Grizzlies have fifth straight game postponed

Wednesday’s game between the Bulls and Grizzlies at FedExForum in Memphis has been postponed due to the NBA’s health and safety’s protocols. It will be the Grizzlies’ fifth straight game postponed under the policy and sixth overall, matching the Washington Wizards for most in the NBA. The Wizards returned to action on Sunday, their first game in 13 days after seeing six players test positive for COVID-19 and three others

Adam and Jordan Walne: Brothers in arms on the field and off it

Not having Huddersfield Giants’ club physio available to massage his aching joints may be one thing Adam Walne is missing about the world of Super League rugby, but otherwise the forward is enjoying being able to focus on other areas of his life. It is nearly three months since the 30-year-old left the Giants and the full-time rugby league environment to allow him to focus more on his and brother

The American Express: Tony Finau tied at the top, Russell Knox just two back after 64

Tony Finau gave himself another great chance to end his long wait for a second PGA Tour title as he earned a share of the third-round lead at The American Express in California. Finau bounced back from a double-bogey at the 13th with three straight birdies on the Stadium Course at PGA West, carding a 67 which took him to 15 under alongside Max Homa and Si Woo Kim. Leaderboard

Towns says he's tested positive for COVID-19

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns on Friday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The diagnosis is especially hard for Towns, whose mother, Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, died at 59 on April 13 due to complications from COVID-19. She had dealt with the virus for a month. Towns said before the season that six other family members have also died due to complications with the virus. “Prior to tonight’s game, I

Alen Babic has shoulder surgery after snapping ligament in KO win but hopes to return in May

Alen Babic has undergone surgery after revealing how a shoulder ligament “snapped” in his win over Tom Little, but the Croatian contender still hopes to return in May. ‘The Savage’ Babic blasted aside Little to bring up his sixth professional victory, all by knockout, despite suffering an agonising injury in the opening minutes of the heavyweight fight in November. The 30-year-old required an operation in Croatia by a specialist surgeon

European eTour: Free live YouTube stream from 2020 season finale The 2020 European eTour season reaches a climax on Wednesday, with the Global Finals available to watch for free via Sky Sports Golf’s live YouTube stream. Golf’s first esports series is played using the online and mobile golf game World Golf Tour (WGT), with over 800,000 qualification entries during the five regular-season events over the past year. Players who have won or finished runner-up in any of this season’s

Australian Open: Heather Watson among 72 players isolating after positive coronavirus tests on flights

Heather Watson is among 72 players competing in the Australian Open who cannot leave their hotel rooms for 14 days following five positive Covid-19 tests on chartered flights. Three people on a chartered flight from Los Angeles carrying 24 players returned positive swabs upon their arrival in Melbourne, while on a later flight from Abu Dhabi, a sole passenger on a plane carrying 23 players also returned a positive result.

Thompson, Packers GM who chose Rodgers, dies

Covered Packers for Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997-2013 Two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association GREEN BAY, Wis. — Former Packers general manager Ted Thompson — who drafted Aaron Rodgers, traded away Brett Favre and built the team that won Super Bowl XLV — has died, according to coach Matt LaFleur. He was 68. Thompson, who played 10 seasons in the NFL

Trainers, execs don't see NBA shutdown ahead

Baxter Holmes (@Baxter) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print, focusing on the NBA. He has covered the Lakers, the Celtics and previously worked for The Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times. Despite nine COVID-related postponements since Sunday, team health officials, team executives and sources around the NBA familiar with its health and safety protocols say that, while the situation remains fluid, they don’t expect it to warrant

Texans interview QB McCown for head coach

Covered the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee Marquette University graduate HOUSTON — The Houston Texans have interviewed quarterback Josh McCown for their head coach opening, the team announced on Friday. Houston signed the quarterback to a two-year contract on Nov. 4 from the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad, with him joining Deshaun Watson and AJ McCarron on the active roster. The Texans also announced they have “continued discussions” about the vacancy with