7:55 PM ET Florida State athletic director David Coburn on Tuesday dismissed social media talk about football coach Willie Taggart’s job status, including one report that Urban Meyer would be the school’s top target to replace him. Coburn, addressing a Football Scoop report that FSU would pursue Meyer, told the Tallahassee Democrat, “If [Taggart] were
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5:19 PM ET The Detroit Lions traded starting safety Quandre Diggs and a 2021 seventh-round pick to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2020 fifth-round pick on Tuesday. Diggs had been a starter for the Lions since 2017 at slot cornerback and safety. Over the past two seasons he had become one of Detroit’s most reliable
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4:55 PM ET Premier Boxing Champions rounded out the Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz II pay-per-view card on Tuesday by adding a pair of potentially action-packed fights. Brandon Figueroa will defend his junior featherweight world title against former titleholder Julio Ceja, while former bantamweight titleholders Luis Nery and Emmanuel Rodriguez will square off on Nov. 23 (Fox
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4:10 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — A person familiar with the decision says the Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jonathan Ericsson on waivers. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Red Wings have not announced the move. The team did announce that Ericsson had been removed from injured reserve. Detroit
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3:55 PM ET HOUSTON — Major League Baseball said in a statement Tuesday that the league will interview relevant parties regarding allegations published Monday night in a Sports Illustrated article. According to the report by SI’s Stephanie Apstein, during the celebration in the Houston Astros clubhouse after the team’s 6-4 win over the New York
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3:24 PM ET Associated Press BASEL, Switzerland — Second-seeded Alexander Zverev was eliminated in the first round of the Swiss Indoors on Tuesday, losing 7-6 (7), 6-4 to Taylor Fritz. Zverev led 4-0 in the first-set tiebreaker and later held a set point before Fritz took his chance to clinch it with an ace. The
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2:24 PM ET Undisputed women’s welterweight world champion Cecilia Braekhus, widely viewed as the No. 1 female fighter in the world pound for pound, has signed a multifight promotional contract with Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn. Hearn announced the deal Tuesday, but he did not say when or against whom Braekhus would next fight. However, a
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2:16 PM ET The UFC is searching for a new main event for next month’s card in Moscow. Junior dos Santos, who was scheduled to headline the Nov. 9 card versus Alexander Volkov, has been forced to withdraw from the event after recently contracting cellulitis, a skin infection, on his left shin, according to his
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1:06 PM ET No one swung a golf club quite like seven-time majors champion Arnold Palmer, and now the U.S. Postal Service is immortalizing The King’s swing on a nationwide postage stamp. The stamp, which will be included in the 2020 catalog, features James Drake’s action photograph of Palmer at the 1964 U.S. Open at
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9:35 AM ET Florida coach Dan Mullen said he expects injured defensive starters Jonathan Greenard and Jabari Zuniga, along with wideout Kadarius Toney, to be available by the time the seventh-ranked Gators play the No. 10 Georgia Bulldogs on Nov. 2 in Jacksonville. “We expect those guys to be back,” Mullen told the radio show
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