Top Headlines

Memphis’ Mike Norvell favored to be Florida State’s next coach

[ad_1] 11:18 PM ETMark SchlabachCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaAdam RittenbergCloseESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Mike Norvell, who in four seasons has taken Memphis' football program to unprecedented heights, is the leading candidate to become the next head coach at Florida State, sources told ESPN.An official announcement could come
Hockey

Dach scores shootout winner, Blackhawks beat Devils 2-1

[ad_1] NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kirby Dach was a young man with a plan before his first NHL shootout attempt. The third overall pick in this year’s draft roofed a shot in the fifth round to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night. “I had three moves in my head,” the 18-year-old said. “Whatever the goalie bites on, I move to that side. I’ve had
Football

The big questions surrounding Josh Shaw’s suspension for gambling

[ad_1] An NFL player was suspended indefinitely last week for betting on league games on multiple occasions this year.It is the first publicly reported violation of a major professional sports league's gambling policy since a 2018 ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court allowed states other than Nevada to offer legal sports betting.Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw was suspended on Nov. 29 for betting on league games on multiple occasions
Top Headlines

Sources — Lane Kiffin lead candidate to coach Ole Miss

[ad_1] 11:02 PM ETMark SchlabachCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaAdam RittenbergCloseESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Lane Kiffin is the leading candidate to become the next head coach at Mississippi, sources told ESPN.Barring a setback in talks, Kiffin will return to the Southeastern Conference, where he was coach at Tennessee
Hockey

Jarry spoils Kessel’s return, Penguins beat Coyotes 2-0

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel’s return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017 before being traded to the Coyotes in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk last summer. He received a rousing ovation during the first period and played 21
Football

Source — Patriots re-signing veteran kicker Nick Folk

[ad_1] The New England Patriots will be re-signing kicker Nick Folk, a league source confirmed to ESPN.The move, which was first reported by NFL Network, was expected after the Patriots waived Kai Forbath on Monday and were left with no kickers on the roster.Forbath was signed to replace Folk, who had an appendectomy last week. In Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans, Forbath went 1-for-2 on extra points and made
Top Headlines

Cavs’ John Beilein disputes report, says he has players’ support

[ad_1] First-year Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein is disputing a report that his players are tuning him out.Beilein spoke before Friday night's 93-87 loss to the Orlando Magic and addressed a report from The Athletic that quoted anonymous Cleveland players. The report also said players have complained about Beilein's coaching style and that his methods are not working.The former Michigan coach said he believes he has his players' attention and
Football

No receiver has ever won MVP, but Saints’ Michael Thomas has a case – New Orleans Saints Blog

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- On top of everything else Michael Thomas has accomplished in this season with the New Orleans Saints, he has shed light on an historical anomaly: No receiver has ever won the NFL’s MVP award.That’s right. Not even Jerry Rice, who finished second in both 1987 and 1995. In fact, no receiver has received a vote since Randy Moss in his rookie season of 1998.So even though
Top Headlines

U.S. Soccer 2020 deficit grows by $5.5 million due to legal fees from lawsuits

[ad_1] U.S. Soccer's projected 2020 deficit is set to grow $5.5 million due mostly to expenditures of $9m on legal fees devoted to various lawsuits.The federation had already projected a loss for the upcoming year, but legals costs -- including those due to the equal pay lawsuit filed by the U.S. women's team -- are the primary reason for the increase.2 RelatedSpeaking at the USSF Board of Directors meeting, USSF
Football

Ronnie Lott, Adam Vinatieri among DBs, special teamers on NFL All-Time Team

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Safety Ronnie Lott and cornerbacks Mel Blount, Mike Haynes and Dick "Night Train" Lane are unanimous selections for the NFL's All-Time Team,As part of its centennial season celebration, the league announced Friday night the defensive backs and special-teamers for the squad, as selected by a 26-member panel.The other cornerbacks are Deion Sanders, Rod Woodson, Willie Brown and Darrell Green. All of the cornerbacks are in the