6:00 AM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — In a span of 341 days, the San Francisco 49ers rewarded three players — tight end George Kittle, left tackle Trent Williams and, most recently, middle linebacker Fred Warner — with contracts at the top of the market for their respective positions. The number climbs to four if
7:15 AM ET Twenty summers ago, a healthy NFL star died after practice on a scorching day at the Minnesota Vikings‘ training camp. The words still sting and baffle in equal measure. Korey Stringer’s sudden death at age 27 was not from a heart attack, a broken neck or an undetected genetic malady. The offensive
6:54 AM ET College football’s transfer portal received a lot of attention from coaches building and adding to their rosters this offseason. It’s not the transfer market of old with players who might not make an immediate impact or any impact at all. Nowadays, more high-end athletes are entering the portal, some of whom are
Lewis Hamilton: First time in F1 I’ve not felt alone on racist abuse For the first time in his Formula One career, Lewis Hamilton said he did not feel alone after receiving racist abuse online and has thanked rival teams and drivers for offering their support following the British Grand Prix.
4:00 AM ET The 2021-22 Premier League season is just two weeks away, with promoted Brentford hosting Arsenal in the first game of the campaign on Friday, Aug. 13, but despite the big kick-off being just around the corner, the leading clubs still have plenty of issues to address before the action gets underway on
12:30 AM ET Mexico beat Canada in the Gold Cup semifinal on Thursday night with a Hector Herrera stoppage-time winner to set up a final showdown with the United States. – Gold Cup fixtures, results, schedule and more VAR intervened to hand Mexico a chance from the penalty spot after a review confirmed a foul
2:14 AM ET More Tokyo Olympics, more life. The action rolled on Thursday night as we made our way over to the track for the first time since the opening ceremony when track and field qualifying events began. Team USA has medal contenders in Rai Benjamin in the men’s 400-meter hurdles and Athing Mu and
News The teams had also faced off earlier in the year when Sri Lanka played two Tests in South Africa South Africa have confirmed their tour to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and as many T20Is during September. All six matches will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, with the series starting
11:47 PM ET Gyasi Zardes‘ international career has been harder to kill off than one of those horror movie heroes. No matter how many times The Next Big Striker comes around, ready to supplant him, the Columbus Crew forward keeps coming back to score goals for the United States. Thursday’s Gold Cup semifinal against Qatar
1:45 AM ET NBA Insiders The first three picks of the 2021 NBA draft went as planned: Cade Cunningham to the Detroit Pistons, Jalen Green to the Houston Rockets and Evan Mobley to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But then, starting with the fourth pick, chaos ensued, with intriguing selections and draft-night trades taking over the spotlight.