11:13 AM ET ESPN News Services Derek Jeter is stepping down as CEO of the Miami Marlins, he announced Monday. “Today I am announcing that the Miami Marlins and I are officially ending our relationship and I will no longer serve as CEO nor as a shareholder in the Club,” Jeter said in a statement.
Month: February 2022
4:16 PM ET The NHL is taking a stand against Russia and its ongoing invasion of Ukraine. In a news release Monday, the league outlined measures it has put in place as a reprimand for Russia’s actions. “The National Hockey League condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and urges a peaceful resolution as quickly as possible,”
11:39 AM ET Grambling State football coach Hue Jackson defended his hiring of new offensive coordinator Art Briles on Monday, after the school received criticism for the move because of campus-wide sexual assault allegations that led to an independent investigation and Briles’ firing at Baylor in 2016. In a statement that was released on the
9:39 AM ET After weeks of drama, Kyler Murray is making two things clear: He’s committed to remaining with the Arizona Cardinals long-term, and he “desperately wants to win the Super Bowl.” Murray’s agent, Erik Burkhardt, released a lengthy statement Monday saying the star quarterback has sent a detailed contract proposal to the Cardinals. Burkhardt
2:32 AM ET Bellator champion Yaroslav Amosov said Saturday he will stay in his native Ukraine and “defend this country as best I can” against Russia’s invasion. Amosov, Bellator’s welterweight title-holder, said in a video posted to Instagram that he took his family to a “safe zone,” but has now returned to Ukraine, where he
3:28 PM ET LAS VEGAS — Saturday’s UFC 272 pay-per-view event has lost a highly anticipated co-main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev, as Fiziev has tested positive for COVID-19. Fiziev’s manager, Daniel Rubenstein, broke the news to MMA Hour on Monday, and Fiziev followed with an official statement from his social media.
1:01 PM ET The European football weekend gave us everything, as it always does: The Carabao Cup final was truly a game to remember despite it technically finishing 0-0 between Chelsea and Liverpool, while Barcelona and Napoli picked up big wins. There was also cause for concern at Real Madrid, Manchester United and Bayern Munich
12:12 PM ET Ukrainian tennis player, Marta Kostyuk, ranked No. 49 in the world, expressed “surprise and dissatisfaction” on her social media page with the lack of response from the Women’s Tennis Association on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and demanded that the WTA immediately condemn the Russian government and pull all tournaments out of Russia.
12:53 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk has joined a territorial defense battalion in Ukraine as the nation seeks to defend itself against an invasion from Russia that began Thursday. The Olympic gold medalist is the latest boxer to take up arms in Ukraine. Usyk’s longtime friend, Vasiliy Lomachenko, also joined a territorial
2nd Test, Day 5 Live: South Africa series-levelling win over New Zealand.© AFP NZ vs SA, 2nd Test, Day 5 Live Score Updates: Chasing a target of 426, New Zealand find themselves in a spot of bother against South Africa in the second Test at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. The Kiwis are 94/4, still needing
12:16 PM ET Defending Arnold Palmer Invitational winner Bryson DeChambeau won’t try to defend his title at Bay Hill Club & Lodge this week because of a lingering left hand injury. DeChambeau won the 2021 event by 1 shot over Lee Westwood for his eighth career PGA Tour victory. DeChambeau withdrew from the API on
11:01 AM ET Associated Press Daniil Medvedev officially moved up to No. 1 in the ATP rankings on Monday, overtaking Novak Djokovic to become the 27th man to hold the top spot since computerized rankings began in 1973. Medvedev, a 26-year-old from Russia who won the 2021 US Open and was the runner-up at this
11:34 AM ET Associated Press PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The Americans recorded the biggest blowout over Europe in the Ryder Cup last year, and their new captain doesn’t see a need to change much of anything. Zach Johnson was introduced as the 30th U.S. captain on Monday, next in line to try to end
11:35 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL is in a crisis of its own making, a self-inflicted wound borne of equal parts hubris, short-sightedness and stubbornness from a class of owners who run the teams and
8:00 AM ET What happens when you pair a former NBA MVP with the current favorite to win this season’s award? Well, you get the latest version of the Philadelphia 76ers, who have looked unguardable since James Harden‘s debut alongside Joel Embiid on Friday night. In two games — on the road against the Minnesota
7:53 AM ET Michael A. FletcherESPN Close Michael Fletcher is a senior writer with ESPN’s enterprise and investigative team. Before that, he wrote for ESPN’s The Undefeated, focusing on politics, criminal justice and social issues. He spent 21 years at The Washington Post, where his beats included the national economy, the White House and race
File photo of Australian spinner Ashton Agar The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has claimed that a threat was sent to the partner of touring Australian cricketer Ashton Agar on social media but it was not found to be “credible” after investigation. Australia are touring Pakistan after 24 years amid tight security. “The PCB is aware
6:23 AM ET Defense had no home in the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ 10-7 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. The teams cleared the 6.5-goal total at 9:19 of the second period. By the final buzzer, they had cleared it by 10.5 goals. We’ve seen plenty of contests this season end with scores
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