10:15 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mickey Arthur will coach Central Stags in New Zealand’s Super Smash T20 competition later this year. Arthur, who left his role as Pakistan coach following the World Cup, will officially take charge of defending champions the Stags on December 1 ahead of the first match on December 13. “I have
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9:05 PM ET Former World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight champion Jake Hager has his next MMA assignment. Hager (2-0), who is known as “Jack Swagger” in the professional wrestling world, will meet Anthony Garrett (4-2) at Bellator 231 on Oct. 25 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, multiple sources told ESPN. The fight will take place
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7:52 PM ET Alabama defensive lineman LaBryan Ray will miss at least the next six weeks while recovering from surgery on his foot, coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday. Ray, a preseason All-SEC selection, injured his foot during last Saturday’s win at South Carolina. Saban said the timetable for his returns depends on how he responds
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1:08 PM ET SEATTLE — Sean Payton declined to name a starter for the New Orleans Saints‘ first game without Drew Brees on Sunday at Seattle, saying, “We’ll approach this game with two quarterbacks” in veteran Teddy Bridgewater and dual-threat athlete Taysom Hill. Brees underwent surgery on his right (throwing) thumb on Wednesday. And though
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7:27 PM ET NASCAR Xfinity Series crew chief Nick Harrison’s July death has been ruled to be accidental after autopsy and toxicology reports by the North Carolina medical examiner show he had cocaine, oxycodone and alcohol in his system when he died, according to multiple reports. Fox Sports first reported the findings. Harrison, 37, had
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7:03 PM ET The relationship between Golden Boy Promotions and prized lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia, which was seemingly fractured beyond repair last week, took a 180-degree turn Wednesday when Garcia signed a multiyear deal to extend his contract. Golden Boy announced that Garcia’s next fight will take place as the co-feature of the Sergey Kovalev-Canelo
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4:02 PM ET Mixed martial arts fan favorite Nick Newell has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA, promotion officials confirmed Wednesday with ESPN. Newell, a congenital amputee born without most of his left arm, won his Bellator debut last month against Corey Browning by first-round submission. The Bellator 225 bout against Browning was held
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2:04 PM ET Getting your homemade sign broadcast on national television during ESPN’s College GameDay has become a fun contest for fans to see who can be the most creative, funny or downright mean. But when Carson King created his sign asking for money to replenish his beer supply, he never thought it would take
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1:45 PM ET PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-area law enforcement looked into the June 2017 sexual assault allegation against Antonio Brown but won’t be prosecuting the All-Pro receiver due to statute of limitations. A detective contacted Britney Taylor’s lawyer after her lawsuit against Brown became public last week, a source told ESPN, but since the allegation is
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1:40 PM ET The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has suspended UFC middleweight David Branch for two years, for a failed drug test Branch submitted in May. USADA announced the two-year sanction on Wednesday. Branch, 37, tested positive for ipamorelin, which falls under the class of peptide hormones. According to a release from USADA, it
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