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Jack Grealish exclusive: It's time for me to deliver to keep Aston Villa in Premier League

Jack Grealish insists the onus is on him to deliver in the final 10 games to keep Aston Villa in the Premier League, and it’s something he thrives off. Grealish has been Villa’s star player this season but sees his side 19th in the Premier League, two points from safety but with a game in hand. So often Villa’s talisman, captain Grealish is relishing the weight on his shoulders in

Sources: Top NBA seeds mull playoff advantages

Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Just days away from Thursday’s vote of the NBA board of governors to approve a plan to restart the season with 22 teams in Orlando, Florida, several of the franchises considered to be title favorites are internally discussing how to retain some

Man City boss Guardiola makes decision on future step in managerial career

Pep Guardiola has a "dream of coaching a national team someday" according to his brother and agent Pere. The Manchester City boss is among the most successful coaches in world football following trophy-laden spells at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and now the Etihad. But his contract in Manchester expires next summer and speculation continues over his next move. Guardiola was reportedly approached about the possibility of coaching Argentina following the 2018

Rangers' K'Andre Miller angry over racist remarks

New York Rangers prospect K’Andre Miller addressed the racist treatment he received while being introduced to the team’s fans in April, saying it was another example of his challenge to be accepted as a black hockey player. “I struggle because I’ve never been fully accepted by either the black community or the white community,” Miller wrote in a tweeted statement Monday. “I struggle because for years I have been one

Sky Sports EFL Podcast: What's next for the Championship, League One and League Two?

Sky Sports EFL presenter Jonathan Oakes is joined by David Prutton and Keith Andrews to discuss all the latest developments surrounding the restart of the Championship, and the latest state of play in League One and League Two. Listen to it here Download it here The Championship have announced a provisional restart date on the weekend of June 20, subject to all safety requirements and government guidelines being met. Latest

Knicks explain lack of public comment to staffers

Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2018 Appears regularly on ESPN Chicago 1000 NEW YORK — An internal email was sent out to Madison Square Garden employees on Monday addressing the lack of a public statement regarding the outrage following the death of George Floyd. “We know that some of you have asked about whether our company is going to make a public statement about the killing of George Floyd by

Dad: Raiders' Ruggs injures thigh during a move

Covered Oakland Raiders for CSNBayArea.com and Sacramento Bee for eight years Member of Pro Football Writers Association Previously worked at Los Angeles Times, Las Vegas Review-Journal and Sports Illustrated Las Vegas Raiders rookie receiver Henry Ruggs III, the team’s top draft pick, suffered a cut to his thigh recently while moving things into a trailer, his father told AL.com on Monday. A Raiders source said the team was “told [Ruggs]

Pistons' Casey: We all have to be and do better

Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey lived through desegregation in Kentucky and said he knows what it has felt like to go into a new school unwanted and unwelcome. He’s seen the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia and Breonna Taylor in Kentucky. On Saturday, Casey, who is black,

Jones Knows: Premier League returns; back Southampton for a top-half finish

Our tipster Jones Knows has jumped back into the Premier League markets and is all over a Southampton top-10 finish at 13/2. I’ll be honest. My life over the past 24 hours has mirrored that of the famous ‘distracted boyfriend’ meme. I’ve been holding hands with the Bundesliga, being a good boy, recommending some bets – albeit losing ones, it must be said. But then, whoosh, out of the darkness,

Coronavirus: FIFA expects football disruption until COVID-19 vaccine found

FIFA has warned that football will be “very different” until a COVID-19 vaccine is found. The governing body has released a risk assessment tool to help its 211 member associations and six continental confederations facilitate a safe return to football following the coronavirus pandemic. PL optimistic fans will return next season Liverpool could win title at neutral venue on police advice Neville’s relief at Premier League return Leagues around the