Month: August 2020

11:55 AM ET The Milwaukee Bucks‘ Mike Budenholzer and Oklahoma City Thunder‘s Billy Donovan were voted the National Basketball Coaches Association co-coaches of the year, the organization announced Monday. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by the Coaches, they are a great group of people that I admire and respect,” Donovan said in
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10:37 PM ET Dana White does not expect Conor McGregor to return to the Octagon this year. The UFC president said Monday in an interview with Barstool Sports that there are no plans for McGregor to fight in the UFC again in 2020. White said he considers McGregor retired ever since McGregor tweeted about retirement
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11:44 PM ET Four members of the Dallas Stars and Vegas Golden Knights took a knee during the U.S. and Canadian national anthems on Monday. Vegas forward Ryan Reaves, one of the NHL’s few black players, and goaltender Robin Lehner knelt with Dallas forward Tyler Seguin and Jason Dickinson before their round-robin postseason game in
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1:42 AM ET Hours after receiving a response from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott that indicated he was eager to hear more about their concerns and would find a convenient time to speak later this week, leaders from the Pac-12’s #WeAreUnited campaign responded late Monday night asking for more immediate action. “While we appreciate the response,
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12:58 AM ET Nothing says watching Major League Baseball in 2020 quite like watching Monday’s New York Mets–Atlanta Braves game in Atlanta, hearing a loud clap of thunder, and having Mets announcer Gary Cohen explain that the thunder was actually from Citi Field in Queens, where he, Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez were broadcasting the
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Aug 2, 2020 Israel Folau has courted more controversy by declining to join teammates and opponents in taking a knee to acknowledge the Black Lives Matter movement in Super League’s return on Sunday. The former Wallabies fullback’s Catalans side were hammered 34-6 by champions St Helens in the first match since the competition was halted
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8:40 PM ET The Big 12 presidents and chancellors approved a scheduling model that will include nine conference games, plus one nonconference game, multiple sources within the league told ESPN on Tuesday evening. The conference is expected to put out a release with further details on Tuesday, but one source said the season could begin
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12:51 AM ET Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac tore the ACL in his left knee on Sunday, the team announced. Isaac drove the lane and did a hop step between two defenders against the Kings. He then immediately fell to the floor in pain, untouched, while clutching his left knee with 9:19 left in the
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11:08 AM ET The Philadelphia Phillies received no new positive results in Sunday’s round of coronavirus testing and will resume their season Monday when they play the Yankees in New York. The team announced the latest test results Monday morning. But their game against the Yanks on Tuesday already has been postponed — this time
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6:20 PM ET The coronavirus pandemic has made the transfer market uncertain — and you can find out when the windows open here — but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. TOP STORY: Chelsea join race for Reguilon Chelsea have joined the race to sign Real Madrid defender Sergio Reguilon,
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6:16 PM ET Associated Press BUENOS AIRES — Retired tennis player Mariano Puerta has admitted he lied to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to reduce his suspension after a second positive doping test. Four months after the high point of his career — the final of the 2005 French Open — the Argentine tested
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Aug 1, 2020 The only way to the top of UFC’s middleweight division is through Derek Brunson. On Saturday, he slammed that door shut for a red-hot prospect. Brunson stopped Edmen Shahbazyan via TKO 26 seconds into the third round in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. The previously undefeated Shahbazyan
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3:19 PM ET ESPN News Services TORONTO — Carolina’s Andrei Svechnikov scored three times for the first postseason hat trick in franchise history and the Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Monday for a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup qualifier series. Svechnikov beat Henrik Lundqvist for the game’s first goal less than
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3:49 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Brad Keselowski finally got a contract extension from Team Penske, announced the day after NASCAR’s 2012 champion won his third race of the season. Keselowski has been open in his desire to remain with the organization where he gave Roger Penske his first NASCAR championship. The 10-week
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2:37 PM ET Steve KimESPN Unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against contender Kubrat Pulev the first week of December, according to Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. The fight was originally scheduled for June 20 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. “We know
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