Month: October 2021

Oct 29, 2021 Associated Press NEW YORK — Trae Young was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Friday for making contact with a referee. The star guard was penalized for his actions with 6:41 left in the second quarter of Atlanta’s 122-111 loss to Washington on Thursday. Young was driving left and bumped by defender
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Oct 31, 2021 Mike CoppingerESPN A weigh-in fracas on Friday led to the New York State Athletic Commission barring Jose Zepeda’s brother Rene from his corner. As it turns out, Zepeda never had the opportunity to go back to his corner anyway. Zepeda eviscerated Josue Vargas, a 23-year-old prospect, with a first-round TKO on Saturday
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11:12 PM ET ESPN News Services PITTSBURGH — In his season debut, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was called on a crucial third-period penalty in a tie contest that led to the game-winning goal in a 4-2 decision for the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Crosby pulled down New Jersey winger Jesper Bratt in
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9:45 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Noah Gragson said he’d win at Martinsville Speedway to earn a spot in the Xfinity Series championship and did just that Saturday night in NASCAR’s most compelling title race. Gragson, the confident 23-year-old from Las Vegas, had to win at Martinsville to make the winner-take-all Xfinity finale
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3:45 PM ET Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — South Florida has been fined $10,000 and placed on three years’ probation for NCAA violations committed by the football and women’s basketball programs. The NCAA Committee on Infractions announced Friday its approval of a negotiated resolution with the USF that ended an 18-month investigation. The school and
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6:02 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — Taylor Pendrith‘s big game is working just fine on the PGA Tour’s shortest course, giving the Canadian a three-shot lead going into the final round of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship. Pendrith ran off four straight birdies around the turn at Port Royal, and then picked up two
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10:39 AM ET Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy remains in the NFL’s COVID-19 protocol and will not coach in Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced. Bears special teams coordinator Chris Tabor will serve as head coach for the game. “We’ll be fully prepared and that’s again where it kind of goes
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