Month: March 2020

6:52 PM ET UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) on Tuesday and will not face any jail time if he follows the terms of a plea agreement, according to a spokesperson for the Bernalillo County, New Mexico, district attorney’s office. Jones was arrested on four charges last
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6:24 PM ET Edmonton defenseman Mike Green, a key trade-deadline acquisition last month as the Oilers prepared for a playoff run, will be available to return to the ice if and when the NHL resumes play, according to coach Dave Tippett. In a video Q-and-A session on the team’s website Tuesday, Tippett said Green is
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3:26 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks announced Tuesday that they have waived safety Tedric Thompson and released tight end Ed Dickson,. The moves clear more than $5 million in cap space for the Seahawks, who are still hoping to re-sign Jadeveon Clowney or add one of the other available pass-rushers. Neither release comes
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2:57 PM ET The fight between unified junior welterweight world titleholder Jose Ramirez and mandatory challenger and former world titlist Viktor Postol has been postponed for a second time due to the coronavirus pandemic, Top Rank announced Tuesday. The Ramirez-Postol fight was originally scheduled to take place as the main event of a Top Rank
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2:58 PM ET The NHL has extended its self-quarantine period for players and staff to April 15. The league’s original directive was to self-quarantine until March 27, though it has now twice been extended. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly explained last week that the league is “biting this off in chunks.” “That’s a meaningless date
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1:39 PM ET ESPN News Services Former U.S. Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe said in a video posted on social media that he tested positive for the coronavirus. McEnroe, younger brother of eight-time major champion John McEnroe, said he took a drive-through test in Westchester County, New York, after developing what he called “minor symptoms”
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1:24 PM ET Arizona freshman Zeke Nnaji is entering the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Tuesday. “Ever since 4th grade I have had the dream of playing professional basketball in the NBA. After consulting with my family and praying about it, we have submitted the required paperwork to the league office. I’m officially
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11:19 AM ET Days after boxing regulators in Japan announced that professional fights would resume with a card May 2, they reversed course. The Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association met on Monday and decided to cancel all shows until mid-May due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has worsened in Japan. Previously,
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10:52 AM ET Famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews has made the decision to temporarily suspend performing Tommy John surgeries at his medical facility in Gulf Breeze, Florida, a spokesperson said. “We are not performing any non-urgent or non-emergent procedures, including Tommy John surgery, in compliance with the governor’s executive order,” the spokesperson for the Andrews
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1:26 AM BST Associated Press NEW YORK — USA Rugby has decided to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because its financial woes have been exacerbated by the coronavirus shutdown. In financial strife since 2018, USA Rugby had a recent attempt to restructure set back this month, when it suspended all activities indefinitely in the face
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