Month: October 2018

9:33 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Another week in NASCAR and, as some announcements seem likely but not imminent, here’s where 2019 Silly Season stands from A to Z: A: Allmendinger. AJ Allmendinger doesn’t have a ride for 2019
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4:12 PM ET Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee and is out indefinitely. Quick had been on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. “Injuries do happen and not sure there’s anything in particular you can point to in this situation,” coach John Stevens said Tuesday,
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2:31 PM ET BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield is well aware he may be relied on as the guy to pull the Cleveland Browns through a midseason coaching change. “Bring it on,” the rookie quarterback said Wednesday. The adversity the Browns face with the firing of Hue Jackson as coach and Todd Haley as offensive
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2:39 PM BST Jonny Gray, Hamish Watson and Ryan Wilson have been named in Scotland’s starting line-up for the opening match of the autumn internationals against Wales on Saturday. All three players were rested for Scotland’s summer tour of the Americas and return to join Willem Nel, Stuart McInally, Allan Dell, Ben Toolis and Jamie
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2:32 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN As the Minnesota Timberwolves remain stagnant in trade talks for Jimmy Butler, the All-Star forward has expressed his intention to join the team on its trip to Golden State for Friday night’s game, league sources told ESPN. Butler will miss Wednesday’s home game against Utah for what the team is
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11:52 AM ET Top seed Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Paris Masters shortly before his opening match against fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco on Wednesday, meaning he will lose the ATP No.1 ranking to Novak Djokovic. Spaniard Nadal, who has not played since retiring injured in the US Open semifinals in September, cited an abdominal injury.
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11:34 AM ET ESPN News Services BOSTON — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price reaffirmed that he will stay with the team he helped lead to a World Series title. He announced on the field at Fenway Park before a victory parade Wednesday that he was declining a contract option that would have enabled him
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10:53 AM ET The Nashville Predators have activated goalie Pekka Rinne from injured reserve. The reigning Vezina Trophy winner was injured Oct. 19 against Calgary. He collided with teammate Kevin Fiala, but the team did not disclose the nature of this injury. Juuse Saros has kept the first-place Predators on track in Rinne’s absence. He
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10:27 AM BST Wales’ record cap-holder Gethin Jenkins will retire from rugby after Cardiff Blues’ PRO14 clash with Zebre this weekend. Prop Jenkins, 37, has been suffering with a chronic knee injury and the Blues announced via a statement Wednesday he will be unable to continue playing at a “sustained level.” Jenkins is Wales’ current
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