1:30 PM GMT Wales included Leigh Halfpenny in their Six Nations squad on Tuesday, despite the fullback having not played rugby since he was concussed against Australia in November. Halfpenny, one of seven back-three options in a 39-man squad named by coach Warren Gatland, was poleaxed by Australia’s Samu Kerevi in the 9-6 victory over
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1:36 PM ET Former major league closer John Wetteland was arrested Monday on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, police records show. The 52-year-old was released from custody after posting a $25,000 surety bond according to the Denton County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office. In 12 seasons, Wetteland had a
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12:14 PM ET Former Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush will transfer to UCF to play his final year of eligibility, he said on Instagram on Tuesday. Wimbush, who started throughout last season and made four starts this fall, completed his degree at Notre Dame and can play this upcoming season for the Knights. Wimbush had
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Media playback is not supported on this device Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time champion Michael, has joined the Ferrari driver academy, sources close to the team say. The 19-year-old is embarking on his first season in Formula 2, the final feeder category before Formula 1, with the leading Prema team in 2019. As part of
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8:53 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN When faced with questions about a team’s upcoming schedule, most people in the NBA will go to great lengths to avoid saying anything interesting. They’ll instead offer platitudes and clichés about respecting each opponent and taking things one game at a time. Joel Embiid is not like most people in
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3:45 AM ET The early signing date and the omnipresent NCAA transfer portal are two increasingly important factors in shaping personnel projections in college football. But don’t forget about the NFL draft deadline for underclassmen to declare. Monday marked the final date for non-seniors to enter the draft, held April 25-27 in Nashville, Tennessee. We
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7:02 AM ET Welterweight contender Amir Khan struggled mightily to make a decision on which fight he should take between two major offers. Should he take up the challenge against welterweight world titlist and pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford or should he take on former welterweight titlist and bitter British rival Kell Brook in a fight
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7:30 AM ET Both Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have pointedly declined to pour more fuel on the raging Lleyton Hewitt firestorm after being forced out of the Australian Open in pain. There were eight Aussies in action on Day 2 of the Australian Open, but only two were able to join the eight local
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6:06 AM ET Senior media professional Manu Sawhney has been appointed the next chief executive officer of ICC. Sawhney will join the organisation in February and take formal charge of his position in July, once incumbent David Richardson steps down following the World Cup. Indian-born Sawhney was the unanimous choice of the nomination committee, which
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