Month: February 2021

11:31 AM ET Associated Press CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson starting cornerback Derion Kendrick is no longer part of the Tigers’ program. A team spokesman confirmed Kendrick’s status Sunday. Kendrick, a 6-foot, 190-pound senior from Rock Hill, South Carolina, was a highly talented player who last season had several discipline issues and did not play in
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12:30 AM ET With its 86-69 win over Loyola Marymount Saturday night, the Gonzaga men’s basketball team completed its first undefeated regular season — and became the first Division I team to enter its conference tournament undefeated since Kentucky in 2015. While this season has been full of uncertainty because of COVID-19 — namely shortened
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10:08 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Notre Dame and NFL football player Louis Nix, who had been reported missing earlier this week, was found dead on Saturday, family members told two Jacksonville television stations. He was 29. Nix’s family reported him missing on Wednesday to police. After several days of searching, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s
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Wisconsin and Minnesota Duluth met with the Julianne Bye Cup for the WCHA regular season title on the line and the game lived up to expectations. After being presumptive favorites for the WCHA regular season title for the entire season, Wisconsin found themselves less than 120 seconds away from finishing second in the league after
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Gerard Pique declared La Liga’s title race back on following Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Sevilla. “The league is on, of course it is. Teams have come back from worse situations in the past and the team, despite those two games recently [against Paris Saint-Germain and Cadiz] have done well in 2021. We can be confident,” said Pique. 
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3:28 PM ET Quarterback Ty Simpson, the No. 27 ranked recruit overall in the 2022 class, committed to Alabama on Friday. The No. 2 dual-threat signal-caller chose the Crimson Tide over Clemson, Tennessee and UT Martin, and is now the highest-ranked commit in Alabama’s 2022 class. Simpson is a 6-foot-2, 190-pound quarterback from Westview High
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12:08 PM ET The NCAA has vacated multiple sanctions levied against the Georgia Tech men’s basketball program in an appeal ruling, potentially helping the school recoup scholarships and recruiting visitation privileges. Georgia Tech was hit with major recruiting violations in 2019 — including a postseason ban served in 2020 — involving former assistant Darryl LaBarrie
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Nine finalists have been named for this year’s Mike Richter Award, given to the top goalie in men’s college hockey. Here are this year’s finalists: Spencer Knight, Boston College Jack LaFontaine, Minnesota Strauss Mann, Michigan Dryden McKay, Minnesota State Marek Mitens, Lake Superior State Keith Petruzelli, Quinnipiac Blake Pietila, Michigan Tech Adam Scheel, North Dakota
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Eight finalists have been named for the inaugural Women’s Goalie of the Year that will be handed out by the Hockey Commissioner’s Association at this year’s Frozen Four. The finalists are: Sandra Absteiter, Providence Kennedy Blair, Wisconsin Josie Bothun, Penn State Andrea Braendli, Ohio State Aerin Frankel, Northeastern Kayla Osborne, Colgate Loryn Porter, Maine Emma
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9:30 AM ET Mechelle Voepel Close ESPN.com Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Charlie Creme Close ESPN.com Charlie Creme projects the women’s NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com. The 2020-21 national player of the
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9:08 PM ET Deion Sanders’ second game at Jackson State will have to wait. Days after the Tigers’ first-year head coach got his first win with the program, Jackson State announced it has postponed its game Saturday because of a positive COVID-19 test on Mississippi Valley State and subsequent quarantining of student-athletes within the Delta
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