8:21 PM ET Left-handed starter Jon Lester and the Washington Nationals are in agreement on a one-year deal, pending a physical, sources familiar with the contract told ESPN. Lester rejoins his bench coach from Chicago, as Nationals manager Davey Martinez has now added two players from his time with the Cubs. Left fielder Kyle Schwarber
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9:25 PM ET Associated Press Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has ruled out any change in the best-of-five set format for men’s singles matches at the season-opening tennis major as three more COVID-19 cases were reported among the international arrivals for the tournament. There are 72 players now in hard quarantine and unable to
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12:28 PM ET Chris Low Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Tennessee has fired head football coach Jeremy Pruitt after a
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11:50 AM ET Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is headed to the NFL draft after two seasons with the Buckeyes, he announced Monday. Fields made the announcement on Twitter, writing, “My path to The Ohio State University was not a direct one, but I could not have asked for a better final destination.” Fields played
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4:49 PM ET Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice and Bukayo Saka added another as Arsenal used a second-half surge to beat Newcastle United 3-0 in Premier League action on Monday. The win gives the Gunners 27 points and moves them back into the top half to the table, leapfrogging Aston Villa into 10th place. Aubameyang broke
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3:55 PM ET Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois has requested a trade from the team, which is why interest around the league was piqued when he didn’t take a regular shift during the second period of the team’s 3-2 win over Detroit on Monday afternoon. Coach John Tortorella denied he “benched” the 22-year-old scorer.
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3:00 PM GMT South Africa are open to “all options” to play the British & Irish Lions and are willing to travel to the United Kingdom to make sure the series goes ahead, director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said on Monday. The Lions are scheduled to tour South Africa for eight matches between July 3
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8:43 PM ET Texas A&M got its first commitment in the 2022 class on Sunday when ESPN Junior 300 defensive end Malick Sylla committed to the Aggies. Sylla is a 6-foot-5, 225-pound prospect from Katy High School in Katy, Texas, and is the No. 37 ranked recruit overall. He had offers from Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas,
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2:00 PM ET Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for lesser-rostered 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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1:34 PM ET Chris Sale is under contract for four more years with the Boston Red Sox — plus an option for 2025 — and with the team hoping that he can contribute throughout the length of the contract, the pace for his return from Tommy John surgery is expected to be deliberate, according to
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6:30 PM ET Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic wasn’t happy after recording a historic triple-double in a 117-101 loss to the Chicago Bulls, saying he played selfishly in the second half on Sunday afternoon. Doncic had 36 points, 16 rebounds and 15 assists to post the 29th triple-double of his career, breaking a tie with
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