Month: November 2021

The health secretary has said it is going to be a “great Christmas” as he defended not imposing stricter restrictions to combat the new COVID variant. Sajid Javid told Trevor Phillips On Sunday it would be “irresponsible to make guarantees” but the measures announced this week in reaction to the Omicron variant will “buy us
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12:50 AM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Kings winger Brendan Lemieux was hit with a match penalty and ejected from Saturday’s 4-2 win after Ottawa Senators winger Brady Tkachuk said Lemieux bit his hand. The players were grappling on the ice in the third period before Tkachuk got up with blood
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Global concern about the coronavirus pandemic is growing, with a number of countries detecting confirmed cases of the Omicron variant for the first time. Travel restrictions are also being imposed once again as governments suspend flights from southern Africa, the region where this strain was first detected. Here is a look at the latest COVID-19
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7:44 PM ET AUBURN, Ala. — Despite turning in one of its most inept offensive performances of the Nick Saban era during regulation, No. 3 Alabama rallied to defeat Auburn in the fourth overtime period, 24-22, on Saturday. With 1:35 remaining in the fourth quarter, trailing by 7 points and its College Football Playoff hopes
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11:41 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” The Seattle Mariners are acquiring second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier in a trade with the San Diego Padres, sources familiar with the agreement tell ESPN. Going to San Diego will be hard-throwing left-handed
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3:32 PM ET The NHL announced Saturday that the New York Islanders have had their schedule postponed through at least the end of November due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the club. The Islanders have dealt with an increasingly depleted lineup for several games, and yet another player entered COVID protocols on Saturday. That meant
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