Month: July 2020

4:00 PM ET The box office at Capital One Arena in Washington is being transformed into a sportsbook, complete with betting windows and self-serve kiosks, and will begin taking cash bets Friday, a first for an American sports venue. Beginning at 4 p.m., Friday, bookmaker William Hill U.S. will operate seven betting windows and nine
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4:55 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark on Friday that if the sport doesn’t do a better job of managing the coronavirus, it could shut
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4:16 PM ET The Pac-12 has approved a 10-game, conference-only fall schedule for football to begin on Sept. 26 with “a lot of built in flexibility,” the conference announced Friday. Each team will play five home and five road games, and the Pac-12 championship game will now be played Dec. 18 or 19. The conference
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4:34 PM ET Associated Press PALERMO, Sicily — More than 400 coronavirus tests were carried out on tennis players and staff members ahead of the Palermo Ladies Open and all of them came back negative. The WTA tournament, with qualifying beginning Saturday, marks the return of tour-level tennis following a five-month break for the coronavirus
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5:56 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN The way the New Orleans Pelicans handled the minutes of rookie forward Zion Williamson was seemingly the talk of the NBA on Thursday night as the league returned to play in Orlando, Florida. On Friday afternoon, Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin spoke to reporters to try
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It’s evident that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted every aspect of life, and we’ve seen an increase in mental health conditions as a result, such as fear, anxiety, depression, loneliness, and irritability among adults, children, and those on the front lines. Although everyone has been impacted by the pandemic, young adults, specifically those
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By Conor Laird Published: July 31, 2020 10:29 pm Last Updated: July 31, 2020 10:40 pm German football expert Raphael Honigstein has this evening provided an update on the situation surrounding wantaway Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara. Anfield links Recent weeks have seen Spanish midfielder Thiago hotly-tipped as a potential arrival on Merseyside. The former
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8:51 AM ET Ronaldinho was arrested in Paraguay in March. Photo by NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP via Getty Images Ronaldinho Gaucho’s lawyers are evaluating options for the former Barcelona star to be released from jail as early as August after a source close to the prosecution told ESPN that they are willing to discuss a plea bargain in
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