2:45 AM ET Eros Villanueva One day after he and his family were asked to stay home, eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao says he has tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement, the Philippines senator clarified that he had been in self-isolation after a special Senate session last Monday, and had used
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1:35 PM ET A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced Saturday. The player, who was not identified, is in self-isolation and the team said no other players or staff members have shown symptoms of the coronavirus. On Thursday, the Avalanche said another player had tested positive but already recovered
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8:00 AM ET Editor’s note: This original version of this story ran on June 27, 2018. As part of ESPN’s Strikeout Saturday on March 28, 2020, David Schoenfield updated his evaluations, particularly of who’s most likely to beat each team’s best-ever pitching performance. On May 4, 2018 Gerrit Cole pitched one of the best games
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7:24 PM ET Ohio State on Friday landed a commitment from TreVeyon Henderson, the No. 1-ranked running back prospect in the ESPN Junior 300 list for 2021. Henderson, who is the No. 13-ranked prospect overall, chose the Buckeyes over schools such as Georgia, Michigan, Texas, Oklahoma, Penn State, Virginia and Virginia Tech. A 5-foot-10, 185-pounder
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4:20 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Santa Anita immediately stopped live racing Friday because of the coronavirus after instructions from the Los Angeles County Health Department. The track in Arcadia, California, was preparing to stage eight races when the cancellation was announced. It’s not immediately known when racing will be allowed to resume.
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4:12 PM ET Having had 10 missed field goals in 2019 for the Los Angeles Rams, veteran kicker Greg Zuerlein and the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a three-year, $7.5 million deal with $3.5 million guaranteed, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Todd Archer on Friday. The move reunites Zuerlein, 32, with John Fassel, his special-teams coach
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2:25 PM ET Connor McDavid likes where the NHL paused its 2019-20 regular season due to the coronavirus pandemic. His Edmonton Oilers would be in the playoffs, and have home ice advantage in a first-round series against their rivals, the Calgary Flames. “I think (the standings) look pretty good right now,” he joked in a
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1:38 PM ET Associated Press Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has joined the field for IndyCar’s inaugural online race as he contemplates driving in that series following his retirement from full-time stock car racing. IndyCar has followed NASCAR, IMSA and Formula One in setting up a virtual racing series to give fans content during the
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1:56 PM ET Major League Baseball owners have approved a plan to address salary and service-time issues amid the indefinite delay to the start of the regular season, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The owners completed an agreement reached between MLB and the players’ union Thursday night, which came after nearly two weeks of
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1:26 PM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Newly signed running back Melvin Gordon said Friday he believes he can co-exist in the Denver Broncos‘ offense with Phillip Lindsay and is eager to prove he is “better than just average.” Gordon missed the first four Los Angeles Chargers games last season due to a contract holdout and
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