Month: July 2019

6:15 PM ET Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — A second woman who says she was raped by former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus in his apartment in Madison testified Wednesday that she had been too drunk that night to consent to sex. Cephus, a 21-year-old former wide receiver from Macon, Georgia, is charged with
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4:18 PM ET The Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Nicholas Castellanos from the Detroit Tigers, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Castellanos is hitting .273 with 11 home runs and 37 RBIs this season. His best year came in 2017, when he hit 26 home runs and drove in 101 runs with a .272
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2:47 PM ET Heavyweight contenders Hughie Fury and Alexander Povetkin will clash on Aug. 31 at the O2 Arena in London, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced Wednesday. The bout will take place on the undercard when pound-for-pound king and unified lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko defends his belts and goes for a vacant title
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2:58 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady bulked up entering training camp, adding strength with a specific goal in mind. “I wanted to get a little bigger this year and put on a few more pounds and try to absorb the hits a little bit more,” he said Wednesday, addressing
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2:18 PM ET BEREA, Ohio — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has already shown he’s not afraid to get after his star wide receivers. Over the weekend, Mayfield briefly screamed at his receiving corps for not working their way back to him while he was scrambling. Mayfield explained Wednesday that blowing up on them that
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1:45 PM ET As a youngster featherweight Michael Conlan, the popular two-time Irish Olympian and unbeaten professional, would go to the annual Féile an Phobail summer festival with friends in his hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Now Conlan is thrilled to have a fight that is a centerpiece of this year’s annual event when he
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12:50 PM ET After wanting to get away from golf and needing rest following a missed cut at The Open Championship, Tiger Woods on Wednesday committed to playing in the first two events of next month’s FedEx Cup Playoffs. Woods announced he is committed to playing next week at The Northern Trust at Liberty National
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11:27 AM ET The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenseman Samuel Girard to a seven-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. The new deal runs through the 2026-27 season. The annual average value of the deal is $5 million, according to the Denver Post. Girard, Cale Makar and top draft pick Bowen Byram form the core
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RK PLAYER POS HOMETOWN HT WT STARS GRADE SCHOOL 1 OT Fort Worth, TXAll Saints Episcopal School 6’6” 280 91 2 DE Pickerington, OHPickerington North High School 6’5” 230 90 Ohio StateCommitted02/03/2019 3 DE Corona, CACentennial High School 6’4” 240 90 4 OLB Gaithersburg, MDQuince Orchard High School 6’4” 210 90 5 DE Ocala, FLVanguard
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11:25 AM ET Emily Kaplan Greg Wyshynski Less than 15 months after hiring Paul Fenton as general manager, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold changed his mind. Claiming it was not “the right fit,” Leipold fired Fenton, with assistant GM Tom Kurvers taking over on an interim basis until a permanent replacement can be found. About
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10:06 AM ET The New Jersey Devils continued their busy offseason by reaching agreement on a deal with promising young defenseman Will Butcher. The two sides avoided arbitration with a three-year, $11.2 million contract, according to the team. The Devils have traded for All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban and former KHL star Nikita Gusev after drafting
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