11:36 AM ET The Philadelphia Eagles have signed defensive end Josh Sweat to a three-year extension, the team announced Saturday. The deal is for $40 million, could be worth up to $43 million and includes $26.9 million guaranteed, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Sweat, 24, is now tied to the Eagles through the 2024 season.
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12:35 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays placed center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the COVID-19-related IL due to general illness symptoms, and purchased the contract of right-hander Joey Krehbiel from Triple-A Durham before Saturday’s game against Detroit. Kiermaier was pinch hit for during the sixth inning of
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12:53 PM ET The post-Clay Helton era at USC has gotten off to a bizarre start ahead of Saturday’s game at Washington State. After landing in Lewiston, Idaho, on Friday, the Trojans’ team plane tipped backward on the tarmac, sending the plane’s nose into the air after the grounds crew did not put the plane’s
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1:09 PM ET Associated Press CROMVOIRT, Netherlands — Kristoffer Broberg of Sweden smashed the course record he set a day earlier with an 11-under 61 on Saturday to open an eight-shot lead after three rounds of the Dutch Open. The 772nd-ranked Broberg opened with four birdies and an eagle in his first six holes in
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12:30 PM ET Defenseman Zdeno Chara has signed a one-year contract with the New York Islanders for his 24th NHL season, rejoining the organization that originally drafted him in 1996. Chara, 44, played last season with the Washington Capitals, appearing in 55 games and contributing two goals and eight assists. He joined Washington on a
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7:29 PM ET Associated Press CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Austin Peay is leaving the Ohio Valley Conference for the ASUN Conference effective July 1, becoming the league’s 13th full member. The move ratified by Austin Peay’s board of trustees and announced Friday ends a membership with the OVC that began in 1962. Austin Peay won 69
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1:31 AM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Gausman heard the boos when he stepped into the batter’s box, realizing right away the fans had no idea the Giants were down to their last options with no position players left. So the pinch-hitting pitcher stood in and delivered, lofting a full-count, bases-loaded sacrifice fly
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11:36 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — AJ Allmendinger slid sideways across the Bristol Motor Speedway finish line to edge rival Austin Cindric for both the Friday night win and the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular-season championship. The race was Cindric’s to win and the reigning Xfinity champion was four laps away from a second
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11:05 PM ET Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — Maverick McNealy overcame three consecutive bogeys and holed out from 74 yards for eagle on his last hole for an 8-under 64 and the second-round lead Friday in the Fortinet Championship. Winless in 66 career starts on the PGA Tour, McNealy had nine birdies — one from
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11:18 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after his sore arm apparently felt much better in a bullpen session. Ohtani threw about 30 pitches Friday, and the Angels decided their two-way superstar isn’t done yet on the mound as they finish out another
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11:17 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Casper Ruud‘s Davis Cup debut as a Top 10 player resulted in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Khumoyun Sultanov on Friday, helping Norway take a 2-0 lead over visiting Uzbekistan in the World Group I playoffs. The 22-year-old Ruud — whose father, Christian, played for Norway’s Davis Cup
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11:22 PM ET Associated Press WEST LINN, Ore. — Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic. The second-ranked South Korean star needed only 23 putts in her morning round, making six birdies and a bogey to reach 8-under 136 at hilly, windy and
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Former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin on Friday said that he was surprised by the timing of Virat Kohli’s announcement to step down as Team India T20I captain. Kohli on Thursday posted an official statement on social media on Thursday, where he announced that he would be stepping down from the T20I captaincy after the T20 World
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