8:34 AM GMT A number of overseas cricketers, including a contingent of English players, will be flying back from the PSL because of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. Peshawar Zalmi’s Tom Banton, Liam Livingstone, Lewis Gregory and Carlos Brathwaite, as well as Multan Sultans’ James Vince and Karachi Kings’ Alex Hales, are among the first
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Mar 11, 2020 Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville will be the venue to host the much anticipated Jeff Horn vs. Tim Tszyu super welterweight fight on Wednesday, April 22nd, sources have told ESPN. The North Queensland location has beaten out Sydney’s Bankwest Stadium, Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne and Perth’s RAC Arena in what
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10:17 PM ET Associated Press PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The PGA Tour decided Thursday night to scrap the rest of The Players Championship and shut down its other tournaments for the next three weeks. Commissioner Jay Monahan had said earlier Thursday there would be no fans at the TPC Sawgrass for the final three
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9:37 PM ET ESPN News Services PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Fans who were scattered around the ninth green saw Hideki Matsuyama finish with a 25-foot eagle putt to tie the course record and take the lead at the Players Championship. Hours later, the PGA Tour announced the rest of the tournament was being canceled
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6:48 PM ET The LPGA Tour on Thursday postponed its next three events, including its first major of the year — the ANA Inspiration — because of the coronavirus pandemic. Postponed were the Volvik Founders Cup in Phoenix, scheduled for March 19-22; the Kia Classic in Carlsbad, California, scheduled for March 26-29; and the ANA
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6:19 PM ET All combat sports events scheduled to take place in California through the end of March were called off Thursday as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. “Based on guidance issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health to protect Californians against the possible spread of COVID-19, the
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9:24 PM ET Amid the coronavirus pandemic, sportsbook operators, like businesses around the world, are facing challenges they’ve never considered before, including: What if there are no games to bet? On Thursday, the NCAA canceled the men’s basketball tournament, the biggest betting event in U.S. sports. Billions of dollars are estimated to be wagered on
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5:01 PM ET In his first public comments since testing positive for COVID-19, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert apologized on Instagram for his “careless” actions that exposed others to the disease, saying he hopes that his “story serves as a warning and causes everyone to take this seriously.” Gobert tested positive for coronavirus in Oklahoma
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9:21 AM BST The French Rugby Federation has suspended all of its competitions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the organisation’s president Bernard Laporte announced in a statement on Twitter on Friday. The announcement comes a day after the 2019-20 Guinness PRO14 season was suspended indefinitely. 2 Related “It is our responsibility to take the
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5:22 PM ET Associated Press CLEMSON, S.C. — As Clemson’s pro day unfolded, NFL head coaches like the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ Mike Tomlin and the Detroit Lions‘ Matt Patricia chatted with Clemson’s Dabo Swinney. And it never took long, Swinney said, before the Tigers’ versatile linebacker Isaiah Simmons came up in those conversations. Simmons, the All-American
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10:49 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Australia’s one-day series against New Zealand will be played behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic while the T20I matches at the end of the month in New Zealand are in doubt. A few hours previously it had been confirmed that the Australia Women’s tour of South Africa would
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