Month: July 2022

1:19 PM ET ESPN News Services Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Russell died “peacefully” with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, a statement posted on social media read. Arrangements for his memorial
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3:40 PM ET Associated Press Japan’s Ayaka Furue blitzed the field with a course-record final round of 62 — 10 under par — to claim her first LPGA title at the Women’s Scottish Open on Sunday. The 22-year-old rookie, who has seven wins on the Japanese Tour, finished with a 21-under-par total after starting the
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11:54 AM ET Associated Press WARSAW, Poland — Fifth-seeded Caroline Garcia defeated Ana Bogdan 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Poland Open for her ninth WTA title. It’s the second trophy of the year for Garcia, along with one at the grass-court Bad Homburg Open, which was her first title in three years. The
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File photo of Pooja Vastrakar.© Instagram India all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar has recovered from COVID-19 and is set to join the women’s cricket team at the Commonwealth Games. Vastrakar and S Meghana had to stay back in India after contracting COVID-19 ahead of their scheduled departure. While Meghana played against Pakistan on Sunday, Vastrakar will be
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12:11 PM ET ESPN News Services New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom will make his 2022 major league debut Tuesday against the Washington Nationals, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Sunday. DeGrom, who has been sidelined all season by a stress reaction in his right scapula, threw 67 pitches over four innings in a rehab start
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6:16 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — AJ Allmendinger continued his dominance of NASCAR road course racing and set himself up for a sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a victory Saturday in the Xfinity Series. Allmendinger has won six of the past 11 road course races — nine in his NASCAR career — and
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Jul 29, 2022 Pete Thamel Heather Dinich Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University LOS ANGELES — Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff is so bullish on College Football Playoff expansion that he told ESPN on Friday he potentially sees the format changing before the current contracts ends following
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