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6:58 PM ET The Columbus Blue Jackets have agreed to trade Seth Jones to the Chicago Blackhawks, sources told ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, and the veteran defenseman will sign a seven-year extension with an average annual value of $9.5 million with his new team. It wasn’t immediately clear what others players and/or draft picks were involved
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6:18 PM BST The British & Irish Lions have issued a complaint to the Irish Independent after one of its columnists, former Ireland forward Neil Francis, made an “offensive” remark about fly-half Marcus Smith’s skin colour. Francis described the Harlequins and England star as having a “David Beckham haircut and an Oompah Loompa tan” during
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7:07 AM ET Quinn came out as transgender in September. Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images OL Reign and Canada midfielder Quinn has said they are “proud” after becoming the first openly transgender person to compete at the Olympics but added that “the fight [for transgender rights] isn’t close to over.” Quinn competed at
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4:12 PM ET Spain’s Nacho Elvira ended Day 2 with a two-shot lead over joint overnight leader Vincent Norrman as he carded 67 at the Cazoo Open on Friday. Elvira built upon a superb opening-round 64 to take a solo lead at Celtic Manor. The 34-year-old made six birdies as he set the halfway target
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1:22 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio State coach Ryan Day thinks that while college football’s highest-profile players will have immense earning opportunities through name, image and likeness, there should be consideration to sharing money among other players. Day, speaking Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium, was asked about Alabama coach Nick Saban’s recent comment that Crimson
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12:40 PM ET Tory BarronESPN Editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. Two-time gold medalist and two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant was seemingly everywhere — and being trolled mercilessly
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10:07 AM BST British & Irish Lions’ assistant coach Robin McBryde has said World Rugby showed a lack of thorough planning after the appointment of South African Marius Jonker as the Television Match Official (TMO) for the first test against the Springboks. Jonker is a late replacement for New Zealander Brendon Pickerill, who did not
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11:19 AM ET Associated Press Tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games on Friday, ending the flame’s long journey from Greece to these delayed Olympics. The cauldron sat atop a peak inspired by Mount Fuji. It’s a sphere that opened like a flower “to embody vitality and
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9:51 AM ET ESPN News Services Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will next be called the Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday with a video on Twitter narrated by actor Tom Hanks, ending months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by institutions and teams to
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7:10 PM ET The Los Angeles Lakers made their first move in what promises to be a busy offseason by extending a qualifying offer to second-year guard Talen Horton-Tucker, the team announced Thursday. The qualifying offer for Horton-Tucker is $1.9 million, according to ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks, and will make the 20 year
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1:25 AM ET Associated Press Naomi Osaka‘s opening match in the Olympic tennis tournament has been pushed back from Saturday to Sunday. Organizers did not immediately provide a reason for the switch. They said only that the move came from the tournament referee. 1 Related Osaka was originally scheduled to play 52nd-ranked Saisai Zheng of
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