2:00 AM ET Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner has told Sweden that he won’t accept their invitation to play in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Lehner is the first high-profile NHL player to announce he won’t participate in the Beijing Games, which will feature restrictive COVID-19 protocols and potentially lengthy quarantines for those who test
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10:13 PM ET ESPN News Services ATLANTA — Miles Bridges scored 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets, without four players, leaned on their best 3-point shooting game of the season to beat the Atlanta Hawks 130-127 on Sunday night. Bridges made each of his four shots in the fourth quarter when he scored 13 points.
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7:05 PM ET ESPN News Services Buck O’Neil, a champion of Black ballplayers during a monumental, eight-decade career on and off the field, joined Gil Hodges, Minnie Minoso and three others in being elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Former Minnesota Twins teammates Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat, a longtime television broadcaster
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11:50 AM ET Associated Press MADRID — There will be more host cities and fewer nations playing in the Davis Cup Finals next season in an attempt to increase fan engagement and keep the revamped team event sustainable, organizers said Sunday. The International Tennis Federation and the Kosmos Tennis group that is behind the competition
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12:29 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England — Ralf Rangnick’s Manchester United revolution is still in its infancy, but the fans who streamed away from Old Trafford, having watched the German’s managerial reign begin with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace, will have done so convinced of what his team is supposed to look like.
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4:26 PM ET Eric WoodyardESPN DETROIT, Mich. — Inside Ford Field on Sunday, Detroit Lions fans experienced something that hadn’t happened there in over a full calendar year: a win. First-year Lions coach Dan Campbell will no longer have to field questions about a winless season, as Detroit upset Minnesota 29-27 for its first regular-season
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1:49 PM ET Associated Press MADRID — Russia’s 15-year wait for a Davis Cup title ended Sunday after another clutch performance by Daniil Medvedev. Medvedev beat Marin Cilic 7-6 (7), 6-2 in the second singles match to give Russia an insurmountable 2-0 lead over Croatia in the final. It is Russia’s third Davis Cup title
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4:53 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Viktor Hovland made consecutive eagles and closed with consecutive bogeys while overcoming a six-shot deficit to win the Hero World Challenge on Sunday and keep Collin Morikawa from reaching No. 1 in the world. So wild was this final round of the year for golf’s elite that
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7:12 PM ET Jamal Collier Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss Saturday’s game against the Miami Heat with right calf soreness, coach Mike Budenholzer announced before the game. It’s the second straight game Antetokounmpo has been sidelined because of the injury, which kept him out of the second half of a back-to-back on Thursday
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