7:29 PM ET A second NBA bubble? The NBA has yet to officially restart the 2020 season in Florida, but the league has already begun discussions with the National Basketball Players Association for a secondary bubble with the eight teams that were eliminated from postseason consideration, according to a report by ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan. There
12:38 AM ET Steve Kim Ben Baby Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate Thursday night’s Top Rank boxing card was about seeing if two fighters could respond from recent losses and show they could be true contenders. The evening
9:57 PM ET Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy needs to “invest more time in building stronger relationships with his student-athletes,” according to an internal review of the program, which “uncovered no signs or indication of racism,” athletic director Mike Holder said in a statement Thursday night. Last month, Gundy apologized for the “pain and discomfort”
6:52 PM ET MANCHESTER, England — Applauded onto the pitch and then hunted down and chased off it — some guard of honour that turned out to be for Liverpool at Manchester City as Pep Guardiola’s players delivered a dual statement of intent with an emphatic 4-0 victory over the newly crowned champions on Thursday.
6:08 PM ET FedEx, which has naming rights to the stadium in which the Washington Redskins play, has made a request on Thursday that the team change its nickname. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,” FedEx said in a statement obtained by ESPN. The team
7:41 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming himself to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory. Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau, the only player with top-10 finishes
5:38 PM ET James Capps Manchester City took advantage of some absent Liverpool defending to beat the Premier League champions 4-0 at the Etihad on Thursday evening. Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring from the penalty spot after Raheem Sterling was bundled to the ground by Joe Gomez, before two goals in 10 minutes from
7:00 AM ET A 60-game baseball season is without precedent — almost. If every team plays its full schedule in 2020, it would tie the 1877 season for the shortest in MLB history. In 1877, the league consisted of six teams, and its home run champion, Lip Pike, finished with a total of four round-trippers.
4:55 PM ET The NBA is closing in on signing off on a second “bubble” in Chicago for the eight teams that were not invited to play in Florida, enabling them to participate in a mini-training camp and subsequent games against other clubs with a target date of September, sources told ESPN on Thursday. The
5:24 PM ET DETROIT — Rickie Fowler‘s restart to golf needed a restart of its own after missing two consecutive cuts in June. Three weeks ago at the the Charles Schwab Challenge, the first event following the three-month coronavirus pandemic shutdown, Fowler finished two-over par, then shot a second-round 72 a week later in the
Lewis Hamilton says he and his fellow drivers will make a collective gesture of support for anti-racism before the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. The world champion said the drivers would discuss the action they would take in the next couple of days. McLaren’s Lando Norris said on Monday that the drivers might take a
3:51 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has completed radiation treatments for a rare form of bone cancer. The Flyers tweeted video Thursday showing Lindblom ringing the bell at Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, which signifies that he has completed his radiation treatments. The 23-year-old was diagnosed in December
2:11 AM IST ECB Reporters Network Roddy Estwick, West Indies assistant coach, has admitted he is slightly troubled by the top-order’s form ahead of the Test series against England but insists there is no concern over captain Jason Holder‘s form. While many have made scores of substance in the two intra-squad matches at Emirates Old
1:12 PM ET Steve KimESPN After losing his WBA junior bantamweight crown to Joshua Franco on June 23 in a hard-fought battle, Andrew Moloney is going to get a rematch, he announced Thursday. “I’m extremely excited to announce that I will be having a rematch with Joshua Franco,” Moloney said in a post on Twitter.
11:25 PM IST ECB Reporters Network Team Stokes 233 (Crawley 43, Robinson 2-7) lead Team Buttler 287 for 5 dec by 54 runs England allrounder Sam Curran is awaiting the results of a Covid-19 test after being placed in self-isolation at the Ageas Bowl, casting a shadow over the second day of the intra-squad clash.
7:05 AM ET Adam Rittenberg Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Dave Wilson Close ESPN Staff Writer Dave Wilson is an editor for ESPN.com since 2010. He previously worked at The Dallas Morning News, San Diego Union-Tribune and Las Vegas Sun. On June 22, Mississippi State
Sebastian Vettel says he did not expect Ferrari’s decision not to keep him after this season. It emerged after Ferrari announced the German would leave that he had never been offered a new contract. The four-time world champion, who turns 33 on Friday, said: “It was obviously a surprise to me when I got the
Jul 2, 2020 Former South Africa player Chiliboy Ralepelle has been handed a career-ending eight-year ban for doping, some 18 months after testing positive for a banned substance, South Africa’s Institute for Drug-free Sport said on Wednesday. It is a second drugs ban for the 33-year-old hooker, who served a two-year suspension between 2014 and