Mental health will be prioritized as NBA teams get ready to enter bubble

NEW ORLEANS — Jrue Holiday expects basketball to be the easy part. The Pelicans guard will be living in the NBA’s “bubble” when 22 teams gather near Orlando, Florida, this month to resume their suspended season. Holiday’s wife, Lauren, a former U.S. national team soccer player, is pregnant with the couple’s second child at a […]

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole as Ferrari flops in Austria

DARKO BANDIC/POOL/AFP via Getty Images10:19 AM ETLaurence EdmondsonF1 Editor Close• Joined ESPN in 2009 • An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011Valtteri Bottas secured pole position for the opening race of the 2020 Formula One season, beating teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole position by 0.012s.Bottas secured pole despite sliding off the track and into the gravel on […]

Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Blues boost Champions League hopes with comfortable win over struggling Hornets

Olivier Giroud has scored twice in three starts since the Premier League’s resumption in JuneChelsea boosted their Champions League qualification hopes with a comfortable win over Premier League strugglers Watford.The result lifts the Blues back up to fourth in the table, after they were temporarily leapfrogged by Manchester United. Nigel Pearson’s side remain a point […]

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Jul 1, 2020Kevin SeifertESPN Staff Writer CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008The NFL has shortened its 2020 preseason to two games, a source said, part of a larger acclimatization plan for players after an unprecedented virtual offseason program during the coronavirus pandemic.In essence, the league…

Texas linebacker Overshown to sit out until ‘changes made’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas junior linebacker DeMarvion Overshown saidThursday he will sit out from all team activities until the school starts meeting demands for campus changes sought by dozens of Longhorns athletes. The demands made in early June include renaming several campus buildings currently named after former Texas officials with ties to the Confederacy […]