Month: January 2019

6:33 PM ET ATLANTA — NFLPA executive committee president Eric Winston stressed the need to prepare just in case there is a 2021 lockout, including saving up funds from Madden likeness and other marketing ventures. Winston explained how the “Madden checks” collected over the next three years could equate to $60,000 per player, maybe not
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9:38 AM ET When USC athletic director Lynn Swann announced that Clay Helton would remain the Trojans’ head coach on Nov. 25, his statement of support contained a glaring, almost baffling, admission. “We acknowledge and understand our deficiencies in areas that include culture, discipline, schemes, personnel and staff,” Swann said. Again: Culture. Discipline. Schemes. Personnel.
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4:06 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Kendall Coyne Schofield wants young girls to take one message away from her past week: never doubt the belief you’ve built in yourself. Last Friday, Coyne Schofield, the U.S. national team player and forward for the NWHL Minnesota Whitecaps, became the first woman to participate in NHL All-Star Weekend, competing
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3:28 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — The Blues have placed winger David Perron on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. St. Louis general manager Doug Armstrong announced the roster move Thursday. Perron has missed the past three games. Before the injury, Perron had six goals and 10 assists during a career-best 13-game point
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12:00 AM ET Signing day is next Wednesday, and there are 41 ESPN 300 prospects still unsigned. Some are committed to schools, but for whatever reason did not sign in the December signing period. Others are unsigned and uncommitted. Here is a look at a few of the unsigned prospects, and where they might end
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2:36 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — After one year as quarterback Dak Prescott‘s position coach, Kellen Moore will call plays for the Dallas Cowboys in 2019. In a move that had been expected for more than a week, Moore is the new offensive coordinator, replacing Scott Linehan, who was let go on Jan. 18 after
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2:28 PM ET In a meeting with New York Knicks management Thursday, All-Star forward Kristaps Porzingis expressed concern on the state of the franchise and his future with the organization, league sources told ESPN. Porzingis, sidelined for nearly a year with an ACL injury, can become a restricted free agent this summer. Increasing tensions on
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1:52 PM GMT Sam Johnson will make his international debut for Scotland in the Six Nations opening match against Italy in Edinburgh on Saturday. The Glasgow Warriors centre is one of the three uncapped players named in the Scotland squad with Jake Kerr and Gary Graham on the substitutes bench. Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend
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1:18 PM ET Associated Press Center Antoine Vermette will retire after 14 NHL seasons as one of the best faceoff men of his generation. The 36-year-old from Quebec won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2015. He most recently played for the Anaheim Ducks, but didn’t sign with a team after becoming a
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12:46 PM ET The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions on Thursday banned Missouri’s football, baseball and softball teams from competing in the postseason this year and placed the athletics department on three years of probation as a result of academic fraud. The penalties were handed down after a two-year investigation into alleged academic fraud
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11:48 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mir Hamza, the Pakistan left-arm seamer, has signed to play for Sussex during the 2019 season. Hamza, who made his Test debut last year, will be available for eight Specsavers Championship matches between May and July. An experienced first-class bowler who averages 18.34 with the red ball, Hamza’s spell will
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11:53 AM ET Participants at this year’s Masters will find a significantly altered fifth hole at Augusta National, the only major change to the course that became apparent this week with the release of the tournament media guide. Already considered one of the tougher holes at the home to the year’s first major championship, the
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