12:19 AM ET Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — With new cases of the coronavirus falling in South Korea, the country’s baseball league is targeting an early May restart with teams ready to play preseason exhibition games as early as April 21. On Wednesday, the country recorded 53 new infections, the third consecutive day that
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9:05 PM ET Tiger Woods has been mostly quiet since the sports world went into lockdown, but he acknowledged Tuesday night on social media that he would have been hosting the Champions Dinner at Augusta National had the Masters not been postponed. “Masters Champions Dinner quarantine style. Nothing better than being with family,” Woods captioned
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8:21 PM ET ESPN News Services Kevin Garnett was recently selected to be enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame, but he’s “not entertaining” the idea of the Minnesota Timberwolves retiring his No. 21, saying he still hasn’t forgiven team owner Glen Taylor after an acrimonious split in 2016. “Glen knows where I’m at, I’m
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8:12 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Timmy Brown, a running back and kick returner who won an NFL championship with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1960, has died. He was 82. The Eagles announced Tuesday that Brown died Saturday. “Timmy Brown was an all-time great Eagle and one of the most dynamic multipurpose players of
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7:36 PM ET UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje says he’ll have “18-to-19 minutes of pure hell” for Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18, adding that he’s confident that will be enough to get it done. Gaethje (21-2) has agreed to face Ferguson (25-3) at an undisclosed location, on short notice. The 31-year-old has notoriously
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5:27 PM ET Associated Press Roger Federer offered stuck-at-home amateurs the ultimate online fantasy camp of sorts Tuesday, a chance to get tennis tips from a guy many consider the greatest of all time. While people all over the world are cooped up because of the new coronavirus — social distancing while trying to stay
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6:42 PM ET The Toronto Maple Leafs signed coveted forward Alexander Barabanov to a one-year, entry-level contract, the team announced on Tuesday. Barabanov, 25, was a star in the Kontinental Hockey League, playing for SKA St. Petersburg. He had 11 goals and 20 points this season, in 43 games, and had three points in four
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5:56 PM ET Following a controversial tweet by Mike Leach, Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen issued a statement Tuesday saying there is a plan in place to provide the first-year football coach with opportunities to “expand his cultural awareness of Mississippi.” Leach’s tweet, depicting a woman knitting her husband a noose during self-quarantine, was
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4:27 PM ET TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury believes the trade that sent running back David Johnson to the Houston Texans in exchange for wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will be completed before the NFL draft begins on April 23. “There’s not concern,” Kingsbury said on a Zoom call with reporters on Tuesday.
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4:29 PM ET A third player for the Colorado Avalanche has tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced Tuesday. The Avs were told of the positive test Tuesday morning. The unnamed player is in self-isolation, and according to the league, he has not had close contact with any other Colorado players or staff members. He
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4:26 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Carl Edwards were among the new nominees for NASCAR’s next Hall of Fame class announced Tuesday under a revamped voting protocol. Voters for 11 years elected five members per class first from a list of 25 candidates; it was trimmed to
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3:39 PM ET A day after announcing an intended November date for the Masters, Augusta National officials locked the field for the proposed 2020 tournament, adding four players off the most recent Official World Golf Ranking. An Augusta National spokesman confirmed that the field had been updated, with 96 players qualifying for the event that
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3:02 PM ET In an attempt to shield lesser-income employees from being asked to take a pay cut during the uncertain economic times caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles Lakers plan to ask the team’s top brass to make a monetary sacrifice, league sources confirmed to ESPN. Lakers ownership, after consulting with the
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3:01 PM ET Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said on Tuesday his goal is to return to the football building on May 1 because he hopes that in three or four weeks, tests for COVID-19, a strain of the coronavirus, will be available to clear both employees and players to return. “How fast that can
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2:11 PM ET Associated Press Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki‘s farewell to tennis — an exhibition match against good friend Serena Williams — is being postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The last tournament of the 29-year-old Wozniacki’s professional career came in January at the Australian Open. The Dane won her Grand Slam title there
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