7:02 PM ET Associated Press PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan — Fred Sasakamoose, one of the first Indigenous players in the National Hockey League, has died after fighting COVID-19. He was 86. Sasakamoose’s son, Neil, said in a video posted on Facebook that his father died Tuesday in Prince Albert. “This COVID virus just did so much
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12:53 PM ET Longtime St. Louis Cardinals star and current free agent Adam Wainwright is in wait-and-see mode. “I know the nature of the business of baseball with salaries, and not sure what the revenues will be like next year,” Wainwright told ESPN this week. “Or the fan situation. “St. Louis is very dependent on
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5:26 PM ET ESPN News Services Golden State Warriors star guard Klay Thompson underwent surgery on Wednesday and is expected to make a full recovery from a season-ending tear to his right Achilles tendon, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Dr. Richard Ferkel, a noted specialist on ankle injuries, performed the surgery in Los Angeles
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7:07 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Joe Joyce has said his experience will help him outsmart big-punching Daniel Dubois in their all-English heavyweight fight on Saturday. Joyce, 35, is 12
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11:13 AM ET Alabama coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms of the virus, the university announced in a release Wednesday. The positive test is expected to keep Saban from coaching in Saturday’s game against Auburn. Saban previously tested positive for COVID-19 last month but was able to coach the
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8:33 AM ET Associated Press HAMBURG, Germany — Tennis great Boris Becker said Wednesday he is stepping down from a position overseeing youth development and the Davis Cup team at the German Tennis Federation. The six-time major winner said he no longer had enough time to do the job that he started in 2017. Becker
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3:05 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans Pelicans All-Star forward Brandon Ingram has agreed to a five-year, $158 million maximum contract extension, his agents, Jeff Schwartz and Jordan Gertler of Excel Sports, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Ingram flourished last season in New Orleans after arriving as part of the trade that sent Anthony Davis to
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5:33 AM ET Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho has said he experienced a “hard” spell at the club after being linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer. Sancho, 20, has been far from impressive in some matches this season, leading to speculation that the United transfer saga, which dragged on until October,
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7:00 AM ET This Thursday is Thanksgiving, or as it’s known in the hockey community, “American Thanksgiving.” Which means it’s time for an annual tradition in this column: What we’re thankful for in hockey. As this is the 2020 edition of said tradition, I was a little concerned it would end up being slightly shorter
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