admin

Devon Alexander, left, and Victor Ortiz fought to a majority draw on Saturday. Juan Yepez/Premier Boxing Champions Though it was not an official elimination fight for a shot at a world title, former welterweight world titleholders Devon Alexander and Victor Ortiz both badly needed a victory against a well-known opponent to have a chance to land
0 Comments
Free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has agreed to a deal with the Padres, according to multiple reports. Hosmer’s deal is for eight years, with an opt-out clause after five years, according to MLB Network. The first five years of Hosmer’s deal carry an average annual value of at least $20 million, according to multiple reports.
0 Comments
The Slam Dunk Contest is the main event of All-Star Saturday Night, and arguably the most subjective moment of the weekend. Here’s how the high-flying quartet graded out in an exhibition of showmanship that included tributes to three legendary dunkers. Donovan MitchellJazzGuard | Grade: A Round 1: 48 + 50 = 98 Round 2: 50
0 Comments
LOS ANGELES — NBA commissioner Adam Silver floated the possibility of a modified playoff seeding system Saturday that could pit the league’s best two teams against each other in the Finals without changing the amount of teams from each conference that make the postseason. Because of a recent history of imbalance between the Eastern Conference
0 Comments
9:58 PM 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 MANCHESTER, England — George Groves may have beaten Chris Eubank Jr. by unanimous decision Saturday night, but his place in the World Boxing Super
0 Comments
NAPLES, Fla. — Joe Durant birdied five of the last eight holes for a 9-under 63 to match Steve Stricker‘s Saturday finish and take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic. Durant rebounded from a three-putt bogey on the par-4 10th with birdies on the next two holes and also birdied Nos.
0 Comments
Ms Locust Point galloped to her first graded victory in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie at Laurel Park on Saturday, going straight to the front under jockey Jorge Vargas Jr. and posting an easy 4 1/2-length score. In all fairness, the Grade 2 Fritchie wasn’t a true test for Ms Locust Point because the race fell
0 Comments
ARCADIA, Calif. — Fault, the 4-year-old filly who raced throughout the Midwest and East Coast last year, left Phil D’Amato impressed with her morning exercise shortly after she joined his stable earlier this year. The preliminary indications were encouraging, especially since D’Amato had watched Fault’s troubled fourth-place finish in the Pago Hop Stakes at Fair
0 Comments
NEW ORLEANS — What did they expect when they called him The Player? True to his name, The Player appears to have been playing around during his races, losing focus during key points when his mind should have been bent on competing. The Player adds blinkers and has no problem winning the Mineshaft Handicap at
0 Comments
8:17 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Caesar Bacarella nearly didn’t make it to Daytona International Speedway to race this weekend. He didn’t know if his heart was in it. The 42-year-old father of twin 8-year-old
0 Comments