Month: September 2021

7:00 AM ET Aesthetics matter in hockey. The player with the wooliest thicket of playoff beard competes with the might of King Leonidas of Sparta. The team that gets the spiffy state-of-the-art arena stands just a bit taller in its skates. I think the New York Islanders are a playoff team this season not because
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6:49 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Following their first official practice together as teammates, Russell Westbrook dubbed Anthony Davis as “the ultimate weapon” and vowed to maximize the big man’s impact for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. “He’s one of a kind,” Westbrook said of Davis on Wednesday. “There’s nobody like him who
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11:08 PM ET ESPN News Services ST. LOUIS –The Cardinals’ team-record 17-game winning streak ended when Daniel Vogelbach hit a two-run homer that backed starting pitcher Adrian Houser and led the Milwaukee Brewers over St. Louis 4-0 on Wednesday night. St. Louis was given a standing ovation after the defeat by the crowd of 35,283.
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5:01 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dramatic goal for Manchester United in the Champions League game against Villarreal. Getty Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed an stoppage-time winner as Manchester United came from behind to secure a 2-1 Champions League Group F win over Villarreal at Old Trafford on Wednesday. After
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8:54 PM ET Bryson DeChambeau advanced to the next round of the Professional Long Drivers of America World Championships after finishing second in his group Wednesday in Mesquite, Nevada. DeChambeau moved on for the second straight day, with Wednesday’s cut seeing the field go from 64 to 32. Set Yds 1 344 336 327 343
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4:17 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic overcame 10 double-faults and some first-set frustration to grab 12 of the last 13 games against qualifier Maddison Inglis on Wednesday and reach the third round of the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic. The third-seeded Bencic got past 130th-ranked Inglis 5-7, 6-1, 6-0 at
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10:00 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement at age 42 to end a 26-year boxing career that saw him win world titles in an
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