Month: April 2022

5:08 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers said after the team’s practice Saturday that he didn’t have any second thoughts about Joel Embiid being in the game when he suffered a right facial fracture and mild concussion from an elbow by Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam with 3:58 to go in Philadelphia’s
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press Frances Tiafoe reached the final of the Estoril Open with a 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 victory over Sebastian Korda on Saturday. Tiafoe struggled against his fellow American in the opening set, despite some quality play at the net. In the second he again found it difficult to carve any sort
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3:04 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Denny Hamlin said someone sent him a crass anti-Asian meme that poked fun at Kyle Larson‘s driving and out it went without a care — from his mobile phone to Twitter. “I thought it was hilarious,” Hamlin said. “Also, it’s insensitive. I understand.” He didn’t laugh long.
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9:49 AM ET UFC announced on Thursday it will host a second fight night in the U.K. in 2022. The event, which will be held at the O2 Arena in London on July 23, follows the success of UFC London on March 19, where English heavyweight Tom Aspinall secured a first-round submission victory against Russian
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10:12 AM ET Mino Raiola, one of the most high profile agents in world football, has died following a battle with illness, a statement from his family said on Saturday. He was 54. Raiola represented some of the game’s biggest players including Erling Haaland, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba. Matthijs de Ligt, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Jesse
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2:51 AM BST Spain were disqualified from the World Cup because three members of Alcobendas Rugby Club falsified a copy of an ineligible player’s passport, the Spanish Rugby Federation’s (FER) board of directors told a news conference on Friday. Spain secured a World Cup berth for the first time since 1999 after finishing second in
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11:59 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — A first-round series highlighted by dramatic Grizzlies comebacks, poster dunks, foul trouble, and a healthy serving of trash talk came to a close in Game 6 on Friday night, as Memphis eliminated the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-106 with yet another impressive rally. The Grizzlies advanced to the conference semifinals for the
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10:50 PM ET Associated Press PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. — Hannah Green took the lead into the weekend in the Palos Verdes Championship, rebounding from consecutive bogeys Thursday in gusting wind to birdie the two late par 5s in a 5-under 66. Green had a three-stroke lead over five players at hilly Palos Verdes Estates
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DOVER, Del., April 24, 2022 — A victory over recently crowned NCAA champion McKendree highlighted Delaware State’s appearance at the 2022 United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Women’s National Championship Tournament in Addison, Ill., this weekend. Competing as the #16 seed in the 16-team double-elimination tournament, the Hornets opened the competition by shocking top-seed McKendree 4-1
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6:35 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Rockies placed struggling left fielder Kris Bryant on the 10-day injured list Friday because of back pain. The move is retroactive to Tuesday, and Bryant won’t be eligible to return until May 6 at Arizona. Bryant, who signed a seven-year, $182 million free-agent deal in March,
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