Month: August 2021

1:00 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Editor’s note: This story contains graphic descriptions of sexual assault allegations. In the two months since Trevor Bauer last appeared in a game for the Los Angeles Dodgers, his future — legally
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2:22 PM ET Ohio State quarterback Quinn Ewers has signed a name, image and likeness deal with GT Sports Marketing for $1.4 million, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. The contract with GT Sports Marketing is for three years and is in exchange for autographs. The deal, according to a source, was negotiated by Ewers’
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1:26 PM ET ATLANTA — An updated fan conduct policy could see spectators ejected from PGA Tour events for disrespectful behavior, including shouts of “Brooksy” that have gained considerable attention recently because of an ongoing spat between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka. “Fans who breach our code of conduct are subject to expulsion from the
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PA Media The Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been cancelled for a third year in a row, its organisers have announced. The 2020 and 2021 legs of the four-day event, which draws thousands of visitors to the county, were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Welcome to Yorkshire said staging the race in 2022
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3:30 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick always said he would be looking for consistency and production over time when it came to evaluating the quarterback competition between Cam Newton and Mac Jones. Newton was released Monday and Jones, drafted No. 15 overall in the first round this year, was
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8:49 AM ET Associated Press Team USA will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years ago, found out their
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12:22 PM ET Jason Payne has been hired by the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones, making him the only Black head coach in North American professional hockey next season. Payne, 45, was promoted from assistant coach after Cyclones head coach Matt Thomas was hired by the Providence Bruins of the AHL. Payne, who grew up in Toronto,
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11:21 AM ET The Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Connor Murphy have agreed on a four-year extension that carries an annual average value of $4.4 million. Murphy, 28, has become the de facto No. 1 defenseman on a Blackhawks team that has not been strong defensively in recent seasons. But Murphy has been a responsible and
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11:29 AM ET ATLANTA — After being hospitalized with bilateral pneumonia last week, Patrick Reed said Tuesday via social media that he is planning to play this week’s Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club. Reed, who missed both FedEx Club playoff events — the Northern Trust due to an ankle injury and then the
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9:59 PM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Right-hander Johnny Cueto was scratched from his scheduled start for San Francisco on Monday night against Milwaukee because of cold and flu-like symptoms, while fellow Giants starter Alex Wood tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing symptoms. Cueto, who has tested negative, was put on the COVID-related
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12:34 PM ET Saturday’s Oklahoma–Tulane college football game has been moved from New Orleans to Oklahoma because of the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, both schools announced on Monday. Tulane was set to host No. 2 Oklahoma on campus at Yulman Stadium. A shelter-in-place order for Tulane’s campus remained Monday morning as the university’s damage assessment
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10:19 PM ET The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are working on a contract restructure for star receiver Mike Evans, adding cap space for another potential championship run, sources told ESPN. This will be a simple conversion to lower Evans’ team-high $16.637 million cap hit. Tampa needs the help. The latest NFLPA salary cap report lists the
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