7:13 PM ET Three current UFC fighters, including a former champion, plus a former fighter, were recently suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for the same banned substance. Former UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano, Sean O’Malley, Marvin Vettori and Augusto Mendes all failed random, out-of-competition drug tests for ostarine. After
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5:43 PM ET NEW YORK — The key government witness in the FBI’s college basketball corruption trial began his testimony Tuesday by turning the conversation to football, and discussing multiple payments he had made to players at major programs, including at least once at a coach’s direction. Former financial advisor Marty Blazer said that from
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4:43 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN SAN JOSE, Calif. — Vegas Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant called San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer “a clown” for accusing Gallant of trash-talking Sharks players from the bench during their contentious playoff series, which ends with Game 7 at SAP Center on Tuesday night. On Monday, DeBoer was asked
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3:00 PM ET Joel AndersonESPN The NCAA football rules committee have approved several rule-change proposals for the 2019 season, including some that would strengthen targeting rules and another meant to limit the potential for too many overtimes. The change to targeting makes it a so-called “progressive penalty,” meaning that players who commit three targeting fouls
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2:19 PM ET A Florida judge blocked the release of surveillance video in Robert Kraft’s solicitation of prostitution case Tuesday, but the ruling also sent a signal the video might be released at some point. Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser ruled that releasing the video, which has been described as graphic, could prejudice potential
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1:17 PM ET Alexander Zverev crashed out of the Barcelona Open in the second round Tuesday, continuing his troubled start to 2019. The German, who joined the tournament on a late wildcard, was beaten 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) by lucky loser Nicolas Jarry. World No. 3 Zverev, who is looking to improve on his disappointing
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1:13 PM ET ESPN News Services A preliminary exam for Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Nick Burdi, who crumpled to the ground after throwing a 96 mph fastball Monday night, did not show any breaks or tears in his right arm, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Tuesday. Burdi will be sidelined indefinitely after an MRI
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12:09 PM ET ESPN News Services Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury. Anderson announced Tuesday via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome. “After discussing with
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10:05 AM ET Simona Halep, the WTA’s second-ranked player, has withdrawn from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. Halep tweeted that she hurt her hip playing for Romania in the Fed Cup last weekend. “I fell and landed badly on my hip during Fed Cup and I need to take the right precautions
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9:04 AM ET Associated Press DALLAS — When first-year Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery called out his team over a “culture of mediocrity” in January, the St. Louis Blues weren’t too far removed from having the worst record in the NHL. Now the Central Division rivals will meet in the second round of the playoffs
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