Month: October 2020

2:35 PM ET The season-opening football game between Colorado State and New Mexico scheduled for Saturday has been canceled, the Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday. “Due to the prevalence of the COVID-19 virus in Bernalillo County and in accordance with state guidelines, the University of New Mexico is unable to participate in the scheduled football
0 Comments
7:36 PM ET Associated Press Former Texas Tech women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings, who was fired after USA Today published a report detailing players’ claims of physical and emotional abuse, filed a lawsuit against the school and athletic director Kirby Hocutt on Tuesday. The lawsuit claims breach of contract, fraud, fraudulent inducement, defamation and sex
0 Comments
10:05 PM ET Associated Press The attorney representing eight Black former Iowa football players who allege racial discrimination during their time with the Hawkeyes said Monday night that the university’s rejection of their demands, which included a payment of $20 million, is not the end of the matter. Civil rights attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons of Tulsa,
0 Comments
Mesut Ozil may have already played his final match for Arsenal after he was left out of the club’s 25-man Premier League squad. Ozil hasn’t played a single minute for Arsenal since March 7th and was not registered for the Europa League. The only other competition the Gunners will play in before Christmas is the
0 Comments
6:36 PM ET Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State linebackers Luke Fulton and Charles Willekes are currently suspended after being charged with assault early last month. A spokesman for the football team said Monday that Fulton and Willekes have been suspended from the program indefinitely. According to online court records, Fulton’s alleged offense
0 Comments
4:27 PM ET Associated Press PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Rutgers quarterback competition is down to Nebraska graduate transfer Noah Vedral and redshirt sophomore Art Sitkowski. In releasing his depth chart Monday, Greg Schiano indicated he probably will not disclose his starter until Saturday when he begins his second coaching stint with the Scarlet Knights with
0 Comments
5:24 PM ET ESPN News Services MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA’s Minneapolis Lakers and achieved nearly as much celebrity as some of the athletes he covered, died Sunday. He was 100. Hartman, whose first newspaper column was published in 1945,
0 Comments
Ronald Koeman said that Barcelona will try to sign Memphis Depay over the winter window. Depay reportedly reached a personal agreement with Barcelona, though Lyon could not agree to a transfer fee. “For me, it’s just a question of waiting. We wanted Memphis because he’s a great player and because he has qualities that, in
0 Comments
Virgil van Dijk will undergo surgery to repair an ACL injury suffered in a 2-2 draw against Everton. There is no timetable on van Dijk’s return until after the surgery, though sources have yet to rule him out for the season. Van Dijk suffered the injury in a tackle from Jordan Pickford early into the
0 Comments
Orlando City owner Flavio da Silva is reportedly looking to sell the team for $400 million before the 2021 season. Da Silva initially acquired the franchise for $70 million, with the team receiving a $295 million valuation last year. It is unclear whether other assets, including a NWSL side and USL team, would be included as
0 Comments
12:20 PM ET Michigan added ESPN 300 linebacker Branden Jennings to its 2021 recruiting class on Friday when Jennings chose the Wolverines over Clemson. A 6-foot-3, 225-pound prospect out of Sandalwood High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Jennings is the 67th-ranked recruit overall and is now the second- highest-ranked player in Michigan’s class behind quarterback J.J.
0 Comments