Month: May 2019

4:16 PM ET The fight between welterweight world titlist Keith Thurman and the legend Manny Pacquiao, who holds a secondary belt, matches fighters with a 10-year gap in their ages and untold miles on their boxing odometers. Thurman’s issues haven’t been hard, grueling fights but injuries that have kept the 30-year old relatively inactive in
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4:03 PM ET Associated Press Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has a little more job security now. The school announced Tuesday that he has signed a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal worth an average of $2.75 million
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3:11 PM ET PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger took accountability for the Steelers‘ 2018 season in four important words. “I lacked in leadership,” said Roethlisberger after the team’s first Organized Team Activities session Tuesday. “Because that’s my job as the leader of this team to get us to the playoffs. I’m gonna need to focus and
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2:23 PM ET The first five picks of the 2018 draft proved predictive in naming the 2019 All-Rookie first team, announced by the NBA on Tuesday. Top overall pick Deandre Ayton of the Phoenix Suns was joined by the Sacramento Kings‘ Marvin Bagley III (No. 2), Dallas Mavericks‘ Luka Doncic (No. 3), Memphis Grizzlies‘ Jaren
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2:05 PM ET The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced its official recognition of NSF Certified for Sport dietary supplements as lower-risk products, in an effort to help curb the number of contaminated supplement cases under its jurisdiction. The announcement falls short of granting full immunity to an athlete if he or she were
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1:40 PM ET San Jose Sharks star defenseman Erik Karlsson and center Tomas Hertl are both out Tuesday for Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the St. Louis Blues. Karlsson will be sidelined because of a groin injury while Hertl took a hard hit to the head in Game 5. Center Joe Pavelski
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1:05 PM ET Maurice Hamilton Close • Veteran F1 journalist, covering the sport since 1977• Motor racing correspondent for the Observer for 20 years• Has written several books and covered F1 for BBC Radio 5 Live Niki Lauda was a remarkable man; a very special person. That may sound trite when writing an appreciation in the immediate aftermath
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11:09 AM BST Waratahs and Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by his Super Rugby club until a court appearance for alleged drink driving. Latu will also be subject to a Rugby Australia code of conduct process, pending the outcome of his court appearance on June 6. “I’m disappointed with my actions, because
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9:18 AM BST The rugby players’ union (RUPA) is to set up a committee to review how players can express their faith and beliefs after the Israel Folau sacking saga. RUPA said on Monday the decision to tear up Folau’s Rugby Australia contract was “a sad outcome for Israel, his family, friends, teammates, opponents and
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