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5:05 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The COVID-19 outbreak in Baltimore has led to the Ravens–Steelers game being postponed to Wednesday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. This becomes the first game of the NFL season to get postponed three times. The Week 12 game between the Ravens and Steelers that was originally scheduled
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9:19 AM ET The Denver Broncos are expected to start undrafted rookie practice squad wide receiver Kendall Hinton at quarterback Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, but the team wanted their starting QB to be Rob Calabrese, their offensive quality control coach for the past two years, sources said. Denver felt that Calabrese had the
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10:37 PM ET The biggest impact to our writers’ picks this week actually came off the field. How will Saturday’s top games affect the College Football Playoff chase? What are the current odds for the top four? The Allstate Playoff Predictor has the answers. Check back every week as the odds are updated following that
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12:38 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Ahead of training camps opening up across the NBA next week, the league has compiled a comprehensive health and safety protocol for the 2020-21 NBA season and sent it to its teams. The document, which was obtained by ESPN, is 134 pages long, and is similar to the one the
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10:42 PM ET Ohio State has canceled Saturday’s game at Illinois because of a COVID-19 outbreak within the No. 4 Buckeyes’ program, and they have paused all team-related activities indefinitely after additional positive tests were revealed Friday evening, the school announced. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, university president Kristina M. Johnson and head team
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12:07 PM ET COVID-19 has knocked out this weekend’s UFC main event. The Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis heavyweight contender bout scheduled for UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Saturday is off after Blaydes tested positive for coronavirus, sources told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. The UFC is hoping to reschedule Blaydes vs. Lewis for UFC
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8:33 PM ET Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, a source confirmed to ESPN. The reigning NFL MVP is the biggest star player to become infected in what has become one of the biggest outbreaks in the NFL. Jackson is among the four latest Ravens players and one staff member
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6:30 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coordinator Markus Paul, who was rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning after experiencing a medical emergency, has died, the team announced Wednesday. He was 54. Surrounded by family, Paul died Wednesday evening at Plano Presbyterian Hospital. The cause of death was not announced. “The
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11:32 AM ET Diego Maradona in action for Argentina at the 1986 World Cup. Getty Argentina legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, Matias Morla, Maradona’s longtime agent, confirmed to EFE. The World Cup-winner was recently hospitalised and underwent brain surgery and was released on Nov. 11. The Argentine Football Association, through its
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7:15 PM ET Alabama is ranked No. 1 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, followed by Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State, while BYU debuts at No. 14 despite a 9-0 start to its season. Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide are among four SEC teams appearing in the top-9 of the initial rankings, along with
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11:54 AM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — A short week became even more challenging for the Baltimore Ravens heading into Thursday night’s game at the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers. On Tuesday, the Ravens canceled practice after learning of more positive coronavirus tests Tuesday morning, according to a source. On Monday, the team announced that two players
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2:13 PM ET Adam Schefter Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books Ben Baby Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate
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5:22 AM ET In an unprecedented meeting, a delegation of five NBA players and several officials from the National Basketball Players Association are at the Vatican this morning for a private audience with Pope Francis to discuss their work on social justice issues. An intermediary for Pope Francis reached out to the players association last
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