Month: December 2017

4:14 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Beyond goals and assists, differentiating the necessary “treasured” fantasy hockey stats from the “trash” stats can get murky. Penalty minutes and hits are among those considered by many to be fantasy hockey trash stats, the scoring categories that are frowned upon as superfluous and inconsequential. Unless, in reality, you’re a
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© Getty Images Each day of the upcoming inaugural four-day Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth will need to have a minimum of 98 overs per day, as per the ICC’s playing conditions. That is, eight overs more must be bowled every day than what is required
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The LPGA Tour is adding two tournaments in California next year as part of a 34-tournament schedule that offers a record $68.75 million in prize money. Coming off a year in which 17 players earned at least $1 million, the LPGA Tour put together a 2018 schedule that it hopes to build momentum. While it
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Jamie George admits Saracens face judgement day as they seek to repair the psychological scarring inflicted by their European Champions Cup collapse to Clermont Auvergne. The European champions fell to a record 46-14 defeat in a repeat of last season’s final on Monday, leaking six tries in a dreadful defensive performance that produced a staggering
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BRISBANE, Australia — Jeff Horn’s successful welterweight title defence has all but earned him a date in Las Vegas with America’s best pound-for-pound boxer Terence Crawford. The Australian managed to stop British challenger Gary Corcoran in the 11th round of their title fight in Brisbane on Wednesday night to improve his professional record to 18-0-1
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Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen were among those who had not officially joined the GPDA in recent years Formula 1 drivers have unanimously signed up to their union because of concerns over the future of the sport. Alexander Wurz, chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association, said the organisation had 100% membership “for maybe the
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All Blacks skipper Kieran Read will undergo surgery on Saturday on a prolapsed lumbar disc. Read has been reviewed by the All Blacks’ and Crusaders’ medical teams, as well as a back specialist, who will continue to monitor his recovery. Kieran Read is tackled during Bledisloe III in Brisbane Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images The expected recovery time
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Chris Gayle gave it the full Universe Boss treatment after striking a world-record 18 sixes to turn the final of the Bangladesh Premier League into an affirmation of his talent. Asked by ESPNcricinfo if he would class himself as the Don Bradman of T20s, Gayle banged his own publicity drum after another epic display. “I’m
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The Los Angeles Angels‘ newly signed two-way star, Shohei Ohtani, had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right pitching elbow in October, according to multiple reports. Documentation of Ohtani’s medical history was circulated to major league teams pursuing the free-agent Japanese baseball star, according to a report by Sports Illustrated, which added that Ohtani’s agent
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