Month: March 2020

6:52 PM ET UFC champion Jon Jones agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) on Tuesday and will not face any jail time if he follows the terms of a plea agreement, according to a spokesperson for the Bernalillo County, New Mexico, district attorney’s office. Jones was arrested on four charges last Thursday in
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6:14 PM ET ESPN News Services TORONTO — Toronto’s cancellation of all city-led and permitted events through June 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic does not apply to professional sports leagues such as the NBA, NHL, MLB or MLS, a spokesman for Mayor John Tory said Tuesday. Don Peat said the move applies to events that
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5:22 PM ET The NBA, NBA Players Association and 2K have partnered to produce an NBA 2K tournament that will air on ESPN and ESPN2 starting Friday, it was announced. The NBA 2K20 Player Tournament is Friday through April 11, according to a statement, and will begin airing on ESPN with a half-hour preshow at
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3:51 PM ET The SEC announced Tuesday that it was canceling its annual spring meetings scheduled for the last week of May in Destin, Florida, because of issues related to the spread of the coronavirus. “The SEC spring meetings represent one of our conference’s great traditions and provide an opportunity to celebrate the past year,
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2:57 PM ET The fight between unified junior welterweight world titleholder Jose Ramirez and mandatory challenger and former world titlist Viktor Postol has been postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic for a second time, Top Rank announced Tuesday. The Ramirez-Postol fight was originally scheduled to take place as the main event of a Top Rank
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1:39 PM ET ESPN News Services Former U.S. Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe said in a video posted on social media that he tested positive for the coronavirus. McEnroe, younger brother of eight-time major champion John McEnroe, said he took a drive-through test in Westchester County, New York, after developing what he called “minor symptoms”
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Mar 31, 2020 Days after boxing regulators in Japan announced that professional fights would resume with a card May 2, they reversed course. The Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association met on Monday and decided to cancel all shows until mid-May due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has worsened in Japan. Previously,
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11:16 AM ET Jameis Winston has been widely criticized for his record-setting 30-interception season in 2019. But one of his former Buccaneers teammates thinks the quarterback is being unfairly blamed. “I definitely think he got more of the blame than he deserved,” Bucs wide receiver Chris Godwin said in a recent interview with The Boardroom.
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