9:05 PM ET Former World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight champion Jake Hager has his next MMA assignment. Hager (2-0), who is known as “Jack Swagger” in the professional wrestling world, will meet Anthony Garrett (4-2) at Bellator 231 on Oct. 25 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, multiple sources told ESPN. The fight will take place
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7:52 PM ET Alabama defensive lineman LaBryan Ray will miss at least the next six weeks while recovering from surgery on his foot, coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday. Ray, a preseason All-SEC selection, injured his foot during last Saturday’s win at South Carolina. Saban said the timetable for his returns depends on how he responds
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1:08 PM ET SEATTLE — Sean Payton declined to name a starter for the New Orleans Saints‘ first game without Drew Brees on Sunday at Seattle, saying, “We’ll approach this game with two quarterbacks” in veteran Teddy Bridgewater and dual-threat athlete Taysom Hill. Brees underwent surgery on his right (throwing) thumb on Wednesday. And though
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7:27 PM ET NASCAR Xfinity Series crew chief Nick Harrison’s July death has been ruled to be accidental after autopsy and toxicology reports by the North Carolina medical examiner show he had cocaine, oxycodone and alcohol in his system when he died, according to multiple reports. Fox Sports first reported the findings. Harrison, 37, had
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7:03 PM ET The relationship between Golden Boy Promotions and prized lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia, which was seemingly fractured beyond repair last week, took a 180-degree turn Wednesday when Garcia signed a multiyear deal to extend his contract. Golden Boy announced that Garcia’s next fight will take place as the co-feature of the Sergey Kovalev-Canelo
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1:10 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez admitted to police that he tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and sent her nude photographs and videos of himself committing sexual acts, according to
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12:58 PM ET Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas is expected to miss 6-8 weeks after undergoing thumb surgery Wednesday, meaning he could miss the start of the regular season. The Wizards announced that the operation was to repair a ruptured radial collateral ligament in Thomas’ left thumb. The two-time All-Star suffered the injury Monday during
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12:18 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The Brooklyn Nets have a new owner and a new CEO. Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai completed his purchase of the team and Barclays Center on Wednesday, then announced that he had hired former Turner Sports President David Levy to oversee both. Tsai’s purchase of the Nets was
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