Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 14, 2024, 06:06 AM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Derrick White was planning on spending this week at a desert resort on the sea. But he was supposed to
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 14, 2024, 05:38 AM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Calling it a “terrible” and “demoralizing day for our country,” Team USA coach Steve Kerr tried to summarize the emotions
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Mike Coppinger, ESPN Boxing InsiderJul 14, 2024, 12:01 AM ET Close Mike Coppinger has covered boxing since 2010 with roles at USA Today, Ring Magazine and The Athletic before he joined ESPN in 2021. You can follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger Open Extended Reactions Jaron Ennis retained his IBF welterweight title with a fifth-round TKO
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Jorge Castillo, ESPN Staff WriterJul 13, 2024, 08:33 PM ET Close ESPN baseball reporter. Covered the Washington Wizards from 2014 to 2016 and the Washington Nationals from 2016 to 2018 for The Washington Post before covering the Los Angeles Dodgers and MLB for the Los Angeles Times from 2018 to 2024. Open Extended Reactions ARLINGTON,
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Jeff Passan, ESPNJul 13, 2024, 07:32 PM ET Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Open Extended Reactions Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Dustin May will miss the remainder of the 2024 season after undergoing surgery to repair an esophageal tear earlier this week, sources
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Jeff Passan, ESPNJul 13, 2024, 08:57 PM ET Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Open Extended Reactions The Kansas City Royals acquired right-handed reliever Hunter Harvey from the Washington Nationals on Saturday, hoping to shore up a bullpen that has been a weakness
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Mike Coppinger, ESPN Boxing InsiderJul 13, 2024, 05:44 PM ET Close Mike Coppinger has covered boxing since 2010 with roles at USA Today, Ring Magazine and The Athletic before he joined ESPN in 2021. You can follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger Open Extended Reactions Former middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs announced his retirement from boxing Saturday
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Field Level Media Jul 13, 2024, 04:54 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The San Francisco Giants released shortstop Nick Ahmed on Saturday, one day after designating the 11-year veteran for assignment. Ahmed cleared waivers and the Giants opted to move on, allowing the two-time Gold Glover to become a free agent. Ahmed batted .232 with
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Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 04:18 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — Drew Smith underwent Tommy John surgery with an internal brace procedure Friday, likely knocking the New York Mets reliever out of action until 2026. Smith, who is slated to hit free agency after this season, last pitched June 23, when he
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ESPN News Services Jul 13, 2024, 03:00 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Baltimore Orioles outfielder Heston Kjerstad has been placed on the seven-day concussion injured list after he hit in the helmet by a pitch during Friday’s game against the New York Yankees. Kjerstad had initially listed in the Orioles’ lineup for Saturday’s game before
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Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 01:52 PM ET Open Extended Reactions ARLINGTON, Texas — Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cristopher Sánchez is set for his first All-Star Game appearance as the replacement for Atlanta lefty Chris Sale, who is scheduled to start for the Braves on Sunday and won’t pitch in the Midsummer Classic. The addition of
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Field Level Media Jul 13, 2024, 12:31 PM ET Open Extended Reactions New York Yankees catcher Jose Trevino was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left quad strain on Saturday. Trevino exited Friday’s 4-1 win over the host Baltimore Orioles in the top of the ninth inning after hitting a double and then
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN Senior WriterJul 13, 2024, 05:55 AM ET Close ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Open Extended Reactions ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Team USA has relocated halfway across the world but is still in a holding pattern with star Kevin Durant, who
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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterJul 12, 2024, 11:47 PM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions LAS VEGAS — Bronny James says he will welcome any assignment in his
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 08:00 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — As they wind down a disappointing first half, the last-place Colorado Rockies received some good news on the medical report Friday. Germán Márquez threw a bullpen at Citi Field and is scheduled to start Sunday against the New York Mets in
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 08:23 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SAN DIEGO — Padres second baseman Xander Bogaerts was activated from the injured list on Friday in time to start and bat fifth in the opener of a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves. Bogaerts had been sidelined with a broken left shoulder. He
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 08:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — Seattle reliever Andres Munoz replaced teammate Logan Gilbert on the AL roster for Tuesday’s All-Star Game. Gilbert is scheduled to start on Sunday at the Los Angeles Angels in the Mariners’ last game before the break and won’t be active for
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Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN Staff WriterJul 12, 2024, 06:38 PM ET Close Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNJul 12, 2024, 08:07 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LAS VEGAS — The NBA unveiled the groups for the second edition of the NBA Cup on Friday night, with last year’s winner, the Los Angeles Lakers, landing in a group featuring Victor Wembanyama‘s San Antonio Spurs, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander‘s Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 05:54 PM ET NEW YORK — Seattle Mariners right-hander Yeury Tatiz was suspended for 80 games and Boston Red Sox right-hander Charlie Zink for 56 games following positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs. Tatiz was suspended for a positive test for Clomiphene under the minor league drug program, the commissioner’s office
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David Purdum, ESPN Staff WriterJul 12, 2024, 06:19 PM ET Close Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Open Extended Reactions Pittsburgh Pirates rookie ace Paul Skenes is disrupting the betting market, causing odds to move dramatically overnight and even prompting one sportsbook to halt betting on the National League Rookie of
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNJul 12, 2024, 04:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions In a largely unprecedented financial concession to give roster flexibility to a contending franchise, New York Knicks All-NBA guard Jalen Brunson has agreed to a four-year, $156.5 million contract extension — $113 million less guaranteed than he is eligible to sign for a year
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 04:09 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Philadelphia Phillies have released utility player Whit Merrifield and recalled Weston Wilson from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Phillies President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski announced the moves ahead of Friday night’s game against the Oakland Athletics. The Phillies will owe Merrifield $3 million of
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Field Level Media Jul 12, 2024, 04:05 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Minnesota Twins infielder Kyle Farmer was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder strain, the team announced Friday. The move is retroactive to July 11. In 63 games this season, Farmer is hitting .189 with a .291 on-base percentage. He
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