12:38 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Everyone was looking for Conor McGregor‘s left hand. Instead, it was his left leg. McGregor cracked Donald Cerrone to the chin with a left head kick in the opening seconds of their UFC 246 main event fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. The end came soon after. In his
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3:16 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim When Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon on Saturday night, it had been 1,163 days since he had last felt the exhilaration of having his arm raised in victory. Add just 40 more seconds to that, and the dry spell was over. McGregor has always operated in style, from his
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12:27 AM ET Steve KimESPN A relatively tame and forgettable bout came to an explosive finish as light heavyweight Eleider Alvarez scored a seventh-round knockout of Michael Seals at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York. The finish came near the end the round, with both men throwing right hands simultaneously, but
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11:10 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Mission accomplished for Florida International’s James Morgan, Charlotte’s Benny LeMay and Navy’s Malcolm Perry in the East-West Shrine Bowl. The trio shined for the East in a 31-27 victory, with Morgan leading two first-quarter touchdown drives and LeMay rushing for a pair of TDs, including the
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11:16 PM ET Associated Press KA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — Miguel Angel Jimenez made a 12-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff Saturday with senior newcomer Ernie Els to win the PGA Tour Champions’ season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Fred Couples dropped out on the first extra trip down the par-4 18th at windy Hualalai,
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10:51 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — Jeison Rosario’s only defeat came against an opponent Julian “J Rock” Williams had beaten easily, but that meant nothing when they met each other. In a major upset, Rosario stopped Williams in the fifth round of Williams’ homecoming fight to take his unified junior middleweight world title in the Premier
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8:34 PM ET Clemson redshirt junior linebacker Isaiah Simmons, the No. 5 overall prospect in ESPN’s Todd McShay latest rankings, officially declared for the NFL draft on Saturday. “While I am incredibly excited about the opportunities and challenges that await me,” Simmons wrote on social media, “please know that a part of my heart will
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7:43 PM ET ESPN News Services HOUSTON — A week filled with fines, suspensions, firings and impromptu news conferences as a result of their sign-stealing scandal ended awkwardly in Houston on Saturday, with the Astros meeting and greeting fans and media at their annual winter festival. Two of the team’s biggest stars — Jose Altuve
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7:37 PM GMT Premiership champions Saracens will be relegated at the end of the 2019-20 season for breaching salary cap rules, the league announced on Saturday. Saracens were deducted 35 points in this season’s league table and fined £5.3 million in November after an independent disciplinary panel said Saracens failed to disclose player payments in
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