7:30 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Reigning WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces and WNBA Finals MVP Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm are
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3:50 PM ET Cal is hiring Oregon co-defensive coordinator Keith Heyward for the same role, sources told ESPN on Monday. Heyward, who announced his departure from Oregon on Twitter but didn’t specify his new destination, just completed his fourth season with the Ducks. He will replace Tim DeRuyter, whom Oregon is hiring as its primary
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5:22 PM ET Associated Press BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech has indefinitely suspended starting guard Tyrece Radford from all men’s basketball team activities. In a release Monday, school officials said Radford failed to uphold “the high standards Virginia Tech has for its students and athletes.” The release also stated there would be no further comment
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12:12 PM ET Associated Press Gonzaga, Baylor and Villanova remained atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll Monday, while ninth-ranked Alabama climbed to its highest ranking in 14 years. Mark Few’s Bulldogs earned 61 of 64 first-place votes in the latest Top 25, while Scott Drew’s Bears claimed the other three. Those two teams
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Martin Odegaard will join Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid. Arsenal beat out competition from Real Sociedad and Ajax. Odegaard had an outstanding season on loan at Real Sociedad in 2019-20 but was recalled early by Real Madrid, only to be used sparingly by Zinedine Zidane this campaign. There is no buy option as part of
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The San Francisco 49ers have increased their ownership stake in Leeds United from 15 percent to 37 percent. Paraag Marathe, the 49ers executive who has held a seat on the Leeds United board since San Francisco’s initial investment in 2018, will become vice chairman of Leeds. The 49ers’ new commitment to English soccer underlines the
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Chelsea has fired Frank Lampard as manager and will hire Thomas Tuchel as his replacement. Lampard’s legendary status at Stamford Bridge was not enough to save him after a run of form which has seen Chelsea slide to ninth in the Premier League, five points below Liverpool in fourth place despite spending £220 million on
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9:40 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. As important as stars are to team success, winning doesn’t happen without veteran contributors. Every contender needs them, even if they’re
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11:50 AM ET Texas Tech quarterback Alan Bowman, who has been the Red Raiders’ starter for parts of the last three seasons, announced Friday that he will be transferring. Bowman enters the transfer portal as a graduate transfer who will be eligible immediately. Bowman, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound junior from Grapevine, Texas, was signed by former
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3:27 PM ET Five-star cornerback Domani Jackson announced his commitment to USC on Saturday, choosing the Trojans over Arizona State, Clemson, Michigan and Ohio State. Jackson is the No. 5-ranked prospect in the 2022 class and the No. 1 prospect from California. He is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound cornerback from Mater Dei High School in Santa
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4:58 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — New South Carolina football coach Shane Beamer has made the final hires for his on-field staff. Beamer has hired Marshall offensive line coach Greg Adkins for the same job with the Gamecocks. He had earlier hired Illinois defensive ends coach Jimmy Lindsey to handle the South Carolina
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10:01 AM ET Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Mattison is retiring, coach Ryan Day said Friday. Mattison, 71, has shared coordinator duties the past two seasons at Ohio State after joining the staff from archrival Michigan in January 2019. He twice served as the Wolverines’ defensive coordinator and also held coordinator roles at Florida, Notre
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Jan 21, 2021 The NCAA placed Notre Dame‘s football program on probation for one year on Thursday, after the sides agreed that a former assistant coach had impermissible off-campus recruiting contact with a high school player in January 2019. Sources told ESPN on Thursday that those involved were former cornerbacks coach Todd Lyght and linebacker
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12:07 PM ET Missouri is hiring former Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks as defensive coordinator, a source told ESPN. Wilks, 51, most recently coached in 2019 as Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator. He last coached in college in 2005, when he worked with Washington’s defensive backs on Tyrone Willingham’s staff. Wilks replaces Ryan Walters, who left
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Jan 20, 2021 Chris Low Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Adam Rittenberg Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. The Texas Longhorns are hiring Washington defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski for the same role on Steve
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