Month: January 2020

6:05 PM ET Magic forward Jonathan Isaac is out indefinitely after an MRI on Thursday revealed a severe sprain and bone contusion in his left knee. The team said in a statement that Isaac will be re-evaluated in eight-to-10 weeks. “While this certainly is disappointing news, there was no damage to his ACL, MCL and
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6:17 PM ET Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia — The Canberra International tennis tournament scheduled to begin Monday will relocate to a city about 370 miles away because of continuing wildfires and smoke haze in the region, officials said. The event is on the ATP Challenger Tour and the ITF Women’s circuit. Tennis ACT chief executive
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9:22 AM ET The golf equipment industry is a tight-knit group of manufacturers that has grown into a billion-dollar industry, annually pumping out new and improved equipment for its eager consumers. Products that promise to improve the average golfer’s game are promoted by marketing campaigns and ad dollars across a multitude of media platforms. Although
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2:28 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Rising star Luka Doncic and reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo led the first round of voting for the 2020 All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday. Doncic, the second-year guard from the Dallas Mavericks, leads all players with 1,703,957 votes — 599 more than second-place Antetokounmpo, who is the top vote-getter
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2:17 PM ET New Jersey Devils forward Jack Hughes, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s NHL draft, will miss Thursday’s game against the New York Islanders with an upper-body injury and is day-to-day, interim coach Alain Nasreddine announced. 2 Related In 36 games, Hughes, 18, has six goals and 16 points as a
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1:39 PM ET Alabama offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood will return for his senior season with the Crimson Tide, he announced Thursday. Leatherwood, a first-team All-SEC selection, ranks No. 21 on Mel Kiper’s latest Big Board for the 2020 NFL draft. He wrote on Twitter that he wants to finish his degree at Alabama, and after
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1:24 PM ET The Chicago White Sox and top outfield prospect Luis Robert have agreed on a six-year, $50 million contract that includes two club options that could extend the deal through 2027, the team announced Thursday. Robert will now begin the season with the White Sox, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. 2020: The Year
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5:16 PM GMT Bangladesh’s T20I series in Pakistan may be less than three weeks away, but there’s still uncertainty over the tour. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) wants to split the tour into two legs – they’re happy to play the T20Is first – but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants to host the series
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10:22 AM GMT Saracens chairman Nigel Wray announced his immediate retirement from the club in a statement on Thursday. Wray’s decision comes two months after the European and English champions were docked 35 points and fined £5.3 million for breaching salary cap rules. An independent disciplinary panel found that the club had failed to disclose
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