Month: July 2021

7:52 PM ET The Vancouver Canucks traded Nate Schmidt to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday after the defenseman reportedly blocked previous attempts to move him there, a source told ESPN, confirming a report by TSN. The Jets acquired Schmidt, 30, for a 2022 third-round draft pick. The Canucks had previously acquired Schmidt from the Vegas
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Slipknot founder member Joey Jordison has died at the age of 46. A representative for his family told Rolling Stone that he died peacefully in his sleep. “Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow,” a statement said. Image: Slipknot, pictured here at the 2006 Grammys, rose to fame in
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3:39 PM ET Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and is experiencing “mild symptoms,” according to David Stearns, the team’s president of baseball operations. Yelich, 29, will be out a minimum of 10 days, while teammate Jace Peterson has been placed on the COVID-19 injured list, as well, because of
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Airlines are putting pressure on the government to exempt fully-vaccinated Americans and EU visitors from quarantine on their arrival to the UK. Amid widespread reports ministers could announce such a move as early as Wednesday, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic – as well as Heathrow Airport – have claimed a recent trial demonstrates how international
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2:56 PM ET KANSAS CITY — Patrick Mahomes added to the collection of sports franchises that he has a stake in by buying into the ownership group of MLS club Sporting Kansas City. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the
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12:15 PM BST Britain fought back superbly from 21 points down to beat the United States 26-21 on Tuesday and seal a semi-final meeting with New Zealand in the Olympic Rugby Sevens at the Tokyo Stadium. Six-man Argentina overcame an early red card to shock South Africa 19-14 and will face defending champions Fiji in
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1:24 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Terence Crawford, ESPN’s No. 2 pound-for-pound boxer, could be preparing for a quantum leap in competition. A fight between the welterweight champion and former titleholder Shawn Porter was ordered by the WBO late Wednesday night. In the letter, sent to Crawford’s promoter, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum and Tom Brown,
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