Month: January 2020

6:04 PM ET Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will host “Saturday Night Live” on Feb. 1, the show announced Tuesday on Twitter. Watt will host the show, with musical guest Luke Combs, the day before Super Bowl LIV. “SNL!!!! I can’t even pretend to hide my excitement about this haha! This is something truly
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6:19 PM ET Former Wisconsin and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is joining the New York Giants staff, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. Bielema spent the past two seasons as a defensive assistant with the New England Patriots, where he worked with new Giants coach Joe Judge. Bielema served as New England’s defensive line coach
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5:22 PM ET Associated Press DALLAS — SMU has hired Garrett Riley as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and promoted offensive line coach AJ Ricker to co-offensive coordinator. The younger brother of Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley was set to be promoted to offensive coordinator at Appalachian State after serving as running backs coach in 2019.
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4:28 PM ET HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Police are investigating a possible battery outside the home of free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown on Tuesday afternoon. The alleged victim — a driver of a moving truck seen outside Brown’s home — said that he was “battered” by Brown and his trainer, Glen Holt. According to police, Holt
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3:57 PM ET Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Corey Liuget settled a lawsuit against his former trainer, who he alleged injected him with a substance banned by the NFL. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but Liuget initially sued for $15 million. Liuget was suspended four games by the
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4:10 PM ET MOBILE, Ala. — Justin Herbert quickly rattled off the list of names: Carson Wentz, Baker Mayfield, Daniel Jones. Those are quarterbacks who reversed the trend of skipping the Senior Bowl in recent years — and used the January showcase to help turn them into top-six overall draft picks. Of course Herbert would
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4:28 PM ET Police are investigating a possible battery at the home of free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown Tuesday afternoon in Hollywood, Florida. A police spokesman told ESPN that Brown is a suspect in the incident, but has not been arrested or charged. Police said the case does not involve a domestic dispute. Police described
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3:51 PM ET Associated Press Former NHL forward Akim Aliu has signed in the Czech Extraliga for the remainder of the season, a source told the Associated Press on Tuesday. Aliu joins the Czech league team with 14 games left in the season; playing for HC Litvinov gives him a chance to display his game
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3:36 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN METAIRIE, La. — Sleep might be hard to come by for New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson on Tuesday night. The No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft is set to make his NBA regular-season debut on Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs, but he said on Tuesday that
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2:30 PM ET The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday urging Major League Baseball to strip recent World Series championships from the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox and award them to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The resolution, originally presented by council members Gil Cedillo and Paul Koretz on Wednesday, notes the
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