8:01 PM ET Oregon lost three commitments on Monday after it was announced Mario Cristobal was no longer the Ducks’ head coach. ESPN 300 offensive tackle Kelvin Banks, quarterback Tanner Bailey and linebacker T.J. Dudley all announced they were no longer committed to Oregon. Banks is the highest ranked of the three at No. 33
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7:27 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — LeBron James said he and his teammates have to play better when asked about the scrutiny facing Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel. “I think criticism comes with the job, you know? Frank is a strong-minded guy. He has a great coaching staff. And we as his players
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5:59 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — The hits keep coming for one of the NFL’s most depleted rosters. New Orleans Saints receiver/kick returner Deonte Harris was officially suspended three games Monday for a summer DUI arrest after his appeal was unsuccessful. And defensive end Cameron Jordan was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list — putting one
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6:35 PM ET ESPN News Services Alabama quarterback Bryce Young, Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett and Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud were announced Monday as the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman will be presented Saturday in New York, returning to its usual routine and date after it was forced
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5:50 PM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After further visits with team doctors and specialists to have his neck injury evaluated, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is unlikely to play Sunday vs. the Los Angeles Chargers, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Jones missed Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins. He was injured the previous
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5:57 PM ET Jamal Collier Chicago Bulls star DeMar DeRozan has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and will miss Monday night’s game against the Denver Nuggets. DeRozan becomes the third Bulls player currently in the health and safety protocols, joining Coby White and Javonte Green. DeRozan was recognized earlier in the day as
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5:18 PM ET Los Angeles Chargers leading receiver Keenan Allen was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday, putting his availability for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants in doubt. Allen was one of 11 players placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by teams on Monday. All of the moves were the result of positive
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5:52 PM ET Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. — Brent Venables already has received two Oklahoma welcomes fit for a king. Hundreds of Sooners fans who watched coach Lincoln Riley leave for Southern California last week flocked to Norman’s airport on Sunday night to cheer the arrival of Venables, Riley’s replacement. A day later, Oklahoma introduced
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12:48 PM ET Medina Spirit, the Thoroughbred who won the 2021 Kentucky Derby under suspicious circumstances, has died according to Dr. Jeff Blea, the California Horse Racing Board’s equine medical director. The 3-year-old racehorse collapsed after a workout at Santa Anita Park on Monday morning during which he completed five furlongs. It was his second
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4:13 PM ET Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Kenneth Moffett, the federal mediator during the 1981 baseball strike who briefly succeeded Marvin Miller as the second head of the players’ association, has died. He was 90. Moffett died Nov. 19 at his home in Alexandria, Virginia, said his wife, the former Mary Taddeo. He had
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3:11 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Pro Bowl cornerback Marlon Humphrey was diagnosed with a season-ending, right pectoral muscle tear on Monday, perhaps the biggest loss in a season filled with injuries for the Baltimore Ravens. Humphrey, 25, became the seventh starter (and third in the secondary) to get sidelined for the season for
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2:33 PM ET Associated Press Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, will take a mental break from tennis and sit out the start of next season, including the Australian Open, saying Monday she wants to “re-set, recover, and grow” after a “challenging” two years that included getting COVID-19. The 21-year-old from Canada wrote in
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2:10 PM ET Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s MMA promotion has its first United States main event. Tyrone Spong and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will headline Eagle FC 44 on Jan. 28 in Miami, officials told ESPN on Monday. The three-round heavyweight bout will mark Spong’s return to MMA after eight years. Spong is a world-class kickboxer and an
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2:47 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said the decision to fire offensive coordinator Joe Brady on Sunday was “purely football.” He made it clear there were no regrets in his 2020 decision to hire Brady, at the time the 30-year-old passing game coordinator for national champion LSU with no experience
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11:29 AM ET Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec will return to the team for the 2022 season, he announced Monday. Jurkovec began the 2021 season as an NFL draft prospect but suffered a hand injury in Week 2 and underwent surgery. He returned from the injury earlier than expected in November and appeared in Boston
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1:21 PM ET Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — Johnny Rodgers, the 1972 Heisman Trophy winner and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, was in an Omaha hospital intensive care unit Monday with COVID-19. Rodgers’ business partner, Denny Drake, said the Cornhuskers football great was hospitalized Thanksgiving morning with the virus at Nebraska
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