6:41 PM ET N’Golo Kante in action for Chelsea against Leicester City on Thursday. Getty Images Thomas Tuchel has compared N’Golo Kante to the game’s modern-day greats including Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, believing it is a “miracle” Chelsea are set to finish in third place having been without the midfielder so often this season. The Blues
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6:09 PM ET Associated Press Amid a pitch invasion by Everton fans, Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira appeared to kick out at a supporter who looked to be goading him during a confrontation. The field was flooded by Everton supporters after their team recovered from 2-0 down at halftime to win 3-2 on Thursday and
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4:55 PM ET Marcos Alonso’s goal against Leicester all but ensures Chelsea will finish third in the Premier League this season. Getty Images Chelsea defender Marco Alonso scored a glorious equaliser to earn a 1-1 home draw with Leicester City on Thursday and effectively seal third place in the Premier League ahead of the final round
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5:16 PM ET TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Saban, while admitting he was wrong to “single out” Texas A&M and Jackson State in comments he made Wednesday concerning the implementation of name, image and likeness, told ESPN on Thursday he wasn’t backing down on his stance that paying high school players under the guise of NIL
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2:44 PM ET TULSA, Okla. — Tiger Woods was cruising through the first round of the 104th PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club on Thursday. The 15-time major champion crushed his opening tee shot with a 3-wood down the middle on No. 10 and birdied his first hole. He was 2-under after making another
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3:06 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have extended the contracts of coach John Hynes and his assistants through the 2023-24 season, trying to build on a season with several individual successes for a franchise that wound up being swept in the playoffs for the first time. General manager David Poile
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3:02 PM ET New York Giants coach Brian Daboll doesn’t want Daniel Jones holding back. Instead, he’s promoting a more aggressive approach that encourages his new quarterback to get out on the field and sling the ball around without hesitation or fear of a mistake. Especially in practice. “Yeah, look, we want to make sure
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12:35 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — The Boston Celtics say center Al Horford is available to play in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals after he missed the series-opening loss to the Miami Heat following his entry into the NBA’s health and safety protocols. Horford abruptly entered the protocols shortly before Tuesday’s Game
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2:47 PM ET New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer is expected to miss six to eight weeks after suffering a “moderate to high grade” oblique strain during Wednesday night’s start against the St. Louis Cardinals, the team announced Thursday. Scherzer removed himself from the game with two outs in the sixth inning after feeling soreness
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1:56 PM ET ESPN News Services Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz all were placed in the same half of the French Open men’s bracket during Thursday’s draw for the clay-court Grand Slam. Djokovic, who is the defending champion and seeded No. 1, could meet 13-time champion Nadal in the quarterfinals at Roland Garros.
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2:33 PM BST The 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals will be played at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium instead of Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium in London, European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) said on Thursday. The Premier League is set to conclude later than usual in 2023 owing to the FIFA World Cup
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