6:51 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Ryan Blaney won the debut race on the “roval” at Charlotte Motor Speedway in a chaotic finish in which he slid past leaders Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson when they wrecked racing for the victory. Johnson, who wrecked while trying to snap a 58-race winless streak,
6:59 PM ET Mike Scioscia announced Sunday that he will not return next season as the Los Angeles Angels‘ manager. Scioscia made the announcement after the Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Taylor Ward‘s game-ending home run. The Angels issued a statement on Twitter to thank Scioscia for his service. #Angels statement on Manager
7:04 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson went for the win Sunday afternoon, not knowing the consequences. Johnson wrecked in the final chicane while battling Martin Truex Jr. for the win on the new Charlotte
9:36 PM ET Oakland Athletics slugger Khris Davis hit the most home runs in the majors with 48, and more remarkably, finished with a .247 batting average for the fourth year in a row. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, no player in MLB history has had the same batting average rounded to three decimal
7:10 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN The 2018-19 NHL season opens Wednesday, including the Stanley Cup banner raising for Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals. Here’s how our panel stacks up all 31 NHL teams, plus a reason for optimism for every fan base. Note: These rankings reflect which teams the voters think would win head-to-head matchups.
5:05 PM ET Los Angeles Kings right winger Dustin Brown broke his finger in the team’s last preseason game Saturday night and is out indefinitely. He suffered the injury when he was hit by a shot on the power play from center Anze Kopitar in a 3-0 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Dustin Brown, out
4:58 PM ET TEMECULA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers have repeatedly praised Rajon Rondo for the level of communication he’s brought to training camp. At Sunday’s shootaround ahead of the Lakers’ preseason opener against the Denver Nuggets, Rondo offered up praise of his own — rather than instruction — for L.A. forward Brandon Ingram.
3:34 PM ET Associated Press After winning top-10 matchups, Ohio State moved up to No. 3 and Notre Dame rose to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll. For the second straight week, there was major turnover at the bottom of the Top 25. No. 1 Alabama and Georgia still hold the top
3:16 PM ET ATLANTA — Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert was carted off the field on Sunday with a gruesome leg injury. The Bengals had tried to keep Eifert injury free by limiting his snaps in each game, but it wasn’t to be this time after Eifert came down awkwardly on his leg while
3:03 PM ET CHICAGO — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who started Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Chicago Bears Sunday, have put in Jameis Winston in the game in the second half. Amid heavy pressure from the Bears’ defense, the Bucs’ offense mustered just three first downs and converted one third down. Fitzpatrick completed 9-of-18 passes for