Month: May 2022

4:43 PM ET ESPN News Services John Wroblewski was named the head coach of the U.S. national women’s hockey team Tuesday after recent success guiding the men’s development program. Wroblewski’s hiring is currently limited to coaching the American women at the world championships in Denmark in August. He replaces Joel Johnson, who is stepping down
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2:16 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN Boston College has targeted former Miami athletic director Blake James to be the school’s next AD, sources told ESPN. An announcement of the hire is expected in the coming days. James spent nearly 10 years as the athletic director at Miami before being dismissed in November as part of an
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1:03 PM ET UFC’s first trip to France has added a major middleweight bout, as former champion Robert Whittaker will take on Marvin Vettori at UFC Paris on Sept. 3, the promotion announced Tuesday. This bout was originally scheduled for UFC 275 on June 11 in Singapore but was postponed due to a Whittaker injury.
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8:00 AM ET The final four teams for the Stanley Cup playoffs are set after the New York Rangers eliminated the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Monday night. They’ll face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference final starting Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. The Colorado Avalanche host the Edmonton Oilers in
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9:42 AM ET Associated Press Miguel Angel Ramirez coached Charlotte to a 5-8-1 start in Major League Soccer this season. Andrew Katsampes/ISI Photos/Getty Images Charlotte FC fired head coach Miguel Angel Ramirez on Tuesday just 14 games into the regular season. Ramirez was hired by owner David Tepper to lead the Major League Soccer expansion club
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May 29, 2022 MIAMI — Boston Celtics swingman Jayson Tatum was named the inaugural Larry Bird award winner as the MVP of the NBA Eastern Conference finals at the conclusion of the series Sunday. Tatum, 24, wore an armband honoring Kobe Bryant as the Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-96 in Game 7, and he
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11:18 AM ET ESPN News Services PARIS — Cori “Coco” Gauff has reached the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over former US Open champion Sloane Stephens in the French Open quarterfinals. Gauff built early leads in both sets, and Stephens made errors at key points
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