10:48 PM ET Ariel Helwani Hold the phone on the upcoming Justin Gaethje vs. Al Iaquinta lightweight fight. Iaquinta told ESPN Wednesday night that he is not fighting Gaethje on Aug. 25 in Lincoln, Nebraska, after all. He said he informed the UFC of his decision to withdraw from the fight, and according to sources,
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10:30 PM ET KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — John Ward’s unmistakable and wonderfully crisp voice painted the picture of Tennessee football and basketball on the radio for parts of four decades. On Wednesday night, generations of fans who hung on his every “Give him six!” and every “Bottom!” came to Thompson-Boling Arena to pay their last respects
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7:10 PM ET CLEVELAND — After Kendrick Perkins signed with the Cavaliers on the final day of the regular season and did not play a single minute in the 2018 postseason, the team is picking up Perkins’ contract option for 2018-19, multiple league sources told ESPN. As much as the Cavs appreciate Perkins as a
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7:00 PM ET ESPN News Services KILDEER, Ill. — World No. 1 Inbee Park is energized and ready to take aim at her eighth major. The thumb and back that bothered her in recent years are fine. Though, one thing is weighing on the LPGA Hall of Famer entering the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Someone
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6:55 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Phil Rodgers, a five-time winner on the PGA Tour who became one of golf’s top instructors, died after a long battle with leukemia. He was 80. Rodgers died Tuesday morning at his home near San Diego. Rodgers developed into one of the top young players in the
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Jun 29, 2018 Jeff Wagenheim “Jiu-jitsu is created where the small man can beat the big man,” BJ Penn said one January day back in 2009 as he prepared to put his Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt to a sizeable test. He spoke as though he was trying to convince someone of the improbable, and maybe
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6:43 PM ET ESPN News Services Orioles slugger Manny Machado apologized Wednesday for not running out a double-play ball a night earlier in a loss to the Seattle Mariners. The game in Baltimore was tied 1-1 in the sixth inning when the Orioles loaded the bases on three straight singles. Machado bounced into a 4-6-3
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5:46 PM ET Eddie Hearn insists a $20m offer for Deontay Wilder to fight Anthony Joshua and a “tickover” fight is still on the table for the American despite a fight between Joshua and Alexander Povetkin nearing fruition. While the WBA ordered Joshua to defend his WBA belt against Povetkin, Hearn stated that a unification
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4:46 PM ET Top seeds Adrian Mannarino and Damir Dzumhur eased their way into the Antalya Cup quarterfinals. Second seed Dzumhur fought from a set down to defeat Marius Copil 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 and the Bosnian will now face Pierre-Hugues Herbert for a place in the semifinals. For as dominant as he’s been on clay,
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