3:01 PM ET Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Unseeded Belinda Bencic rallied to beat second-ranked Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to reach the Dubai Championships semifinals. Bencic, who saved six match points in the previous round against Aryna Sabalenka, failed to capitalize on an early break in the first set but Halep
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5:25 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Defending champion Alison Van Uytvanck secured a narrow win against Vera Zvonareva in the Hungarian Ladies Open Wednesday. The top-seeded Belgian booked her place in the round of 16 with a 7-5, 7-5 victory in a match which lasted one hour and 55 minutes.
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1:00 PM ET Carl Hagelin is on the move again. The Washington Capitals acquired the forward from the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday for draft picks. The Kings, who got Hagelin for Tanner Pearson in November, receive a 2019 third-round pick and a 2020 conditional sixth-round selection from Washington. Hagelin, who has struggled with two
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12:39 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens reached an extension with cornerback Tavon Young and will announce the deal at a Friday news conference, sources told ESPN on Thursday. Young, 24, is considered one of the rising nickelbacks in the NFL and was entering the final year of his rookie deal. This
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11:02 AM GMT Pete Horne will replace the injured Finn Rusell at fly-half for Scotland’s Six Nations match with France in Paris. Horne is one of four players called in to a starting XV hampered by injuries, with Russell the latest confirmed absentee after he suffered concussion playing for club side Racing 92. Blair Kinghorn,
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10:23 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show James DeGale and Chris Eubank Jr will be fighting to keep their careers alive on Saturday as it is hard to see a future
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Feb 20, 2019 Willie Taggart ended a nightmarish first season at Florida State with a bit of history he surely did not want: The Seminoles posted their first losing season since 1976. The same problems that had plagued them the previous season only grew: inconsistency at quarterback, poor offensive-line play and too many penalties. Clemson
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10:04 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN At the start of 2019, the St. Louis Blues‘ playoff hopes hadn’t just expired. They were on a cold, metal table and general manager Doug Armstrong was sharpening his scalpel to see what went wrong, with rumors flying that the majority of his roster was in play for trades. He
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7:42 AM GMT Sam Bruce Close ESPN Associate Editor Sam was brought up on long drives and the dusty fields of north-west New South Wales, where he developed his love of rugby from an early age. He joined ESPNscrum after a five-year stint heading up Fox Sports Australia’s digital rugby coverage. Andy Withers Close ESPN
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12:02 AM GMT Cheetahs centre Nico Lee will sit out 13-weeks of Pro 14 action after he was suspended for clearing “the contents of his nose” on Connacht’s Colby Fainga’a during their clash last weekend. Lee was cited following the incident in Galway under Law 9.27 – a player must not do anything that is
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