Pete Thamel, ESPNMay 17, 2024, 08:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions As the NCAA continues to make steps toward the expected settlement of the landmark House v. NCAA lawsuit and other related anti-trust cases, there is pushback on how the NCAA plans to pay the expected $2.7 billion in back damages over the next decade,
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May 17, 2024, 06:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions San Francisco Giants outfielder Jung Hoo Lee, who injured his left shoulder when he crashed into a wall in Sunday’s home game against the Cincinnati Reds, will undergo season-ending surgery in the next couple of weeks, the team announced Friday. Lee, initially diagnosed with a dislocation,
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 06:13 PM ET Open Extended Reactions ROME — For about an hour, Alexander Zverev had no answer to the rocket-like forehands and perfectly placed drop shots that Alejandro Tabilo kept producing on Rome’s red clay. The fifth-ranked Zverev kept patient, though, and took his chance when it came as he
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Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff WriterMay 17, 2024, 05:54 PM ET Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Open Extended Reactions Patchy Mix recorded the first defense of his Bellator MMA bantamweight championship on Friday, in a much tougher fight than most anticipated. Mix (20-1) defeated Magomed Magomedov
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 06:26 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BALTIMORE — Gun Song won the Black-Eyed Susan on Friday, finishing comfortably ahead of Corposo and Call Another Play over 1 1/8 miles at Pimlico Race Course. Longshot Jeanne Marie showed early speed and was still challenging for the lead around the second turn,
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 06:11 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Florida State has asked the NCAA to reduce and rescind penalties imposed on its football program for NIL-related recruiting violations after the sanctioning body halted investigations into booster-backed collectives. FSU’s legal counsel sent a three-page letter to Kay Norton, chairperson of the Division I
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 04:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — It’s Shohei Ohtani Day in Los Angeles. The Japanese two-way superstar was honored at Los Angeles City Hall on Friday and presented with a city council resolution that declared May 17 as Shohei Ohtani Day for the duration of his Dodgers
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Moises Llorens Sam Marsden May 17, 2024, 06:26 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Barcelona are once again debating the future of Xavi Hernández less than a month after president Joan Laporta and the coach himself announced at a news conference that the Catalan would continue for at least another season, sources told ESPN. The official
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Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff WriterMay 17, 2024, 04:27 PM ET Close Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com. Open Extended Reactions CHICAGO — Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Paul Skenes already is making history just two starts into his first major league season. On Friday, the rookie struck out the first seven
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 05:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PHOENIX — Mike Budenholzer got a little teary-eyed talking about his past in Arizona, describing an idyllic childhood in the small town of Holbrook, about three hours northeast of Phoenix. Those tears dried up in a hurry when talking about his future. “It’s mind-boggling
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David Purdum, ESPN Staff WriterMay 17, 2024, 05:14 PM ET Close Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Open Extended Reactions One in three high-profile athletes receive abusive messages from individuals with a “betting interest,” and more than 540 men’s and women’s college basketball players received similar abuse, including death threats, during
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 04:28 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. — The NASCAR All-Star Race is staying in North Wilkesboro. North Wilkesboro Speedway officials announced Friday that the short track will host the annual $1 million exhibition race for the third straight year on May 18, 2025. The announcement comes as
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Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterMay 17, 2024, 04:03 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Open Extended Reactions Arizona guard KJ Lewis, a projected top-20 pick in the 2025 NBA draft, announced Friday he is returning to the Wildcats for his sophomore season. Lewis entered the NBA
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 03:16 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LINCOLN, Neb. — The proposed massive renovation of Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium has been downsized for the time being, meaning the south end of the stadium won’t be torn down after the 2024 season as originally planned, athletic director Troy Dannen said in a statement
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