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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6:24 PM ET One of the biggest names in combat sports is a free agent. Brock Lesnar is no longer under contract with WWE, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN on Monday. PW Insider was the first to report the news. Over the weekend, WWE pulled Lesnar’s merchandise down from the promotion’s online store. Lesnar has
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4:23 PM ET The New York Giants have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Logan Ryan, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal is worth $7.5 million, a source told ESPN’s Dianna Russini. It’s a homecoming for Ryan, 29, who grew up in New Jersey and played for Rutgers in college. I’m coming home!!
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3:21 PM ET Iowa is pausing workouts for all athletics teams until after Labor Day weekend following a spike in positive COVID-19 tests. The school reported 93 positive tests out of 815 administered last week, a positivity rate of 11.4%. Iowa has had 176 total positive tests among athletes, coaches and staff since starting testing
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10:44 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — French tennis player Benoit Paire tested positive for the coronavirus and was removed from the U.S. Open field, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. The Grand Slam tournament begins Monday, with no spectators allowed as part of efforts to prevent the
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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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8:48 PM IST ECB Reporters Network Gloucestershire 197 for 3 (Dent 60) beat Worcestershire 175 for 8 by 22 runs Chris Dent justified his recall in the Gloucestershire Vitality Blast side after a lengthy absence with a match-winning knock and two crucial interventions in the field during a 22-run success over Worcestershire Rapids at Blackfinch
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7:40 PM ET Memphis Tigers running back Kenneth Gainwell, one of the top all-purpose offensive players in college football, has decided to opt out for this season, sources at Memphis confirmed to ESPN. Gainwell, who would have been a redshirt sophomore, rushed for 1,459 yards last season and also had 610 receiving yards. He scored
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