In what proved to be her final tune-up match before the U.S. Open, Serena Williams lost in straight sets on Tuesday night to Emma Raducanu in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in Ohio.
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The Pats placed Malcolm Butler on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season as he attempted a comeback with the franchise where he became a Super Bowl hero seven years ago. Butler sustained a hip injury, a source said.
Tiger Woods arrived in Wilmington, Delaware, the site of this week's BMW Championship, on Tuesday to meet with a select number of PGA Tour players amid the ongoing battle with LIV Golf for the best players in the world.
Chicago coach and general manager James Wade voiced his displeasure with the structure of the first-round series, which gives the lower seed home-court advantage for a potential decisive Game 3.
The San Diego Padres have replaced a planned Fernando Tatis Jr. bobblehead night with a Juan Soto T-shirt giveaway after the superstar shortstop was banned 80 games Friday following a positive test for a performance-enhancing drug.
The New York Mets are calling up highly regarded infield prospect Brett Baty, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers expressed frustration with the Packers' young receivers, referencing "a lot of drops, a lot of bad decisions, running the wrong route."
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Oklahoma and Texas "took the money and ran" and "took a lot of history" with them when they left the Big 12 for the SEC.
Mets pitcher Carlos Carrasco, who left Monday's start after returning after a 55-minute rain delay to record the final out of the second inning, has been diagnosed with a left oblique strain, which typically takes three to four weeks of recovery.
Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount Tuesday for having a cellphone in his back pocket during an Aug. 9 game against the Diamondbacks.
New York quarterback Zach Wilson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles, and a source told ESPN the procedure was deemed a success, but the Jets are still expecting Joe Flacco will start the regular-season opener, another source said.
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Giants coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday he may give Tyrod Taylor some first-team reps this summer but Daniel Jones remains the starting quarterback.
After leading the league in scoring for the first time in her career, Seattle's Breanna Stewart narrowly edged Las Vegas' A'ja Wilson to be named the AP's WNBA Player of the Year.
Ohio State's Evan Pryor, who rushed for 98 yards and a TD on 21 carries as a true freshman, suffered a season-ending knee injury during Monday's practice, sources confirmed to ESPN.
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Crystal Palace's Joachim Andersen said he has received death threats after he was headbutted by Liverpool's Darwin Nunez on Monday.
Chelsea have had an improved £45 million offer for winger Anthony Gordon rejected by Everton, sources have told ESPN.