4:20 PM ET The Houston Texans have claimed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves off waivers Wednesday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Hargreaves was released by the Bucs on Tuesday after he was benched last weekend for what coach Bruce Arians deemed a lack of hustle. Hargreaves, the 11th overall pick in the
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3:54 PM ET Associated Press Roberto Luongo retired from the Florida Panthers. He just never left. And now the goaltender is officially part of the franchise again. Florida’s all-time leader in wins and shutouts has agreed to become a special adviser to general manager Dale Tallon, a move that has been in the works for
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3:33 PM ET A heavyweight matchup between former champion Junior dos Santos and Curtis Blaydes will headline UFC Fight Night on Jan. 25, multiple sources told ESPN. The five-round bout is not yet officially signed, but both sides have agreed. The UFC Fight Night event will take place at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina,
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3:07 PM ET NEW YORK — Kristaps Porzingis is intimately familiar with the winding hallways of Madison Square Garden. For the nearly four years he played for the New York Knicks, Porzingis would saunter up the ramp from the loading dock, walk down one dimly lit hallway and turn right into the Knicks locker room.
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2:09 PM GMT South Africa hooker Schalk Brits announced his retirement from all forms of rugby on Wednesday, the second time the 38-year-old has brought down the curtain on his career. Brits retired in May 2018 after leaving Saracens but was lured back by Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus and helped them lift the Rugby World
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12:44 PM ET Ohio State star defensive lineman Chase Young will miss one more game for an NCAA rules violation before returning next week against Penn State, the team announced Wednesday. Young already sat out last week’s game against Maryland and will miss Saturday’s game at Rutgers. He admitted last week that he accepted a
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Croatia’s Kristijan Durasek has been banned for four years for doping by the International Cycling Union. UAE Team Emirates rider Durasek, 32, was provisionally suspended in May as part of the Operation Aderlass inquiry. The UCI said Durasek has been sanctioned for anti‐doping rule violations committed between 2016 and 2019 in a statement on Wednesday.
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11:13 PM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Left winger Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and general manager Rob Blake refused to say how long the veteran will be out of the lineup. Sportsnet Canada reported the team has informed Kovalchuk
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10:35 PM GMT ESPN staff New Zealand’s five Super Rugby franchises have unveiled their squads for the 2020 Super Rugby season, which kicks off on Jan. 31. Check out the full lists below. BLUES Forwards: Kurt Eklund, Ray Niuia, James Parsons, Alex Hodgman, Ezekiel Lindenmuth, Sione Mafileo, Marcel Renata, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Ofa Tuungafasi, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti,
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9:28 PM ET With a little more than five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter against Illinois, Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke took a hit to the head from Illinois linebacker Dele Harding‘s knee. Lewerke stayed down for a moment while a teammate motioned for the training staff to come on the field. Lewerke got
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