Month: December 2017

Zimbabwe 30 for 4 (Morkel 3-20) trail South Africa 309 for 9 dec (Markram 125, de Villiers 53, Jarvis 3-57, Mpofu 3-58) by 279 runs Aiden Markram manages a smile after reaching his century AFP Four wickets fell for the addition of 251 runs in the first two sessions. Nine wickets fell in the third session,
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The Cincinnati Reds signed right-handed reliever Jared Hughes to a two-year contract on Tuesday, the team announced. The deal also has a team option for the 2020 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but The Associated Press reported that Hughes will get $2,125,000 in each of the next two seasons. The Reds’
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2:29 PM ET ESPN staff Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment UFC 219, taking place Saturday, Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, features two of the most anticipated fights of the year. Headlining the night is a women’s featherweight title bout between Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino and Holly Holm. Cyborg (18-1) has not lost since
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The Boxing Writers Association of America has finalized the ballot for its 2017 awards in eight categories, the organization announced on Tuesday. The nominees for the organization’s most prestigious award, the Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year award, are: Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs), the former lightweight world champion, who became the undisputed junior
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Serena Williams will play her first competitive tennis since the Australian Open at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship this upcoming Saturday, tournament organizers announced Sunday. Williams will face defending French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in an exhibition match. Williams has not played since winning her 23rd Grand Slam title while approximately eight weeks pregnant. “I
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — It might have been a surprise to most of the experts when Luis Saez unseated five-time reigning Gulfstream Park riding champion Javier Castellano to win the 2016-17 Championship meet jockey title. But it certainly will not come as a surprise to anyone if Saez repeats the feat this winter, especially with
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Alejandro Moreno says Antonio Conte’s constant changes and questions about his future are creating problems at Chelsea. Antonio Conte insisted that his achievements at Chelsea deserve more respect despite the historic pace Manchester City are setting this season. Chelsea’s hopes of defending their Premier League title look over by December, with City, having surged 11
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Outfielder Christian Yelich is “unhappy” over the Miami Marlins‘ player exodus this offseason, sources told ESPN, but he wants to give the team’s front office a chance to explain its rebuilding plan before he assesses his future with the franchise. Yelich, who spoke earlier this offseason with Michael Hill, the Marlins’ president of baseball operations,
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In the revered Australian film Breaker Morant, the titular character explains his practice of shooting prisoners of war by saying he enacted “Rule 303”, in reference to the .303 calibre rifle in use at the time. In this series, Australia have skated to victory in the bare minimum three matches by invoking another simple and
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NEW YORK — The NBA is starting an international youth basketball tournament using a format similar to baseball’s Little League World Series. The Jr. NBA World Championship will be open to boys’ and girls’ teams with players ages 14 and under. The league said Monday that it will be played Aug. 7-12, 2018, at the
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