Month: October 2021

4:03 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Nonito Donaire and Reymart Gaballo have agreed to a deal for a 118-pound title fight on Dec. 11 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, sources told ESPN. Undefeated prospect Brandun Lee will meet Juan Heraldez at 140 pounds in another bout on the Showtime tripleheader, sources said. Donaire
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3:53 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — Lucas Herbert had two birdies during the toughest, wind-blown stretch of Port Royal and held steady to the end Sunday for a 2-under 69 to win the Butterfield Bermuda Championship. Herbert closed with four pars to hold off Danny Lee (71) and Patrick Reed, who finished with
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2:41 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Marin Cilic won the St. Petersburg Open final with a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 victory over American Taylor Fritz on Sunday. The 33-year-old Cilic clinched his second title in St. Petersburg. He previously won in 2011. It was his fourth title in Russia after two wins
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2:05 PM ET Associated Press Anett Kontaveit of Estonia secured a spot at the season-ending WTA Finals after beating Simona Halep 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the Transylvania Open on Sunday. Kontaveit won her fourth title in the last 10 weeks and fifth overall. 1 Related The second-seeded Kontaveit didn’t drop a set in
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9:37 PM ET ESPN staff Rivalry games took center stage in college football’s Week 9. The Michigan State Spartans outlasted Michigan 37-33 to prove that they’re no one’s little brother — especially when you have Kenneth Walker III on the roster –while Georgia flexed its muscle against Florida to the tune of a 34-7 rout.
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Oct 28, 2021 Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” The San Diego Padres hired Bob Melvin to a three-year contract as their new manager Thursday, bringing on one of the most respected figures in baseball after the Oakland Athletics granted him
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10:27 PM ET Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb has been fined by the NFL five different times over Dallas’ first six games this season for a total of $46,865, league sources told ESPN, including $10,300 for his wave on the walk-off winning touchdown earlier this month against the Patriots. Lamb twice has been fined for
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12:13 PM ET Associated Press Alexander Zverev won his fifth ATP title of the season and 18th overall on Sunday when he defeated American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 6-4 at the Erste Bank Open. The fourth-ranked German improved to 5-0 in finals this season, becoming the second player after Norwegian Casper Ruud with a tour-leading
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