Howard Men Pick Up First Win of Season WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Howard University men’s tennis team grabbed its first win of the season, taking down Loyola (Md.) 5-1 at the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation’s (WTEF) East Capitol Campus. With the victory, Howard improved to 1-2 on the young season, while the Greyhounds suffered their first
11:13 AM ET ESPN News Services Derek Jeter is stepping down as CEO of the Miami Marlins, he announced Monday. “Today I am announcing that the Miami Marlins and I are officially ending our relationship and I will no longer serve as CEO nor as a shareholder in the Club,” Jeter said in a statement.
3:28 PM ET LAS VEGAS — Saturday’s UFC 272 pay-per-view event has lost a highly anticipated co-main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev, as Fiziev has tested positive for COVID-19. Fiziev’s manager, Daniel Rubenstein, broke the news to MMA Hour on Monday, and Fiziev followed with an official statement from his social media.
12:53 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk has joined a territorial defense battalion in Ukraine as the nation seeks to defend itself against an invasion from Russia that began Thursday. The Olympic gold medalist is the latest boxer to take up arms in Ukraine. Usyk’s longtime friend, Vasiliy Lomachenko, also joined a territorial
12:26 PM ET UEFA has removed Russia’s teams from this year’s European competitions meaning they will not compete at this summer’s European Women’s Football Championships, while Spartak Moscow have been kicked out of the Europa League. The teams have been removed in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia’s women’s side were set to face
12:16 PM ET Defending Arnold Palmer Invitational winner Bryson DeChambeau won’t try to defend his title at Bay Hill Club & Lodge this week because of a lingering left hand injury. DeChambeau won the 2021 event by 1 shot over Lee Westwood for his eighth career PGA Tour victory. DeChambeau withdrew from the API on
11:39 AM ET Grambling State football coach Hue Jackson defended his hiring of new offensive coordinator Art Briles on Monday, after the school received criticism for the move because of campus-wide sexual assault allegations that led to an independent investigation and Briles’ firing at Baylor in 2016. In a statement that was released on the
11:34 AM ET Associated Press PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The Americans recorded the biggest blowout over Europe in the Ryder Cup last year, and their new captain doesn’t see a need to change much of anything. Zach Johnson was introduced as the 30th U.S. captain on Monday, next in line to try to end
11:35 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL is in a crisis of its own making, a self-inflicted wound borne of equal parts hubris, short-sightedness and stubbornness from a class of owners who run the teams and
7:53 AM ET Michael A. FletcherESPN Close Michael Fletcher is a senior writer with ESPN’s enterprise and investigative team. Before that, he wrote for ESPN’s The Undefeated, focusing on politics, criminal justice and social issues. He spent 21 years at The Washington Post, where his beats included the national economy, the White House and race
8:00 AM ET Timothy Bradley Jr. The result of Saturday’s undisputed junior welterweight championship fight between champion Josh Taylor and challenger Jack Catterall hasn’t sat well with me. The challenger did everything he was supposed to do to win, but the judges handed Taylor a split-decision victory. I watched the fight a second time on
8:00 AM ET What happens when you pair a former NBA MVP with the current favorite to win this season’s award? Well, you get the latest version of the Philadelphia 76ers, who have looked unguardable since James Harden‘s debut alongside Joel Embiid on Friday night. In two games — on the road against the Minnesota
8:00 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim “Family.” That was the only word in the Instagram post, followed by a couple of hashtags. There was also a photo of three UFC fighters in an embrace, identified in those hashtags as #FutureChampions. “Family” was an accurate encapsulation of the rapport between the athletes who were training together at
8:00 AM ET IT’S A THOUGHT we’ve all had at some point. Where will we be when that life-changing, career-shifting moment happens? How will it feel to know a dream is about to come true? Karl Taylor was somewhere in Iowa, boarding a bus for a six-hour ride to Milwaukee. Cole Schwindt was pulled aside
Game #5 in Tamara Moore’s request line The Los Angeles Sparks were one of two sets of kryptonite in the early years of the Minnesota Lynx, as the Sparks were undefeated at Target Center until the first round of the 2003 playoffs, where the Lynx picked up their first and only playoff win in franchise
3:10 AM ET Associated Press The Big Ten plans to take a group of athletes from member schools on a summer trip to civil rights sites in Alabama as part of a conference-wide program exploring race relations and social justice. The July 15-17 trip will be funded by the Big Ten and is the first