Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon, who had already missed two games because of a groin strain, will miss at least two more weeks, the team said Thursday. “It is a big loss,” Wild defenseman Matt Dumba told reporters after Thursday’s 4-2 win over Las Vegas. “You can’t take anything away from that. It’s Jared Spurgeon.
Watch the best and worst scenarios from the draw. Watch the best and worst scenarios from the draw. The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place on Dec. 1 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. It will start at 10 a.m. ET/3 p.m. GMT — 6 p.m. local time in
James Faulkner has signed a two-year T20 deal with Lancashire. The Australia allrounder will return to county cricket next season, having played a vital role in Lancashire’s 2015 NatWest Blast triumph. Faulkner, 27, has played 94 times for his country, predominately in the white-ball formats, and was Man of the Match during the 2015 World
GOLD COAST — A frustrating season finally behind him, Adam Scott says he will enjoy switching off before finding a way to fix his ball-striking woes. Scott missed the cut for the first time in Australia since 2010 after a string of missed putts and wayward tee shots to finish his second round on Friday.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dak Prescott walked out of the Dallas Cowboys‘ locker room following the 38-14 win against the Washington Redskins with his right hand tightly wrapped, but the quarterback does not believe the injury will be an issue going forward. Prescott was injured on a second-quarter option toss but remained in the game through
ATLANTA — LeBron James came into Thursday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks touting the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ play by quoting the inimitable Will Ferrell. “We’re going streaking,” said James, wearing a big grin, in a video posted to his Uninterrupted multimedia platform on Wednesday. “You know, in my best Will Ferrell voice. ‘Old School,’ one of
Washington State football coach Mike Leach has met with Tennessee regarding the school’s head-coaching vacancy, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Edward Aschoff. The meeting took place with Tennessee athletic director John Currie in Los Angeles on Thursday, a source told The Associated Press. The source spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because neither
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Robert Woods, the Los Angeles Rams‘ leading receiver, probably won’t return in time for the team’s highly anticipated Week 14 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles, first-year head coach Sean McVay said Thursday. Woods has already been ruled out for Sunday’s road game against the division rival Arizona Cardinals. It will mark
11:41 AM ET Sam Khan Jr. Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers Texas A&M and the SEC. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of the University of Houston. Jake Trotter Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big 12 Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Washington & Lee University For the first time since 2010, the Big 12
OXON HILL, Md. — Earlier this week, undefeated junior lightweight Lamont Roach Jr. said he would be disappointed if he didn’t knock out Rey “Flash” Perez on Thursday night when they clashed at the MGM National Harbor Resort and Casino. Nonetheless, the rugged Filipino journeyman was still on his feet at the conclusion of the
11:22 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. grinned broadly throughout the NASCAR Cup Awards ceremony Thursday night. He knew what was coming. And he was going to enjoy it. About midway through the ceremony,
Representatives for the San Francisco Giants and slugger Giancarlo Stanton were meeting in Los Angeles on Thursday night as the Giants hoped to get an idea on whether the Miami Marlins star might approve a trade there, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Buster Olney. The meeting comes with the approval of the Marlins, in accordance with
0:22 Kyrie starts the second half with behind-the-back dribbling then an up-and-under layup. BOSTON — As spectacular as Kyrie Irving was on this night — and Boston’s masked superhero shined while producing his fifth game this month with at least 30 points — it was maybe most notable how his teammates responded Thursday night when
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract with left-hander Rex Brothers to avoid arbitration. Brothers will earn $1.1 million while on the active roster and $450,000 while in the minors, a source tells ESPN’s Buster Olney. Brothers, 29, became arbitration eligible when his club option for the 2018
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods showed all the signs of returning to normalcy in his first competitive round of golf in 301 days. He hit the driver a Bahama mile. He rolled in five birdie putts. He shot 3-under 69. He never winced or limped. But if there was a bigger indication that Woods was
Lunch West Indies 79 for 3 (Hope 0*, Wagner 2-23) v New ZealandLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Kraigg Brathwaite avoids a bouncer Getty Images Openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell began West Indies’ tour of New Zealand with a display of impeccable defensive technique, solidly weathering the first hour after they were put in on a