Month: August 2020

Aug 30, 2020 LSU star receiver Ja’Marr Chase says he is opting out of the college football season to enter the NFL draft, he said on social media Monday. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/elByYq0oNg — Ja’MarrChase (@Real10jayy__) August 31, 2020 Chase, who ranks fourth on ESPN’s Todd McShay’s most recent list of the top 50 pro prospects,
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined AS Roma after terminating his contract with Arsenal. Mkhitaryan joined Roma at the start of last season after a disappointing 18-month spell at Arsenal following a swap deal in January 2018 in which Alexis Sanchez went to Manchester United. “Micki leaves us following his season-long loan in Italy. We have agreed
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As we reach Labor Day next week, it is becoming increasingly apparent that even the best of circumstances, the college hockey season will not be beginning on time in October as it traditionally does. The question then becomes: when will it actually start? Mike McMahon of College Hockey News posted this promising tweet last week:
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Major League Soccer announced that Dell Loy Hansen will sell Real Salt Lake, Utah Royals FC, and the Real Monarchs. The decision stems from comments Hansen made after MLS players boycotted games on Wednesday. Hansen described the protests “like somebody stabbed you and you’re trying to figure out a way to pull the knife out
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4:02 PM ET Esports and gaming organization FaZe Clan has announced high school basketball recruit LeBron “Bronny” James Jr will join their organization. The news was posted via two FaZe Clan tweets on Sunday afternoon with one including a hype video featuring basketball highlights of Bronny James, the son of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron
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1:15 AM ET Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Lujuan Winningham caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Breylin Smith with 34 seconds left to lift Central Arkansas to a 24-17 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday night in college football’s first game of the COVID-19 pandemic. Austin Peay took the lead on quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall‘s 1-yard
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4:02 PM ET Esports and gaming organization FaZe Clan has announced the signing of LeBron “Bronny” James Jr. The news was posted via two FaZe Clan tweets on Sunday afternoon with one including a hype video of some of Bronny’s highlights in basketball, as well as video games, namely Fortnite and Call of Duty: Modern
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11:56 AM ET Adam Rittenberg Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia The Big Ten is discussing Thanksgiving weekend as one of several options
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Lionel Messi is set to miss COVID-19 testing on Sunday and the start of Barcelona’s preseason training on Monday. Messi informed that club last week that he wants to leave, with Manchester City one of the favorites to land his signature.  There is a sense that Messi attending training could impact his legal situation.  Barcelona
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Leeds United have officially signed Rodrigo from Valencia for a club-record $35 million. The 29-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the club. “Since the first time Victor (Orta, director of football) talked to me I knew I wanted this new challenge with Leeds. I will be working with one of the best coaches (Marcelo
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9:43 AM ET Associated Press With national involvement slowing, former Villanova football coach Andy Talley is challenging other coaches in a social media campaign to sign up new bone marrow donors. Talley and his Get in the Game bone marrow foundation are driving forces on college campuses on behalf of the Be The Match national
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9:18 AM ET The University of Minnesota has reached a $500,000 settlement with a woman who said she was gang raped by several Gophers football players in September 2016, according to documents obtained by the St. Paul Pioneer Press through an open records request. Minnesota officials redacted the woman’s name in the settlement documents, according
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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid discussed a possible swap of Antoine Griezmann and Joao Felix. The idea was quickly dismissed with clubs blaming the other for initiating the conversation.  Barcelona suggested the idea as Griezmann makes five times as much as Felix.  The two clubs found themselves in precarious financial positions this summer, with Barcelona looking
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Manchester City have become confident Lionel Messi would snub any other club’s effort to sign him. Paris Saint-Germain have also expressed interest in signing Messi with Neymar speaking to him this week. Sources have told ESPN that Messi has requested a meeting with the Barca board to facilitate his exit. There is still no agreement
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Jurgen Klopp ruled out the possibility of Liverpool signing Lionel Messi. When asked at a news conference whether he would be interested in signing Messi, Klopp replied: “Interest? Yeah, who doesn’t want Messi in their team. “But no chance. The numbers are absolutely not for us. But….good player. It would make it even more difficult
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