Top Headlines

Serena, Naomi Osaka and the ‘most controversial’ US Open final in history

[ad_1] The 2018 US Open women's final was billed as the chance to watch Serena Williams tie Margaret Court's Grand Slam singles record title at 24. The 36-year-old was a heavy favorite against Naomi Osaka, a 20-year-old upstart from Japan whose idol growing up just happened to be Williams.One hour and 19 minutes after the match's first serve, Osaka stunned the tennis world by winning in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4.
Top Headlines

NXT TakeOver Toronto – Cole gets final word in stunning win over Gargano

[ad_1] 11:25 PM ETSean CoyleESPN As has been the case with the 25 previous TakeOver events, the NXT TakeOver: Toronto card was stacked. Saturday night's show at Scotiabank Arena didn't disappoint, and by the end of the night, Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano had fought into every corner of the arena and from atop a steel cage adorned with barbed wire.It was a fitting ending to their rivalry, and a
Top Headlines

The 10 matchups we’re circling over final two months of MLB season

[ad_1] Maybe this is the best way to sum up the National League playoff race. Consider the Philadelphia Phillies, with big expectations after a winter of big deals. Here's what has happened:• Six of the relievers on the Opening Day roster -- and eight overall -- are currently on the injured list.• Andrew McCutchen played 59 games and went down for the season with a torn ACL.• Bryce Harper has
Top Headlines

Expert picks, roster breakdown, TV info, tip time for 2019 TBT Final

[ad_1] 8:00 AM ETCarmine CarcieriESPN Overseas Elite's reign of four straight TBT titles has ended, opening the door for a new champion to be crowned. Enter the Golden Eagles (Marquette) and Carmen's Crew (Ohio State), two alumni teams looking to capture the $2 million, winner-take-all prize in The Basketball Tournament's title game at Wintrust Arena in Chicago (Tuesday, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN).Below, we break down each roster from top to
Top Headlines

Source — Carter, 42, to play final season for Hawks

[ad_1] At 42 years old, eight-time All-Star Vince Carter has agreed to a one-year contract to return to the Atlanta Hawks for his final NBA season, league sources told ESPN.Carter will play an NBA-record 22nd season, where he will spend a second straight year mentoring one of the NBA's youngest rosters, which includes seven players under 23 years old.Carter will pass Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Willis and Robert Parish,
Golf

Tour puts a World Golf Championship between final 2 majors

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The World Golf Championships event in Tennessee is changing dates and will be played between the final two majors next year. That was part of the 2019-20 schedule the PGA Tour released Monday, which features only four empty weeks from the Sept. 12 start at The Greenbrier to the Aug. 30 end at the Tour Championship. Unlike 2016, the tour will not stage
Golf

A glance at the final round of the British Open

[ad_1] PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A glance at the final round of the British Open at Royal Portrush: WINNER: Ireland’s Shane Lowry, who shot a final round 1-over 72 for 269. NOT CLOSE: Tommy Fleetwood had a final-round 74 and was second, six shots behind. MAJOR FINISH: Brooks Koepka finished tied for fourth, and was inside the top 10 for all four majors this year. NOTEABLE: It was the