Officials stress quality of Commonwealth Games tournament, but deep divisions in the US mean it lacks a key growth area
Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse will both return to the ring on the same card, just not against each other.
The New Zealanders are relying on dubious historical evidence to bolster their claims. Its the Waratahs who have the real form
The Detroit Tigers have acquired All-Star left-hander David Price in a blockbuster trade with the Tampa Bay Rays, a source has confirmed to ESPN’s Jayson Stark.
Thursday marked a memorable Trade Deadline, one which saw the Tigers and A’s acquire new aces, the Red Sox reshaping their roster and several other moves around baseball.
West Ham United sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan, their sixth summer recruit.
Anthony Gelling scores a hat-trick as Wigan climb back into second place in Super League by thrashing Salford.
The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay’s David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday. The trade joins Price with Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander in the rotation for the AL Central-leading Tigers, giving Detroit the last three American League Cy Young winners. The deal comes just hours after the Oakland Athletics got Jon Lester from the Boston Red Sox. Tampa Bay has played much better over the last month and entered Thursday only 5 1/2 games behind a wild card – but the Rays decided to deal their ace anyway.
Tigers land Price from Rays in three-team deal
Manu Ginobili walked off the court in June an NBA champion. The toll that pursuit took on his 37-year-old body is now preventing him from the only team he loves more than the San Antonio Spurs. Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the Spurs guard since the playoffs. The Argentine Basketball Federation announced the decision on Thursday, prompting Ginobili to post a tweet in Spanish saying he was ”so sorry” that he couldn’t compete with his beloved national team.
The Seminoles added another player to the race with the commitment of ESPN 300 No. 55 Deondre Francois, who announced his decision Thursday at his high school.
Tom Huddlestone has a penalty saved as Hull City draw 0-0 against AS Trencin in Slovakia on their European debut.
It seemed like July was a bit of a bad month for the Indiana Pacers, with Lance Stephenson bolting to Charlotte after what seemed like an unnecessary contract dispute and LeBron James signing with a division rival.