10:25 AM BST Former England rugby international James Haskell has signed with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator. Haskell, 34, will compete in Bellator’s heavyweight division and could make his professional debut in 2020, the promotion said in a press release on Thursday. The former flanker earned 77 England caps during a 17-year international career and
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8:00 AM ET Who’s the best quarterback in ACC football history? Go ahead, we’ll give you a few minutes. It’s no easy task narrowing down seven decades of QBs — from Norm Snead to Trevor Lawrence — to a single player. But that’s what we attempted to do this summer. To say there were strong
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2015 Semifinal stunner Vying to becoming the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win the calendar Grand Slam, Serena lost to unseeded veteran Roberta Vinci of Italy. After forcing a third set, Vinci rallied from 0-2 to win 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in one of the most shocking upsets of Williams’ career.
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7:57 AM ET Associated Press MADRID — Andy Murray will play in a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal‘s tennis academy. The tournament says Murray has accepted an invitation to play. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, had hip surgery in January. He returned to the court in June playing doubles — including
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9:20 PM ET The Pac-12 has decided not to move forward with any 9 a.m. PT kickoffs this season, but is open to revisiting the idea in the future, a conference spokesman confirmed. At Pac-12 media day last month, commissioner Larry Scott said the conference had held preliminary discussions about the potential for playing a
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7:53 PM ET BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles are MLB’s new home run kings. Kind of. On Wednesday at Camden Yards, the Orioles surrendered their 258th homer of the season, tying the 2016 Cincinnati Reds for most roundtrippers allowed by a team in a single campaign. The record-tying blast came in the top of the
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6:41 PM ET The attorneys for New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson filed additional amendments to a lawsuit that is attempting to enforce the termination of a signed agreement with a Florida marketing company. The amendments, filed in the U.S. District Court in North Carolina by Williamson’s New York-based lawyer Jeffrey Klein on Wednesday, include
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5:07 PM ET The New York Islanders agreed to a one-year contract with veteran center Derick Brassard on Wednesday, the team announced. Terms were not disclosed. Brassard was traded twice last season, going from the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Florida Panthers early in February and then to the Colorado Avalanche at the trade deadline. Brassard
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3:42 PM ET Former super middleweight world titlist Caleb Truax tore his right Achilles tendon and on Wednesday withdrew from his rematch with “Kid Chocolate” Peter Quillin because of the injury. Truax and former middleweight world titlist Quillin were due to meet in a super middleweight world title elimination bout in the Premier Boxing Champions
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