6:38 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings put goaltender Cal Petersen on waivers Wednesday, a surprising move for a player once considered the successor in net to two-time Stanley Cup winner Jonathan Quick. Petersen, 28, went on waivers the day after allowing four goals on 16 shots in relief of
5:38 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN West Virginia will keep football coach Neal Brown for the 2023 season, the school announced on Wednesday. The decision comes in the wake of a 5-7 season that saw the Mountaineers win two of their final three games, upsetting both Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Brown has had just one winning
6:30 PM ET Associated Press SEATTLE — The Mariners have begun the process of bolstering their bullpen by signing right-hander Trevor Gott to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Gott appeared in 45 games last season with Milwaukee, going 3-4 with a 4.14 ERA. Gott had 44 strikeouts in 45⅔ innings and held opponents to a
6:54 PM ET Mickey Joseph, who served as interim head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers for nine games this season, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of strangulation and third degree domestic assault, the Lincoln Police Department said. The Lincoln Police Department said officers were dispatched to a residence on a domestic disturbance call. After an
6:10 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Lamar Jackson‘s rough week continued on Wednesday, when the Baltimore Ravens quarterback did not finish practice due to a quadriceps injury. A team spokesman said Jackson left practice early to receive treatment from a trainer and would not be available to speak to reporters on Wednesday, which is
5:03 PM ET Florida backup quarterback Jalen Kitna was arrested Wednesday on two counts of distribution of child exploitation material and three counts of possession of child pornography. Kitna, the 19-year-old son of former NFL quarterback Jon Kitna, was arrested by the Gainesville Police Department and booked into the Alachua County jail at 3:20 p.m.
5:44 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets running back James Robinson, who figured to be a key piece on offense after arriving last month in a trade, was a healthy scratch last Sunday – and he’s upset. “Obviously, I didn’t come here not to play,” Robinson told ESPN on Wednesday. “Obviously, they
5:17 PM ET NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets swingman Ben Simmons will miss at least the next three games after being diagnosed with a left lateral upper calf strain, the team announced before Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards. Simmons, who has already missed six games this year because of left knee soreness, exited Monday’s
4:12 PM ET Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon was mocked by NESN broadcaster Jack Edwards during Tuesday’s game between Tampa and the Boston Bruins. He’s now turning that negative attention into a positive change for good. It was midway through the first period on Tuesday when Edwards, the Bruins’ longtime play-by-play announcer, made some
3:59 PM ET Mexico exited the World Cup in dramatic fashion, missing out on a place in the last 16 to Poland on goal difference, despite beating Saudi Arabia 2-1 on Wednesday. Mexico were leading 2-0 into stoppage time, which, coupled with Poland’s defeat to group winners Argentina by the same scoreline, meant the two
3:51 PM ET Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. — Longtime NFL quarterback John Hadl, who starred for his hometown Kansas Jayhawks before embarking on a professional career that included six Pro Bowl appearances and an All-Pro nod, died Wednesday. He was 82. The university, where Hadl returned after his playing days as a coach and fundraiser,
3:55 PM ET Associated Press INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Retired NFL star Terrell Owens said a fight caught on camera in which he punched a man in a CVS parking lot was the result of an “aggressor” threatening him and a fan he was talking to at the California store. Owens, 48, told The Associated Press
3:12 PM ET CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Bengals star wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase revealed that he didn’t play last weekend against the Tennessee Titans for precautionary reasons. In his first public comments since suffering a hip injury, Chase said he told Bengals coach Zac Taylor he did not want to play in last Sunday’s victory at
10:01 AM ET The LIV Golf League will play tournaments in Australia, Mexico, Singapore and Spain as part of its 14-event schedule in 2023. LIV Golf announced Wednesday that it will stage events at Mayakoba’s El Camaleon Golf Course (Feb. 24-26), Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore (April 28-30) and Real Club Valderrama in Spain (June
“If it doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen.” On Tuesday, Ben Stokes announced Liam Livingstone will be making his Test debut against Pakistan in Rawalpindi. Just 24 hours later, with the start of the first Test up in the air as a virus coursing through the England squad threatened to leave them shy of 11 fit
2:20 PM ET Alabama wide receiver Traeshon Holden, who is tied for the second most touchdown receptions on the team this season, will enter the transfer portal, he announced Wednesday. Holden, a 6-foot-3 junior, saw his production increase the past two seasons. This season, he ranked fourth on the team with 331 receiving yards to
Nov 21, 2022 Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson meets Kevin Holland in the welterweight main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Orlando, Florida. The event is the UFC’s annual “Fight Like Hell” Night, dedicated to the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, established in memory of the ESPN personality who died of cancer in 2015.
1:36 PM ET BEREA, Ohio — Deshaun Watson didn’t speak Wednesday, as expected. Speaking for him instead, Watson’s teammates praised his talent and admitted there’s a buzz in the Cleveland Browns‘ locker room this week heading into Watson’s return to the field after his lengthy suspension. “We’re all excited,” said Browns running back Nick Chubb.