Month: December 2019

4:21 PM GMT Munster doctor Jamie Kearns was fined and given a suspended touchline ban by an independent disciplinary committee on Tuesday for verbally abusing Saracens hooker Jamie George. The European Club Professional Rugby (ECPR) announced earlier this month it was launching an investigation into a mass brawl which broke out at the Allianz Park
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4:12 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff England are “cautiously” backing an ICC proposal to scrap five-day Tests from 2023. The ICC’s cricket committee are expected to formally consider a proposal in 2020 to make four-day Tests mandatory as part of the World Test Championship in a bid to ease pressure in an increasingly crowded international schedule.
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1:00 AM ET Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format, and we’ll also toss in some tips for DFS players out there. Finally, we will look at some former go-to fantasy assets who may be overvalued – in the short-
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1:46 PM ET Wake Forest starting quarterback Jamie Newman is entering the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate student and will play his final season elsewhere, the team announced Tuesday. “Jamie informed me today that he will finish his eligibility at another school as a graduate transfer,” Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said in a
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12:22 PM ET The Minnesota Twins have added two veteran arms to their starting rotation, signing free agents Rich Hill and Homer Bailey to one-year deals, the team announced Tuesday. Sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan that Bailey’s deal is for $7 million, while Hill gets $3 million. Hill, who will turn 40 on March 11,
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8:12 AM ET DAVIE, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins are hiring Chan Gailey as their offensive coordinator, a source told ESPN. Gailey will replace Chad O’Shea, who was let go on Monday after one season. Gailey, 67, is coming out of retirement to lead the Dolphins’ offense. He last coached in the 2016 season as
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7:57 AM ET Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell will miss Tuesday’s game against the Spurs because of a left shoulder contusion. Russell suffered the injury in Saturday’s loss to the Mavericks. He also is battling a flu bug that has affected multiple members of the team. Center Willie Cauley-Stein also is dealing with the
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1:47 AM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — An angry post-game rant by Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella over clock management late in Sunday’s night’s overtime loss was “unprofessional along with unacceptable,” an NHL official said Monday. Colin Campbell, the NHL’s director of hockey operations, also defended a referee’s decision not to restore more
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12:46 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN CHICAGO — Only one NBA team will enter 2020 with 30 wins under their belt: the Milwaukee Bucks. Following Monday’s 123-102 victory over the Chicago Bulls, the Bucks reached 30 wins in the earliest calendar date since December 1980, when both the Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns accomplished the feat,
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10:23 PM ET Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses will return to school next season rather than enter the NFL draft as an underclassman. The junior and former Butkus Award finalist announced the decision on his Instagram page on Monday night. “Football is not who I am. It is what I do,” he wrote as part of
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10:08 PM ET Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel left Monday night’s 5-2 victory over Ottawa when he crashed into the boards after scoring in the third period. Guentzel, taking a cross-crease pass from Evgeni Malkin, scored his team-best 20th goal before falling forward awkwardly into the boards behind the Senators’ net at 6:55 of the
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8:33 PM ET LA Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley is expected to miss a few games with a right wrist sprain because of a sprained right wrist, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Beverley, whom the Clippers have already ruled out of Tuesday’s game against Sacramento, was injured Saturday against the Utah Jazz, but X-rays
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