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Sensible Rishabh Pant still leaves Edgbaston feeling giddy

Sensible Rishabh Pant still leaves Edgbaston feeling giddy

In life there are short straws and writing about a Sensible Rishabh Pant innings is one of those short straws. I’m not being ungrateful. A Sensible Rishabh Pant innings is still worth more than, say, all of Sir Alastair Cook’s most un-boring (the laptop is not allowing me to type “entertaining”) innings. A Sensible Rishabh …

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Bumrah: Test captaincy 'one of the biggest achievements of my career'

Bumrah: Test captaincy ‘one of the biggest achievements of my career’

Jasprit Bumrah will lead India in the Edgbaston Test against England after Rohit Sharma failed to clear his Covid-19 test on Thursday. Rishabh Pant will be Bumrah’s vice-captain. This will be Bumrah’s first match as captain at any level of representative cricket and he becomes the first fast bowler to lead India since Kapil Dev, …

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Top prospects for the 2022 NHL draft, led by Shane Wright, Logan Cooley, Juraj Slafkovsky

Top prospects for the 2022 NHL draft, led by Shane Wright, Logan Cooley, Juraj Slafkovsky

7:00 AM ET ESPN staff The NHL draft is coming up on July 7 and 8, and will be televised on ESPN (Round 1) and ESPN+ (Rounds 2 through 7). Who will your team take? Here’s a look at 407 of the top prospects available, according to NHL Central Scouting: More: Draft pick tracker: All …

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Serena Williams is out of Wimbledon, but it was an epic, incredible match against Harmony Tan

Serena Williams is out of Wimbledon, but it was an epic, incredible match against Harmony Tan

LONDON, England — Serena Williams lost in her eagerly-anticipated return on Tuesday night at Wimbledon in a hard-fought 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7) marathon thriller to Harmony Tan, and questions about the 23-time major champion’s future in the sport were immediate. “That’s a question I can’t answer,” the 40-year-old said in her post-match news conference. “Like, …

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Biggest surprises and snubs of the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game rosters

Biggest surprises and snubs of the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game rosters

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game’s 22-player roster is set, as the game’s 12 reserves — chosen by the league’s coaches — were announced Tuesday. The two teams — led by captains A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart, and their respective co-captains Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles — will draft their rosters from the pool on Saturday …

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How Tina Charles can bolster the Seattle Storm's WNBA title hopes -- or disrupt the team's chemistry

How Tina Charles can bolster the Seattle Storm’s WNBA title hopes — or disrupt the team’s chemistry

The Seattle Storm officially announced Tuesday what everyone anticipated since center Tina Charles’ “divorce” from the Phoenix Mercury was announced three days earlier: She is headed to the Pacific Northwest. Charles has signed a rest of the season contract with the Storm, who are currently 11-7 and in fourth place in the WNBA standings. Guard …

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'I ain't going to bed until Wednesday': Ole Miss celebrates historic championship

‘I ain’t going to bed until Wednesday’: Ole Miss celebrates historic championship

OMAHA, Neb. — How does it feel to finally win a national championship? It feels like sitting in the concourse of a ballpark you’d never been to before this day, 600 miles from home, wearing an Ole Miss baseball jersey T-shirt and sobbing openly, so overwhelmed you can’t even stand up and watch the trophy …

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What Tina Charles' departure means for the WNBA star, Phoenix Mercury

What Tina Charles’ departure means for the WNBA star, Phoenix Mercury

5:58 PM ET Alexa Philippou Close ESPN Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Mechelle Voepel Close ESPN.com Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college …

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Lightning force a Game 6: What we learned as the series heads back to Tampa

Lightning force a Game 6: What we learned as the series heads back to Tampa

The Stanley Cup was in the building. The fans were buzzing. The Colorado Avalanche were on the precipice of a third championship. Then the game started, and the Tampa Bay Lightning displayed the resilience that has carried them to back-to-back Cups, and on to Game 6 in their quest for a three-peat. Their 3-2 win …

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Lightning reclaim the lead, best buddies in the stands and more from Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

Lightning reclaim the lead, best buddies in the stands and more from Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

The Stanley Cup is in the building. The Colorado Avalanche lead the best-of-seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-1. The Avs could close out the series and keep the Cup in the building in Friday’s Game 5. 1 Related Game 4, which ended in a 3-2 Colorado overtime win, did not come without controversy. …

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