Don’t look now, but International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas, who retained his title for the fourth time Sunday morning Manila time by stopping Mexico’s Israel Gonzalez in the 10th round of a one-sided fight in Corpus Christi, could very well face a fellow Filipino in his next defense. Ancajas (29-1-1, 20
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UFC president Dana White publicly slammed veteran referee Mario Yamasaki for his officiating of a women’s bout at UFC Fight Night on Saturday. Yamasaki oversaw a female flyweight bout between Valentina Shevchenko (15-3) and Priscila Cachoeira (8-1) in Belem, Brazil. Shevchenko was a massive 10-to-1 betting favorite going in and dominated Cachoeira. Fighting in front
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ARCADIA, Calif. — Itsinthepost won his fifth Grade 2 stakes in the last year in Saturday’s $200,690 San Marcos Stakes at 1 1/4 miles on turf at Santa Anita, holding off Hayabusa One to win by a nose. The margin was nearly a dead-heat. Officials needed four minutes to study the photo and determine that
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Feb 3, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Out with “encumbered.” In with ??????. NASCAR has removed the unpopular term from its rulebook. The rule itself still exists, but NASCAR no longer has a name for it. Here’s the rule in
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski took a step forward in the concussion protocol on Saturday, participating in football-specific drills with his teammates for the first time since taking a hit to the helmet in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. Gronkowski remains in the concussion protocol, according to the Patriots, which means
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Michigan’s attorney general says he will give an all-encompassing look into how much Michigan State officials knew about claims of sexual abuse by patients of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Outside the Lines investigation has found a pattern of widespread denial, inaction and information suppression of sexual assault and violence allegations by officials ranging from
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Saturday, 27 January Hamilton believes former champion Vettel (right) is one who could be breathing down his neck in 2018 World champion Lewis Hamilton believes McLaren’s Fernando Alonso, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen are the three drivers he must watch out for in 2018. (Motorsport.com) Meanwhile, Alonso’s chances of winning this weekend’s
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It took longer than most expected, but welterweight Lorenz Larkin has officially picked up his first Bellator victory. Larkin (19-7) defeated Fernando Gonzalez via unanimous decision at Bellator 193 on Friday night. The catchweight bout took place inside Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California. All three judges scored it for Larkin: 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28. A
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10:27 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Lando Norris and Fernando Alonso have a teammate relationship of sorts throughout the year. But the relationship they will have this weekend at Daytona International Speedway goes well beyond
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