12:29 PM ET Georges St-Pierre is the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. I know how that sounds. That’s a big title to give someone. But it’s true. He walks away from the sport, at 37 years young, unlike most in the fight game: He walks away on top. He walks away as a
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Feb 21, 2019 Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — Andy Murray is recovering from his hip surgery, and his mother thinks the two-time Wimbledon champion still has a chance of making a return. Murray, 31, announced last month at the Australian Open that he would compete in the season’s first major but might never be
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Feb 21, 2019 Steve KimESPN Manny Pacquiao has crafted a legendary boxing career, winning world titles in a record eight divisions and compiling a record of 61-7-2 (39 KOs) in the process. But the most visible senator in the Philippines doesn’t want his 18-year-old son, Jimuel, to follow in his footsteps. A little more than
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6:55 AM ET Roger Federer confirmed his participation for this year’s Madrid Open on Wednesday, marking his return to the European clay court season after two years away. The 20-times Grand Slam champion has not played this year since his Australian Open round of 16 defeat to Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas in January. The US
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9:42 PM ET Paul Felder‘s collapsed lung did not heal on its own, so he was forced to undergo surgery at a local Phoenix hospital Wednesday afternoon, according to Felder’s manager Brian Butler. Butler told ESPN the surgery was a success. Felder suffered the injury in the closing moments of his unanimous decision win over
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7:38 PM ET Brazilian legend Anderson Silva has already booked his next fight, and it will take place in his native Brazil. Silva (34-9) will face Jared Cannonier (11-4) at UFC 237 on May 11 in Brazil, according to UFC president Dana White. It will mark Silva’s first appearance in Brazil since he defeated Stephan
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12:01 PM ET Georges St-Pierre, arguably the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time, is set to retire. According to multiple sources, St-Pierre will announce his retirement at a news conference in Montreal on Thursday morning. RDS first reported the news Wednesday. Georges St-Pierre, a former welterweight and middleweight champion with the UFC and
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1:17 PM ET Steve KimESPN In what was a stunning turn of events, it was announced on Monday that Tyson Fury and his promoter, Frank Warren, had signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank, that will see his bouts air live on ESPN airwaves. This landmark deal also calls for a minimum of two bouts
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5:15 AM ET The US organisation Athlete Ally, which aims to support the rights of LGBT sportspeople, has cut ties with tennis champion Martina Navratilova, saying comments she made in a British newspaper were transphobic. Navratilova — an 18-time Grand Slam winner — argued it was “cheating” to allow transgender women to compete in female
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5:12 PM ET With middleweight champion Robert Whittaker still recovering from an abdominal hernia, the UFC has booked an interim title fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya for UFC 236, president Dana White told ESPN on Tuesday. The pay-per-view event, scheduled for April 13, will take place at a venue to be determined. Gastelum
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4:13 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michael McDowell was still digesting his fifth-place finish at the Daytona 500 when Joey Logano appeared at the front of his car, angrily pointing at the Ford logo. He was questioning McDowell’s loyalty to the brand. “He shows up pointing at the Ford emblem, pushing on the
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UCI Track Cycling World Championships Venue: Pruszkow, Poland Dates: 27 Feb-3 March Coverage: Watch live coverage on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and app. Great Britain’s Katie Archibald aims to be “nervous enough” but not “right over the edge” at next week’s UCI Track Cycling World Championships. Archibald, 24, will
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