6:19 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The 17-year-old daughter of Toronto Blue Jays first-base coach Mark Budzinski died in a boating accident in Virginia over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Julia Budzinski was one of two girls who fell off a tube being pulled behind a boat on the James River in Richmond
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11:40 PM ET ESPN News Services WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Rick Bowness doesn’t mind being the second choice. The Winnipeg Jets‘ new coach was introduced Monday, a little more than a week after the team’s first choice, Barry Trotz, declined an offer because he wanted to spend more time with his family. “If I’m in his
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Uncapped spinner Maheesh Theekshana was included in SL squad for 2nd Test vs Australia© AFP Uncapped spinners Maheesh Theekshana and Dinuth Wellalage were on Tuesday drafted into Sri Lanka’s Covid-hit squad for the second Test against Australia. Left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama on Monday tested positive for coronavirus after former captain Angelo Mathews had to pull
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9:39 PM ET Associated Press HAVANA — There were some cheers for “The Star-Spangled Banner” before USA Basketball’s game in Cuba on Independence Day. And then the Americans celebrated the holiday with a big win. Xavier Munford scored 24 points and the U.S. defeated Cuba 87-64 on Monday night to close the first round of
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6:09 PM ET Associated Press VIRGINIA WATER, England — Ian Poulter and two other players who signed up for the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series won a stay Monday from a British court that allows them to play in the Scottish Open. Poulter, Adrian Otaegui of Spain and Justin Harding of South Africa challenged their suspension
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4:51 PM ET ESPN News Services The Chicago White Sox canceled their postgame fireworks celebration on Monday in the wake of a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago that left at least six people dead and wounded 24 others. A moment of silence will be held before the start of Chicago’s
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4:35 PM ET Jonathan Echols, a prospective top prospect in the 2024 class, committed to Tennessee on Monday. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound Echols, who’s seen time at defensive end and tight end for IMG Academy, says he is going to play offense for the Volunteers. “It’s really both of them, kind of about the same,” Echols
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2:09 PM ET Hank Goldberg, who worked at ESPN as an NFL reporter and handicapping expert for two decades, died Monday on his 82nd birthday, his family confirmed. Goldberg had been in treatment for chronic kidney disease in recent years. Known as Hammering Hank, Goldberg was .500 or better in 15 of 17 NFL seasons
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