3:26 PM ET RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Cristiano Ronaldo wanted a Champions League swan song in the football cathedrals of Madrid, Milan or Munich, playing on the biggest stage with and against the most famous players in the game. Instead, the floodlights will fade on his glittering career at Mrsool Park, Al-Nassr’s compact stadium in
Month: December 2022
4:40 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW ORLEANS — Bryce Young passed for 321 yards and five touchdowns in a game that other top NFL prospects might have skipped, and No. 5 Alabama responded to an early two-score deficit with 35 straight points to defeat 11th-ranked Kansas State 45-20 in the Sugar Bowl on Saturday.
5:08 PM ET Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James got another birthday greeting after he turned 38 on Friday. This time from the man he is chasing on the NBA’s all-time scoring list: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer and six-time NBA champion, shouted out LeBron on Saturday morning. Happy birthday, LeBron.
12:51 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City dropped points in the Premier League title race after being held to a 1-1 draw by relegation candidates Everton. – Report: Man City 1-1 Everton | Premier League table | Upcoming fixtures City took the lead in the first half thanks to Erling Haaland before
Dec 29, 2022 Five playoff spots and multiple seeding battles remain, with 32 games left in the 2022 NFL regular season. The possible permutations of how those 32 games could go are virtually endless. So we’re focusing on one specific scenario: chalk. Using ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI), we determined the most likely seed combination
9:10 PM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Minutes after Taylor Rogers insisted that he and identical twin Tyler are way past their days of pulling pranks, his brother did just that. “We’re not tricksters,” Taylor had declared. Then, just as Taylor began to finish his introductory video call with the Giants, joining the same
Dec 31, 2022 The Colorado Avalanche have activated star center Nathan MacKinnon off injured reserve ahead of Saturday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. MacKinnon has not played since Dec. 5 because of an upper-body injury that forced him out of a loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He was placed on IR the following day.
11:46 AM ET Georgia remained the favorite against Ohio State in Saturday’s second College Football Playoff semifinal, but the point spread was moving toward the underdog Buckeyes on reports of big wagers by influential bettors. Multiple sportsbooks reported taking bets on Ohio State from professional bettors Friday, causing the line to move from Georgia -6.5
The extent of Rishabh Pant‘s ligament tear, after his horrific car accident, is yet to be ascertained but if BCCI sources are to be believed, he is set to miss the upcoming four-Test series against Australia. Pant’s absence from competitive cricket could be a prolonged one and it will be premature to even zero in
5:59 AM ET SAITAMA, Japan — Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring in 2023. The boxing legend announced Saturday that he has a deal in place with Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation to compete next year. Pacquiao made the announcement in the ring during Rizin’s New Year’s Eve card at Saitama Super Arena outside Tokyo.
10:11 AM ET SAITAMA, Japan — AJ McKee felt a bit of pressure heading to the ring Saturday night. And it wasn’t just the weight of the black samurai costume he wore for his elaborate walk out. With a McKee win, his Bellator promotion would sweep its competition with Japan’s Rizin. On top of that,
Marcus Rashford gave the perfect response to being dropped by Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag by coming off the substitutes’ bench to score the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.)– Premier League table | Upcoming fixtures The victory was
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are rested for the T20Is against Sri Lanka© AFP It has been close to a decade since India won an ICC trophy. Despite being a star-studded team, India have often been found wanting when it mattered the most in ICC events. Even in the recent T20 World Cup in Australia, India went down tamely to England in the semi-final. It extended India’s
8:14 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Gervonta Davis allegedly struck a woman on the right side of her head with a “closed hand type slap,” leading to his arrest this week in Florida, according to a Broward County Sheriff’s Office incident report. According to the incident report, the woman, who doesn’t live with Davis and whose
6:00 AM ET PITTSBURGH — Montravius Adams paused as he considered the question. How did Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin change the trajectory of the nose tackle’s career? “I really don’t want to say this, but if I’m being 100% honest, I could possibly be home with my family,” Adams told ESPN recently. “What he
Last updated on 3 hours ago3 hours ago.From the section Sport Africa The final F1 race of 2022 was back in November at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – but 59 years ago, the South Africa Grand Prix ended not just the F1 season but the sporting calendar as a whole, taking place on 28
3:17 AM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Giants executive Farhan Zaidi said the club expressed concerns to Carlos Correa‘s representative immediately when an issue arose with the shortstop’s physical exam that led to the deal collapsing. Zaidi, San Francisco’s president of baseball operations, spoke publicly Friday for the first time since the $350 million,
Rishabh Pant met with a car accident on Friday morning.© NDTV Rishabh Pant has undergone a minor plastic surgery on forehead. He is currently stable and out of danger, informed DDCA director Shyam Sharma to NDTV. The Indian wicketkeeper-batter met with a horrific accident on Friday morning as he was driving from Delhi to Dehradun in his
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