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Nets’ Kevin Durant leads field of 16 in NBA 2K20 tournament on ESPN

[ad_1] The NBA, NBA Players Association and 2K have partnered to produce an NBA 2K tournament that will air on ESPN and ESPN2 starting Friday, it was announced.The NBA 2K20 Player Tournament will take place Friday through April 11, according to a statement, and will begin airing Friday on ESPN with a half-hour preshow at 7 p.m. ET. The tournament will run on ESPN until 8:30 p.m. and then is
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A virtual tournament — Simulations fill the void with sports on hold

[ad_1] Sam Adams, a sports anchor at SWX in Spokane, Washington, was just as disappointed as his viewers that the NCAA tournament was canceled.He understood, of course. But Eastern Washington, which went 23-8 in nearby Cheney, had a strong chance of making its third tournament in school history. And Gonzaga, of course, was 31-2 and set to be a No. 1 seed.Adams had airtime to fill, but mostly he had
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A look back at the greatest League of Legends tournament of all time

[ad_1] 12:35 PM ETEmily RandESPN The greatest tournament in League of Legends history didn't happen at one of developer Riot Games' world championship events, but was hosted by IGN in Las Vegas. Storylines and narratives for future faces of League of Legends esports were born, game knowledge was freely shared across regional lines, and 6 million unique viewers tuned in to the entirety of the IPL tournament, surprisingly close to
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Column: Colonial plans for tournament that might not happen

[ad_1] Michael Tothe was supposed to be at the World Golf Championships event this week in Austin, Texas, to resume recruiting players for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial. Even though the tournament is still two months away, this is the time to beef up advertising and fill out the roster of its 1,500 volunteers. Colonial is the next event on the PGA Tour schedule. Tothe, the tournament director, has
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BPI projects how the 2020 women’s NCAA tournament could have played out

[ad_1] 10:45 AM ETCharlie CremeESPN.com CloseCharlie Creme projects the women's NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com.In a year in which no women's college basketball team was crowned a champion due to the cancellation of the NCAA tournament, backyard fantasies are all any of us have.And that's why we decided to simulate the 2020 women's NCAA tournament, based on my final bracket projection and ESPN's Basketball Power Index (BPI).The pre-tournament favorites included
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FIFA tournament with La Liga players raises money to combat coronavirus

[ad_1] It all started with a tweet from Ibai Llanos.The popular esports personality, who was previously a League of Legends shoutcaster for LVP and currently a content creator for G2 Esports wrote a fairly innocuous tweet on March 16.Os molaría un torneo de FIFA entre los 20 equipos de primera?Buscamos un futbolista de cada club, como el Sevilla-Betis de ayer pero con todos los equiposPodría llamar también a narradores de
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NBA 2K League to host 3-on-3 online tournament

[ad_1] Starting on Friday, March 27, the NBA 2K League will host The NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown, a 3-on-3 tournament that will pit top fans, influencers and top female 2K players playing in the NBA 2K20 MyPark game mode for the opportunity to challenge NBA 2K league teams. The tournament will be held completely online.The tournament is in response to the NBA 2K League postponing the start of
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Picking the all-time NCAA tournament bracket from the past 25 years

[ad_1] 7:30 AM ETKyle SoppeESPN What is March without a bracket? Well, it's like any other month and I simply will not stand for that. Sure, it's true that we don't have a bracket to fill out this season, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun.The NCAA shortened its shot clock from 45 seconds to 35 seconds entering the 1993-94 season, marking a significant change to how college basketball
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What happens when a golf tournament gets canceled and what comes next

[ad_1] PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- The conditions are pristine, and there are plenty of golfers who are taking advantage, enjoying the pure, slick greens -- maybe not so much the thick Bermuda rough.The Copperhead Course at the Innisbrook Resort still looks primed to host the best golfers in the world, but obviously that is not possible right now in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.The closest thing to a PGA
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Big3 planning reality-TV-style tournament – under quarantine

[ad_1] 5:19 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN The Big3 basketball league is working to launch -- under quarantine -- a reality-show-style 3-on-3 tournament."We've been working on safety issues to make sure we can do this responsibly," Big3 executive Jeff Kwatinetz told Marc Spears of The Undefeated. "We've made a lot of headway since last week and are hoping to move this forward as people need sports and entertainment to get them through