Coyotes adding cancer victim, 9, to ring of honor

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes will take an extraordinary step before Saturday’s game against St. Louis by inducting Leighton Accardo into their ring of honor. Leighton, who left a deep imprint on the organization as a former member of the Arizona Kachinas youth hockey program, died of cancer on

TikTok star says Jake Paul forced her into sex act

A star on the social media platform TikTok said that YouTube-star-turned-boxer Jake Paul forced her to perform a sex act without consent in the summer of 2019. Justine Paradise said in a 20-minute video posted on YouTube last Friday that she didn’t say anything about the alleged attack sooner because

Darnold: NFL trade talk was ‘tough’ to deal with

Covered Panthers, NFL for 11 years More than 25 years experience covering NFL, college football and NASCAR Joined ESPN in 2006 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As thrilled as Sam Darnold appears to get a second chance with the Carolina Panthers, he admitted it was tough moving on from the team that

Braves rip ’embarrassing’ call at home in Phils’ win

Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com. A controversial lost replay challenge by the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning on Sunday night was the difference in the game as the Philadelphia Phillies came from behind in a wild 7-6 victory. Phillies third baseman Alec

Depleted Lakers earn ‘best win of year’ vs. Nets

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. It was a potential NBA finals preview, albeit with superstars on both sides sidelined with injuries. But nevertheless, Los Angeles Lakers guard

Local product Musgrove tosses Padres’ first no-no

Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com The San Diego Padres are no longer the only major league team without a no-hitter. And for that they can thank local product Joe Musgrove, who twirled his first career no-hitter in a 3-0

Match Report – York 0 – 26 Wigan

Wigan were made to work hard before securing their place in the Betfred Challenge Cup quarter-finals with a 26-0 victory at Championship side York. York asserted early pressure on the 2020 Grand Final runners-up but the quality of the Super League outfit eventually shone through as they ran in five

NCAA tourney ref who collapsed had blood clot

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato The referee who collapsed during Gonzaga’s matchup against USC in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament had a blood clot in his lung, The Indianapolis Star reported Friday. Bert Smith told the publication the fall might have saved

LISTEN: Hull Kingston Rovers head coach Tony Smith on The Coaching Manual podcast

Tony Smith has admitted he was left questioning his involvement in rugby league following two tragedies which affected Hull Kingston Rovers during 2020. The first saw Mose Masoe suffer a life-changing spinal injury just three minutes into a pre-season game against Wakefield Trinity in January. Then, at the end of