12:13 AM ET Marc J. Spears After a 16-year hiatus, it was only right that the Sacramento Kings punched their own ticket back into the NBA playoffs. The Kings had been eligible to qualify for the playoffs since Saturday but came shy of getting the needed wins from themselves and other teams entering Wednesday. However,
2:46 AM ET Former Formula One world champion Jenson Button said that he suffered heat exhaustion and nearly retired from the race before finishing 18th at his NASCAR debut in Texas on Sunday. The 43-year-old Briton, who won the F1 world championship in 2009, said he feared fainting while driving his Ford Mustang during the
12:30 PM ET It’s been almost two months since the U.S. Soccer Federation announced that Earnie Stewart and Brian McBride were resigning their positions as sporting director and men’s team general manager, respectively. The consulting firm Sportsology was brought in to lead the search and analyze the structure of the USSF’s sporting department. And since
3:01 PM ET Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Ushba Tesoro, ridden by jockey Yuga Kawada, produced a remarkable run from the back of the field to win the $12 million Dubai World Cup for Japan on Saturday. “I’m very proud of my horse and myself for winning the greatest race in the world,”
10:38 AM ET The UFC is finalizing a lightweight bout between Arman Tsarukyan and Renato Moicano as its headliner for a UFC Fight Night on April 29, sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday.. Moicano posted the news to his social media on Thursday, and sources told ESPN Tsarukyan has also agreed to the 155-pound bout.
9:27 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Sixth-seeded Coco Gauff opened her 2023 Miami Open with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Rebecca Marino on Thursday and advanced to the third round, where she will face 27th-seeded Anastasia Potapova. After her victory, Gauff, coming off a quarterfinals appearance at Indian Wells, said in a
6:35 PM ET MEMPHIS, Tenn. — All-Star point guard Ja Morant will come off the bench for the first time in his career Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets, a situation he suggested to the Memphis Grizzlies‘ coaching staff as he returns from an eight-game suspension. Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said Morant, who sat out
9:12 PM ET NFL tight end Foster Moreau has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and is stepping away from football while he undergoes treatment, the 26-year-old announced Wednesday. The free agent was diagnosed following a physical conducted by the New Orleans Saints‘ medical staff. Moreau visited with the Saints in New Orleans and also visited
7:00 AM ET ESPN’s annual future power rankings series begins with the most important — and seemingly fluid — position in college football: Quarterback. This winter didn’t feature as much movement among marquee quarterbacks as the previous transfer cycle, but notable players changed uniforms and impacted depth charts. Sam Hartman, the ACC’s touchdown passes leader,
6:51 PM ET Associated Press HAMPTON, Ga. — Joey Logano dominated early and then passed Brad Keselowski on the final lap to win NASCAR’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and end the early-season domination of Chevrolet and Hendrick Motorsports on Sunday. Logano won the pole and led a strong showing of three straight Team Penske