Month: December 2019

6:22 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead says he does not regret signing Jared Goff and Todd Gurley to their record-breaking contracts. “Those
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5:30 PM ET Associated Press OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Canada routed host Czech Republic 7-2 Tuesday to complete the preliminary round at the world junior hockey championship and clinch top spot in its group. Joe Veleno, Nolan Foote, captain Barrett Hayton, Connor McMichael, Liam Foudy, Dylan Cozens and Jared McIsaac all scored as Canada topped
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4:21 PM GMT Munster doctor Jamie Kearns was fined and given a suspended touchline ban by an independent disciplinary committee on Tuesday for verbally abusing Saracens hooker Jamie George. The European Club Professional Rugby (ECPR) announced earlier this month it was launching an investigation into a mass brawl which broke out at the Allianz Park
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1:35 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens coordinators Greg Roman and Don “Wink” Martindale have drawn interest from other teams for head coaching openings, but both insisted on Tuesday their focus is on the playoffs for the consensus Super Bowl favorite. Roman, 47, the coordinator of the NFL’s highest-scoring offense, has been granted
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1:46 PM ET Wake Forest starting quarterback Jamie Newman is entering the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate student and will play his final season elsewhere, the team announced Tuesday. “Jamie informed me today that he will finish his eligibility at another school as a graduate transfer,” Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said in a
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12:22 PM ET The Minnesota Twins have added two veteran arms to their starting rotation, signing free agents Rich Hill and Homer Bailey to one-year deals, the team announced Tuesday. Sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan that Bailey’s deal is for $7 million, while Hill gets $3 million. Hill, who will turn 40 on March 11,
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4:12 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff England are “cautiously” backing an ICC proposal to scrap five-day Tests from 2023. The ICC’s cricket committee are expected to formally consider a proposal in 2020 to make four-day Tests mandatory as part of the World Test Championship in a bid to ease pressure in an increasingly crowded international schedule.
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11:11 AM ET Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel will miss four to six months after undergoing shoulder surgery. The All-Star scored his team-leading 20th goal in Monday’s 5-2 victory over Ottawa but was tripped up and crashed into the boards. He appeared to avoid hitting his head full force, but rolled on the ice before
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7:57 AM ET Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell will miss Tuesday’s game against the Spurs because of a left shoulder contusion. Russell suffered the injury in Saturday’s loss to the Mavericks. He also is battling a flu bug that has affected multiple members of the team. Center Willie Cauley-Stein also is dealing with the
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1:47 AM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — An angry post-game rant by Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella over clock management late in Sunday’s night’s overtime loss was “unprofessional along with unacceptable,” an NHL official said Monday. Colin Campbell, the NHL’s director of hockey operations, also defended a referee’s decision not to restore more
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12:46 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN CHICAGO — Only one NBA team will enter 2020 with 30 wins under their belt: the Milwaukee Bucks. Following Monday’s 123-102 victory over the Chicago Bulls, the Bucks reached 30 wins in the earliest calendar date since December 1980, when both the Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns accomplished the feat,
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8:33 PM ET LA Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley is expected to miss a few games with a right wrist sprain because of a sprained right wrist, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Beverley, whom the Clippers have already ruled out of Tuesday’s game against Sacramento, was injured Saturday against the Utah Jazz, but X-rays
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6:33 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — While the Washington Redskins appeared to be closing in on a new coach and the New York Giants opted to move on from their head coach, Jason Garrett remains the Dallas Cowboys’ coach — at least for now. Garrett met with Jerry Jones after the coach and owner/general manager
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