9:13 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Justin Thomas put together enough birdies in a cold rain at Riviera to reach 10-under par and share the lead with Adam Scott when the second round of the Genesis Open was halted by darkness. Beginning in 2020, the Genesis Open will have a significantly higher purse,
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8:45 PM ET Former UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt‘s civil lawsuit against his former employer suffered a massive hit Thursday. U.S. District Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey threw out all but one of the claims Hunt made against the UFC, UFC president Dana White and former opponent Brock Lesnar in a civil lawsuit filed in early 2017.
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7:43 PM ET GLENDALE, Ariz. — Confined to crutches and unable to contribute, Corey Seager found himself in an awkward middle space while his Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to a second consecutive World Series last fall. He didn’t want to be intrusive, but he wanted to feel included. He wanted to offer advice, but he
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7:16 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN If the New York Islanders make the playoffs, they’ll play their postseason games in Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum – for the first round, that is. All subsequent rounds would be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the team announced Friday. According to the release, the decision to
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5:57 PM ET Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua isn’t the only significant Matchroom Boxing fighter headed to the United States for his next bout. Also on the way are undisputed cruiserweight world champion and consensus 2018 fighter of the year Oleksandr Usyk and former welterweight world titlist Kell Brook, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn
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5:32 PM ET Associated Press CLEARWATER, Fla. — With spring training underway, Philadelphia Phillies president Andy MacPhail is certain his team is built to win right now. As for adding someone like outfielder Bryce Harper or third baseman Manny Machado, he’s not fueling any speculation. Three and a half months after the pursuit started, here’s
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5:13 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated defenseman Justin Schultz off injured reserve. Pittsburgh made the move on Friday, clearing the way for Schultz to play for the first time since fracturing his left leg four months ago in Montreal. He’s expected to be in the lineup on Saturday when
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3:15 PM ET Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have reached a settlement with the NFL concerning their collusion grievances against the league, it was announced Friday. “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of
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2:53 PM ET Top seed Simona Halep came back from 4-1 down in the deciding set to beat Elina Svitolina in the Qatar Open semifinal Friday. World No. 3 Halep eventually prevailed 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 to mark her first victory over Ukrainian Svitolina in nearly two years and reach her first final of the new
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4:26 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The New Orleans Pelicans have parted ways with general manager Dell Demps, the team announced on Friday, clearing the way for a new top basketball executive to oversee the Anthony Davis trade talks. Demps had been Pelicans GM for nine years, which included three trips to the playoffs, but advancing
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2:29 PM ET Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has hired former Oakland Raiders assistant Derrick Ansley as defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt announced the hire Friday and said Ansley would make all defensive calls. Pruitt handled the defensive calls last year while Kevin Sherrer served as defensive coordinator. Sherrer
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10:56 AM ET The Atlanta Falcons have informed nickel back Brian Poole that he won’t be tendered as a restricted free agent meaning he’ll become a free agent, a source confirms to ESPN. ProFootball talk first reported the news. The source told ESPN the Falcons would like to bring back Poole, but just not at
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