6:46 PM ET Associated Press THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Steve Stricker wanted to stay in bed Saturday morning and some of the players at the Insperity Invitational probably wish he did. Stricker took advantage of calm conditions with a 7-under 65 for a three-way share of the lead in his return to the PGA Tour
5:12 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Josh Berry led a dominant outing for JR Motorsports and won his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race of the season Saturday at Dover Motor Speedway. Berry had tears in his eyes and hoisted his daughter in the air after he took the checkered flag in the No.
12:31 PM ET ESPN News Services The Detroit Red Wings celebrated the return of Steve Yzerman three years ago, expecting one of their all-time greats to turn around the franchise as general manager. It hasn’t happened yet. Detroit was 32-40-10 and won 39% of its games, barely faring better than last year’s rate after bottoming
5:20 PM ET Golden State Warriors assistant Mike Brown, Brooklyn Nets consultant Steve Clifford and former Warriors coach and current ESPN analyst Mark Jackson are among finalists for the Sacramento Kings‘ head-coaching job, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. All three have prior head-coaching experience. Sacramento is looking to end a 16-season playoff drought,
5:56 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — As Golden State Warriors superstar guard Stephen Curry took his seat at the podium, he was asked about heading to Memphis for the first two games of the Western Conference Semifinals as the older team, taking on the young, rising team. Before the entirety of the question
5:33 PM ET The Phoenix Suns have been fined $25,000 for failing to disclose Devin Booker‘s injury status for their Game 6 first-round win over the New Orleans Pelicans in “an accurate and timely manner,” the NBA announced Saturday. Booker suffered a Grade 1 sprain to his right hamstring in Game 2 against New Orleans
1:52 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Chris Buescher was the surprise pole winner Saturday at Dover Motor Speedway, turning a lap of 160.149 mph to win his first career top spot. The RFK Racing driver will be joined on the front row by Denny Hamlin, who was ordered this week by NASCAR to
5:56 PM ET Associated Press Frances Tiafoe reached the final of the Estoril Open with a 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 victory over Sebastian Korda on Saturday. Tiafoe struggled against his fellow American in the opening set, despite some quality play at the net. In the second he again found it difficult to carve any sort
5:14 PM ET Defensive end Ochaun Mathis, an All-Big 12 performer, is transferring to Nebraska for the 2022 season. Mathis picked Nebraska over Texas during an announcement Saturday on Twitter Live. He earned second-team All-Big 12 honors last season for the Horned Frogs, recording four sacks and seven tackles for loss, to go with three
5:08 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers said after the team’s practice Saturday that he didn’t have any second thoughts about Joel Embiid being in the game when he suffered a right facial fracture and mild concussion from an elbow by Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam with 3:58 to go in Philadelphia’s
Durham 223 (Trevaskis 88) and 169 for 0 (Dickson 110*, Lees 50*) trail Sussex 538 (Pujara 202, Rizwan 79, Alsop 66, Haines 54, Clark 50, Trevaskis 5-128) lead ) by 146 runs An unbroken opening stand of 169 between Alex Lees and Sean Dickson gave Durham an excellent chance of saving their LV= Insurance County
4:04 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets, who haven’t done too many things right over the past decade, found themselves in an unusual position near the conclusion of the NFL draft on Saturday. On the receiving end of universal praise. Instead of taking a bow, coach Robert Saleh shrugged it off.
4:02 PM ET ASHBURN, Va. — Quarterback Sam Howell called the ending a dream come true. Others could call it an unexpected one. The Washington Commanders drafted Howell with the first pick of the fifth round Saturday, ending a slide for a player many projected as a second-round pick. “I had no expectations coming into
3:04 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Denny Hamlin said someone sent him a crass anti-Asian meme that poked fun at Kyle Larson‘s driving and out it went without a care — from his mobile phone to Twitter. “I thought it was hilarious,” Hamlin said. “Also, it’s insensitive. I understand.” He didn’t laugh long.
2:26 PM ET The Detroit Red Wings will not renew the contract of Jeff Blashill, who just completed his seventh season as head coach. Detroit finished with a 32-40-10 record (.451 points percentage) and were 26 points out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, missing the playoffs for the sixth straight season. The
9:49 AM ET UFC announced on Thursday it will host a second fight night in the U.K. in 2022. The event, which will be held at the O2 Arena in London on July 23, follows the success of UFC London on March 19, where English heavyweight Tom Aspinall secured a first-round submission victory against Russian
Derbyshire 368 (Guest 109, Madsen 70, Masood 60) and 170 for 2 (Madsen 58*, Masood 42, Guest 40*) lead Glamorgan 387 (Labuschagne 130, Lloyd 84, Lakmal 5-82) by 151 runs Derbyshire’s Shan Masood fell agonisingly short of a world record on the third day of the LV=Insurance County Championship match against Glamorgan at Derby. The
3:34 PM ET Morehead State transfer Johni Broome, one of the top 10 players in the portal, announced his commitment to Auburn on Saturday afternoon. Broome chose the Tigers over Florida, after visiting both schools in recent weeks. A 6-foot-10 sophomore center from Plant City, Florida, Broome had more than 20 schools reach out to