4:15 AM BST Kurtley Beale worries about Israel Folau’s mental health but says the NSW Waratahs and Wallabies must move on. A state and Australia teammate of Folau’s since 2013, Beale can empathise with the dual international’s plight having himself taken on – and won – an employment battle with Rugby Australia five years ago.
2:25 AM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots addressed a top area of need by selecting Arizona State wide receiver N’Keal Harry with the final selection of the first round, 32nd overall. That should make quarterback Tom Brady happy, as it marks the first time the Patriots have selected
1:20 AM ET SAN ANTONIO — About two hours before Thursday night’s Game 6, a relaxed Gregg Popovich sat down for his pregame session with the media and was amiable with reporters despite the fact his San Antonio Spurs were facing elimination. “He always has a calm to him,” DeMar DeRozan said of Popovich, who
2:12 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff After suffering his sixth straight defeat, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik stated his team-mates “trust in their leader” and admitted that his team’s bowling “was found wanting” in recent matches. Knight Riders lost to Rajasthan Royals by three wickets on Thursday and are lagging behind in the playoffs race,
10:38 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Worn out after two long nights with infant daughter Chesnee, Stacy Lewis shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead with Hannah Green after the first round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open. “I’m looking forward to get a little rest,” Lewis said.
8:25 PM ET Sean O’Malley is back. The undefeated prospect will meet Marlon Vera at UFC 239 on July 6 in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN. The 24-year-old O’Malley (10-0) hasn’t fought since his March 2018 win over Andre Soukhamthath. Since then, he had surgery on his right foot and hip. He also failed two
7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN Consider where these teams were in January. New Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery told reporters that his team suffered from “a culture of mediocrity,” and that’s not long after the Stars weathered the Christmas storm of the team’s CEO calling out the two highest-paid players in an expletive-laced rant. The
6:18 PM ET Oklahoma’s season opener against Houston has been moved to Sunday, Sept. 1. The game will be on ESPN. A kickoff time has yet to be announced . This will be the first Sunday game the Sooners have ever hosted. “Of course, this isn’t something we would ever do on a Sunday night
6:01 PM ET New York Mets reliever Jacob Rhame was given a two-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing at the head of Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins in the top of the ninth inning Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Rhame sailed two pitches over Hoskins’ head with two outs in the
5:39 PM ET Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon has been ruled out of Games 1 and 2 against the Boston Celtics as he continues to recover from a partially torn plantar fascia in his right foot, the team announced Thursday. Brogdon hasn’t played since March 15, when he suffered the injury. The Bucks had hoped