Month: November 2018

9:46 PM ET The New York Mets and Seattle Mariners are closing in on a trade that would send All-Star closer Edwin Diaz and former All-Star Robinson Cano to New York, with the Mariners getting top prospects from the Mets, according to multiple reports. With trade talks reportedly heating up between New York and Seattle,
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9:08 PM ET Heather Dinich Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University Jake Trotter Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big 12 Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Washington & Lee University Utah State coach Matt Wells has agreed to a deal to become Texas Tech‘s coach,
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9:27 PM ET Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger asked assistant general manager Brandon Williams to leave the team’s shootaround Thursday, according to The Athletic. Williams departed with Kings general manager Vlade Divac after Joerger’s request, the reports said. Joerger and Williams have reportedly been at odds for two weeks following a Yahoo! Sports report that
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9:07 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Junior lightweight world titleholder Gervonta Davis and former three-division titlist Abner Mares are nearing a deal that would see them meet in February in a Showtime-televised main event, Showtime Sports president Stephen Espinoza told ESPN on Thursday. Floyd Mayweather will repay more than $600,000 as part of a settlement
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7:00 AM ET When it comes to making important decisions on upcoming restricted and unrestricted free agents, teams have a number of factors to weigh when deciding whether to begin negotiating a top-dollar deal, make a trade or slow-play the situation. Organizations will ask themselves: What is their timeline to compete? Is the player’s current
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11:04 PM ET The buzz on Thursday had trade talks between the Seattle Mariners and New York Mets involving Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz heating up hotter than a thousand suns, with reports Thursday night that the sides are closing in on a deal. Names proffered about from the Mets’ side include recent No. 1
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7:43 PM ET ESPN News Services Floyd Mayweather agreed to repay more than $600,000 as part of a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission that he failed to disclose payments he received for promoting investments in digital-currency securities. The settlement of civil charges for violating rules on touting investments in so-called initial coin offerings,
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8:49 PM ET ESPN News Services Rick Middleton, whose slick moves en route to 448 career goals earned him the nickname “Nifty,” saw his No. 16 raised to the rafters by the Boston Bruins before Thursday night’s game against the New York Islanders at TD Garden. Middleton, who played the final 12 of his 14
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8:19 PM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — For the first time since they entered the league, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be on opposite sides in a game Sunday. It will be Sherman’s first return trip to Seattle since the Seahawks cut him March 9. On Thursday,
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6:21 PM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods generally likes an early tee time, sometimes the earlier the better. But not when it means he is going off first because his position is near last. Woods beat just one player on Thursday in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge, his annual tournament that
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7:52 PM ET Mitchell Lamb SATURDAY’S BEST Moonee Valley Race 5 No.5 Mintha (Luke Currie) – $3.70 After a first-up effort where she didn’t enjoy the best of luck, this looks a perfect race for Mintha to notch up the third victory of her career and continue her progressive trajectory. She got a long way
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4:53 PM ET CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs traded their best pinch hitter, infielder Tommy La Stella, to the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The trade comes one day after the Cubs acquired versatile infielder Ronald Torreyes from the New York Yankees. A fan favorite
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4:02 PM ET Bantamweight contenders Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes have reached a verbal agreement for a Feb. 2 fight in Brazil, according to sources. Contracts have not been signed for the rematch, but the 135-pound bout is expected to headline UFC Fight Night, which will take place at Northeast Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza,
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2:18 PM GMT Ellis Jenkins will require surgery after sustaining a “significant knee injury” during Wales’ November Test against South Africa, his club Cardiff Blues confirmed on Thursday. Jenkins, who was man of the match in Wales’ victory over the the Springboks, was stretchered off the pitch following the match on Nov.24. Wales head coach
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