Month: February 2020

7:58 PM ET ORLANDO, Fla. — Before the confetti could even settle on Sunday’s Super Bowl championship in Miami, Florida, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was whisked off to the Lombardi and MVP Trophy presentations, a South Beach after-party into the wee hours of the morning and a Super Bowl MVP parade at Disney.
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7:32 PM ET The Astros have named James Click their new general manager, the team announced Monday. Click previously had served as vice president of baseball operations for the Rays from 2017-19. “I am excited to join the Astros family,” Click said in a statement. “The Astros are a progressive and innovative organization with a
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6:42 PM ET ESPN News Services BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sabres captain Jack Eichel is doing everything within his power to prevent his team from falling into an all-too-familiar late-season rut. The fifth-year player is enjoying a breakout season with a career-best 31 goals _ seven of them game-winners _ as he displays on-ice consistency. And
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6:33 PM ET Former Stanford starting quarterback KJ Costello is joining Mississippi State as a graduate transfer, he announced Monday on Instagram. Costello, a two-time captain at Stanford who started 25 games over the course of three seasons, has one season of eligibility left. He joins new Mississippi State coach Mike Leach, who oversaw the
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6:31 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — LeBron James says “every game is going to be emotional” as the Los Angeles Lakers play out the season following the helicopter crash that took the lives of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others on Jan. 26. Including the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago later this
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4:49 PM ET UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith said Monday he was ready to have his left index finger amputated in order to keep fighting. Scar tissue that built up after two surgeries prevented him closing his hand following his win over Alexander Gustaffson on June 1, 2019. “We were going to amputate my
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Astana rider Jakob Fuglsang has denied working with banned doctor Michele Ferrari following reports claiming he has been investigated for training with Lance Armstrong’s former medic. Danish outlets Politiken and DR and Norway’s VG claim to have a leaked 2019 Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) report that alleges Fuglsang has been seen working with Ferrari. It
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2:57 PM ET Colby Covington says he did not break his jaw in a welterweight title fight at UFC 245 against Kamaru Usman. And he wants an immediate rematch after feeling robbed in the Dec. 14 bout. Covington said Monday on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show that it’s “world championship or bust” for him next. He
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11:52 AM GMT Former England captain Chris Robshaw will leave Harlequins at the end of the season after 16 years at the club, the forward announced on Monday. The 33-year-old, who has been linked to a move overseas, was left out of England’s 2019 World Cup squad and earned the last of his 66 caps
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10:59 AM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor‘s future with the Indians was already unclear. On Saturday, it got even more confusing. The four-time All-Star shortstop, who has been the subject of trade rumors because Cleveland will probably never be able to offer him a long-term contract close to what he may one day
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