Month: April 2019

6:02 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Rod Brind’Amour considers himself lucky to have two goalies he trusts. It looks like he is turning to the second one. The first legitimate goalie dilemma of the playoffs belongs to the Carolina Hurricanes, now that starter Petr Mrazek is dealing with a lower body injury that
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5:45 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tuesday on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. With Logano’s car parked nearby, Trump praised the driver and called
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5:13 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant doesn’t think Houston Rockets guard James Harden is “cheating” the game by playing the way he does. “I wouldn’t say that he has an advantage,” Durant said after the morning shootaround before Game 2 on Tuesday night. “I think everybody, once they
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1:42 PM ET ESPN News Services DALLAS — A former Texas A&M football player accused of hacking a Dallas jogger who to death with a machete in 2015 has been convicted of murder. A Dallas County jury swiftly returned a guilty verdict Tuesday in Thomas Johnson’s trial in the killing of David Stevens after the
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1:09 PM ET Running back Jamaal Charles is set to announce his retirement from the NFL after 11 seasons and sign a one-day contract with the Kansas City Chiefs to retire with the franchise, 610 Sports Radio reported Tuesday. Charles, 32, played nine seasons for the Chiefs after being selected in the third round (73rd
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1:38 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Austin Wayne Self has been reinstated by NASCAR following a violation of the substance abuse policy. The Truck Series driver completed a mandatory recovery program before he was approved Tuesday to race again. Self can compete as early as Friday at Dover International Speedway. NASCAR also on
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1:07 PM ET Orlando Magic co-founder Pat Williams announced his retirement from the NBA on Monday after 51 years serving in various roles in the league. Williams, the team’s senior vice president, has been an executive in the NBA since becoming general manager of the Chicago Bulls in 1969. He served in that same role
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12:32 PM BST Wales have called up uncapped players Rhys Carre and Owen Lane to their 42-man training squad in preparation for this year’s World Cup. A total of 36 players from the Six Nations Grand Slam winning team have been named in the training squad. Back-row forwards Taulupe Faletau, Josh Navidi and Aaron Shingler
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12:31 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Omaha Beach is the 4-1 early favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position. Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field that was drawn Tuesday for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple
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5:18 PM ET Hall of fame defensive end Gino Marchetti has died at 93, his wife Joan told the Baltimore Sun. “I kissed him and he knew me and smiled,” Joan Marchetti told the paper. “That was Gino’s way of saying goodbye.” She told the newspaper that her husband died of pneumonia. Gino Marchetti played
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