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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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