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3:19 AM ET Daniel BrettigAssistant editor, ESPNcricinfo Close Assistant editor Daniel Brettig had been a journalist for eight years when he joined ESPNcricinfo, but his fascination with cricket dates back to the early 1990s, when his dad helped him sneak into the family lounge room to watch the end of day-night World Series matches well
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2:51 AM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill will be placed on the injured list after leaving Wednesday night’s start against the San Francisco Giants with left forearm discomfort, manager Dave Roberts said. Hill is scheduled for an MRI exam on Thursday. Hill pitched one inning, retiring the
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1:51 AM BST World Rugby has abandoned its plans to create a Nations Championship after failing to gain support from unions, the sport’s ruling body said on Wednesday. Rugby’s governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 countries that make up the Six Nations and Rugby Championship to enter into exclusive negotiations. World Rugby identified
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11:34 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN LAS VEGAS — Nine months after Robin Lehner publicly revealed his battle with bipolar disorder and substance abuse, the New York Islanders goalie won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” “I took that first
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11:03 PM ET Baker Mayfield might be a rising star for the Cleveland Browns in the NFL, but he will never leave the Red River Rivalry behind him. In an appearance Wednesday on Sportstalk 1400 in Norman, Mayfield, who won the 2017 Heisman Trophy while at Oklahoma, was ready to trash-talk Texas and Longhorns quarterback
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8:26 PM ET SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals defensive end Robert Nkemdiche was arrested on an outstanding warrant June 6 in Scottsdale after he was pulled over for speeding on his way to practice. Scottsdale police officers discovered the traffic warrant, which stemmed from a violation in March, for Nkemdiche’s arrest after he was caught
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court over the song “Game On.” The suit sought unspecified damages, saying
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5:33 PM ET The PGA Tour’s developmental tour is going by a new name after 10-year sponsorship agreement was announced Wednesday. Known as the Web.com Tour, the circuit that serves as a feeder system for the PGA Tour will now be called the Korn Ferry Tour with the Los Angeles-based global organizational consulting firm taking
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5:38 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN LAS VEGAS — The Arizona Coyotes will have a new majority owner in Alex Meruelo, and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman hopes Meruelo can be the person to find a long-term arena solution and keep the team in Arizona. Meruelo will take over for Josh Barroway, who became the Coyotes’ majority
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4:32 PM ET The Minnesota Twins placed infielder Marwin Gonzalez on the 10-day injured list and right-handed reliever Blake Parker on the family medical emergency list Wednesday. Gonzalez has a strained right hamstring, the team said. He is hitting .255 with nine home runs and 26 RBIs in his first season with the Twins. He
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4:40 PM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Defending champion Borna Coric outlasted Portuguese qualifier Joao Sousa 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) to reach the quarterfinals of the Halle Open on Wednesday. Coric, who defeated Roger Federer in last year’s final, saved seven of the nine break points he faced and took his match point
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