Month: June 2022

5:39 PM ET ESPN News Services Steve Clifford has agreed to a deal to return as the Charlotte Hornets‘ coach, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The 60-year-old Clifford spent five seasons coaching the Hornets, compiling a 196-214 record with a team that included Kemba Walker. He led the Hornets to two playoff appearances prior to
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12:56 PM ET Slugger Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees agreed to a one-year, $19 million contract, avoiding an arbitration hearing scheduled for Friday, sources confirmed to ESPN. Judge can make an additional $250,000 by winning an MVP award and $250,000 for World Series MVP, sources confirmed. Judge, 30, is in the middle of
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4:23 PM ET Associated Press MUNICH — Li Haotong kept his one-stroke lead at the BMW International Open as Ryan Fox moved up to second with a strong round of 8-under 64 on Friday. Li’s 5-under 67 wasn’t quite the spectacular 10 under from the day before. It still came with plenty of drama, including
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2:04 PM ET Associated Press Justin Marks‘ own mother heard the rumor and texted her son, the owner of Trackhouse Racing, to find out if Helio Castroneves will be running the Daytona 500 for the NASCAR team. That would be the logical spot for the four-time Indianapolis 500 winner who has longed to give NASCAR
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10:01 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN The 115-pound division — one of boxing’s best — will be in the spotlight again on Saturday when WBC junior bantamweight champion Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez meets former champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (DAZN, 8 p.m. ET) in San Antonio. The title fight (Juan Francisco Estrada is the WBC franchise champion) marks
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6:04 PM ET ESPN News Services Giants outfielder Joc Pederson said Thursday he hopes fans in San Francisco won’t take it too far when Cincinnati comes to Oracle Park and Tommy Pham is playing outfield for the Reds. The Giants will host the Reds in a three-game series that begins Friday night. Pham slapped Pederson
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6:07 AM ET Serena Williams was drawn to face France’s Harmony Tan in the Wimbledon first round as the 23-times Grand Slam champion returns to singles action after a year out. The 40-year-old American avoided any of the big names and will get the chance to ease into the tournament against world No. 113 Tan
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7:42 PM ET The DP World Tour will announce on Friday that golfers participating in the LIV Golf Invitational Series won’t be allowed to play at the Scottish Open, according to The Telegraph. The $8 million event will be held July 7-10 at The Renaissance Club in North Berwick, Scotland, one week before the 150th
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7:00 AM ET Pete ThamelESPN CINCINNATI — When the Keurig coffee maker behind Luke Fickell’s desk finally sputtered out too many grinds this winter, he asked for a replacement. When a shiny Nespresso machine eventually appeared in its place, the upgrade immediately offended Fickell’s sensibilities. Was it too fancy? Did folks around the Bearcats football
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