Month: May 2020

12:49 PM ET ESPN News Services Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said NHL players will be tested for COVID-19 daily if games start happening. “We will have a rigorous daily testing protocol where players are tested every evening and those results are obtained before they would leave their hotel rooms the next morning, so we’ll know
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1:37 PM ET Tennessee Volunteers running back Tim Jordan was arrested Saturday in Lakewood, Florida, on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon and two misdemeanor drug charges, according to online records. Jordan, 20, was released Saturday on $2,000 bond, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department records. The concealed weapon charge is a
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9:50 AM ET Even in the middle of a pandemic, when nobody is playing, Bradley Beal‘s name still emerged in trade rumors. The New York Daily News last week reported that the Brooklyn Nets have had “internal discussions” about pursuing the 26-year-old Wizards guard, who signed a two-year, $72 million extension in October. “It’s not
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10:23 PM IST ESPNcricinfo staff The ECB has welcomed the UK Government’s go-ahead for the return of professional sport behind closed doors as it presses ahead with plans to host international cricket this summer, and stage a domestic season. In a further easing of lockdown restrictions imposed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Secretary of State
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1:16 AM ET Penguins president and CEO David Morehouse came to the aid of a local television camera operator when protests turned violent Saturday in downtown Pittsburgh. Ian Smith, of KDKA-TV, was thrown to the ground and his camera was broken to pieces outside of PPG Paints Arena, the Penguins’ home rink, just as Morehouse
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10:11 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown led a peaceful protest march through Atlanta on Saturday night. Brown, who streamed part of the march live via his Instagram account and also posted videos of speeches to his page, said during the livestream that he’d driven 15 hours from Boston in order to
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6:19 PM ET Associated Press Charter flights to ferry US Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks. No spectators. Fewer on-court officials. No locker-room access on practice days. All are among the scenarios being considered
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6:57 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. could not have had a bumpier return to racing after NASCAR’s 10-week shutdown. How bad was it? Stenhouse crashed on the first lap of the first race back and finished last. He followed it with a 25th-place finish at the second Cup race at
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6:42 PM ET Associated Press ROME — Former top-10 player Fabio Fognini said on social media that he had arthroscopic surgery on both ankles Saturday. The 2011 French Open quarterfinalist, who reached a career-high No. 9 in the ATP rankings last year, posted two messages on Twitter. The first announced he would have the operations,
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7:51 PM ET The UFC has kept its heavyweight main event between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov on June 20 but at a new location, promotion officials announced Saturday. Blaydes (13-2) and Volkov (31-7) were initially scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night on June 20 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, but the event at that location was
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