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Monthly Archives: January 2021

Sources: Union mulls MLB pitch to delay season

6:27 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"The Major League...

La Liga: Lionel Messi scores 650th Barcelona goal in win over Bilbao

Lionel Messi scores his 650th goal for Barcelona with a wonderful free-kick as they beat Athletic Bilbao to move up to second in...

Jokic drops 47, Nuggets end Jazz's streak at 11

DENVER -- Jamal Murray tossed the ball at Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone in mild disgust. Will Barton urged Nikola Jokic to keep...

76ers beat Pacers, get first win without Embiid

6:28 PM ETTim BontempsESPN The Philadelphia 76ers won their first game of the season without All-Star center Joel Embiid, beating the Indiana Pacers...

Celtics' Smart to be sidelined with calf injury

The Boston Celtics said Sunday that guard Marcus Smart has a Grade 1 strain of his left calf.The Celtics said Smart will be...

How the Detroit Lions' offense might change in the post-Matthew Stafford era

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The energy is the same, even two weeks later. Dan Campbell is rocking back and forth in his chair...

Leicester City 1-3 Leeds United: Patrick Bamford inspires win

Stuart Dallas levelled 127 seconds after Harvey Barnes had given Leicester City the leadPatrick Bamford had a role in all three goals as...

Transfer rumours: Chalobah, Maitland-Niles, Eriksen, Ramos, Upamecano, Ndombele

Leicester City are interested in signing Watford and England midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah, 26, on transfer deadline day. (Leicester Mercury)external-linkLiverpool have made an approach...

Marshawn Lynch's broken chair and other virtual Pro Bowl moments

The Pro Bowl may not be happening in the usual fashion this year due to COVID-19 concerns, but the virtual Pro Bowl is...

Kyler Murray scores, Jamal Adams has a funny timeout in virtual Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl may not be happening in the usual fashion this year due to COVID-19 concerns, but the virtual Pro Bowl is...

Garth Crooks' team of the week: Dias, Henderson, Grealish, Bamford, Salah

Manchester City moved top of the Premier League table with wins over West Brom and Sheffield United this week, leapfrogging rivals Manchester United.Liverpool...

January transfer window 2021: When is deadline day around UK & Europe?

Odion Ighalo was one of the big names to move on transfer deadline day last year, joining Manchester United from Shanghai ShenhuaThe Premier...

Rangers place struggling DeAngelo on waivers

The New York Rangers placed defenseman Tony DeAngelo on waivers Sunday.It was a surprising move considering New York signed DeAngelo, 25, to a...

German Masters: Judd Trump beats Jack Lisowski 9-2 in the final for his 21st...

Judd Trump has won four ranking events since OctoberWorld number one Judd Trump won his fourth ranking event of the season as he...

Nets bringing back Shumpert to shore up defense

The Brooklyn Nets are bringing back Iman Shumpert, signing the veteran swingman to a deal on Saturday.Shumpert, 30, spent a month with the...

Nets' Harden to miss game with thigh contusion

NEW YORK -- James Harden has been ruled out of the Brooklyn Nets' game against the Washington Wizards on Sunday.Harden is listed out...

Tennis accused of 'turning a blind eye' to quarantine

ATP Challenger events have been taking place in Istanbul and France so far this yearWhile quarantine in Melbourne has been capturing the headlines,...

Social media reaction to the blockbuster trade

As news broke Saturday night of the blockbuster trade between the Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Rams that swapped former overall No. 1...

The Rams give Matthew Stafford the long-awaited chance to compete for a title

12:17 AM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA...

Premiership: Wasps 17-49 Harlequins – Quins earn third bonus-point away win

Fans are still not allowed during lockdown at the 32,000 seater Ricoh Arena, the biggest regular home of the 12 Premiership clubsWasps (3)...

Fantasy hockey: Forecaster for the week of February 1-7

Chasing fantasy goaltending points can be a painful exercise. In the early part of the season, such as now, you can easily feel...

Premiership: London Irish 31-22 Newcastle Falcons – Exiles hold off fightback for bonus-point win

James Stokes provided a spectacular finish for Irish's second try to help them on their way to victory over NewcastleLondon Irish: (14) 31...

Championship: Covid-hit season under threat, say cash-strapped clubs

The delayed 2020-21 Championship season has been put at risk with second-tier clubs unhappy about the government's offer of loans not grants in...

Success, trust and burnt ends: Why everyone loves Chiefs coach Andy Reid

Editor's note: This story originally ran on Dec. 2, 2020. The story has been re-published ahead of the Chiefs' appearance in Super Bowl...

Dafydd James completes 31-day marathon challenge

Dafydd James won 48 caps for Wales and represented the Lions in three Tests during the 2001 tour of AustraliaFormer Wales winger Dafydd...