Month: December 2018

Paolo Bandini and Mina Rzouki discuss the abuse aimed at Kalidou Koulibaly during Napoli’s 1-0 defeat to Internazionale on this weeks’ Serie Awesome podcast. Police have arrested a leader of Inter Milan’s hardcore “ultras” fan group following the death of a supporter during clashes with visiting Napoli fans last week. The ANSA news agency reports
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12:35 AM ET ESPN News Services The Jaguars have notified running back Leonard Fournette that his suspension late last month voided the remaining guarantees in his four-year rookie contract, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, after it was first reported by The Associated Press. The AP’s source said the Jaguars notified Fournette of the
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12:31 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Golden State Warriors declined to match a two-year, $6 million offer sheet for restricted free agent Patrick McCaw, clearing the way for him to join the Cleveland Cavaliers, league sources told ESPN. Golden State had until 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday to match the offer sheet, but let McCaw
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11:41 PM ET Miami hired Temple‘s Manny Diaz as its next coach on Sunday night, replacing Mark Richt, who retired earlier in the day. Diaz, who spent the past three seasons on Richt’s staff as Miami’s defensive coordinator before accepting the Temple job on Dec. 13, spoke with Miami officials about returning shortly after Richt
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10:39 PM ET Ole Miss is finalizing a deal to make Rich Rodriguez the Rebels’ offensive coordinator, sources confirmed to ESPN. Rodriguez, formerly the head coach at West Virginia, Michigan and Arizona, is set to receive a three-year contract. The deal was first reported by The Athletic. Mike MacIntyre will join Matt Luke’s staff at
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7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The year in hockey 2018 gave us triumphs, like the Washington Capitals and the U.S. women’s national team overcoming their archrivals for glory. It gave us inspiration, whether it was overcoming the odds or overcoming tragedy. And it gave us the weirdness we’ve come to expect from our beloved sport,
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5:49 PM ET The NHL Players Association on Sunday took to task Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites for derogatory comments he directed Friday at stars Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn. Stars center Tyler Seguin said he was surprised at comments from CEO Jim Lites about his performance this season, while captain Jamie Benn said, “I
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5:38 PM ET The Toronto Blue Jays acquired left-hander Clayton Richard and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres on Sunday, it was announced. Toronto will send minor-league outfielder Connor Panas to San Diego. Richard, 35, was designated for assignment last week by the Padres. He was 7-11 with a 5.33 ERA in 27 starts
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5:37 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The actions of Jaguars running backs Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon did not sit well with Jacksonville executive vice president Tom Coughlin, who unloaded on the two after Sunday’s loss to Houston. Fournette, who was inactive because of a foot/ankle injury, and Yeldon sat on the bench throughout the
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5:31 PM ET An MRI test on Alabama linebacker Christian Miller‘s injured hamstring revealed a pull, and not a tear, paving the way for his likely return against Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Jan. 7, sources told ESPN. Miller, a redshirt senior, left Alabama’s 45-34 win over Oklahoma on Saturday
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3:23 PM ET Associated Press WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice says defenseman Dustin Byfuglien will be “out for a while” after leaving Saturday’s game with a lower-body injury in the third period. Maurice, speaking to reporters on Sunday, said Byfuglien will not need surgery, but likely will not play until after the
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2:48 PM ET LOS ANGELES — After defeating Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 on Saturday, Jon Jones made a point to say (multiple times) there is no asterisk attached to this result or his renewed status as the UFC’s light heavyweight champion. And when it’s all said and done, maybe he’ll be right. Maybe history
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1:11 PM ET Throughout the back issues that kept Tiger Woods from competing for the better part of two years, caddie Joe LaCava waited for him to return — forgoing opportunities to work for other players. The question seems preposterous, given how far Tiger Woods had fallen. It won’t be easy, but it’s not impossible,
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