NCAA tweaks rules on block/charge calls in men’s basketball

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA is tweaking how block/charge calls are made in men’s basketball. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved rule changes on Thursday that require a defender to be in position to draw a charge at the time the offensive player plants a foot to go airborne for a shot. If the defender

Nashville judge rules parents of victims can weigh in on release of Covenant School shooter’s writings

What players think of MLB’s new rules

Shorter games. More action in the batter’s box and on the bases. Outs becoming hits again. Major League Baseball’s new rules seem to have near universal appeal among fans. But what do the players think? We asked ESPN MLB reporters Alden Gonzalez, Joon Lee and Jesse Rogers to sit down with a handful of players

Shaq can’t be served electronically in FTX class-action lawsuit, judge rules

Shaquille O’Neal cannot be served a summons electronically for a class-action lawsuit brought against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and a host of celebrity spokespeople, a Florida judge ruled Tuesday. The plaintiff’s attorneys have unsuccessfully attempted to serve O’Neal in person for several months, court documents allege. O’Neal is the only defendant in the class-action lawsuit

MLB admits wrong call was made against Mets amid new timer rules

Even Major League Baseball umpires are adjusting to the new rules. On opening day Thursday, the umpires called a strike against the New York Mets’ Jeff McNeil because of a runner on first. The umps initially ruled Pete Alonso did not get back to first base in time after a pitch. That put McNeil in

College lacrosse groups reexamine women’s game’s rules after injury

10:04 PM ET Michael A. FletcherESPN Close Michael Fletcher is a senior writer with ESPN’s enterprise and investigative team. Before that, he wrote for ESPN’s The Undefeated, focusing on politics, criminal justice and social issues. He spent 21 years at The Washington Post, where his beats included the national economy, the White House and race

Lewis Hamilton ‘won’t stop’ his fight against racism as FIA rules out investigation into Breonna Taylor T-shirt

CNN  —  Lewis Hamilton says he remains undeterred in his fight against racial injustice. His comments came as the FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, announced it will not investigate the Formula One champion for wearing a T-shirt honoring Breonna Taylor at the Tuscan Grand Prix. Hamilton, a six-time world champion who claimed the 90th race

MLB Opening Day arrives with new rules, schedule

Comment on this story Comment The unique poignancy of Opening Day, at least to those who celebrate the holiday, exists in the way it blends hope for better days with nostalgia for the good old ones. That it still happens this way every year — even as the world has changed around it, even when