11:23 PM ET Becky Hammon made history Wednesday by becoming the first woman to act as head coach during an NBA regular-season game. The San Antonio assistant coach filled in for head coach Gregg Popovich after he was ejected in the first half of the Spurs‘ 121-107 loss to the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. “Obviously,
4:12 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Center Pierre-Luc Dubois, who led Columbus in goals, assists and points during the playoffs, signed a two-year, $10 million contract extension Thursday that keeps him with the Blue Jackets through the 2021-22 season. Dubois, who was a restricted free agent, will earn $3.35 million during the upcoming
Dec 30, 2020 Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott will miss the College Football Playoff semifinal game against Ohio State on Friday after testing positive for COVID-19, coach Dabo Swinney told ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi on Wednesday. Elliott, the Tigers’ offensive playcaller for the past six seasons, did not travel to New Orleans with the team for
Dec 30, 2020 It’s fitting that in a year where several NFL teams’ playoff fates will be decided in the final game of season, the MVP race is culminating in thrilling fashion with late-year heroics that may ultimately define who walks away with the prestigious award. And entering Week 17, there’s a new favorite to
11:50 AM ET Associated Press The Canadian government, citing “national interest grounds,” gave its approval Thursday for the start of NHL training camps. It issued an exemption to the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for NHL players and team staff to return to the country. The five provinces with NHL franchises, however, must give their approval
1:46 PM ET Zdeno Chara isn’t ready to retire and doesn’t want to play a reserve role, and that’s why he’s no longer the Boston Bruins‘ captain. After 14 seasons with the Bruins, Chara, 43, signed a one-year, $795,000 contract with the Washington Capitals as a free-agent defenseman on Wednesday. He captained three Boston teams
1:38 PM ET With the Bundesliga and Serie A returning after short winter breaks (stream games LIVE on ESPN+ in the U.S.), New Year’s weekend is a good time to soak in a bunch of story lines. So let’s set the table for the days ahead, with a look at several intriguing matchups, from Manchester
1:01 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — NBA viewers watched 81.5 million hours of live games on ABC, ESPN and TNT in the opening week of the season, up 95% from opening week in 2019. In terms of total hours, this season’s opening week was the most viewed since 2011, the league said Wednesday.
10:17 AM ET Associated Press Andy Murray has pulled out of the Delray Beach Open to minimize his coronavirus risk as he looks ahead to the Australian Open. The 33-year-old Murray said he was concerned about “the increase in COVID rates and the transatlantic flights involved” with traveling to the Florida tournament that begins Monday.
Jan 1: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder, Queensland Pro Tip: Both the games at the Carrara Oval were high-scoring encounters. So, back a lot of big-hitting top-order batters for this game. Our XI: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha