Month: November 2018

7:07 PM ET Maryland will conduct finalist interviews for its head-coaching vacancy on Sunday and Monday, meeting with three candidates: Matt Canada, who served as the Terrapins’ interim head coach this season, Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley and Michigan quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton, sources confirmed to ESPN. The interviews will take place locally with athletic
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5:12 PM ET For the second year in a row, Indiana coach Archie Miller kept the state’s best prospect home for college, as five-star center Trayce Jackson-Davis announced his commitment to the Hoosiers on Friday afternoon. ‼️‼️ I AM COMMITTED ‼️‼️ @TiptonEdits pic.twitter.com/Wtw27yeuPc — TJD (@TrayceJackson) November 30, 2018 Jackson-Davis chose Indiana over Michigan State
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Zinedine Zidane may be close to returning to managing, according to his oldest son Enzo Zidane. Zidane stepped down as manager of Real Madrid after last year’s Champions League Final. “We all know that my father loves football and loves to coach,” Enzo, who plays for Rayo Majadahonda on loan from Swiss club Lausanne, told
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8:46 AM ET Mike SchmitzESPN When Daulton Hommes walked in to EXOS training facility for an early-morning workout in July, Gordon Hayward‘s long-time trainer, Jason Smeathers, looked on in bewilderment. “You guys have this kid at Division II?” Smeathers asked Point Loma Nazarene assistant coach Davis Furman, a former Butler manager. “He shouldn’t be here.”
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6:40 PM ET A Louisville man was arrested Thursday afternoon after confessing to tweeting messages related to burning down Trinity High School. St. Matthews Police confirmed 29-year-old Thor Wiljanen was arrested and will be charged with a second-degree terroristic threat, which is a class d felony. “At some point today, a local Louisville attorney reached
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4:42 PM ET Associated Press Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray are among the five finalists named Wednesday for the Walter Camp national player of the award. Joining the two Heisman Trophy contenders as finalists are West Virginia quarterback Will Grier, Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew and Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen. Tagovailoa
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1:23 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the near-centenarian team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago‘s run to the NCAA Final Four. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, 99, shows off her NCAA Final Four ring for Loyola-Chicago’s run. AP Photo/Matt Marton
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Maurizio Sarri conducted one-on-one meetings with his Chelsea players as he sought an explanation for a perceived lack of “determination” in their loss to Spurs. “I talked to them player by player, a meeting of five to 10 minutes with the individuals,” said Sarri, who will rest Eden Hazard against PAOK after the Belgian suffered
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9:20 AM ET Bowling Green has hired Boston College offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler as coach, the school announced Wednesday. Loeffler will be introduced at a news conference Thursday. Loeffler is getting his first opportunity as a head coach after serving as offensive coordinator or quarterbacks coach at Central Michigan, Michigan, Florida, Temple, Auburn, Virginia Tech
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2:21 AM ET David M. Hale DURHAM, N.C. — The windmill dunk will be what everyone will remember. Zion Williamson‘s prowess around the rim is always the headliner. But before Duke’s sensational freshman had nine guys on the court and the entirety of Cameron Indoor Stadium waiting with bated breath for the finish, Williamson jumped
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10:47 PM ET Purdue coach Jeff Brohm met Tuesday with Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra to discuss the Cardinals’ coaching vacancy, sources told ESPN. Brohm, the frontrunner for the Louisville job since Bobby Petrino’s firing on Nov. 11, is expected to give Louisville a decision on Wednesday, a source familiar with the process said. 247
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Barcelona could look to replace Rafinha during the January transfer window. Rafinha will undergo surgery next week for his injured ACL. “It’s something we have to analyse,” Valverde said when asked if the club would look to sign a replacement for Rafinha in January. “The injury came as a surprise, because of how it happened.
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6:52 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina starting forward Justin Minaya will have surgery on his right knee this week and be out indefinitely. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin announced Minaya’s status Tuesday. Martin says the 6-foot-5 sophomore Minaya would begin rehab immediately, although a timetable for his return would be determined after
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When writing about Michigan’s Quinn Hughes yesterday, I was looking up some background stats, and something jumped out at me: Defensemen seem to be scoring at a truly prolific rate this year. With 15 points in 13 games, Hughes is averaging a very impressive 1.15 points per game this season, and yet Hughes is only
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