Month: March 2020

6:52 PM ET UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) on Tuesday and will not face any jail time if he follows the terms of a plea agreement, according to a spokesperson for the Bernalillo County, New Mexico, district attorney’s office. Jones was arrested on four charges last
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6:24 PM ET Edmonton defenseman Mike Green, a key trade-deadline acquisition last month as the Oilers prepared for a playoff run, will be available to return to the ice if and when the NHL resumes play, according to coach Dave Tippett. In a video Q-and-A session on the team’s website Tuesday, Tippett said Green is
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6:18 PM ET Associated Press New Los Angeles Chargers tackle Bryan Bulaga voiced his disappointment Tuesday over how many fellow players decided not to vote on the new labor agreement with the NFL. The collective bargaining agreement was approved by only a 60-vote margin (1,019 to 959) with nearly 22% of the eligible players electing
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6:14 PM ET ESPN News Services TORONTO — Toronto’s cancellation of all city-led and permitted events through June 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic does not apply to professional sports leagues like the NBA, NHL, MLB or MLS, a spokesman for Mayor John Tory said Tuesday. Don Peat said the move applies to events that get
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5:22 PM ET The NBA, National Basketball Players Association and 2K have partnered to produce an NBA 2K tournament that will air on ESPN and ESPN2 starting Friday, it was announced. The NBA 2K20 Player Tournament is Friday through April 11, according to a statement, and will begin airing on ESPN with a half-hour preshow
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3:51 PM ET The SEC announced Tuesday that it was canceling its annual spring meetings scheduled for the last week of May in Destin, Florida, because of issues related to the spread of the coronavirus. “The SEC spring meetings represent one of our conference’s great traditions and provide an opportunity to celebrate the past year,
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