9:15 AM ET Graham HaysESPN.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier usually goes over the preseason schedule with her players at about the same time classes begin each year. She outlines practices, team retreats, days off —
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8:42 PM ET Georgia wide receiver George Pickens received an unsportsmanlike penalty late in the first half against Tennessee on Saturday for squirting water from a bottle on Volunteers quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. On first-and-10 from the Vols’ 36, Guarantano raced for a 3-yard scramble before falling out of bounds toward Georgia’s sideline. While Guarantano was
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Ansu Fati received La Liga Player of the Month honors for September. The 17-year-old has scored three goals in two matches to open the season, and is currently joint top on the scoring charts. Fati is the first Barcelona player to win the award other than Lionel Messi or Luis Suarez since 2015.  Other candidates
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The MLS postponed matches between the Colorado Rapids and the L.A. Galaxy, the Columbus Crew against the Orlando City, and FC Dallas versus Minnesota due to COVID-19. The Rapids have had four straight matches postponed due to COVID-19. 12 staff members and 5 players from the Rapids have tested positive since September 24th. Two cases
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2:30 PM ET Top-25 senior Franck Kepnang announced his commitment to Oregon on Saturday, giving Dana Altman his third ESPN 100 pledge in the past month. Kepnang chose the Ducks over several schools, although Texas A&M and Ohio State were heavily involved down the stretch of his recruitment. A 6-foot-11 center who attended Westtown School
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4:38 PM ET Paula Lavigne Close ESPN Staff Writer Data analyst and reporter for ESPN’s Enterprise and Investigative Unit. Winner, 2014 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award; finalist, 2012 IRE broadcast award; winner, 2011 Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism; Emmy nominated, 2009. Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer
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5:28 PM ET Jeff Borzello Close ESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Paul Biancardi Close Basketball Recruiting National Recruiting Director for ESPN.com 18 years of coaching experience at Division I level Former Horizon League coach of the year at Wright State Top-five senior Jabari Smith committed
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8:15 AM ET In the first collegiate game of their careers against Wake Forest, Clemson true freshmen defensive linemen Bryan Bresee and Myles Murphy were admittedly nervous. Excited, but nervous. They weren’t five-star high school prospects who could overpower their opponents with pure strength anymore. They were playing for Clemson, a school that only two
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11:09 PM ET Wichita State is conducting an internal investigation into men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall’s behavior, Marshall told The Athletic on Thursday. The Athletic reported that school officials have interviewed former and current players. “I’m aware the university conducted interviews and I fully participated in the process,” Marshall told the website in a text
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Paul Pogba would still like to play for Real Madrid someday. Pogba’s current deal with Manchester United expires in June 2021, but includes a team option for another season. Pogba has not been contacted by Ed Woodward about one an extension. “A lot was said but not by me. I prefer to focus on my
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12:29 PM ET Top-50 prospect Bryce McGowens decommitted from Florida State on Thursday, sources told ESPN, in a hit to the Seminoles’ top-ranked 2021 recruiting class. McGowens had already heard from Arizona, Georgia, Nebraska and Virginia Tech within minutes of his decommitment, sources told ESPN. Florida State remains an option. McGowens’ older brother, Trey, transferred
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11:56 AM ET Georgia Southern’s football game against Appalachian State, originally scheduled Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium, has been postponed and rescheduled for Dec. 12, the schools announced Wednesday. Georgia Southern said the move was to “help with student-athlete safety and welfare within the Mountaineers’ football program.” Appalachian State had put a
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