Month: January 2019

9:38 AM ET When USC athletic director Lynn Swann announced that Clay Helton would remain the Trojans’ head coach on Nov. 25, his statement of support contained a glaring, almost baffling, admission. “We acknowledge and understand our deficiencies in areas that include culture, discipline, schemes, personnel and staff,” Swann said. Again: Culture. Discipline. Schemes. Personnel.
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4:00 PM ET FRISCO, Texas – According to sources, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones is not expected to extend the contract of Jason Garrett, short or long term, as the head coach enters the final year of his contract. While Jones can always change his mind, Garrett will be coaching for his
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4:06 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Kendall Coyne Schofield wants young girls to take one message away from her past week: never doubt the belief you’ve built in yourself. Last Friday, Coyne Schofield, the U.S. national team player and forward for the NWHL Minnesota Whitecaps, became the first woman to participate in NHL All-Star Weekend, competing
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3:28 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — The Blues have placed winger David Perron on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. St. Louis general manager Doug Armstrong announced the roster move Thursday. Perron has missed the past three games. Before the injury, Perron had six goals and 10 assists during a career-best 13-game point
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12:00 AM ET Signing day is next Wednesday, and there are 41 ESPN 300 prospects still unsigned. Some are committed to schools, but for whatever reason did not sign in the December signing period. Others are unsigned and uncommitted. Here is a look at a few of the unsigned prospects, and where they might end
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1:52 PM GMT Sam Johnson will make his international debut for Scotland in the Six Nations opening match against Italy in Edinburgh on Saturday. The Glasgow Warriors centre is one of the three uncapped players named in the Scotland squad with Jake Kerr and Gary Graham on the substitutes bench. Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend
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1:21 PM ET Although the Wizards are without star point guard John Wall and have gone through a first that included a pair of 2-9 stretches, team owner Ted Leonsis insists Washington will continue to make a run for the playoffs this season. “You have to go to the players, the coach, the staff and
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12:58 PM ET The San Diego Padres are scheduled to meet with free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper on Thursday in Las Vegas, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Athletic first reported the news. What happens when half of the league forgets to light its hot stove? Three weeks from spring training, we’re witnessing it in an offseason
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12:46 PM ET The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions on Thursday banned Missouri’s football, baseball and softball teams from competing in the postseason this year and placed the athletics department on three years of probation as a result of academic fraud. The penalties were handed down after a two-year investigation into alleged academic fraud
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11:53 AM ET Participants at this year’s Masters will find a significantly altered fifth hole at Augusta National, the only major change to the course that became apparent this week with the release of the tournament media guide. Already considered one of the tougher holes at the home to the year’s first major championship, the
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4:32 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Kiki Bertens and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova are set for a rematch of their Australian Open encounter after both reached the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy quarterfinals Thursday. Bertens easily beat Belgian qualifier Ysaline Bonaventure 6-4, 6-2 in their second-round match, while Pavlyuchenkova saved five of six break points
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