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Conor McGregor to make film debut in remake of ‘Road House’

UFC star Conor McGregor will make his first foray into feature films with a role in a remake of “Road House,” McGregor’s spokesperson Karen J. Kessler confirmed to ESPN. Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the movie, which is a new take on the classic 1980s cult hit that starred Patrick Swayze. Amazon Prime Video is …

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England Lionesses goal hero Chloe Kelly to frame sports bra from Euro 2022 final

“This team likes to work hard, but we definitely like to party harder,” said captain Leah Williamson, looking happy and exhausted, sporting a red three lions bucket hat, with a flag that simply had the word “Home” blazed across it slung around her like a toga. Goalkeeper Mary Earps had given a hint at the …

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Tony Finau wins Rocket Mortgage for second straight PGA Tour victory

DETROIT — Tony Finau ran away with the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday at Detroit Golf Club to become the first PGA Tour player in three years to win consecutive regular-season events. Finau closed with a 5-under 67 for a 5-shot victory and a tournament-record 26-under 262 total. Taylor Pendrith (72), Patrick Cantlay (66) and …

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Jake Paul fight canceled due to flap over Hasim Rahman Jr.’s weight

The scheduled Aug. 6 boxing pay-per-view card headlined by Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. has been canceled due to a weight issue with Rahman, Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) wrote in a statement Saturday night. The event was to take place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. According to MVP’s statement, Rahman’s camp told …

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Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff bullish on expanded College Football Playoff, potentially before 2025

5:47 PM ET Pete Thamel Heather Dinich close ESPN Senior Writer college football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University LOS ANGELES — Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff is so bullish on College Football Playoff expansion that he told ESPN on Friday he potentially sees the format changing before the current contracts ends following …

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China could shoot Nancy Pelosi plane during Taiwan trip

A Chinese government propagandist said Friday that Beijing could shoot down House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plane if it’s accompanied by US military aircraft during an anticipated August visit to Taiwan — a dramatic escalation in rhetoric as relations between the two powers get worse and worse. “If US fighter jets escort Pelosi’s plane into Taiwan, …

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California fruit stand workers return lost wallet to William Shatner

He can’t live long and prosper without his wallet. “Star Trek” legend William Shatner left his wallet in the corn bin of a California fruit stand — but the vendor decided to boldy go and return the item to authorities. Shatner — famous for playing Captain James T. Kirk in the science-fiction television series — …

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Sesame Place characters ignore young black girl: video shows

New video footage released on Thursday shows the moment a 5-year-old black girl was allegedly snubbed at Sesame Place by multiple park employees dressed as characters during a meet and greet event last month. Quinton Burns, the girl’s father, has filed a $25 million class-action lawsuit against SeaWorld Parks, the owner of Sesame Place, for …

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Sesame Place characters ignore young black girl: video shows

New video footage released on Thursday shows the moment a 5-year-old black girl was allegedly snubbed at Sesame Place by multiple park employees dressed as characters during a meet and greet event last month. Quinton Burns, the girl’s father, has filed a $25 million class-action lawsuit against SeaWorld Parks, the owner of Sesame Place, for …

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