The Anaheim Ducks are no longer viciously depleted down the middle. In what’s generally being characterized as a hockey trade benefiting both sides, the Ducks acquired centerman Adam Henrique, prospect Joseph Blandisi and a conditional 2018 third-round draft pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Sami Vatanen. For Anaheim, Henrique fills a
Emily Kaplan: If I was asked this question two months ago, I would have answered McDavid, without hesitation. I believed that the Edmonton Oilers were poised to win a Stanley Cup as soon as this season. Given where things stand now in Edmonton, I’m not as bullish. I do see Auston Matthews hoisting a Cup
Inside the ring, 2017 has been a very good year for undefeated junior lightweight Lamont Roach Jr. He has three consecutive victories and is scheduled to fight his first main event Thursday when he takes on Rey “Flash” Perez at the MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Outside the ring, however,
Tiger Woods is set to return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, where, as the tournament host, he is eligible for a special exemption given to … the tournament host. While everyone else in the 18-player field will be ranked among the top 50 in the world, Woods — ranked
MONACO — Novak Djokovic is bringing aboard former top-10 player Radek Stepanek as a coach. Djokovic, a 12-time major champion, and Stepanek announced their partnership during a joint appearance on Instagram Live on Thursday. Said Djokovic: “So this is the new team, baby. This is my new man.” Added Stepanek: “Now it’s official.” Novak Djokovic,
6:20 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero asked center Adam Henrique for a chat on Thursday morning. It seemed routine. It wasn’t. “I was shocked,” said Henrique, who was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in a package for defenseman Sami Vatanen on Thursday. “It wasn’t something I was expecting. In
In a few days, Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto will once again go through the same routine he’s done for his previous 46 fights. He’ll strap on his boxing gear, warm up, and then make the walk to the ring for a prizefight in which he will do battle with the same passion he always
Following a disappointing loss to Leicester, the FC crew dissect what has gone wrong for Spurs in the Premier League so far. Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham’s slow start in defeat at Leicester has become a recurring theme for his side. Dele Alli says Spurs’ loss at Leicester is difficult to take, and they need to
Nov 30, 2017 Isaac RobinsonESPN Much — some say far too much — is made of mind games in boxing. On Tuesday, down countless flights of stairs in the luxurious dungeon of The Savoy, a forthcoming world title fight brought together several of the sport’s very sharpest tongues. While they have in common intelligence, George
The Boxing Writers Association of America has named a fighter of the year as part of its annual awards for decades. It will continue to carry on that tradition, and the organization has announced that it will begin giving out a women’s fighter of the year award as well. It will be named the Christy
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England selector Angus Fraser is hopeful of imminent clarity over Ben Stokes and his ongoing police investigation, but acknowledged that the situation is more important than purely having him play cricket again. On Wednesday, Avon and Somerset Police said Stokes’ case was being passed onto the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) as they sought charging advice.
4:00 PM GMT ESPN staff Club rugby is back in the spotlight — outside of Cardiff at least — and there are some mouthwatering matches in store. Ahead of a busy few days our experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained
The Rugby Football Union suffered a £6 million operating loss in 2016-17, while investing a record £99.6m into the game. The national governing body published its annual report and accounts on Thursday. The financial results showed lower year-on-year revenues, but that can be attributed to England hosting the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with those figures
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett underwent minor knee surgery Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN.com, but Urban Meyer said he will play against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game Saturday. Barrett’s surgery to clean up his injured right knee went well over the weekend, the source said, and Ohio State decided Barrett’s status would
ROME — Former US Open finalist Roberta Vinci says she will retire from tennis after the Italian Open in May. Vinci made the announcement on Twitter and in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport. She said she decided to retire midseason after struggling with injuries this year, which dropped her ranking to No. 117.
11:46 AM ET ESPN staff Conor McGregor has been fined £350 after he was caught speeding in Ireland earlier this year, a court has confirmed. A court sporkesperson told ESPN that McGregor, 29, appeared at Blanchardstown District Court Thursday, where judge Miriam Walsh handed him a 400 euro fine (around £350), which he has been
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, we pose a question to a panel of ESPN fantasy basketball experts to gauge their thoughts on a hot topic. Today’s contributors are ESPN Fantasy’s Andre Snellings, Jim McCormick and Kyle Soppe. What player would you recommend trading for because you think his value will increase in the coming weeks?