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One unidentified Buccaneers assistant tests positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] One of Tampa Bay's assistant coaches has tested positive for coronavirus, and two other Buccaneers assistants have been quarantined, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.The one unidentified Buccaneers assistant who tested positive is asymptomatic, sources said.The news comes just days after Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians and his staff returned to the team's training center in Tampa for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.Players are not
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Clay Collard upsets David Kaminsky in Thursday’s Top Rank card

[ad_1] 9:44 AM ETSteve KimESPN Clay Collard handed David Kaminsky his first professional loss with a split decision by the scores of 58-56, 56-58 and 58-56 in a fast-paced super middleweight contest on the Gabriel Flores Jr.-Josec Ruiz undercard at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas.But while it looked close on the judges' cards, in reality, it was Collard (7-2-3, 2 KOs) who was clearly in control of
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Albert Pujols paying Angels’ Dominican team staff members

[ad_1] Albert Pujols is giving back to his team and his native Dominican Republic.According to the Los Angeles Times, the veteran Angels slugger is covering $180,000 in salary lost by staff members of the team in the Dominican who were furloughed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The gesture will cover about five months' salary for the employees, according to the report.The Angels had announced last month they would furlough nonplaying employees
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Jimmy V’s ESPYS Speech, Annotated

[ad_1] Click highlighted text to view annotation Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. That's the lowest I've ever seen Dick Vitale since the owner of the Detroit Pistons called him in and told him he should go into broadcasting. I can't tell you what an honor it is to even be mentioned in the same breath with Arthur Ashe. This is something I certainly will treasure forever. But
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Tim Kurkjian’s Baseball Fix – Why it’s so hard to hit for the cycle

[ad_1] You love baseball. Tim Kurkjian loves baseball. So while we await its return, every day we'll provide you with a story or two tied to this date in baseball history.ON THIS DATE IN 2000, the Rockies' Mike Lansing hit for the cycle.Lansing did so in the first four innings of the game: triple, home run, double and single before it even became an official game. So today, we'll celebrate
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Iranian women were banned from soccer stadiums for 40 years

[ad_1] Growing up, Maryam Shojaei's mother told her daughter stories of attending soccer matches in Iran. Before 1979, everybody -- man or woman -- was allowed inside the stadium. That changed when the conservative government imposed an unwritten rule to exclude women from attending men's soccer matches because of "profane language" and "half-naked men" in the stadiums. Since 2014, Maryam Shojaei, whose brother is Masoud Shojaei, the captain of the
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Commissioner threatens no SEC championships in Mississippi until state flag changes

[ad_1] SEC commissioner Greg Sankey threatened to not host any future conference championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its flag.Mississippi is the only state that still has the Confederate symbol -- a blue cross with the 13 stars -- on its flag."It is past time for change to be made to the flag of the State of Mississippi," Sankey said in a statement. "Our students deserve an opportunity
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Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio thrills Zinedine Zidane with goal after layoff

[ad_1] Zinedine Zidane hailed the instant impact of Marco Asensio after the Real Madrid winger marked his return from an 11-month injury layoff with a goal and an assist in their 3-0 La Liga win over Valencia on Thursday.Asensio, 24, needed just 31 seconds on the pitch to score with his first touch after coming on as a substitute at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium for his first appearance of