3:36 PM ET The NBA on Friday sent teams a memo indicating that “eligibility rules” for the draft may shift as early as 2021 (but no earlier) as the league reviews issues “related to player development and the corruption investigation in college basketball,” according to a copy of the memo obtained by ESPN. The memo
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3:21 PM ET ESPN staff Richard Gasquet booked his place in the semifinals of the Libema Open with a straight sets victory over Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas. The French second seed came through in consecutive tiebreaks at Hertogenbosch, winning 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) to set up a semifinal match with Bernard Tomic. The Australian qualifier was
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2:20 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to two-year contract extensions with forwards Vinnie Hinostroza and John Hayden. The 24-year-old Hinostroza set career highs with seven goals and 18 assists in 50 games last season. The 23-year-old Hayden had four goals and nine assists in 47 games with Chicago before
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11:24 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Watching the Washington Capitals parade around with the Stanley Cup was Don Fishman’s dream. It’s what he thought about as a young man watching Rod Langway patrol the ice at the Cap Centre. It’s what he pondered as he watched Olaf Kolzig deflect pucks when the franchise made its only
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Australia’s Sarah Roy sprinted to victory to win stage three of the Women’s Tour in Leamington Spa. The Mitchelton-Scott rider held off the challenge of Giorgia Bronzini and 2014 champion Marianne Vos, with the pair finishing second and third respectively on the 151km stage from Atherstone. American Coryn Rivera was fourth and retains the lead,
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Jun 15, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL Awards are in Las Vegas next week, which really used to feel like a novelty until a team sprung up there like a desert rose. Still, fun will be had, tuxedos will be worn, bad jokes will be uttered by presenters and Gerard Gallant will win the Jack
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8:42 AM BST BLOEMFONTEIN — Two neck injuries over the last two years have really hurt Frans Malherbe’s ambitions to make the Springboks’ No. 3 jersey his own. While the 27-year-old has been sitting on the sidelines, the competition to be South Africa’s premier tighthead has also escalated. The Boks are spoiled for choice in
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5:06 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings. The three-time Wimbledon champion took up that role in April. His lawyers claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday this protects him from
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5:48 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff William Somerville, the New South Wales (NSW) offspin bowler, will attempt to follow in the footsteps of wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi by attempting to qualify for New Zealand via a new contract with the Auckland Aces. Somerville, 33, was born in Wellington, and made his first-class debut for Otago before moving
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12:50 AM ET After their Super Bowl LII win, the Philadelphia Eagles organization held a meeting to discuss what the championship rings should look like. It was suggested there that perhaps they “should go the elegant route” with the design. “And all the players jumped forward and said, ‘No, no no. The bigger and the
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1:10 AM ET Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta made the first step toward a third shot at a world title by scoring a 10-round majority decision over Roberto “Tito” Manzanarez in a lightweight bout Thursday. The fight headlined a Golden Boy on ESPN card at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Gesta, 30, was coming
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11:13 PM ET In the aftermath of the Golden State Warriors‘ NBA Finals sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers last week, coach Steve Kerr estimated he received 70 congratulatory text messages right off the bat. The coolest one? That was from Tiger Woods, according to Kerr, who said the two sparked a relationship last year amid
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10:44 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist to help the Toronto Marlies win the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup with a 6-1 victory over the Texas Stars in Game 7 on Thursday night. Mason Marchment also scored twice, Carl Grundstrom and Ben Smith added goals, and Garret
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