET ESPN staff The number of unbeaten teams remaining in major college football has now dipped below 20, but when it comes to playoff picks things are holding steady. How will Saturday’s top games affect the College Football Playoff chase? What are the current odds for the top four? The Allstate Playoff Predictor
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2:10 PM ET Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN MIAMI — The unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant involved in clearing Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa during last Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills has been fired. Multiple sources said the firing came after it was found the consultant made “several mistakes” in his evaluation. However, the league and its players’ union
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9:37 PM ET SEATTLE — A presentation was taking place inside a conference room at the Seattle Kraken‘s practice facility when one of the doors began to slowly open. Panic began taking shape at that moment. This forced a 6-foot-tall, furry, blue troll with an anchor hoop earring dangling on his left side and a
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7:08 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — AJ Allmendinger finally won his first race on a superspeedway with a last-lap pass that allowed him to beat Sam Mayer to the Talladega Superspeedway finish line by less than three feet. Allmendinger’s fourth Xfinity Series win of the season locked him into the next round of
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4:50 PM ET Alabama quarterback Bryce Young, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, appeared to injure his throwing shoulder during the second quarter of the game Saturday at Arkansas. Young threw his helmet down before entering the injury tent. He left for the locker room with seven minutes remaining in the first half. His parents left
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5:19 PM ET Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams has agreed to a two-year, $25.2 million contract extension, tying him to the franchise through the 2024-2025 season, his agent, Darren Matsubara of Wasserman, told ESPN on Saturday. Adams, 29, was entering the final year of his deal, and now is under contract for three years and
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4:13 PM ET ESPN News Services Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani will make $30 million in 2023 after he and the team agreed to a one-year contract for next season to avoid arbitration. The contract is the largest ever for an arbitration-eligible player, surpassing the $27 million given to Mookie Betts by the Boston
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4:51 PM ET After a disappointing first season, Lionel Messi is flourishing in his second campaign at Paris Saint-Germain. Xavier Laine/Getty Images Lionel Messi scored a stunning free kick and Kylian Mbappe struck a late winner off the bench as Paris Saint-Germain beat Nice 2-1 at the Parc des Princes on Saturday. Messi’s 28th-minute strike was
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2:10 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR driver Jordan Anderson was airlifted out of Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday with burns from a crash in the Truck Series race. Anderson’s truck was spinning across the track when flames began shooting from underneath the Chevrolet. The truck continued to spin and slide toward an interior
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2:43 PM ET Associated Press Richard Mansell doubled his lead to four strokes at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by shooting 5-under 67 at Carnoustie in the third round on Saturday. The No. 218-ranked Mansell was on course for his first victory on the European tour as the Englishman heads back to St. Andrews for
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