Ticket sales for Mayweather-McGregor begin

July 24, 2017

1:22 PM ET Tickets to the highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor went on sale Monday. The first batch of tickets were released at 1 p.m. ET to those who received a code from Ticketmaster’s Fan Verified program, which aims to block out brokers from buying up the tickets early. Some fans who received the code, which doesn’t guarantee tickets, sold them on eBay for as…

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Lowe: Which massive Irving trade will actually happen?

July 24, 2017

12:30 PM ET The Cavaliers are projecting confidence they can snare a king’s ransom for James is responsible for the empowerment of the modern basketball superstar, and Irving is showing how well he has learned to dictate terms before they’re dictated to him. Kyrie Irving expressed a willingness to return to the NBA Finals with LeBron James just two months ago. Paul George was nearly a Cavalier. Now, Irving’s trade…

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Bama, Ole Miss eye massive 8th-grade recruit

July 24, 2017

11:40 AM ET Some college football programs will make offers to middle school prospects to gain attention on a national level – but Jaheim Oatis is different. Standing 6-foot-4 and weighing 286 pounds, Oatis has turned heads at Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Alabama camps this summer. According to a tweet posted Friday by Oatis, the Rebels, Bulldogs and Crimson Tide already have made scholarship offers to the soon-to-be eighth…

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CoA allegations 'unsubstantiated, hypothetical' – Srinivasan

July 24, 2017

N Srinivasan accepted that he stood disqualified as an office bearer, but argued that he was not ineligible to attend the BCCI meetings as a representative of the TNCA © AFP In a stinging offensive against the committee of administrators (CoA), former BCCI president N Srinivasan has accused the panel of attempting to present “incomplete facts and circumstances” and projecting a picture of him that would “prejudice” him in the…

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A Closer Look at 'Rogue Planets' Adrift in the Universe

July 24, 2017

An artist’s illustration of the orphaned planet WISEA J114724.10−204021.3. Our galaxy is likely teeming with rogue planets, but they’re very difficult to find. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) Not all stars are good parents to their budding planets — some get downright nasty and kick their children into interstellar space. We’ve found a handful of these free orphaned planets before, and their called “rogue planets.” But a study today in Nature Astronomy suggests…

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Dale Jr. turning to NBC TV role after retirement

July 24, 2017

10:40 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close• NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make the move to television upon his retirement from full-time NASCAR Cup racing after this season. Earnhardt, a 14-time Most Popular Driver, will be part of the NBC broadcast team for the 2018 season. He will join a group that includes his…

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How a single phone call led to Hugh Freeze's downfall

July 24, 2017

4:00 PM ET STARKVILLE, Miss. — The man who helped take down Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has resigned, effective immediately, the school said Thursday. Matt Luke, co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, has been installed as the interim coach. Ole Miss will have plenty of time to conduct its search for a permanent head coach, but our search firm breaks down what a new coach will be walking into,…

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Spieth, McIlroy favored at PGA Championship

10:08 AM ET After one of the great turnarounds in the history of The Open, one Las Vegas sportsbook has made Jordan Spieth a co-favorite to win the 2017 PGA Championship. Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Spieth at 8-1 to win the title (and take home the career Grand Slam), along with Rory McIlroy at the same odds. Jordan Spieth’s win at The Open has made him a favorite at…

July 24, 2017
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Spieth, McIlroy favored at PGA Championship

10:23 AM ET After one of the great turnarounds in the history of The Open, one Las Vegas sportsbook has made Jordan Spieth a co-favorite to win the 2017 PGA Championship. Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Spieth at 8-1 to win the title (and take home the career Grand Slam), along with Rory McIlroy at the same odds. Jordan Spieth’s win at The Open has made him a favorite at…

July 24, 2017
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Six Foolproof Ways to Find Influencers on Social Media

July 24, 2017

Influencer marketing offers possibilities for businesses in virtually any niche. It’s grown out of celebrity endorsement, but, with nearly everybody now on social media, it turns out that relatively ordinary, down-to-earth people are often the best influencers. To be of use to you, an influencer’s following must match your target audience. You might be tempted to try to work with Justin Bieber and his tens of thousands of followers; even…

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