12:27 PM ET Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier is asking a federal magistrate judge to overturn his conviction, less than a week before he is scheduled to start serving two months in jail. Spanier was in a Scranton, Pennsylvania, courthouse Thursday as his lawyers argued it violated the U.S.
12:09 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Two referees who worked the controversial Game 7 between the Vegas Golden Knights and San Jose Sharks in the first round will not officiate in the second round. Dan O’Halloran and Eric Furlatt were on the ice for a pivotal major penalty call in the third period that gave the
11:55 AM ET Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill, who will not face charges of child abuse, issued a statement Thursday saying he is “working hard to be the best person for my family and our community I can be.” “I love and support my family above anything,” Hill said in the statement issued Thursday.
11:35 AM BST English Premiership side Sale Sharks have signed South Africa lock Lood de Jager on a three-year deal, the first of a number of Springbok players set to move to European clubs after the World Cup in Japan. De Jager, 26, will leave Pretoria-based Super Rugby side the Bulls either at the start
11:46 AM ET Whether you love the NHL’s playoff format or not, you have to admit the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs was filled with sheer entertainment from start to finish. From shocking upsets to sweeps to seven-game series, it was everything hockey fans love about the postseason. But after so many
11:11 AM ET NHL InsidersESPN The second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs are set to begin on Thursday, April 25. Our writers, analysts and editors weigh in with their predictions for each series: ESPN experts panel: Sean Allen, NHL fantasy columnist; Ben Arledge, associate editor; Pierre Becquey, deputy editor; John Buccigross, SportsCenter anchor,
10:43 AM ET Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman is expected to miss the start of the 2019-20 season following ACL surgery, the team announced Thursday. The team said Hyman, 26, tore his ACL during the first round against the Boston Bruins, though he appeared in all seven games of the series. Surgery is scheduled
11:49 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN As we clear the rubble from millions of busted brackets, and survey the surprising entrants in the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs, we begin to get a sense of the playoff MVP race and the players currently on track for the Conn Smythe Trophy. Please keep in
1:00 AM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The one sure thing about the NFL draft is that nothing is for sure. Which is why, as the San Francisco 49ers have prepared for Thursday night’s first round, they’ve devoted plenty of time and effort to go through every possible scenario. As it stands, the easiest path
1:00 AM ET There is a woman in a wedding dress, walking. OK, actually it’s half of a wedding dress. The bottom is a white gown, the trim stained with red clay mud dust. The top is black, a jacket that appears to be sewn to the lower half, with a giant slanted white No.