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ESPN analyst Bilas thinks Louisville-Minnesota unnecessary

ESPN analyst Jay Bilas thinks the NCAA selection committee did a decent job overall seeding this year’s tournament, though there is one matchup he would rather not see in the opening round. Bilas tells PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg that matching Rick Pitino’s son — who coaches Minnesota — against his […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Ncaa, Espn, Rick Pitino, Bilas, Jay Bilas, TIM DAHLBERG, Jim Litke, Louisville Minnesota


Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 12-year, $426.5 million deal

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for years, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are nearing an agreement on an extension that will pay Mike Trout $426.5 million over the next 12 years, according to a source. Trout is set to make $66.5 million over the next two years, the final two of his current contract, and the extension adds 10 years at $360 million. The deal does not include any opt-outs, and does include a full no-trade clause. The...
Tags: London, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout


Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 10-year, $363-million extension, according to report

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for year, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are reportedly nearing an agreement on an extension that will keep Mike Trout in an Angels uniform for the next 12 years. The extension is worth a record $363.5 million over 10 years, starting after he’s paid $70 million for the remaining two years of his current contract. The deal reportedly does not include any opt-outs, and does include a full no-trade cla...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Pujols


Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 12-year, $430 million extension, according to report

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for year, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are reportedly nearing an agreement on an extension that will pay Mike Trout $430 million over the next 12 years, keeping the best player in the game in an Angels uniform through the next decade The deal, which was first reported by ESPN, is $100 million more than the previous largest contract in sports history. That was set just last month by Bryce Harper. A...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Pujols


Early reveal UConn women not top seed; Baylor No. 1 overall

Everyone got an early look at the women’s NCAA Tournament bracket, revealing that UConn isn’t a No. 1 seed for the first time since 2006. The accidental early release of the 64-team bracket by ESPN just provided a couple of extra hours for the 11-time national champion Huskies to get fired up about their unusual […]
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, Ncaa, Espn, Baylor, UConn, Huskies


TV Best Bets: College basketball is front and center

TV BEST OF THE WEEK COLLEGE BASKETBALL, NCAA TOURNAMENT Tuesday, March 19. TruTV: Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Prairie View A&M, 3:30 p.m.; Belmont vs. Temple, 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, TruTV: North Carolina Central vs. North Dakota State, 3:30 p.m.; Arizona State vs. St. John’s, 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21-Friday March 22: First-round games, on CBS, TNT, TBS, TruTV Saturday, March 23-Sunday March 24: Second-round games, on CBS, TNT, TBS. And so it begins, with the First Four games of the NCAA Tourna...
Tags: Florida, Colorado, California, Washington, Oregon, Milwaukee, Sports, Sport, Soccer, North Dakota, Iowa, San Diego, Nba, Wisconsin, Mls, Cbs


Coaches frustrated after ESPN botches NCAA bracket rollout

NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Auriemma was sitting in his office after practice Monday when UConn’s video coordinator came in and said he had the entire NCAA Tournament women’s bracket. At first, Auriemma thought it was a fake. After studying it for a few minutes, the Hall of Fame coach knew it was the real […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, College sports, Ncaa, Espn, UConn, Hall of Fame, Geno Auriemma, Auriemma


UFC moves pay-per-views exclusively to ESPN-plus

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — UFC is set to make ESPN-plus the exclusive distributor of its pay-per-view events. UFC and ESPN had already launched a billion-dollar partnership earlier this year, and the streaming service will now be the only way to watch the MMA promotion’s biggest cards of the month. UFC 236 on April 13 will […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ufc, Espn, MMA, BRISTOL Conn AP


Robin Roberts hosting first night of NFL draft on ABC

Robin Roberts is returning to sports for one night, hosting ABC’s coverage of the first round of the NFL draft on April 25. The “Good Morning America” co-host was with ESPN from 1990 until 2005. She helped cover the draft and was a regular part of “NFL PrimeTime.” While ESPN’s broadcast will focus on the […]
Tags: News, Abc, Sports, NFL, Espn, Robin Roberts


Fantasy NHL: David Perron among week's top waiver wire picks

Searching for some waiver adds for your fantasy hockey roster? Victoria Matiash lists the best players still available in the majority of ESPN leagues.
Tags: Espn, Hockey, NHL, David Perron, Victoria Matiash


Source: Chiefs agree to deal with CB Breeland

The Chiefs have agreed to a deal with free-agent cornerback Bashaud Breeland, a source told ESPN's Rob Demovsky.
Tags: NFL, Espn, Bashaud Breeland, CB Breeland


Juventus target Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen

Juventus join Eriksen chase According to Italian outlet Calciomercato, Juventus are interested in signing Tottenham midfielder, Christian Eriksen, The Serie A giants are believed to have held talks with Eriksen’s entourage and will make a formal bid in the summer. Juventus have held talks with the entourage of Christian Eriksen and are planning a summer bid for the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder. #THFC @cmdotcom pic.twitter.com/NCpZAvFHNZ — Daily Hotspur (@Daily_Hotspur) March 18, 2019 Erikse...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Wembley Stadium, Spurs, Tottenham, Champions League, Juventus, Aaron Ramsey, Espn, Christian Eriksen, Benfica, north London, Turin, Ramsey


Source: Saints sign OL Easton to replace Unger

The Saints agreed to a four-year, $24 million contract with former Minnesota Vikings guard/center Nick Easton, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tags: NFL, Espn, Minnesota Vikings, Saints, Unger, Nick Easton, OL Easton


Source: Steelers to sign ex-Rams LB Barron

The Steelers have agreed to a two-year contract with former Rams linebacker Mark Barron, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tags: NFL, Steelers, Espn, Mark Barron


Robert Pires’ advice to Arsenal over signing Ismaila Sarr

Arsenal eyeing Sarr Over the last week or so, it is being reported by several outlets in the British media that Arsenal are interested in signing Ismaila Sarr of Rennes. The Gunners are said to have held preliminary talks with Rennes for Sarr after they lost 3-1 to Rennes in the first leg of their Europa League tie. Sarr was a key reason why Arsenal lost the first leg of said tie with the winger scoring one of Rennes’ three goals that night. Luckily for Arsenal, Sarr was much quieter in the sec...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Robin Van Persie, Espn, Sevilla, Emirates Stadium, Wojciech Szczesny, Europa League, north London, Rennes, Robert Pires, Ligue, London England


Sources: McCollum dodges serious knee injury

CJ McCollum has avoided a serious knee injury, having been diagnosed with a popliteus strain in his left knee, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Espn, CJ McCollum, McCollum


Errol Spence Jr. defends IBF welterweight title with win over Garcia

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. had to go the distance to defend his IBF welterweight title for the third time. Still, the outcome was never in doubt for one of the world’s best pound-for-pound boxers. Spence unanimously outpointed previously undefeated challenger Mikey Garcia, a skilled boxer who moved up two weight classes for what he considered a legacy fight Saturday night. “Throughout training camp, a lot of commentators thought he was too smart and I couldn’t box as well as him. I...
Tags: London, Cowboys, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Dak Prescott, Boxing, Manny Pacquiao, Ufc, Espn, Floyd Mayweather, Jones, Prescott, Garcia


Bill Walton takes bathroom break before Arizona State-Oregon OT

Arizona State and Oregon went into overtime in Friday night's Pac-12 men's basketball tournament semifinal game, but ESPN college basketball analyst Bill Walton couldn't wait that long to take a bathroom break.Since the break between the end of regulation and the start of overtime is not that long, ESPN play-by-play man Dave Pasch was left by himself for a few seconds at the overtime tip-off. Pasch is all too familar with Walton's quirky behavior, so he couldn't help making light of the ill-tim...
Tags: Facebook, Washington, Oregon, Sport, Espn, Bill, Oregon State, Walton, Arizona State, Bill Walton, PASCH, Michael James, Dave Pasch, Arizona State Oregon


Alexander: Marquee matchup at Indian Wells fails to appear as Rafael Nadal withdraws

INDIAN WELLS — It is the closest thing to a matchup of legends that the men’s tennis tour currently has: Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal. And it was supposed to be the centerpiece of Saturday’s schedule at the BNP Paribas Open. As they say in the business, never assume. The players did their part on the court in the days leading up to Saturday, but Nadal’s body – specifically his right knee – would not cooperate with the plan. Shortly before the beginning of the first semifinal, Dominic Thiem’s 7...
Tags: Abc, Australia, California, Germany, Russia, Sports, Sport, Austria, Soccer, Morocco, Roger Federer, Espn, Rafael Nadal, Houston, Federer, Clay


Manziel signs AAF player agreement, source says

Former Browns first-round pick Johnny Manziel has signed an agreement to play in the Alliance of American Football, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. He will go through the league's waiver system.
Tags: NFL, Espn, Johnny Manziel, Browns, Adam Schefter, AAF, Alliance of American Football


Joshua Kelley passed on NFL, stayed at UCLA to ‘get even better’

LOS ANGELES — Last August, Joshua Kelley was a walk-on who had never appeared in a Division I football game. Four months, 1,243 yards and a record-setting performance against USC later, the jovial running back was weighing a jump to the NFL draft. The rise was humbling, said Kelley, who last season became UCLA’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2015. He appreciated the opportunity to possibly fulfill a childhood dream. But as the redshirt junior considered the decision during the offseason, Kelley ...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, College sports, Espn, National Football League, UC Davis, Usc, Ucla, Chip Kelly, Josh, Kelly, Bruins


Jaguars reach deals with Conley, Ogbuehi, Ryan

Receiver Chris Conley and offensive lineman Cedric Ogbuehi are headed to Jacksonville, the Jags announced Saturday. Sources also confirmed to ESPN's Rob Demovsky the team has added linebacker Jake Ryan.
Tags: NFL, Espn, Jacksonville, Jaguars, Jags, Chris Conley, Cedric Ogbuehi, Rob Demovsky, Conley Ogbuehi Ryan


Nemanja Matic fearful of Wolves threat ahead of FA Cup clash

Wolves vs Man United Man United are set to take on Wolves in Saturday’s late FA Cup tie. To progress to this year’s quarter-final, Man United beat Reading 2-0 in the 3rd round, Arsenal 2-1 in the 4th round and Chelsea 2-0 in the 5th round. Wolves had a slightly easier route to the last eight playing Shrewsbury and Bristol, although, they did have to get past Liverpool in the 3rd round. Man United head into this game having lost just twice under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s leadership, the latest of w...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Reading, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Bristol, Espn, Stamford Bridge, Emirates Stadium, Romelu Lukaku, Man United, United


Let the madness begin with this 64-team college football bracket

ESPN's preseason FPI provides the field, then we line up the games and predict how they would play out.
Tags: Football, Espn, FPI


Clippers’ Doc Rivers in discussion for NBA Coach of the Year

LOS ANGELES — When ESPN invited Pat Beverley on air this week to speak his mind, one of the first questions he fielded from SportsCenter host Scott Van Pelt was simple: “How much credit goes to Doc?” Beverley’s response: “All of the credit.” Entering Friday’s game against the Chicago Bulls, the Clippers had the eighth-best record in the Western Conference, still proceeding steadily on their path to the playoffs despite preseason expectations otherwise, despite a roster stocked mostly with free a...
Tags: Sports, Mike Malone, Denver Nuggets, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Indiana, Chicago, West, Soccer, Brooklyn, Nba, Philadelphia, Espn, Rivers, Indiana Pacers


Broncos, CB Callahan agree on three-year deal

Former Bears CB Bryce Callahan has agreed to a three-year deal with the Broncos, with a source telling ESPN the deal is for $21 million.
Tags: NFL, Espn, Broncos, Bryce Callahan, Broncos CB Callahan


Where to find Swansea vs. Man City FA Cup on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Swansea vs. Man City in the US, we have all of the details for you about the FA Cup match. The match will be shown live on US streaming, but it can be streamed to your TV too. League: FA Cup Genre: Sports Looking to watch FA Cup matches online from your office, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US Only. Here are all of the details of where you can watc...
Tags: Usa, Sweden, US, Sport, Soccer, Swansea, Fa Cup, Espn, Man City, ESPN FC, Amazon Fire TV Roku Chromecast, MLB MLS NHL


Downtown Disney fills another spot vacated by canceled Disneyland hotel project

A whimsical boutique with locations at Walt Disney World and the Venetian Las Vegas has announced plans to open a new location this spring in a section of Downtown Disney vacated for a now-cancelled Disneyland hotel project. Sugarboo & Co. specializes in home goods, art prints, paper products, handmade ceramics and stamped jewelry inspired by nature, animals and folk art. The new Downtown Disney shop will be the first California location for Sugarboo & Co., which has stores in Georgia, Texas, Ke...
Tags: California, Uncategorized, Disney, America, Georgia, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Hotel, Starbucks, Espn, Amc Theatres, Nevada, Amusement Parks, West End, Disneyland


Dominick Reyes answers London’s calling vs. Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 5

London’s calling and you better believe Dominick Reyes is answering. “When and where,” he said. Already having battled jet lag following his trip to England, the undefeated Reyes will take on former light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir on the UFC on ESPN+ 5 main card Saturday in the O2 Arena. Reyes, 29, said Wednesday he was still trying to shake the travel woes after arriving three days earlier in London. “I’m ready to put on a show. I will be good by the time fight time comes aro...
Tags: Europe, England, New York, London, Sports, LSU, Sport, Soccer, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Anthony Smith, KO, Stony Brook University, Reyes, Usman


Underappreciated Stars

from Greg Wyshynski of ESPN, Here are eight NHL players who are consistently lauded as being underappreciated when, in fact, it's well-established that they're incredible. Mark Giordano, Calgary Flames Speaking of defensive prowess, the reason Giordano is going to win the Norris this season is because the voters would have already given him one had it not been for injuries derailing two seasons. He has 65 points in 68 games, has the "old guy having career year" narrative, an...
Tags: Sport, Espn, Buffalo, NHL, Alberta, Oilers, Reilly, Ryan, Norris, Tim Horton, Greg Wyshynski, Jarome Iginla, McDavid, NHLPA, Mark Giordano, Giordano



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