12:24 PM ET Southern Miss senior quarterback Kwadra Griggs, who started seven games last season, was suspended indefinitely by the team Saturday for a “student conduct matter.” There was no further information provided by the school. He missed the 2016 season after being ruled academically ineligible. Griggs, who is returning from offseason Achilles surgery, threw
11:10 PM ET Arizona has reinstated defensive back Scottie Young Jr., but announced that he will be suspended for the Wildcats’ opener against BYU on Sept. 1. Young, who started nine games as a freshman last season, was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge last fall. He had been suspended from all team-related activities,
9:16 PM ET Darren Rovell Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com’s sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and with ABC News Formerly worked as analyst at CNBC Nick DePaula North Carolina, which self-reported that 13 football players committed secondary NCAA violations by reselling shoes given to
7:12 PM ET Georgia’s revamped offense received a big boost Friday when the NCAA granted California transfer Demetris Robertson a waiver to play for the Bulldogs this season, a school official confirmed. Robertson, a native of Savannah, Georgia, won’t have to sit out one season under normal NCAA transfer rules. He chose the Bulldogs over
5:00 PM ET Adam FinkelsteinESPN.com Close Covers college basketball recruiting Former Division I assistant and NBA scout Graduate of UConn and the University of Bridgeport Kira Lewis announced his commitment to Alabama on Friday and will enroll immediately as a member of the class of 2018. Insider Become an insider and get access to all
9:45 AM ET Shaka Smart is hoping for a stronger showing in the Big 12 with Texas in 2018-19. Michael Thomas/AP Photo The Big 12 is once against Kansas’ league. But there are enough contenders to make this a fascinating conference. Here are five questions for the Big 12: 1. Kansas2. Kansas State3. West Virginia4. TCU5.
4:34 PM ET Wake Forest has placed assistant men’s basketball coach Jamill Jones on leave after he was charged with third-degree assault in connection with the death of a Florida resident in New York. According to the school, athletic director Ron Wellman spoke with Jones on Friday and both parties agreed this was the best
Aug 10, 2018 Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. — Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski says the NCAA didn’t go far enough with its reforms when it comes to how the changes were coordinated. There are some things to like about the new NCAA rules, such as allowing undrafted players to return to school. But if
3:08 PM ET Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick has received a three-year contract extension. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced Friday that Warlick’s contract now runs through the 2021-22 season. Warlick’s deal was set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 season. Fulmer said in a statement, “there is
Luka Modric will remain with Real Madrid after a few weeks of speculation he could be sold to Inter Milan. Inter was offering a six-year contract worth €10 million per year. Modric always preferred the prospect of staying at the club he joined from Tottenham in 2012. Modric has two years left on his current
Andrea Pirlo’s television contracts are preventing him from becoming Roberto Mancini’s assistant coach with Italy. Pirlo retired from soccer last November. Pirlo has hit back at the FIGC, who are instead preparing to appoint Angelo Gregucci as Mancini’s assistant, for not making it clear before that his other commitments caused them a problem. “Throughout my
Lionel Messi has been named the new captain of Barcelona, replacing Andres Iniesta. Messi had previously led Barcelona in Iniesta’s absence. Iniesta had been captain since the departure of Xavi Hernandez in 2015. Sergio Busquets, meanwhile, will become the club’s second captain, a role previously held by Messi. Messi is also captain of Argentina.
2:20 PM ET A horse named Party Dancer won a race in California on Thursday. Its owner? Rick Pitino, whose legacy at Louisville was blemished by a scandal that involved exotic dancers and escorts three years ago. Pitino was in the winner’s circle with the horse at Del Mar Racetrack after the 3-year-old’s second victory
9:00 AM ET Austin Wiley, left, and Danjel Purifoy, right, return to Auburn’s lineup after serving a season-long suspension. Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports Last season, the SEC proved it’s far more than a football league. This season, the conference should continue to progress and move forward. Here are some of the top questions about the league.
The Austin City Council has delayed their vote on whether to approve the relocation of the Columbus Crew to a parcel of land to build a 20,000, $200 million privately funded stadium. Anthony Precourt has been exploring moving one of Major League Soccer’s founding clubs to Austin since 2017. “We don’t have very many events in
2:10 AM ET Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan assistant basketball coach Saddi Washington says coach John Beilein is doing well in his recovery from a double-bypass heart procedure. “Coach is doing great,” Washington said. “Been getting some updates from the family. I think everybody’s really excited about coach’s speedy recovery. We wouldn’t expect
11:43 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Angel McCoughtry will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury, the Atlanta Dream announced Thursday just before their game against Los Angeles. Tiffany Hayes, who has been an offensive powerhouse for the Atlanta Dream this season, has signed a new multiyear extension with Atlanta. The
Manchester United did not follow through with buying Jose Mourinho’s transfer targets due to their misgiving about players he had identified. The thought was they would waste tens of millions of pounds on a short-term fix. Mourinho’s enthusiasm for Harry Maguire was not shared by the Old Trafford decision-makers and when the club approached Leicester
10:20 AM ET Jeff Borzello Close ESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Kyle Bonagura Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Pac-12. Joined ESPN in 2014. Attended Washington State University. Wake Forest assistant men’s basketball coach Jamill Jones has been arrested and charged with third-degree assault in
9:00 AM ET As the season approaches and debates heat up about which teams have the most difficult schedules and who has the easiest path to the College Football Playoff, we are here to help clear the air. Or maybe muddy the waters, depending on your argument. With the help of ESPN’s Football Power Index,
Jamie Vardy has signed an extension with Leicester City through June 2022, which takes him to the age of 31. Vardy has scored 88 goals for Leicester since arriving in 2012. “Everybody knows how I feel about playing for this Football Club and it’s a great feeling to know that I can look forward to
4:32 PM ET Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new five-year deal with the Wildcats that will go through the 2022 season, the school announced Thursday. University officials approved the deal Wednesday. ESPN’s new Playoff Predictor loves Clemson in 2018. The Big 12? Not so much. And watch out for Notre Dame.
10:10 PM ET Investigators looking into how members of Ohio State’s football program handled domestic assault allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith have not yet contacted Smith as part of their inquiry, his attorney confirmed Thursday afternoon. Ohio State’s administration appointed a special working group late last week to review allegations made by Courtney
5:11 PM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close 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. With all the talk about the Aces, the stand they took and the game they didn’t play last week, it’s time
Everton has signed Yerry Mina, Bernard and Andre Gomes. Bernard was first to sign on deadline day after receiving a work permit to move to the Premier League following five seasons at Shakhtar Donetsk. Mina was signed from Barcelona on a five-year deal for an initial €30.25 million (£27.2 million) plus €1.5 million in add-ons. Everton
10:44 AM ET LSU suspended linebacker Tyler Taylor on Wednesday after learning he’d been arrested in Georgia for allegedly serving as the getaway driver in the January burglary of a pawnshop. According to a Cumming (Georgia) Police Department incident report, three men and a juvenile broke into the pawnshop by shattering the front door with
Manchester United has made a €25 million offer to Atletico Madrid for Diego Godin. But Godin would prefer to stay with Atleti. Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign a center back, but the club has been put off by the fees for Bayern Munich’s Jérôme Boateng and Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. United have offered Godin a
12:28 AM ET Just two days after Washington coach Chris Petersen announced the program granted a release to freshman linebacker Ale Kaho, he appears to be headed to Alabama. Nothing has been officially announced, but 247 Sports and the Seattle Times both reported Wednesday that Kaho, considered one of the top linebackers in the Class
7:15 AM ET Kahlil Whitney, a five-star prospect and 14th-ranked player in the 2019 ESPN 100, has verbally committed to Kentucky. Whitney chose Kentucky over Illinois, Oregon and Georgetown. Here’s what be brings to the Wildcats: Insider Become an insider and get access to all our articles and tools. View Insider Benefits Magazine subscribers:activate your
11:10 AM ET Adam FinkelsteinESPN.com Close Covers college basketball recruiting Former Division I assistant and NBA scout Graduate of UConn and the University of Bridgeport Stanford added a quality piece to their incoming recruiting class when ESPN 100 forward Jaiden Delaire announced that he was returning to his original graduating class of 2018 and joining