Month: November 2019

6:24 PM ET Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant did not travel with the team to Minnesota for Sunday’s game and is listed as week-to-week after experiencing aggravated back spasms in Friday night’s 103-94 loss to the Utah Jazz. Memphis said the guard needs a “period of short-term off-loading” in a statement on Saturday. Morant first
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5:10 PM ET Steve KimESPN John Riel Casimero captured the third world title of his career as he stopped the favored Zolani Tete in three rounds in Birmingham, England to win the WBO bantamweight championship. After a relatively slow and tactical beginning to this fight, which was controlled by the long and angular southpaw from
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3:55 PM ET ATLANTA — Georgia receiver George Pickens was ejected in the third quarter of Saturday’s game at Georgia Tech after trading punches with a Yellow Jackets defensive back. The SEC confirmed that, per NCAA rules, Pickens would be suspended from playing in the first half of next week’s SEC championship game against No.
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3:47 PM ET The Detroit Lions have placed quarterback Jeff Driskel on injured reserve and signed quarterback Kyle Sloter off Arizona’s practice squad — another signal-caller move for a team that has been rotating quarterbacks behind Matthew Stafford since the end of last season. Sloter and just-signed practice squad quarterback Joe Callahan are the 10th
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9:00 AM ET Once during every winter meetings, agent Scott Boras descends from his suite to answer media questions about his clients or some larger issue hovering over baseball. At least that’s the billing this session is given. But really, it’s a performance, with some lines seemingly prepared and practiced, perhaps even laundered through some
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2:50 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — The Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. Detroit sent minor league defenseman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday’s deal. The 24-year-old Comrie was 2-3 with a 4.21 goals-against average in five games over the previous three seasons with the Winnipeg
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2:24 PM ET Associated Press Pablo Larrazabal kept his three-shot lead at the Alfred Dunhill Championship Saturday ahead of the final round of the European Tour’s 2020 season-opener. Larrazabal’s 2-under 70 in the third round put him 11 under par and kept him ahead of Wil Besseling (70). South African home favorite Branden Grace (71),
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