Month: June 2020

5:26 PM ET North Carolina added its second five-star commitment to the 2021 recruiting class Tuesday when cornerback Tony Grimes announced his commitment to the Tar Heels. Grimes is the No. 6-ranked prospect overall and chose North Carolina over Georgia, Ohio State and Texas A&M. He now joins five-star defensive end Keeshawn Silver as the
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Bayern Munich has agreed to buy Leroy Sane from Manchester City for €45 million ($50.5 million). Sane will sign a five-year deal. Pep Guardiola confirmed recently that Sané had turned down a new City deal. “I’m so disappointed,” Guardiola said. “When we make an offer it’s because we want him; he’s got a special quality
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Marc Jurado has confirmed his departure from Barcelona and will sign with Manchester United. The right-back’s non-professional terms expired on June 30 but he has been eligible for a professional contract since he turned 16 in April. Barcelona offered him a three-year deal worth €100,000 annually by the end of the deal with a €200,000 bonus
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8:58 PM ET The Ivy League is considering two possibilities for an altered football season because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, including forgoing the entire fall in favor of a seven-game, conference-only, spring season that would begin in April and conclude in mid-May, according to a sourced report from TMG Sports. According to the report,
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Gianluigi Buffon has signed a one-year extension with Juventus. Buffon returned to Juventus at the start of the 19-20 season after one season with Paris Saint-Germain. “There are players who need no introduction,” the club said in a statement. “Champions whose story speaks for itself, and whose connection with the shirt they wear is indissoluble.
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Arthur has joined Juventus from Barcelona in a transfer worth up to €82 million with Miralem Pjanic going in the other direction. Pjanic will cost approximately €60 million. Both players will remain with their sides for the duration of their respective domestic campaigns, while they will also be available for the Champions League in August.
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7:31 PM ET Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to retire the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag following widespread, increased pressure that came in part from the world of sports. Mississippi’s House and Senate voted in succession Sunday afternoon to retire the flag, with broad bipartisan support. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has said he will
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2:56 PM ET ESPN News Services Under Armour is attempting to break its 15-year, $280 million contract with UCLA, according to the school. “UCLA Athletics learned this week that Under Armour is attempting to terminate its 15-year apparel and footwear contract with us and the Bruin community,” the school said in a statement Saturday. “We
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11:04 AM ET Joe Burrow was the runaway Heisman winner last year, and it was pretty clear he was the country’s most exciting player. But even with Burrow gone to the NFL, college football is still crowded with stars capable of delivering edge-of-your-seat excitement on any given play. Here’s the most exciting player on each
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