5:53 PM ET Jeremy WillisESPN.com For every baseball fan outside of Houston, it was easy to hate on the Houston Astros. They cheated and got caught. Then the coronavirus pandemic happened, and baseball fans were deprived of their ability to boo them. Fans tried. They flew planes with banners around stadiums. They banged trashcans whenever
6:29 PM ET The Hong Kong Open will be postponed until next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the golf tournament said on Wednesday. The event, which is organised by the European and Asian Tours, was due to be held at the Hong Kong Golf Club at the end of November.
4:34 PM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After three weeks of disappointing injury issues, the San Francisco 49ers finally got some good news on the health front Wednesday. Wide receiver Deebo Samuel’s practice window has officially been opened as he works his way back from injured reserve, and tight end George Kittle is expected to
5:56 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday after missing the past two games with a high ankle sprain. It’s unclear if Thomas will be able to play Sunday at the Detroit Lions. But the Saints obviously targeted this week as a realistic
6:17 PM ET HENDERSON, Nev. — Head coach Jon Gruden said Raiders players “let their dauber down a little bit” when they broke COVID-19 protocol by appearing maskless at an indoor charity event Monday night. Quarterback Derek Carr, who attended the event, said the players “had a few moments where we slipped up, took the
4:19 PM ET Julien LaurensCorrespondent Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Marseille centre-back Alvaro Gonzalez has not been punished after being accused of racially abusing PSG star Neymar in a match earlier this month, the French league disciplinary committee announced on Wednesday. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) • Koeman wants Dembele
4:50 PM ET The 32 teams in this season’s Champions League will discover their fate on Thursday, with the seeding pots for the group-stage draw now set. Matchday 1 Oct. 20, 21 Matchday 2 Oct. 27, 28 Matchday 3 Nov. 3, 4 Matchday 4 Nov. 24, 25 Matchday 5 Dec. 1, 2 Matchday 6 Dec.
4:35 PM ET Manchester United rode goals either side of half-time to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0 and book a spot in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals on a rainy night on England’s south coast. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Carabao Cup on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only)
4:47 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer writer Manchester United scored three times without reply and enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 victory against Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Wednesday to ease into the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup. There was little between the two sides in the first hour and in a match of
3:38 PM ET Associated Press A Louisiana man and a Florida man allegedly gained access to professional athletes’ social media accounts and either sold the information or used it to extort payments, according to federal criminal complaints released Wednesday. Trevontae Washington and Ronnie Magrehbi each face wire fraud conspiracy and computer fraud conspiracy counts filed