Month: March 2019

4:04 PM ET ESPN+ will be the exclusive distributor of UFC pay-per-view events in the United States through 2025, ESPN and the UFC announced on Monday. This will make ESPN+ the single point of purchase for consumers for top UFC events, and extends the partnership between the companies for two additional years. The deal begins
0 Comments
3:10 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — A Swedish tennis player who is a sophomore at the University of San Diego has been suspended and fined after admitting to having bet on tennis matches. The Tennis Integrity Unit said Monday that David Norfeldt has been suspended for eight months and fined $6,000 after he acknowledged
0 Comments
2:15 PM ET Michigan plans to spends its spring practice time picking up the pace on offense. Head coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday that the Wolverines’ tempo will be the biggest difference between the 2018 and 2019 teams. Harbaugh hired former Alabama and Penn State assistant John Gattis to be the team’s new offensive coordinator
0 Comments
1:08 PM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants aren’t in tear-it-all-down mode. They’re building, according to general manager Dave Gettleman. In his mind, that doesn’t preclude the Giants from making noise this year. “Really and truly, you can win while you’re building,” Gettleman said Monday on a conference call with reporters to
0 Comments
12:43 PM ET Andrew Fidel Fernando Dimuth Karunaratne’s forthcoming stint with the Hampshire county side may be cancelled, with Sri Lanka’s selectors now strongly considering handing the ODI reins to Karunaratne for the World Cup. Hampshire had signed Karunaratne as their overseas player in February, but Karunaratne has now been asked to remain in Sri
0 Comments
1:56 AM ET LOS ANGELES — After watching the Brooklyn Nets somehow erase a 10-point deficit in 57 seconds to tie the game late, Lou Williams did something that the super-scoring sub hadn’t done in his career before. Danilo Gallinari took an inbounds pass with 5.3 seconds left before passing to Williams, who drilled a
0 Comments
8:16 PM ET Malika AndrewsESPN MILWAUKEE — When given a choice of who he would rather be defended by — Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons — Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t miss a beat before responding. “It’s easy,” Antetokounmpo said. “I would rather Ben guard me than Joel. It’s simple. If Joel’s been guarding me all night
0 Comments