12:25 AM ET ESPN News Services PHOENIX — Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro apparently can’t go anywhere without his phone. Called up from Triple-A Indianapolis before the game, Castro slid headfirst into third in the fourth inning of the team’s 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night and had his phone fly
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10:39 AM BST England coach Eddie Jones has been rebuked by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after he claimed they relied too heavily on the private school system to produce national team players. Jones said that players who came through the system lacked “resolve” and led a “closeted life” in an interview with the the
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File image of Sunil Gavaskar© AFP Franchise T20 leagues are an ever-growing phenomenon in world cricket currently. After the concept became a hit in countries like India, Australia and England, even South Africa and UAE have gone ahead with new franchise T20 leagues of their own. IPL franchise owners control majority of the teams in
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8:17 AM ET Doug KezirianESPN Close ESPN Sports Betting Analyst Host of Daily Wager Behind The Bets podcast host The Boston Celtics, the consensus betting favorite to win the 2022-23 NBA title, have the highest projected win total for next season at 54.5 at Caesars Sportsbook, which released its numbers Wednesday. The Phoenix Suns have
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5:54 AM BST The Wallabies have been forced into another team shuffle with experienced prop Allan Alaalatoa withdrawing from camp due to a family bereavement, according to Sydney Morning Herald. Alaalatoa becomes the fourth member from the Wallabies squad to fly home from Argentina after Michael Hooper (personal reasons), Dave Porecki (concussion) and Quade Cooper
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1:27 AM ET ESPN News Services OAKLAND, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run, reaching yet another monumental milestone as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Tuesday night. The two-way Japanese star joined Babe Ruth (1918) as
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11:11 PM ET One of the best prospects in all of MMA is on the cusp of a UFC contract. Bo Nickal, a former three-time NCAA Division I wrestling national champion, finished Zack Borrego via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:02 of the first round Tuesday night on Dana White’s Contender Series at the UFC Apex
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5:17 PM ET ESPN News Services RALEIGH, N.C. — Star acquisition Max Pacioretty will have surgery for a torn Achilles tendon and face a six-month recovery, the Carolina Hurricanes said Tuesday night. The Hurricanes, who lost in the Eastern Conference’s second round and went into the offseason in the market for more veteran scoring, acquired
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9:09 PM ET Missouri will start Brady Cook at quarterback when the season begins next month, coach Eliah Drinkwitz announced on Tuesday. The decision comes eight days into preseason camp and roughly three weeks before the team’s season opener at home against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 1. A redshirt sophomore, Cook appeared in five games
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6:17 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Australia’s Nick Kyrgios advanced at the National Bank Open on Tuesday, beating Argentina’s Sebastian Baez 6-4, 6-4 in an opening-round match and setting up a second-round showdown with top-ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia. Kyrgios is coming off a victory at last week’s Citi Open in Washington, where he
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