What was it like to stage a boxing event with no fans allowed?

12:19 PM ETSteve KimESPN While boxing events throughout the United States were being postponed and canceled this past weekend amid the growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, one nationally televised card did take place this past Friday...

NorthEast United’s Avram Grant: India is doing the right thing

 Avram Grant says India is doing the right things in football, days after being tasked with reviving NorthEast Uniteds fortunes in the ISL, like he did when he was in charge of Premier League giants Chelsea many summers ago.After...

Rick Pitino returns to college basketball as Iona coach

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Hall of Famer Rick Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday.Pitino coached at Louisville from 2001-17 before being fired in a pay-for-play scandal and had been coaching in Greece. He replaces...

CFB Storylines of the Week

These are unprecedented times -- you already know that, but it's worth repeating -- and while it goes without saying, we hope everyone is healthy and doing everything they can to remain so. If you're looking for a distraction,...

Kansas Jayhawks depth issues

10:03 AM ETJohn GasawayESPN Insider CloseESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street JournalThe incredible streak of 13 consecutive regular-season Big 12 titles that Kansas has put together...

Australia-New Zealand ODIs to be played behind closed doors

Concerns among Australia's players about potential exposure to coronavirus in front of large crowds of spectators were a factor in Cricket Australia's decision to play the one-day series against New Zealand behind closed doors, with the T20I matches at...

NASCAR suspends season until May but will reschedule events

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR has suspended its season until May as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation to postpone gatherings for the next eight weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic.The decision came after at least...

Five points: one surprise follows another

by Ian Marshall, Editor   Five points to note……. Major casualties Three of the top eight names on men’s singles opening day duty completed their group stage matches without a win...

10 biggest storylines for spring practice

We’re only two months removed from LSU’s national championship triumph and spring practices are already beginning on campuses across the country. That means it’s time to turn our attention toward the 2020 season. Plenty has happened since LSU took down...

Beckham visits empty stadium as MLS club’s home debut delayed

David Beckham’s six-year wait to watch his Major League Soccer (MLS) club make its home debut, which was to have ended Saturday, has been extended by the league’s coronavirus shutdown.But that didn’t stop him and his family from visiting...