Month: October 2020

11:17 PM ET After pushing back a deadline until next Friday that would allow for the NBA to serve notice on termination of the collective bargaining agreement in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the league and the National Basketball Players Association are running short on time to agree on starting the NBA’s season before
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11:52 PM ET New details about the midnight phone call from the president of the National Basketball Players Association, Chris Paul, to the former President of the United States, Barack Obama, that helped save the NBA season have surfaced. Appearing as a guest on LeBron James‘ barbershop-themed talk show “The Shop,” which aired Friday on
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Oct 30, 2020 Mike D’Antoni will be an assistant coach with the Brooklyn Nets, reuniting him with his former MVP point guard, Nets coach Steve Nash, the team announced Friday. The Nets announced the hires of D’Antoni, Amar’e Stoudemire and well-regarded assistant Ime Udoka, who spent seven of the past eight seasons on Gregg Popovich’s
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors say they will cooperate fully with the NBA’s investigation of guard Terence Davis following his arrest in New York on charges including assault. The team made its first public comment on the case in a statement Friday. Davis faces several charges after police said he
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Oct 31, 2020 Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr cast his vote, then spent some time Saturday morning greeting others who visited the ballot drop-off location at Chase Center. Kerr handed out Warriors-themed blue “I Voted” stickers to match the one on his gray sweatshirt. “It’s an easy way to
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4:34 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — Doc Redman found the wind far more manageable Saturday, and he took advantage with a 4-under 67 for a 1-shot lead going into the final round of the Bermuda Championship. The wind came out of the opposite direction as the previous day, and it wasn’t quite as
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3:56 PM ET Associated Press PAPHOS, Cyprus — Jamie Donaldson will look to seal his first European Tour title in more than six years after taking a one-stroke lead at the end of the third round of the Cyprus Open on Saturday. Donaldson, who is most famous for securing the winning point for the European
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4:46 PM ET Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers on Friday declined the $18 million contract option on right-hander Corey Kluber, who lasted just one inning in his only start before a shoulder injury ended his season. Kluber gets a $1 million buyout, and the club has said it is interested in re-signing
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7:03 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks list running back Chris Carson and All-Pro strong safety Jamal Adams as questionable for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. That’s just the start of the injury concerns in Seattle’s backfield and secondary. Carson’s primary backup, Carlos Hyde, is listed as doubtful, and No. 3 running
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Oct 30, 2020 College football’s bowl season officially has a schedule. ESPN will televise 35 of the 37 bowl games, starting with the Tropical Smoothie Café Frisco Bowl on Dec. 19 and concluding with the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 11. Once the bowl season starts, there will be at least one game
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11:29 AM BST The Wallabies have endured a Halloween nightmare to hand the All Blacks the Bledisloe Cup for an 18th straight year. New Zealand piled on six tries to one, with five-eighth and man-of-the-match Richie Mo’unga bagging a brilliant double and a 23-point personal haul as the All Blacks seized an unbeatable 2-0 lead
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11:48 AM ET Associated Press VIENNA — Andrey Rublev advanced to his fifth final of the season Saturday after Kevin Anderson pulled out in the second set of their semifinal at the Erste Bank Open. The fifth-seeded Rublev led 6-4, 4-1 when Anderson quit the match with a right thigh issue. In Sunday’s final, Rublev
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10:05 AM ET Associated Press Wimbledon champion Simona Halep has tested positive for COVID-19 and says she has “mild symptoms.” She said on Twitter that she is self-isolating at home. “I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19,” Halep said in her post. “I am self-isolating at home and am recovering
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