Month: January 2024

Associated Press Jan 31, 2024, 05:36 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — James Paxton and the Los Angeles Dodgers reworked their one-year contract, lowering the guarantee to $7 million from $11 million while still allowing the 35-year-old left-hander to earn up to $13 million if he is healthy during the early part of
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Associated Press Jan 31, 2024, 06:03 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Donations poured in Wednesday to replace a destroyed statue of Jackie Robinson on what would have been the 105th birthday of the first player to break Major League Baseball’s color barrier. The total raised just through one online fundraiser surpassed $140,000, which is far
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Associated Press Jan 31, 2024, 04:53 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Cal Ripken Jr. and Grant Hill are part of the investor group that has agreed to buy the Baltimore Orioles, and so are former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke. The group is headed by Baltimore native David Rubenstein,
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Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff WriterJan 31, 2024, 12:48 PM ET Close Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com. Open Extended Reactions Free agent left-hander Wandy Peralta is in agreement with the San Diego Padres on a four-year, $16.5 million contract, sources confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. The deal includes three
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Field Level Media Jan 31, 2024, 11:52 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LIV Golf signed two more players to its roster, announcing the additions of Adrian Meronk and Lucas Herbert on Wednesday. The league also said it’s adding two wild-card spots to the 2024 field. Wild-card players will compete in each tournament independent of any
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Jan 31, 2024, 09:27 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Al Nassr postponed games in a planned tour of China last week after Ronaldo sustained a calf injury.. Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Al Nassr‘s friendly with long-term rival Lionel Messi‘s Inter Miami on Thursday through a calf injury, the Saudi club’s coach announced Wednesday.
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Dan Hajducky, ESPNJan 31, 2024, 10:00 AM ET Close Hajducky is an associate editor for ESPN. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and played on the men’s soccer teams at Fordham and Southern Connecticut State universities. Open Extended Reactions UFC and Fanatics Collectibles have entered into a multiyear partnership granting Fanatics
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Associated Press Jan 31, 2024, 10:40 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The attorneys general of Tennessee and Virginia filed a lawsuit against the NCAA on Wednesday, a day after the University of Tennessee’s chancellor ripped the association for investigating the school for potential recruiting violations related to name, image and likeness compensation rules. The lawsuit
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Getty Images By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer Formula 1 has rejected the American Andretti team’s bid to enter the sport in the next two years – but left the door open for admission from 2028. Andretti’s entry had been approved by governing body the FIA but commercial rights holders F1 felt the proposal for
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