Tag: Players

‘CHEERS’: Norwich City FC fan buys players a drink in his will

Norwich City fan Barrie Greaves left $ 130 in his will so the struggling Premier League club’s players could have a drink on him, the BBC reported on Saturday. Norwich tweeted https://twitter.com/NorwichCityFC a photo of their squad raising a glass to Barrie, who died on Dec. 28 aged 83. He had always joked about leaving…

Italy's female soccer players aim to change law limiting pay

FILE – In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Australia’s Ellie Carpenter, left, chases Italy’s Barbara Bonansea during a Women’s World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, France. Italy won 2-0. Italy’s surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup this year went…

NBA cuts off media access to players for remainder of China trip

The NBA announced Friday that the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets will not talk with reporters for the remainder of their stay in China, where they are set to play one last exhibition game on Saturday. “We have decided not to hold media availability for our teams for the remainder of our trip…

Lowe: NBA's six most intriguing players

8:24 AM ET It’s time for our first fall tradition: picking the six most intriguing players of the season. As usual, we (mostly) steer clear of superstars and rookies. Jonathan Isaac, Orlando Magic Orlando’s offseason plan for Isaac led him to a startling discovery. “I did not know I could eat this much,” Isaac says.…

Meet the Class of 2019: The MLB players who graduated to stardom

8:00 AM ET Jeff Passan Close ESPN ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” David Schoenfield Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 Young players are dominating baseball like never before,…