Sports Merchandise Stuart Broad will have a scan on the heel problem which troubled him during the Lord’s Test before a decision is taken on whether he will play again this season, but James Anderson won’t take the field again until the Ashes tour having been rested from Lancashire’s remaining County Championship fixtures. Broad has
Wasps will hope to maintain their flying start to the Aviva Premiership campaign when they tackle Worcester at Sixways on Sunday. But Wasps rugby director Dai Young is on alert for the task ahead after both sides recorded contrasting results on the Premiership’s opening weekend. While Wasps ran in seven tries — four of them
Asier Illarramendi struck twice for in-form Sociedad. Real Sociedad made it three wins from their opening three La Liga games as they beat Deportivo La Coruna 4-2 at the Riazor. The visitors began the match in stunning fashion, going 2-0 up through goals from Juanmi and Asier Illarramendi in the third and fourth minutes. Depor
Lotto Jumbo rider Lars Boom won his first Tour of Britain title in 2011 Lars Boom won his second Tour of Britain title as Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed the final stage in Cardiff. Norwegian Boasson Hagen, who rides for Team Dimension Data, broke away with three kilometres remaining in the 180km eighth stage from Worcester.
BOSTON — Mookie Betts awoke in Seattle on July 25, the morning after the Boston Red Sox were held to four hits and shut out for the ninth time in 101 games, and tweeted a picture of himself with David Ortiz. The last line of Betts’ 94-character caption, complete with emojis and a hash tag,
COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Tuesday, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley turned 34, celebrating briefly in his office, where he had lunch with his 4-year-old daughter, Sloan, and she drew him a picture. Four days later, the real party began, and a different picture became clear: Oklahoma, with the youngest head coach in the FBS, is to
5:30 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Canelo Alvarez believes he is meeting Gennady Golovkin at precisely the right time, with the world champion in decline. The Mexican challenges Golovkin for
Tom Ince in action for Huddersfield against Newcastle. Huddersfield forward Tom Ince hopes head coach David Wagner can help him realise his dream of playing for England. Wagner handed Ince a ticket back to the Premier League after underwhelming previous spells in the top flight with Crystal Palace and Hull. Ince, a club record signing
Fresh from a testing tour of Bangladesh, Steven Smith, the Australia captain, doesn’t think his team will face a similar trial by spin during the upcoming limited-overs series in India. Smith took into account not only his batsmen’s ability but also the Indian pitches, which he believed, wouldn’t offer as much spin in limited-overs cricket.
CHIBA, Japan — Colin Montgomerie made all the putts he needed Sunday on Narita Golf Club’s massive greens to win the Japan Airlines Championship — the first PGA Tour Champions event in Japan. The 54-year-old Scot two-putted for par from 50 feet on the par-4 18th, hitting his first to 1 1/2 feet, for a