Month: December 2021

12:37 PM ET Associated Press New Jersey coach Lindy Ruff tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the Devils’ game against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday and was isolated from the team. The Devils made the announcement roughly 45 minutes after Ruff did not show up for a pregame news conference. When the news conference started,
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11:04 AM ET ESPN News Services Mark Smith, the inside linebackers coach for the Colorado Buffaloes, said he and his family lost “every material possession” in the wildfires that have burned hundreds of homes and businesses outside Denver since Thursday morning. “Just got word that every material possession we had today is now gone,” Smith
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11:20 AM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade Denzel Valentine to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Rajon Rondo, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday. The Lakers are expected to waive Valentine’s partially guaranteed deal and create an open roster spot. Rondo is eager for the chance to play a bigger
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4:00 AM ET Real Madrid want to pair Kylian Mbappe with Erling Haaland in a forward line that would be the envy of world football — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: Arsenal have plans to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Jump to: Arsenal’s list of Auba replacements | City goodwill towards Barca in Torres deal
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12:33 AM ET San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon is finalizing a five-year deal with the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces that’ll make her the league’s highest-paid coach, sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Hammon plans to finish the season with the Spurs, sources said. A six-time All-Star during her playing career in the WNBA, Hammon,
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10:14 PM ET Jamal Collier The Toronto Raptors and Maple Leafs will begin hosting home games without selling tickets to fans for the next three weeks starting Friday following a decision by the province of Ontario to limit venue capacities. Ontario’s government capped attendance at concert venues, arenas and theaters to 1,000 people or 50%,
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6:16 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo revealed that he was assaulted. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Joao Cancelo was assaulted in a home robbery which left the Manchester City defender with a cut above his eye. Cancelo posted on Instagram on Thursday to reveal he had jewelry stolen after being attacked by four men. City’s
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7:22 PM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing a trade to acquire Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo, and an agreement is expected to be completed as soon as Friday, sources told ESPN. The sides are working out terms on a deal, but the Cavaliers need to create a roster spot to make room for
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