Month: December 2019

5:57 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff The new season of the BBL is underway. This page will keep you updated with all the snippets of news from the tournament December 18 Finch calls for BBL DRS Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts said that he had taken heed of calls by Australia’s T20 captain Aaron Finch
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9:13 PM ET Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella ripped the game officials and the NHL in a fist-pounding tirade after a 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. In overtime, the Blackhawks were called for too many men on the ice with about 19 seconds left. The clock ran down 1.1 seconds
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7:07 PM ET Texas has hired Ohio State passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Yurcich as offensive coordinator, Longhorns coach Tom Herman announced Sunday. Yurcich spent the 2019 season working with Heisman Trophy finalist Justin Fields and helping the Buckeyes to a 13-1 record and a trip to the College Football Playoff, which ended
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6:54 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS — Houston Rockets guard James Harden missed his first game of the season Sunday night with a toe sprain. “He probably could [play], but given the circumstances it’s better that he doesn’t,” coach Mike D’Antoni said before the game. “He’s banged up a little bit.” With Russell Westbrook
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6:26 PM ET Oklahoma junior receiver CeeDee Lamb announced on Sunday that he will declare for the 2020 NFL draft. Lamb, a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award this season, posted his intentions on Twitter. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has Lamb projected as a first-round pick in the upcoming draft, ranking Lamb as the
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5:33 PM GMT Exeter Chiefs regained the top spot in the Premiership after overcoming defending champions Saracens in a 14-7 victory at Sandy Park Sunday. Saracens are bottom of the table on -13 points after they were docked 35 points and fined £5.3 million in November for breaching the league’s salary cap. 2 Related In
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3:48 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey on Sunday joined Roger Craig and Marshall Faulk as the only players to have 1,000 yards rushing and receiving in the same season. McCaffrey came into the season finale against the New Orleans Saints needing 67 yards receiving to reach the milestone, first
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1:36 AM ET The dream season for LSU and quarterback Joe Burrow will end about 80 miles from campus in New Orleans, which will provide the ultimate home-field advantage. Clemson will try to spoil the party, win back-to-back national titles and further cement its claim as the nation’s most dominant program. 2 Related After a
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1:56 PM ET Associated Press OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Alexis Lafreniere’s knee injury will keep him out of Canada’s next game at the world junior hockey championship. However, the star winger hasn’t been ruled out for the rest of the tournament. The 18-year-old was helped off the ice early in the second period of his
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1:37 PM ET Associated Press He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals. No NBA player won more games or more MVP awards over the
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8:46 AM ET Blowing out the candles on a cake, such a seemingly innocuous activity, might have been a more arduous chore than any of us could know for Tiger Woods — and that wasn’t that many birthdays ago. We tend to take things for granted, even now after an incredible year that saw Woods
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© Getty Images In a huge vote of confidence for the DRS technology being used in Australia, Tim Paine‘s lbw verdict in the first innings was shown to be correct by a narrow margin on both HawkEye and VirtualEye ball tracking. Both technologies showed Paine was stuck in line to ensure it would not be
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7:19 AM ET Associated Press PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — A former University of Texas at San Antonio football player has been arrested and charged in the fatal stabbing of his sister at a home north of Austin. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Michael Egwuagu was charged with murder in the Friday killing of his
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1:28 AM ET Fedor Emelianenko‘s farewell tour is off to an outstanding start. Emelianenko landed a big right hand to knock out Quinton Jackson at 2:40 of the first round Saturday night in the main event of Bellator Japan at Saitama Super Arena. It was the first time Jackson had been stopped since 2005 and
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12:59 AM ET Gervonta “Tank” Davis, one of boxing’s top young stars, moved up to lightweight and won a belt in a second weight division, dropping Yuriorkis Gamboa three times en route to a one-sided 12th-round knockout victory on Saturday night at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Although Davis dominated the fight to claim a
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