1:44 AM BST New Zealand will kick off their international season against Ireland at Eden Park on July 2 before meeting the Six Nations runners-up at Dunedin and Wellington in the three-Test series. The All Blacks have won 46 consecutive matches at Eden Park since their last loss at the Auckland venue in 1994, and
2:58 AM ET Emma Raducanu has split from her coach Torben Beltz after just five months. Raducanu began working with Beltz in November but she announced on Tuesday she will transition “to a new training model,” which ESPN understands will carry through to Roland Garros. 1 Related LTA coach Iain Bates will work with her
Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming on Monday said the best time for MS Dhoni to come out to bat is from 15 overs onwards. Shikhar Dhawan‘s unbeaten 88 helped Punjab Kings beat Chennai Super Kings by 11 runs at the Wankhede Stadium here. Ambati Rayudu‘s 39-ball 78-run knock went in vain as CSK
2:17 PM ET After Gabriel Jesus had put four goals past his Watford side on Saturday, Roy Hodgson compared the Manchester City striker to Ronaldo — the Brazilian original. It is a comparison that O Fenômeno himself made — but almost six years ago, and it is not a view that has been voiced since.
2:10 AM ET Mike D’Antoni was watching the Brooklyn Nets‘ season-ending loss to the Boston Celtics Monday night from his living room in Austin, Texas, a world away from the drama his protégé, Nets coach Steve Nash, had just lived through. A year ago, D’Antoni had been on the Nets bench alongside Nash as the
2:11 AM ET UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou said he hopes to fight Tyson Fury in a crossover bout in 2023 and that there is a “70% chance” his next opponent will be the British boxer. WBC heavyweight champion Fury had suggested he would fight Ngannou when the pair spoke in the ring following the
11:07 PM ET Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer filed suit Monday against the San Diego woman who accused him of sexual assault, claiming defamation and tortious interference while seeking unspecified monetary and punitive damages. In the suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Bauer’s attorneys say that the
5:30 PM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch was in no hurry to field questions about receiver Deebo Samuel in his pre-draft media availability Monday. Before opening the nearly 30-minute session to queries, Lynch spent about 5½ of those minutes thanking his staff for its hard work on the
12:13 AM ET Tory BarronESPN Editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. Who needs 3s when you can score a 4.0? In the fall of 2021, 16-year NBA veteran
5:00 PM ET ASHBURN, Va. — The Virginia Attorney General’s office will open an investigation into allegations that the Washington Commanders engaged in financial improprieties, according to a letter it emailed the franchise Monday. The letter comes after the House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on April 12.
6:44 PM ET Ja Morant has been named the NBA’s most improved player after a season in which the Memphis Grizzlies point guard went from future star to superstar. In his third year, Morant was named an All-Star starter and averaged career bests of 27.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game to go along with
6:33 PM ET Phil Mickelson has registered to play in next month’s PGA Championship and the U.S. Open in June, and his agents have requested a release from the PGA Tour to allow the six-time major champion to play in the first event of the Saudi Arabian-financed LIV Golf Invitational Series in London in June.
2:55 PM ET James Tyler Close Senior Editor, ESPN FC James Tyler is an ESPN editor for soccer. Austin Lindberg Another week, another LAFC victory, another edition of MLS Power Rankings topped for Steve Cherundolo & Co. Behind the Black and Gold, though, their closest rivals are steadily sneaking up the order. The LA Galaxy
5:43 PM ET Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, the team announced on Monday. Vegas, battling with the Dallas Stars for the second and final wild-card berth in the Western Conference, has three games remaining, and will play out the schedule with 25-year-old Logan Thompson in net. The Golden Knights
4:59 PM ET In a move to provide more transparency with regards to the transfer portal, the NCAA released statistics and information for the years 2020 and 2021 that shows only 54 percent of FBS players who entered the portal enrolled at a new school. During the two-year period shown in the infographics provided by
5:19 PM ET ESPN News Services TORONTO — The Boston Red Sox put right-handers Tanner Houck and Kutter Crawford on the restricted list before Monday night’s game in Toronto, the opener of a four-game series north of the border. To enter Canada, the Canadian government requires a person must have received a second vaccine dose
Flamboyant opener Shikhar Dhawan struck a magnificent 88 not out to trump Ambati Rayudu in the battle of batting heroics as Punjab Kings beat Chennai Super Kings by 11 runs in an IPL thriller on Monday. Dhawan hit nine fours and two sixes in his 59-ball superlative unbeaten knock to power Punjab to 187 for 4 after
10:05 AM BST Lindsay du Plessis Pedrie Wannenburg was a Bulls legend, winning three Super Rugby titles and five Currie Cups with the Pretoria side. He was the first Bulls player to reach 100 caps for the franchise. Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images Former Springboks flanker Pedrie Wannenburg was killed during a high-speed car chase in Texas