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Fernando Alonso set to return to F1 with Renault in 2021

[ad_1] Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso is set to return to Formula One with Renault in 2021, with a deal expected to be announced on Wednesday.ESPN understands the Spaniard will replace McLaren-bound Daniel Ricciardo next year. The move will reunite Alonso with the Renault team he won championships with in 2005 and 2006.Renault declined to comment when asked about the news. A report in Spain suggests Alonso has signed a
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MLB releases 2020 schedule with Yankees-Nationals, Giants-Dodgers set for opening night

[ad_1] The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees in the first game of the 2020 MLB season on July 23, followed by the San Francisco Giants traveling to play the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, as MLB revealed its full schedule for the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season on Monday.ESPN will broadcast both games, with the action at Nationals Park scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET,
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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal set as main event at UFC 251

[ad_1] Kamaru Usman will face Jorge Masvidal in a welterweight title fight Saturday at UFC 251 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.The promotion announced the fight at midnight on Monday morning.Masvidal has passed his coronavirus test, and both he and Usman will be leaving Las Vegas for Abu Dhabi later Monday, sources said. Usman will be on a charter flight and Masvidal will fly on a private jet, according to
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Nike releases ‘groovy’ new Premier League ball; Everton, Inter Miami set for ‘e-friendly’

[ad_1] The Premier League is back, and the title has already been clinched by Liverpool, but that hasn't stopped Nike from launching their brand-new official match ball for next season. Plus, Everton and Inter Miami are set to meet in a friendly with a difference.Jump to: Everton, Miami's e-friendlyNike's 'groovy' new ballThe Nike Flight ball will be used in the top flight for the 2020-21 campaign, with Nike promising that
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New York City Marathon, set for Nov. 1, canceled because of coronavirus

[ad_1] The 2020 New York City Marathon has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, race organizers announced Wednesday.New York Road Runners announced the cancellation of the world's largest marathon after coordinating with the mayor's office and deciding the race posed too many health and safety concerns for runners, volunteers, spectators and others."While the marathon is an iconic and beloved event in our city, I applaud New York Road Runners
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Pedraza and Navarrete set for unique opportunities

[ad_1] 12:43 AM ETSteve KimESPN Boxing's first week back is in the books. It began with Shakur Stevenson taking care of Felix Caraballo in six rounds and was capped off with a 10th-round disqualification victory for Jessie Magdaleno. The back-and-forth battle between young featherweights Adam Lopez and Luis Coria, which saw Lopez earn a majority decision, opened some eyes.Top Rank founder and CEO Bob Arum was one of the few
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Liverpool set for glory, Man United seek momentum, battle at the bottom

[ad_1] 3:00 PM ETIan DarkeESPN.com writer CloseDarke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world's most recognizable soccer voices.Wednesday sees the Premier League resume its strangest season, 97 days after the coronavirus pandemic forced it
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Five Rounds – Cynthia Calvillo’s big win at women’s flyweight; fast KOs set UFC record

[ad_1] Saturday's UFC Fight Night card started with three first-minute flash knockouts and ended with Cynthia Calvillo making an emphatic statement in her UFC women's flyweight debut.Calvillo soundly defeated Jessica Eye and instantly put herself in the conversation among the best in the division. Merab Dvalishvili made an impression of his own, both inside the Octagon, where he put on a wrestling clinic in a one-sided victory over Gustavo Lopez,
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MLB players reject latest offer, ask league to set 2020 season schedule

[ad_1] 7:33 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"The Major League Baseball Players Association asked MLB to set a schedule for the 2020 season rather than counter the latest return-to-play proposal by the league, setting the stage for MLB to implement a significantly shortened schedule and deepening the labor strife between the parties.In a statement Saturday night,