1:18 AM ET Steve KimESPN Jamel Herring retained his WBO junior lightweight title by disqualification against Jonathan Oquendo on Saturday. The fight inside the Top Rank bubble at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas was stopped after the eighth round because of an intentional head-butt. Oquendo led with his head in the fifth
11:13 PM ET The New York Islanders are going to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in 27 years, snapping the NHL’s longest streak without a final four appearance. The Isles put on a clinic against the Flyers in Game 7 on Saturday, scoring two first-period goals en route to a 4-0 win.
1:33 AM ET Jamel Herring waited months and battled through COVID-19 to show he was ready for a major fight as a world titleholder. After his performance on Saturday night in a title defense against Jonathan Oquendo, that status is very much uncertain. Inside the Top Rank bubble at the MGM Grand Convention Center in
11:46 PM ET Alistair Overeem showed that he’s still a championship-level fighter on Saturday night. Overeem stopped up-and-comer Augusto Sakai early in the fifth round in the UFC Fight Night main event in Las Vegas. The win was the fourth in Overeem’s past five fights, keeping him in the hunt for the UFC heavyweight title
Jason Holder played a captain’s knock to help Barbados tide over Jamaica.© CPL/Twitter Skipper Jason Holder played a knock of 69 runs as Barbados Tridents defeated Jamaica Tallawahs by seven wickets on Saturday, September 5 at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium. This win can be considered as consolation for Tridents as the side was already knocked
7:15 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson went the last three hours over 13 holes without hitting from the fairway and still manged to hang on to the lead Saturday after two rounds at the Tour Championship. Johnson could at least see his entire golf ball from the first cut on the par-5
6:09 PM ET Steve KimESPN Despite suffering two cuts near his left eye, Steven Nelson dominated De’Andre Ware in a sixth-round TKO victory on the Jamel Herring-Jonathan Oquendo undercard at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on Saturday. Nelson slowly built up momentum in the early rounds, walking down Ware and then closing
5:56 PM ET The UFC’s card this weekend has been gutted by COVID-19. Two fights were canceled and one fighter was taken off the event Saturday just hours before the start of the show for coronavirus-related reasons, UFC officials announced. The changes have left UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai with just seven fights, the
11:15 PM ET Alistair Overeem showed a wrinkle in his game that most UFC fans haven’t seen, using his wrestling and vicious ground-and-pound to finish Augusto Sakai by TKO in the fifth round Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. The finish came at 26 seconds of the final round.
6:56 PM ET Free-agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is expected to sign with the Tennessee Titans, sources told ESPN’s Dianna Russini. Clowney reunites with Titans head coach Mike Vrabel, who served as his position coach and defensive coordinator when the two were with the Houston Texans. The seventh-year veteran had his best season in 2017
9:39 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper was ejected for arguing with first-base umpire Roberto Ortiz over a fair-foul call on Saturday in a game against the New York Mets. Harper ripped a first-pitch curveball from starter Seth Lugo down the first-base line in the fifth inning. Ortiz ruled
4:26 PM ET Associated Press Serena Williams has come back from a slow start to beat Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the US Open’s third round. Williams’ victory in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday allowed her to avoid what would have been her earliest exit at Flushing Meadows since she lost in the third
7:14 PM ET Authentic dueled with Tiz the Law in the final turn and upset the heavy favorite to win the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Ridden by John Velazquez, Authentic led from start to finish and gave trainer Bob Baffert his record-tying sixth Derby champion. Authentic covered 1¼ mile in 2:00.61, the seventh-fastest time ever
4:29 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Brandon Jones played it out in his mind over and over as he drove behind leaders Denny Hamlin and Ross Chastain. When the moment arrived, Jones was ready to pounce. Jones swept past leaders Chastain and Hamlin two laps from the end to win the Xfinity Series
8:45 PM ET Mike Trout hit his 300th career home run in the first game of a doubleheader against the Houston Astros on Saturday, surpassing Tim Salmon for the franchise record at just 29 years old. Trout, who entered the game with 201 career stolen bases, is the fastest to amass 300 home runs and
9:04 PM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com Serena Williams was already walking to her chair with her head down before the ball was called out on the final point of the first set against Sloane Stephens during Saturday’s third-round clash on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Stephens came out strong, ignoring her 1-5 record against the six-time tournament champion.
6:09 PM ET Steve KimESPN After testing positive twice for COVID-19, Jamel Herring will finally get in the ring to face Jonathan Oquendo in the main event of a Top Rank card at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on Saturday. Herring (21-2, 10 KOs) will defend his WBO junior lightweight title against
7:30 PM ET ATLANTA — There is hope. Perhaps it is as slight as the azaleas blooming in November at Augusta National, but the possibility exists. Daniel Berger has yet to be told “no” from tournament officials, so he is clinging to the idea that maybe, just maybe, he will be able to tee it