Now we wait to assess impact of Zion injury on Duke

The landscape of the 2018-19 college basketball season might have shifted on Wednesday night … but we don’t know that just yet. Duke lost by 16 points at home to North Carolina, but the biggest storyline coming out of Durham is the status of Zion Williamson. The Wooden Award favorite left the game after just 36 seconds after he slipped, blew out his shoe and fell awkwardly, holding his knee. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski described it as a mild right knee sprain, but we don’t know the potential timeline for…

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Zion Williamson knee injury: Freshman, Duke could sue Nike for sneaker

Duke freshman star Zion Williamson suffered a right knee injury in Wednesday’s game between the No. 1 Blue Devils and No. 8 North Carolina. The injury occurred 36 seconds into the game as Williamson—the presumptive number one pick in the upcoming 2019 NBA Draft—dribbled the basketball as Tar Heels forward Luke Maye defended him. The 18-year-old forward then appeared to lose his footing and fell to the floor. In visible pain, he then grabbed his injured knee. As Williamson was on the floor, it was apparent from the television broadcast…

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Fury’s potential opponents at heavyweight

2:02 PM ET Steve KimESPN In what was a stunning turn of events, it was announced on Monday that Tyson Fury and his promoter, Frank Warren, had signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank that will see his bouts air live on ESPN airwaves. This landmark deal also calls for a minimum of two bouts per year in the United States. Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs), who is still the lineal heavyweight champion of the world, was thought to be on the cusp of consummating a deal to face Deontay Wilder…

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Jerry Kill criticizes Minnesota’s PJ Fleck: ‘He’s about himself’

Former Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill is making it clear that he doesn’t like the way current coach P.J. Fleck runs the Gophers program. Former Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill is making it clear that he doesn’t like the way current coach P.J. Fleck runs the Gophers program. Kill spoke to SiriusXM College’s “Big Ten Today” and shared why he has issues with the way Fleck has operated since taking over from Tracy Claeys. “He went into Minnesota and treated the people the way he treated my guys and telling…

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Winners and losers from Machado’s $300 million deal with Padres

It took 113 days of free agency to play out, but Manny Machado is headed to San Diego on the largest deal ever handed out to a free agent. What does the deal mean for baseball’s new $300 million man, the team that signed him and other interested parties (hint: Harper, Bryce)? We asked ESPN baseball writers Eddie Matz, David Schoenfield and Sam Miller to break it all down. Gut reaction: Do you like this deal for the Padres? Miller: Gut reaction, yes. The Padres probably won’t be very good…

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Toronto FC inicia en Panamá su participación en la Liga de Campeones de la Concacaf

El Toronto FC inicia su andar por la Liga de Campeones de Concacaf 2019, el martes ante su similar de CAI de Panamá, y el equipo canadiense tiene el firme objetivo de ser campeón. Pese a llegar a la final, el cetro de campeones les fue esquivo a un equipo que lo ganó todo. “El año pasado fuimos un equipo que había ganado todo lo que se nos había presentado y ganar la Liga de Campeones era la última meta que debía cumplirse”, dijo el entrenador de Toronto FC, Greg Vanney, quien agregó que, “hicimos un buen torneo, pero no obtuvimos el resultado…

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Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown to miss combine, Pro Day after foot surgery

Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown, a projected top-15 pick in April’s NFL draft, underwent surgery for a Lisfranc injury last month that will prevent him from participating in the combine and his pro day, but he still is expected to be ready for summer training camp, per league sources. Alabama’s Quinnen Williams is one of several game-wreckers in Round 1. Mel projects Picks 1-32 in April’s draft, and it’s heavy on pass-rushers. All 32 NFL teams were notified about Brown’s injury and status on Friday, per a team source. Teams…

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WWE news: What were the biggest takeaways from Elimination Chamber?

WWE’s Elimination Chamber accomplished its goal, setting the table for WrestleMania 35 in April. There is still one more pay per view before WrestleMania, which takes place on March 10 with Fastlane. But the card is coming together, thanks largely to an entertaining Elimination Chamber that saw critical performances from Becky Lynch and Kofi Kingston. Here are the results from the show: · Buddy Murphy successfully defended his Cruiserweight championship against Akira Tozawa on the preshow · Sasha Banks and Bayley won the tag team Elimination Chamber match to capture the women’s…

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NBA All-Star Game 2019 – Draft your own team as LeBron or Giannis

The King stays The King. You came up with a clutch performance in the draft and put together a winning squad. Now, can you do the same in free agency in July? The King stays The King. You came up with a clutch performance in the draft and put together a winning squad. Now, can you do the same in free agency in July? There will be no Team LeBron dynasty in the All-Star Game, as your squad didn’t quite measure up. The good news? You’re still LeBron James. There…

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Jugador de la selección hondureña debutó con el FC Dallas de la MLS

Bryan Acosta, refuerzo del FC Dallas para la temporada 2019 de la MLS, se estrenó con el equipo del estado de Texas durante un partido amistoso contra Seattle Sounders. Este jugador se acaba de incorporar al club y entró en el minuto 67 en sustitución de Jacori Hayes. El centroamericano fue comprado por el equipo de la MLS al Tenerife de España por $3 millones de dólares. Es uno de los mejores futbolistas de la selección de su país y los fans del equipo de Texas tienen esperanzas de que los ayude…

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