8:50 AM ET It appears that the Pacific Division title is going to come down to the final games of the season. The top three teams are now within three points of one another after the Calgary Flames dispatched the Arizona Coyotes in a 3-2 win on Friday night. The Flames are behind the Vegas
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7:50 AM ET ESPN News Services Former Ohio State Buckeyes players Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint entered not guilty pleas to rape and kidnapping charges on Friday. Riep posted a $100,000 surety bond and Wint posted a $75,000 bond during a hearing at Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Columbus. A 19-year-old woman told
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6:20 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Australia advanced to the Davis Cup Finals in November with a tight 3-1 win over Brazil on hard courts at the Memorial Drive tennis center on Saturday. John Millman beat Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro 6-7, (6), 7-6 (3) 7-6 (3) in the deciding match. Millman took the court
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2:57 AM ET Mulitple Contributors LOS ANGELES — Carrying the main card billing of an NBA Finals preview and perhaps the decisive showdown between the league’s top MVP front-runners, Friday’s heavyweight bout between the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks possessed the sort of stakes offered in June, not March. And from the opening tip
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10:02 PM GMT The women’s Six Nations game between Scotland and France on Saturday in Glasgow has been postponed after a home player tested positive for coronavirus, Scottish rugby said on Friday. “This decision has been taken together with Scottish Rugby, the French Rugby Federation (FFR) and Six Nations,” Scottish Rugby said in a statement.
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9:27 PM ET Associated Press NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Monday qualifier David Morland IV shot a 10-under 61 on Friday at Newport Beach Country Club to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Hoag Classic. “Nice stroll in the park,” the 50-year-old Canadian said. Morland had five birdies on each nine, closing with
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10:04 PM ET ESPN News Services WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is honoring a pair of retired pro golfers with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the president can give a civilian. Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player will receive the medal during a White House ceremony on March 23, the White House announced
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8:05 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The NHL has sent a memo to teams urging players to limit contact with fans because of the coronavirus outbreak. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed the league issued the memo in an email to The Canadian Press on Friday. The move follows a similar directive this month
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5:59 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints offered a first-round tender to restricted free-agent quarterback Taysom Hill on Friday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter, meaning another team would have to cough up a first-round draft pick to sign him away. The Saints also will have the right to match any offer
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5:37 PM ET ESPN 300 quarterback Drake Maye flipped his commitment from Alabama to North Carolina on Friday. Maye is the No. 45-ranked prospect overall in the 2021 class and the No. 4-ranked recruit in the state of North Carolina. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound quarterback committed to Alabama in July 2019, but announced his decision to
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5:01 PM ET Free-agent center Joakim Noah has agreed to a deal with the LA Clippers, league sources tell ESPN. Noah, 35, will join the Clippers on a 10-day contract next week, but there’s optimism that he would finish the season with the team barring any setbacks, league sources said. Noah will fill the franchise’s
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Motorsport’s legislative body has backed Formula 1 officials’ handling of the Ferrari engine controversy. The FIA world council “expressed unanimous support” for the way FIA president Jean Todt and the technical department have managed the case. The FIA has been strongly criticised by seven of the 10 F1 teams for making a confidential settlement with
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7:00 AM ET A team’s record in spring training doesn’t mean much, and that’s true for a player’s statistics as well. Factors such as small sample size, wildly varying talent levels of the opposition, and players working on specific aspects of their game muddy the picture in terms of spring stats. The same isn’t necessarily
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