Month: November 2020

5:05 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The COVID-19 outbreak in Baltimore has led to the Ravens–Steelers game being postponed to Wednesday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. This becomes the first game of the NFL season to get postponed three times. The Week 12 game between the Ravens and Steelers that was originally scheduled
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5:38 PM ET CLEVELAND — The Indians sold side-arm reliever Adam Cimber to the Marlins on Monday for $100,000, and Miami designated right-hander José Ureña for assignment. Ureña, the Marlins’ Opening Day starter in 2018 and 2019, spent six seasons with the Marlins and had been with them longer than any other active player. He
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10:54 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Major League Baseball is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft. The wood-bat MLB Draft League is launching with five teams and could add a sixth, MLB said Monday. Teams will play a 68-game regular season that includes an All-Star break
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12:57 PM ET The Denver Broncos had no new positive coronavirus tests coming out of Sunday testing, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Broncos were without their entire quarterback depth chart for Sunday’s loss to the Saints due to the positive test of backup quarterback Jeff Driskel and the fact that the team’s three
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12:57 PM GMT The number of teams participating in the women’s Rugby World Cup will be increased from 12 to 16 from the 2025 edition, the sport’s governing body announced on Monday. The decision was taken by the Rugby World Cup Board earlier this year and World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said it was a
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12:40 PM 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 Daniel Dubois’ promoter Frank Warren has hit back at critics who accused the English heavyweight of quitting in Saturday’s knockout loss to Joe Joyce.
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11:49 AM GMT France will be without a number of their top players for the Autumn Nations Cup final against England after coach Fabien Galthie confirmed he would not be seeking to change a rule that restricts players from competing in more than three international games. The agreement with the Top 14 means that Galthie
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9:26 AM ET Walk into any NHL locker room today and you’ll hear a cacophony of languages and accents from around the world. Rewind 50 years ago and the acoustics were much different. Take the 1970 Stanley Cup champions, the Boston Bruins. Their roster had more Canadians than a season of “Letterkenny,” with U.K. native
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9:19 AM ET ESPN News Services Three-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka will be starring in a new Japanese manga comic book series as a cartoon character in a magazine for teenage girls. Osaka’s sister, Mari, helped produce “Unrivaled Naomi Tenka-ichi” — or “world number one” — which will be running in “Nakayosi” magazine starting
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