Sports Merchandise Tributes abounded in Las Vegas on Saturday, when the city played host to UFC 216 and UNLV’s home football game against San Diego State, the city’s first two major sporting events since the mass shooting that killed 58 people this week. At UFC 216, held inside T-Mobile Arena, a moment of silence kicked
Week 6 wasn’t expected to have many surprises, so we were as blindsided as Michigan and Oklahoma by what transpired. Saturday was the third day in the past 10 seasons that at least two AP top-10 teams lost at home to unranked opponents, as the seventh-ranked Wolverines and third-ranked Sooners each lost as home favorites.
LAS VEGAS — Tony Ferguson is the UFC’s interim lightweight champion as of Saturday night. And if Conor McGregor isn’t willing to face him next, Ferguson believes the “interim” tag in his title needs to be dropped. Demetrious Johnson used a highlight-reel armbar to finish Ray Borg on Saturday night and defend his UFC flyweight
LAS VEGAS — One of the most prestigious records in mixed martial arts history fell in style on Saturday at the hands of UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Johnson (27-2-1) defended his title for the 11th consecutive time at UFC 216 on Saturday, finishing Ray Borg via armbar at 3:15 of the fifth round. The
Michael Cheika has challenged his travel-weary Wallabies to man up and strike an overdue trans-Tasman blow with a first victory over the world champion All Blacks in more than two years. The Wallabies switched their focus almost immediately to the final Bledisloe Cup clash of the season in Brisbane on October 21 after rounding out
Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead to 59 points Lewis Hamilton took a giant stride towards his fourth world title with victory in the Japanese Grand Prix as rival Sebastian Vettel retired early on. Ferrari’s Vettel dropped out four laps into the race after slipping down the field from the start with an engine problem
People of Las Vegas looking for a feel-good story in the aftermath of last weekend’s mass shooting may have found an unlikely one in their newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights. The first-year NHL team has played two games, and won both, each time on a James Neal goal. Neal’s goal at 3:46 of overtime
LOS ANGELES — As Robbie Ray and the Arizona Diamondbacks are finding out, the Los Angeles Dodgers are like a baseball version of the Borg from “Star Trek.” We’ll explain that in a bit. First, the meat of the subject is that the Dodgers knocked off the Diamondbacks 8-5 on Saturday to seize a 2-0
Junior featherweight world titleholder Jessie Magdaleno suffered a left wrist injury during a recent sparring session, forcing him to withdraw from his defense against mandatory challenger Cesar Juarez, Top Rank president Todd duBoef told ESPN on Saturday. The bout was slated to be part of an ESPN-televised Top Rank tripleheader on Nov. 11 (10:30 p.m.
The Oakland Raiders are still preparing to start backup quarterback EJ Manuel on Sunday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter, though injured starter Derek Carr has made progress in his recovery from a fractured bone in his back. Carr, who suffered a transverse process fracture in Sunday’s loss at Denver, is feeling better and throwing