Month: December 2019

6:33 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — While the Washington Redskins appeared to be closing in on a new coach and the New York Giants opted to move on from their head coach, Jason Garrett remains the Dallas Cowboys’ coach — at least for now. Garrett met with Jerry Jones after the coach and owner/general manager
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5:51 PM ET There’s a mantra in Las Vegas: “Good teams win, great teams cover.” Well, no NFL team covered the spread more often this past decade than the New England Patriots, ESPN Chalk’s best team to bet of the 2010s. The Patriots covered the spread in a remarkable 60% of their games (108-72-2 ATS)
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3:57 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The host St. Louis Blues will have three players at NHL All-Star Weekend. Captain Alex Pietrangelo, goaltender Jordan Binnington and playoff MVP Ryan O’Reilly will represent the defending Stanley Cup champion Blues for All-Star festivities Jan. 24-25. Forward David Perron was not chosen as an All-Star despite
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3:32 PM ET ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said he will be ready to go for the offseason program when it starts in April after suffering a back injury that took away half of his 2019 season. The 31-year-old missed the final eight games of the year after fracturing bones in
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2:51 PM ET Chinese promoter Longjoy Sports on Monday surprisingly won the purse bid for the mandatory fight between unified light heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev and Meng Fanlong after their promoters were unable to make a deal. Longjoy Sports, which has worked with Fanlong promoter Roc Nation Sports in the past and will co-promote
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2:29 PM ET Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said the vicious hit he took from Ohio State cornerback Shaun Wade in the first half of Saturday’s College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl left his arm numb and was a turning point for the entire team in its 29-23 win over the Buckeyes. “It
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8:51 AM ET Associated Press A day after Andy Murray put his Grand Slam comeback on hold, Japan’s Kei Nishikori has become the latest high-profile player to withdraw from next month’s Australian Open, citing a right elbow injury. Tennis Australia issued a statement Monday saying Nishikori had withdrawn from the season-opening major at Melbourne Park
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7:17 AM ET The Washington Redskins are expected to hire former Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera as their next head coach barring any unforeseen developments, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Monday. The news comes on the same day that the team parted ways with team president Bruce Allen. The Redskins hope the moves can
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2:42 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis said there’s a simple solution to keeping the Los Angeles Lakers atop the league standings: lockdown defense. “We just had to find ourselves again,” Davis said after the Lakers’ 108-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. “We were able to get back to what we do
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11:42 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Jake DeBrusk sat on the bench wondering when he’d see the ice again. Then he made up for his early hiccups with two quick goals. DeBrusk scored power-play goals 18 seconds apart early in the third after getting benched for much of the opening period, and the Boston
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