Month: March 2021

1:59 PM ET The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States questioned whether amateurism is an essential part of the NCAA’s business model Wednesday during a landmark hearing for the future of college sports while also expressing concerns about starting a slippery slope of judicial rulings that could lead to the destruction of
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12:40 PM ET Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia has bulked up its nonconference football schedule even more, announcing a home-and-home series with Louisville in 2026-27. The schools announced jointly Wednesday that the Bulldogs will visit Louisville on Sept. 19, 2026, while the Cardinals will be in Athens on Sept. 18, 2027. Georgia and Louisville
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12:15 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 women’s Final Four field, which
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11:30 PM 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. UConn is headed to a 13th
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2:36 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt announced a $300 million project Monday to improve football and basketball facilities and a new Vandy United Fund to raise money for athletics programs. The Vandy United Fund already has $200 million committed with $100 million from the university along with $90 million from anonymous donors
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Manchester City has announced Sergio Aguero will leave the club in the summer. Aguero is City’s record goalscorer with 257 goals in 384 appearances.  Khaldoon Al Mubarak said: “Sergio’s contribution to Manchester City over the last 10 years cannot be overstated. His legend will be indelibly etched into the memories of everyone who loves the
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Liverpool is ready to pay the €41.5 million release clause of Ibrahima Konate of RB Leipzig. Liverpool has struggled defensively this season. Michael Edwards of Liverpool has been monitoring Konate for years. A Liverpool scout was watching Konate as early as January 2017 when made his senior debut for Sochaux in the French League Cup against
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11:52 AM ET Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa — The couple who own a massive Interstate 80 travel center in eastern Iowa have donated $10 million to fund the Iowa football program and other athletics projects, the school announced Monday. The Will and Renee Moon Excellence Fund will endow the football head-coaching position in perpetuity,
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Mar 26, 2021 Texas‘ Shaka Smart has been hired as Marquette‘s new head basketball coach, the Golden Eagles announced Friday. Smart replaces Steve Wojciechowski, who was fired last week after seven seasons with the Golden Eagles. “We undertook an exhaustive national search, during which we discussed our opening with a significant number of highly qualified
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