Month: December 2020

11:50 AM ET Associated Press The Canadian government, citing “national interest grounds,” gave its approval Thursday for the start of NHL training camps. It issued an exemption to the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for NHL players and team staff to return to the country. The five provinces with NHL franchises, however, must give their approval
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4:12 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Center Pierre-Luc Dubois, who led Columbus in goals, assists and points during the playoffs, signed a two-year, $10 million contract extension Thursday that keeps him with the Blue Jackets through the 2021-22 season. Dubois, who was a restricted free agent, will earn $3.35 million during the upcoming
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1:34 PM ET DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be unavailable for Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Buffalo Bills, a source confirmed to ESPN. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday afternoon, the team announced. The Dolphins and the NFL have conducted initial
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Dec 30, 2020 Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott will miss the College Football Playoff semifinal game against Ohio State on Friday after testing positive for COVID-19, coach Dabo Swinney told ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi on Wednesday. Elliott, the Tigers’ offensive playcaller for the past six seasons, did not travel to New Orleans with the team for
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1:46 PM ET Zdeno Chara isn’t ready to retire and doesn’t want to play a reserve role, and that’s why he’s no longer the Boston Bruins‘ captain. After 14 seasons with the Bruins, Chara, 43, signed a one-year, $795,000 contract with the Washington Capitals as a free-agent defenseman on Wednesday. He captained three Boston teams
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Dec 29, 2020 Eric WoodyardESPN Snow might have been falling back in Milwaukee, but in Miami on Tuesday night, the Bucks were making it rain from beyond the arc, setting the single-game NBA record for 3-point field goals made with 29 in a 144-97 victory over the Heat. The only Bucks player to play and
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10:17 AM ET Associated Press Andy Murray has pulled out of the Delray Beach Open to minimize his coronavirus risk as he looks ahead to the Australian Open. The 33-year-old Murray said he was concerned about “the increase in COVID rates and the transatlantic flights involved” with traveling to the Florida tournament that begins Monday.
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Jan 1: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder, Queensland Pro Tip: Both the games at the Carrara Oval were high-scoring encounters. So, back a lot of big-hitting top-order batters for this game. Our XI: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha
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5:04 PM ET Iowa defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon, an Outland Trophy finalist, is entering the 2021 NFL draft, he announced Wednesday. I have had many great teachers and coaches along the path, especially here at Iowa,” Nixon posted on Twitter. “I would not be in the position to chase my NFL dreams without the leadership
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9:23 PM ET UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will attempt to become a two-weight champion on March 6, when he moves up in weight to challenge light heavyweight titleholder Jan Blachowicz. UFC president Dana White broke the news to ESPN on Wednesday. The 205-pound title fight will take place at UFC 259. The promotion has
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