1:46 PM ET Wake Forest starting quarterback Jamie Newman is entering the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate student and will play his final season elsewhere, the team announced Tuesday. “Jamie informed me today that he will finish his eligibility at another school as a graduate transfer,” Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said in a
Scott McTominay could miss up to a month after suffering ligament injury in his knee against Newcastle. “I wouldn’t expect him to be back within a few weeks,” said Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. “I don’t know if it’s three or four weeks … We’ve just got to find a way through it.” United are currently 5th
Paul Pogba’s agent Mina Raiola reiterated Pogba’s commitment to Mancheser United. “Paul has always respected Manchester United just as Manchester United has also always respected Paul. And the only one that talks for Manchester United and for Paul is Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer],” said Raiola. Raiola added that Pogba wants to win trophies with the club.
Barcelona have approached officially Dinamo Zagreb over a potential move for Dani Olmo this summer. Barcelona inquired about Olmo’s price, though they have yet to make an official bid. Zagreb put a $44 million price tag on the 21-year-old Olmo last summer after attracting attention from the likes of Juventus and Atletico Madrid.
11:11 PM ET ESPN News Services North Carolina coach Roy Williams tied mentor Dean Smith on the all-time wins list Monday night. The Tar Heels beat Yale 70-67 to give Williams his 879th career Division I victory as a head coach, tying him with Smith for fourth all-time. “It’s a number,” Williams said. “It means
10:00 PM ET ATLANTA — THE PARTY started weeks ago. In Louisiana, this was all a foregone conclusion. A national championship game is to be played, in New Orleans of all places, and so of course LSU would be there. This was destiny. The Tigers players knew it, too. They spent the past two weeks
8:27 PM ET ESPN News Services Seton Hall star Myles Powell scored a game-high 27 points and had five steals and five rebounds Monday night in his return to action after missing two games because of a concussion. Powell took part in pregame warm-ups, then got the green light to go about 30 minutes before
8:27 PM ET Seton Hall star Myles Powell has been cleared to play in Monday night’s Big East season opener against DePaul, the school announced shortly before tipoff. Powell took part in pregame warmups, then got the green light to go about 30 minutes before the game’s 8:30 ET start. Powell was recently cleared from
Dec 30, 2019 Associated Press LOGAN, Utah — Former Utah State basketball coach and athletic director LaDell Andersen has died at age 90, the school said Monday. He had also coached at BYU. Andersen, who lived in St. George, died Sunday, the school said. He coached Utah State to two Sweet 16s and an Elite
6:27 PM ET Ohio State junior running back J.K. Dobbins will enter the NFL draft, he announced Monday. Dobbins, a finalist for the Doak Walker Award, is ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s No. 3-ranked draft-eligible running back and the No. 24-ranked overall player according to Scouts Inc. Dobbins rushed for an Ohio State-record
5:51 PM ET There’s a mantra in Las Vegas: “Good teams win, great teams cover.” Well, no NFL team covered the spread more often this past decade than the New England Patriots, ESPN Chalk’s best team to bet of the 2010s. The Patriots covered the spread in a remarkable 60% of their games (108-72-2 ATS)
9:19 PM ET Graham HaysespnW.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. Editor’s note: Charlie Creme, Graham Hays and Mechelle Voepel each vote to determine espnW’s national player of the week, which is awarded every Monday of the women’s college basketball season. Rhyne Howard
8:50 AM ET Graham HaysespnW.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. It made sense that coaches advised identical twins Jennifer and LeeAnne Wirth to play one-on-one against each other growing up. Few of their peers, after all, had the luxury of a doppelganger,
11:38 AM ET Graham HaysespnW.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. The regular-season game with the highest stakes in the coming weeks won’t take place in Oregon. It has nothing to do with UConn and Tennessee. South Carolina isn’t involved. It will be
Swansea are in talks to get Rhian Brewster on loan from Liverpool. Brewster, who signed with Liverpool at 14-years-old, has only made 2 appearances for the club this season. The 19-year-old striker has attracted attention from several Championship sides, though he has a previous relationship with Swansea manager Steve Cooper from England’s U17 side.
Mikel Arteta said he wants Granit Xhaka to stay at Arsenal despite interest from Hertha Berlin. “He played at Bournemouth, he played really well, he was very committed, he played a really good game. After the game he started to feel ill. He had a temperature and he wasn’t feeling good. The last two days
Roma are in talks to be bought by the Friedkin Group lead by billionaire Dan Friedkin, the club confirmed. Roma has been valued at $840 million, a record valuation for a Serie A side. Current owner James Pallotta purchased the club in 2012. The current ownership group has been frustrated with a stalled project over
1:27 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — UConn finished off the decade in the same spot where it began — No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. The Huskies received 19 first-place votes on Monday, beating No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Oregon State, which both got five first-place votes. South
Pep Guardiola said that Manchester City could not catch Liverpool this season, instead choosing to focus on upgrading the team for next year. “It’s unrealistic to think about it [catching Liverpool],” said Guardiola. “When a team has the numbers that Liverpool has why should we think about it, when we are 14 [points] or 17
Dec 10, 2019 Florida followed a breakthrough season under Dan Mullen last year with a second consecutive New Year’s Six bowl game, this time the Orange Bowl against Virginia. Although the Gators are no strangers to playing in South Florida, Virginia is making its first Orange Bowl and first New Year’s Six appearance. Although Florida
12:31 PM ET Charlie CremeESPN.com Close Charlie Creme projects the women’s NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com. The nonconference portion of the most balanced season in years is essentially over. And with three different teams ranked at No. 1 already this season, the race to a national champion seems as wide open as ever. It might
12:25 PM ET Associated Press A light holiday schedule led to a rare quiet week atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. Gonzaga remained at No. 1 for a second straight week, receiving 63 first-place votes from a 65-member panel in the poll released Monday. No. 2 Duke and No. 3 Kansas each had
11:00 AM ET Charlie CremeESPN.com Close Charlie Creme projects the women’s NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com. Editor’s note: Charlie Creme, Graham Hays and Mechelle Voepel each vote to determine espnW’s national player of the week, which is awarded every Monday of the women’s college basketball season. It hasn’t been the season that Kaila Charles or
Dec 31, 2019 Kyle Soppe It’s not you, it’s us. OK, so that’s not exactly the phrase George Costanza tried to take credit for, but it’s close enough. It’s us as a basketball community that is the problem. Scoring is sexy. Scoring leads highlight shows. Scoring wins awards. And scoring gets you paid. It’s as
MINNEAPOLIS – At the end of an emotional weekend for the University of Minnesota hockey program, it seemed only fitting they would win their holiday tournament. Thanks to an early second-period scoring onslaught, the Minnesota Golden Gophers claimed the Mariucci Classic for the 15th time in school on Sunday night with a 4-1 victory over
David Moyes has returned to West Ham on a 18-month contract. Moyes replaces the recently sacked Manuel Pellegrini. Moyes previously kept West Ham from relegation in the 2017-18 season. “It’s fabulous to be back,” said Moyes. “It feels great to be home. I’ve missed being here because I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed being around
9:25 PM ET The airplane carrying the Kansas men’s basketball team home from Sunday’s game at Stanford was forced to return to California after a power failure in one of the engines, the school said in a statement. The Jayhawks beat Stanford 72-56 at Maples Pavilion and departed later in the afternoon from San Jose.
8:41 PM ET Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-American guard Cassius Winston was expected to miss No. 14 Michigan State’s game against Western Michigan on Sunday night because of a bone bruise in his left knee. Winston was injured during practice Friday. He watched warm-ups Sunday in street clothes. Winston is averaging 17.6 points
MINNEAPOLIS – Needing an answer to a stunning loss to open the Mariucci Classic, Minnesota State-Mankato responded in a big way, defeating Bemidji State 2-0 on Sunday night to claim third place in the tournament. Coming off a brutal 7-2 loss to St. Cloud State on Saturday, MSU came ready to play against their WCHA
7:07 PM ET Texas has hired Ohio State passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Yurcich as offensive coordinator, Longhorns coach Tom Herman announced Sunday. Yurcich spent the 2019 season working with Heisman Trophy finalist Justin Fields and helping the Buckeyes to a 13-1 record and a trip to the College Football Playoff, which ended