Month: August 2022

6:03 PM ET Associated Press MASON, Ohio — US Open champion Emma Raducanu routed Victoria Azarenka 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday in the second round of the Western & Southern Open. 1 Related The 19-year-old Raducanu won the final seven games against Serena Williams on Tuesday and the first 10 against Azarenka. Seeded 13th, Raducanu set
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12:45 PM ET Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Jon Daniels was the general manager of the Texas Rangers for their only two World Series appearances more than a decade ago. His 17 years leading the club ended with a string of really bad seasons. Daniels was let go as president of baseball operations Wednesday, when
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4:09 PM ET In a letter sent to LIV golfers on Wednesday, CEO and commissioner Greg Norman said the new circuit “by any fair, objective and impartial review” should be awarded Official World Golf Ranking points for its events in the very near future. In the letter, a copy of which was obtained by ESPN,
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1:48 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Team Penske signed Ryan Blaney to a multiyear contract extension ahead of his final push to make NASCAR’s playoffs. Blaney has been part of the Penske organization since he was 19 and ran three races in 2012 in the Xfinity Series. He’s been part of the three-car
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File photo of Andrew Balbirnie© Twitter Ireland vs Afghanistan, 5th T20I Highlights: Ireland defeated Afghanistan by seven wickets (D/L method) in the rain-reduced fifth Twenty20 international. Batting first, Afghanistan scored 95/5 in 15 overs with Usman Ghani (44) top scoring for them. M Adair took 3/16 for Ireland. Ireland took just 6.4 overs to reach the revised
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11:42 AM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — The Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with Jack Johnson after the veteran defenseman helped Colorado win the Stanley Cup last season. The rebuilding Blackhawks announced the deal on Wednesday. Johnson’s contract carries a $950,000 hit to the salary cap. “Jack provides the team with a strong
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11:44 PM ET CHICAGO — The American League Cy Young race probably didn’t alter much on Tuesday, as Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander and his top competitor for the honor — Chicago White Sox righty Dylan Cease — each gave up three runs in the White Sox’s eventual 4-3 victory. “I was disappointed,” Cease said
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1:11 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Vasiliy Lomachenko and Jamaine Ortiz have agreed to a deal for a lightweight fight that’s targeted for late October, sources told ESPN. No site has been finalized for the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN main event, sources said. Lomachenko, formerly ESPN’s pound-for-pound No. 1 boxer, last competed in December, recording
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4:39 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — The expiration date on Aaron Rodgers‘ patience with the Green Bay Packers‘ young pass-catchers must have read Aug. 16. For the first time since losing Davante Adams this offseason, Rodgers expressed frustration with the group. “The young guys, especially young receivers, we’ve got to be way more consistent,”
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