11:49 PM ET Patricky Freire has a new opponent for next month’s Bellator 205 event. Freire will meet veteran Roger Huerta on the Sept. 21 card in Boise, Idaho, after his original opponent, Goiti Yamauchi, recently withdrew from the event because of an injury, Bellator sources told ESPN. Huerta (24-10-1, 1 NC) lost to Benson
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11:38 PM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold lived up to the hype in his preseason debut Friday night at MetLife Stadium, bolstering his chances of becoming the Week 1 starter. Darnold, drafted third overall, completed 13 of 18 passes for 96 yards and a touchdown in two-plus quarters
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9:16 PM ET Darren Rovell Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com’s sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and with ABC News Formerly worked as analyst at CNBC Nick DePaula North Carolina, which self-reported that 13 football players committed secondary NCAA violations by reselling shoes given to
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7:40 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens romped into the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday, beating Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-2. The 25-year-old Stephens, ranked No. 3 in the world, won a hard-court title in Miami in March and lost the French Open final to top-ranked Simona Halep. In the semifinals,
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7:35 PM ET ESPN News Services BROOKLYN, Mich. — Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch swept the front row in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick, neck-and-neck with Busch all season, was right behind in third. Kurt Busch said Friday that he hasn’t signed a contract with any team for 2019 amid a Motorsport.com report
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8:40 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kurt Busch has talked to several teams about driving for them next season, but the 2004 NASCAR Cup Series champion said Friday night he has not signed any deal for
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11:17 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset Friday at the Rogers Cup, and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied at night to join the Greek teenager in the semifinals. Tsitsipas saved two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over second-seeded defending champion Alexander Zverev, and the top-seeded Nadal
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4:17 PM ET Set your calendars — the full NBA schedule is here. Here are our must-see regular-season matchups for 2018-19, complete with plenty of rivalries, reunions, rookie showdowns and, of course, the biggest Los Angeles Lakers games of the season. The 10 can’t-miss games 76ers at Celtics | Oct. 16 | TNT These Eastern
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4:50 PM ET ESPN News Services Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with right wrist inflammation, the team announced. Trout hasn’t played since Aug. 1, when he hurt his wrist during a feet-first slide into third base in Tampa Bay. The Angels said the DL move was
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