Month: October 2020

1:18 PM ET Projected No. 1 pick LaMelo Ball met with the Minnesota Timberwolves, owners of the top selection in the NBA draft, on Tuesday, a source told ESPN. The meeting, conducted in Southern California, consisted of an interview and did not feature any basketball activity. It was attended by Gersson Rosas, the Timberwolves’ president
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors say they will cooperate fully with the NBA’s investigation of guard Terence Davis following his arrest in New York on charges including assault. The team made its first public comment on the case in a statement Friday. Davis faces several charges after police said he
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4:34 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — Doc Redman found the wind far more manageable Saturday, and he took advantage with a 4-under 67 for a 1-shot lead going into the final round of the Bermuda Championship. The wind came out of the opposite direction as the previous day, and it wasn’t quite as
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9:48 AM ET Mike D’Antoni and is finalizing a deal to become an assistant coach with the Brooklyn Nets, reuniting him with his former MVP point guard, Nets coach Steve Nash, sources told ESPN. The Nets are hiring D’Antoni and well-regarded assistant Ime Udoka, who spent seven of the past eight seasons on Gregg Popovich’s
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4:52 PM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr cast his vote, then spent some time Saturday morning greeting others who visited the ballot drop-off location at Chase Center. Kerr handed out Warriors-themed blue “I Voted” stickers to match the one on his gray sweatshirt. “It’s an easy way to
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5:48 PM GMT Irfan Pathan, the former India allrounder, has signed a contract to play in the Lanka Premier League (LPL) for the Kandy Tuskers franchise. Irfan, and Tuskers coach Hashan Tillakaratne, both confirmed the signing to ESPNcricinfo. Pathan joins a Tuskers roster that includes Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett, Wahab Riaz and Kusal Perera. Irfan,
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12:30 AM ET ESPN staff The order for the 2021 MLB draft was made official, with teams picking in reverse order of their 2020 regular-season record, as usual. There had been some mystery about the draft order as there was a provision in the March agreement between the league and players regarding the 2020 season
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10:55 AM ET Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be out for 21 days, including Saturday’s game against Purdue, the school announced. Along with Peters, redshirt freshman tight end Griffin Moore also tested positive, while a number of other players will be out against Purdue and next week against Minnesota
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12:41 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said that his struggling 2020 team doesn’t have the same level of depth as some past clubs, in part because of the salary cap, which has led to younger players being thrust into action. The 2-4 Patriots, in the midst of their first
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11:48 AM ET Associated Press VIENNA — Andrey Rublev advanced to his fifth final of the season Saturday after Kevin Anderson pulled out in the second set of their semifinal at the Erste Bank Open. The fifth-seeded Rublev led 6-4, 4-1 when Anderson quit the match with a right thigh issue. In Sunday’s final, Rublev
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10:05 AM ET Associated Press Wimbledon champion Simona Halep has tested positive for COVID-19 and says she has “mild symptoms.” The 29-year-old Romanian player said on Twitter that she is self-isolating at home. “I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19,” Halep said in her post. “I am self-isolating at home
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