7:14 PM ET Associated Press HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to move past Shane Lowry for a one-stroke lead after three rounds in the RBC Heritage. The top-ranked Johnson, a South Carolina native who had not played his home state’s only PGA Tour stop for nine
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7:04 PM BST Saracens produced a powerful second half surge to reach their third Champions Cup final in four seasons by beating Munster 32-16 at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday. The English champions edged a tight first half 12-9 thanks to four Owen Farrell penalties, with Munster’s Tyler Bleyendaal kicking six points and Conor Murray
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7:22 PM ET ESPN News Services OAKLAND, Calif. — Toronto Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after suffering a left knee sprain during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Oakland Athletics. He will undergo an MRI on Sunday, the team said. Shoemaker gave up a two-out
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6:23 PM ET ESPN News Services Former NFL running back and Tennessee Volunteers star Reggie Cobb has died at the age of 50, the San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday. Cobb scouted for the 49ers for the past 10 years and for other clubs before them. Details of his death were not disclosed. Cobb played in
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3:03 PM ET Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, who sat out Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets with left knee soreness, is starting Game 4 on Saturday, the team announced. Embiid, who missed 14 of the Sixers’ final 24 games after the All-Star break because of left knee tendinitis, was
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2:50 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Monday after suffering a concussion in a fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier. Svechnikov took part in his first full team practice on Saturday during the Hurricanes’ morning skate before Game
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1:49 PM ET Former junior featherweight world titlist Scott Quigg has suffered a torn tendon in his left arm, forcing him to withdraw from his upcoming junior lightweight bout with Jayson Velez. Quigg was due to face Velez in a 10-round fight on the April 26 DAZN card headlined by the rematch between junior bantamweight
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12:16 PM ET Adam Schefter Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books Chris Mortensen Close NFL reporter ESPN Senior NFL Analyst Joined ESPN in 1991 George Polk Award winner; Twice nominated for Pulitzer Prize Mississippi State
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11:35 AM ET Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters after suffering a shock 6-4, 6-2 defeat to Fabio Fognini in the semifinals. It is the second upset in as many days at the Masters with world No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic eliminated in the previous round. Fognini produced a sensational
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At what point will the defending champion Boston Red Sox begin hitting at the level everyone projected during the preseason? This week, which begins a 10-day, 10-game home stand, seems a critical time for it, in that if it doesn’t happen, perhaps it’ll be time to adjust our expectations downward. The Red Sox open Week
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