8:32 PM ET The New York Rangers are investigating how prospect K’Andre Miller’s video chat with fans was “hijacked” by racial slurs directed towards the African-American player. Miller, 20, took part in a video Q&A on Zoom that was limited to 500 participants on Friday afternoon. With about 150 fans streaming the chat, the comments
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7:07 PM ET Start your engines and place your bets — Las Vegas is taking action on virtual NASCAR racing. Nevada Gaming Control on Friday announced that the state’s sportsbooks could offer betting on the 2020 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, beginning with this weekend’s events from virtual Bristol Motor Speedway. It’s the first time
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5:54 PM ET As part of larger corporate cutbacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, layoffs are underway within the Utah Jazz. Those cutbacks include non-basketball personnel, and some employees are taking salary reductions, sources told ESPN. The Jazz are one of approximately 80 companies within the Larry H. Miller Group, which confirmed the layoffs as “a
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4:25 PM ET British light heavyweight contender Anthony Yarde, whose father died on Sunday due to the coronavirus, has now also lost his grandmother to COVID-19. Yarde said Friday on social media that his grandmother died on Thursday. “We have now lost my nana to this virus,” Yarde wrote. “My dad and his mother have
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12:00 PM ET Anthony Joshua’s mandatory heavyweight world title defense against Kubrat Pulev was formally postponed on Friday due to the coronavirus pandemic, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced. England’s Joshua (23-1, 21 KOs), who holds three of the four major heavyweight world titles, and Pulev (28-1, 14 KOs), of Bulgaria, were due to meet
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6:26 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff England’s centrally-contracted men’s players have donated £500,000 to the ECB and selected good causes, while the England women’s squad has volunteered salary reductions for the months of April, May and June, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the implications for the finances of English cricket. The move had been
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9:33 AM ET ESPN News Services The U.S. Women’s Open has been postponed to December, the USGA announced Friday. The event had been scheduled for June 4-7 at Champions Golf Club in Houston, but it will now be played Dec. 10-13 because of the coronavirus pandemic. That would be the latest a major championship is
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