11:51 PM ET The NBA 2K Players Tournament is over and Devin Booker is the best NBA 2K20 player in the league. Booker defeated Deandre Ayton 2-0 in an all-Phoenix Suns final on ESPN on Saturday night, earning bragging rights and a $100,000 donation to a charity of his choice for coronavirus relief. Booker went
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11:09 PM ET Scott Perunovich, a junior defenseman from Minnesota Duluth, has won the 2020 Hobey Baker Award, given annually to the top NCAA men’s ice hockey player. “I’m extremely honored and humbled to be this year’s Hobey Baker Award recipient,” Perunovich said during an interview with SportsCenter. Perunovich is the sixth Minnesota Duluth player
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6:28 PM ET Associated Press The Professional Fighters League has put its season on hold indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The mixed martial arts promotion was expected to begin competition in May. CEO Peter Murray said the PFL made the decision to safeguard its fighters’ health. “We are adjusting our plan for the rest
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7:03 PM ET The Chicago Blackhawks‘ top defensive prospect, Ian Mitchell, has decided to forgo his senior season at Denver and sign an entry-level NHL contract, a source confirmed to ESPN. Mitchell has not yet signed a contract, but both sides agreed on terms. Barstool Sports first reported the agreement. Mitchell, 21, was a second-round
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6:44 PM ET Penn State junior defenseman Cole Hults signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced Saturday. Hults will skip his senior season with the Nittany Lions to join the Kings, who drafted him in the fifth round in 2017. Hults, 21, had 17 goals 78 points in 111
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Apr 13, 2020 Tom Luginbill Close ESPN Analyst Senior National Recruiting Analyst for ESPN.com Coached in four professional football leagues Graduated from Eastern Kentucky and Marshall Craig Haubert Close ESPN Staff Writer National recruiting analyst and analyst for ESPNU More than a decade of college and pro coaching experience. Graduated from Indiana and Nebraska-Omaha The
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8:00 AM ET Evaluating general managers in Major League Baseball is an incredibly tough exercise. There’s the draft, free agency, coaching staff and trades, and every general manager deals with different constraints from prior regimes and from ownership. Because of those difficulties, we’ll try a different kind of exercise aimed at evaluating and grading general
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4:02 PM ET Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy on Saturday apologized for comments he made last week during a teleconference in which he talked about the national and state responses to the coronavirus pandemic. Gundy had said his goal is to return to the football building on May 1 because he hopes that tests for
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2:21 PM ET Associated Press The Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennis Canada announced Saturday that the event, scheduled for Aug. 7-16 in Montreal, is off the schedule. Quebec’s government announced Friday that no sporting events could be held through Aug. 31, though it
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2:38 PM BST England wing Jonny May will rejoin Gloucester from Leicester Tigers at the end of the season, both clubs announced on Saturday. May, 30, has scored 30 tries in 44 appearances since joining Leicester three years ago. With his contract set to expire this summer, May said he would consider a move away
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1:10 PM ET Several NFL teams are doing serious homework on Utah State’s Jordan Love, one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the draft. Texas Tech coach Matt Wells — who recruited and coached Love at Utah State — told ESPN he’s discussed Love with seven NFL head coaches who called him in the past
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11:09 AM ET Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave died Saturday morning after suffering a brain bleed earlier in the week. He was 25. Cave’s wife, Emily, released a statement on Saturday confirming the news. “It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away this morning,” the statement said. “Both
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