Month: August 2020

7:00 AM ET Once again, it’s elimination Monday. The Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins — two popular Stanley Cup picks — both need to win out in their series, or they’ll leave the bubble. That also means the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning are a win away from making it to the conference finals.
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5:21 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBO has ordered Jose Ramirez, just days removed from a title defense over Viktor Postol this past weekend, to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Jack Catterall. Gustavo Olivieri, the in-house counsel for the WBO, confirmed to ESPN that both parties have 20 days to reach an agreement before the
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5:37 PM ET Big Ten presidents and chancellors voted 11-3 to postpone the fall football season, the league confirmed Monday in a brief and two affidavits filed in response to a lawsuit from eight Nebraska players. The Big Ten’s brief targets “three incorrect and unsupportable assertions” in the players’ lawsuit, which focused on the vote
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1:39 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer, is back at his Churchill Downs barn after recovering from COVID-19. Lukas, who turns 85 on Wednesday, said he got “really sick.” “I couldn’t get any air and I felt like I was drifting away,” he said. “You just
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7:40 PM ET Memphis Tigers running back Kenneth Gainwell, one of the top all-purpose offensive players in college football, has decided to opt out for this season, sources at Memphis confirmed to ESPN. Gainwell, who would have been a redshirt sophomore, rushed for 1,459 yards last season and also had 610 receiving yards. He scored
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