7:02 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The forward recently completed his sophomore season at Northeastern University before signing Monday with L.A. Madden was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in third round of the 2018 draft, but the Kings acquired his
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5:56 PM ET More than 115 different athletes, coaches and sports personalities from 13 different countries have joined together to raise money for a COVID-19 response fund aimed at providing assistance for individuals fighting the global pandemic. Simone Biles, Mark Cuban, Stephen Curry, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Hawk, Rose LaVelle, Jack Nicklaus, Michael Phelps, David
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5:37 PM ET Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale has undergone Tommy John surgery, ESPN’s Buster Olney confirmed Monday. Sale chose to undergo the procedure now out of fear that delaying it could have caused him to miss significant time in the 2021 season, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan March 19. Recovery from ulnar collateral
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5:15 PM ET Professional boxing is tentatively scheduled to resume in Japan in May. Previously, the Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association, which is the union of some 270 licensed boxing club owners in the country, shut boxing down until at least April 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Then the deadline
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5:00 PM ET ESPN News Services Free agent safety Eric Reid wants the NFL’s new collective bargaining agreement invalidated over language added following ratification of the pact earlier this month. He is calling for an investigation and a re-vote. In a letter to the NFLPA on Monday, Reid’s lawyers said language posted on the players
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1:20 PM ET Augusta National Golf Club is donating $2 million to two local entities to help with the coronavirus pandemic. The Georgia club is currently closed in the wake of the crisis and the Masters, originally scheduled for next week, has been postponed. “It is our hope these gifts will help address the many
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12:14 PM ET Associated Press The Irish Open has become the latest European Tour golf event to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament was scheduled for May 28-31. There will now be no play on the tour until June at the earliest. The next possible tournament is the Trophee Hassan II in
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11:45 AM ET METAIRIE, La. — Sean Payton offered some isolation entertainment on Sunday night by sharing a handful of his favorite play calls on Twitter. Not only did the New Orleans Saints coach post drawings from his playbook, but he also explained the meaning of such terms as “Quizno” and “Lucy.” Payton said it
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11:39 AM ET Student-athlete leaders from the Power 5 conferences are seeking an extra year of eligibility for college athletes who didn’t complete their seasons, as well as support for housing and food, as the NCAA Division I Council plans to vote Monday on eligibility relief in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. In a
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10:49 AM ET The British Boxing Board of Control suspended the license of super middleweight world titlist Billy Joe Saunders on Monday over a video he posted to social media in which he claimed to demonstrate ways men could abuse their wives. “The British Boxing Board of Control, having considered comments made by Billy Joe
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10:37 AM ET It appears as though the highly-anticipated Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight is on the verge of not happening … again. Nurmagomedov, on an Instagram live chat Monday morning, confirmed he is back home in Dagestan, Russia, but is now unable to leave to compete on April 18 against Ferguson at UFC
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8:09 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show The suspension of professional boxing in the UK has been extended until the end of May, meaning the postponement of two big heavyweight fights:
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