Month: August 2020

7:00 AM ET Once again, it’s elimination Monday. The Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins — two popular Stanley Cup picks — both need to win out in their series, or they’ll leave the bubble. That also means the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning are a win away from making it to the conference finals.
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5:21 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBO has ordered Jose Ramirez, just days removed from a title defense over Viktor Postol this past weekend, to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Jack Catterall. Gustavo Olivieri, the in-house counsel for the WBO, confirmed to ESPN that both parties have 20 days to reach an agreement before the
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4:44 PM ET Daniel Cormier said Monday that he won’t need surgery for the torn cornea he suffered in his Aug. 15 unanimous-decision loss to Stipe Miocic, which Cormier agreed was the right call by the judges. Miocic inadvertently poked Cormier in his left eye during the third round, but Cormier was able to finish
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3:08 PM ET The phone buzzed on Monday morning, followed by a most uncomfortable hush. No hello. No words. Only moments of silence turning into a muffled heave, and finally, a brokenhearted sob. “You had to come from Maryland and D.C. and Prince George’s County to know what Coach Thompson meant to us,” Phoenix Suns
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3:45 PM ET The Chicago Cubs acquired left-handed relievers Andrew Chafin and Josh Osich in separate trades on Monday. According to multiple reports, the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Chafin to the Cubs, while Osich was acquired from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Chafin, 30,
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9:40 AM ET Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was shot early Sunday morning, according to Columbus police. Garrett was transported to the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, where he is in stable condition following the shooting, which was reported at 12:28 a.m. Officers found blood in the street and one shell casing at the
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3:14 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Zlatan Ibrahimovic has extended his contract with AC Milan by a year, the club announced. The striker’s contract expired at the end of last season but he has signed a new deal after impressing with his performances. – Stream FC Daily on ESPN+– The all-time
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1:39 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer, is back at his Churchill Downs barn after recovering from COVID-19. Lukas, who turns 85 on Wednesday, said he got “really sick.” “I couldn’t get any air, and I felt like I was drifting away,” he said. “You just
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2:44 PM ET Dallas Stars interim coach Rick Bowness has his team one victory from the Western Conference finals, holding a 3-1 series lead over the Colorado Avalanche heading into Monday’s Game 5. But he’s not prepared to discuss whether this run has changed his status for next season. Speaking about his future for the
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8:25 AM ET The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived running back Leonard Fournette, the team announced Monday. The move ends a tumultuous three-year run in which Fournette rushed for 2,631 yards and 17 touchdowns. The Jaguars didn’t pick up his fifth-year option during the offseason and actively pursued a trade without receiving any serious offers. Fournette,
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3:19 AM ET After two weeks without a game and one controversial tweet from his agent, Marc-Andre Fleury returned to the crease to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to within a victory of advancing to the Western Conference finals. Fleury made 28 saves in the Golden Knights’ 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game
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