Why the Coronavirus is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu

For a spiky sphere just 120 nanometers wide, the coronavirus can be a remarkably cosmopolitan traveler. Spewed from the nose or mouth, it can rocket across a room and splatter onto surfaces; it can waft into poorly ventilated spaces and linger in the air for hours. At its most intrepid, the virus can spread from […]

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Antonio Brown Suspended Eight Games by the N.F.L.

The N.F.L. on Friday suspended wide receiver Antonio Brown for eight regular-season games for his role in a January dispute with a moving company employee, for which he pleaded no contest to burglary and battery charges and received two years probation. Brown was also penalized for sending threatening texts to a woman who accused him […]

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Roderic Teamer and Andre Patton are among six players cut by the Chargers

The Chargers released six players Saturday, including safety Roderic Teamer and wide receiver Andre Patton. Teamer started six games last season as an injury replacement. Last month, he was hit with a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on substance abuse. Patton caught six passes in 13 games in 2019. The Chargers used two […]

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Antonio Brown suspended for 8 games by the NFL | NFL Live

Jeff Darlington, Antonio Brown and Rob Ninkovich react to wide receiver Antonio Brown being suspended for eight games by the NFL for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. They discuss what this could mean for Brown’s future and what teams could potentially sign him. #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn […]

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Eagles’ Marquise Goodwin on his decision to opt out of the 2020 NFL season | First Take

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Marquise Goodwin joins First Take and explains why he decided to opt out of the 2020 NFL season amid the coronavirus pandemic. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch […]

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Rob Ninkovich’s top 5 QB-WR tandems for 2020 | NFL Live

Rob Ninkovich ranks his top five quarterback to wide receiver tandems in the NFL for the 2020 season. Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes & WR Tyreek Hill New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees & WR Michael Thomas Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan & WR Julio Jones Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson & WR DK […]

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Mookie Betts’ mega-deal with Dodgers guts Red Sox faithful: ‘He’s never coming back’

Mookie Betts’ name is shouted with wide smiles in Los Angeles these days, a superstar transplant of hopeful renown who has conjured promise in the present and optimism for the future. In Boston, the departed son is spoken of through gritted teeth, his recollections now only a reminder of dashed desires and broken dreams. So […]

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Is Tyreek Hill considering racing in the Olympics? | Jalen & Jacoby

After a recent workout with Terrell Owens, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek HIll joins Jalen & Jacoby to discuss his inclination to venture outside of football to race in the Olympics. Hill also gives details on his new clothing line and explains his thoughts on being a top receiver in the NFL. ✔️Subscribe to […]

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Tyreek Hill predicts Kansas City Chiefs will win more than five Super Bowls | Jalen & Jacoby

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill joins Jalen and Jacoby to react to Chris Jones promising "5-plus" rings for the team. They also discuss which AFC team is the biggest threat to the Chiefs this season and what Hill is hearing about the NFL’s health and safety protocols. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get […]

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Lakers like the Orlando version of Staples Center: ‘It is pretty dope’

Before the Lakers started practice Saturday on Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports campus, LeBron James and Anthony Davis got a peek at the arena where they would be playing games. They saw the video screens surrounding the court, where it’s possible virtual fans will be shown during a game. They saw the bench area […]

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Senate Kills Broad Curbs on Military Gear for Police, Thwarting Push to Demilitarize

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday rejected a bipartisan bid to bar the Pentagon from transferring a wide range of military-grade weaponry to local police departments, effectively killing the last remaining initiative before Congress this year to address the excessive use of force in law enforcement. With policing overhaul legislation stalled on Capitol Hill, the […]

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If there is high school sports overlap, tough choices await athletes

When two Encino Crespi High wide receivers mingled a little too closely during a water break at a morning workout, the school’s athletic trainer made sure they kept their distance. “Gentlemen! Six feet, please,” she said. “And make sure you keep your mask on. Unless you are drinking water, I don’t want to see your […]

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Is Julio Jones the No. 1 WR in the NFL? | Get Up

The Get Up crew reacts to a poll conducted with NFL personnel ranking the top 10 wide receivers heading into the 2020 NFL season, with the top five including Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones, New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas, Arizona Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins, Cleveland Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. and Kansas City Chiefs […]

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Former Saddleback College receiver catches child thrown from burning building

As a former wide receiver in high school and college, Phillip Blanks has good hands. As a retired U.S. Marine, Blanks was trained to “always be on high alert, not be complacent and to have discipline,” he said. Blanks employed all of those skills last week when he caught a 3-year-old boy who was tossed […]

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NFL star apologizes after posting anti-Semitic quote

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized for a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts, one of which included a quote about Jews falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler. Jackson posted a passage to his Instagram Story that claimed to quote Hitler in saying that Black people were "the real Children of Israel," and that White […]

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Eagles’ DeSean Jackson apologizes after posting anti-Semitic messages | SportsCenter

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he has no hatred toward the Jewish community and issued two separate statements of apology with "a promise to do better" after he posted on social media Monday an anti-Semitic message that he attributed to Adolf Hitler and admiration for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. ✔️Subscribe to […]

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Joel Embiid is skeptical about the NBA’s bubble in Orlando | NBA on ESPN

Just weeks before the NBA is scheduled to restart the season at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World, Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid explains why he’s skeptical of the "bubble" the league has formed around its players and staff. Embiid says he doesn’t trust that the bubble will work, but has […]

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DeSean Jackson Apologizes for Sharing Anti-Semitic Quotation

The star wide receiver DeSean Jackson apologized Tuesday for sharing an anti-Semitic quotation attributed to Hitler, after that and other social media posts were widely condemned, including by his team. In the series of posts, made on Instagram over the weekend, Jackson also praised Louis Farrakhan, a minister notorious for his history of anti-Semitic comments. […]

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China braces for more storms after floods leave 121 dead or missing this year

BEIJING – A wide swath of southern China braced Sunday for more seasonal rains and flooding that state media said has already left more than 120 people dead or missing this year. The National Meteorological Center raised the weather alert to yellow Sunday morning, the third-highest of four warning levels, for more than a half-dozen […]

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‘Black Lives Matter’ will be the message on courts when the NBA season returns

“Black Lives Matter” will be painted on the NBA’s courts inside the ESPN Wide World of Sports campus, sources with knowledge of the plans confirmed to The Times on Monday. The on-court message will be among the most visible signs of activism that the NBA and its players have committed to when they return to […]

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Victor Cruz, Andre Reed join Adam Schefter for ESPN #oneteam Speaker Series

Former NFL wide receivers Victor Cruz and Andre Reed speak with Adam Schefter as part of ESPN’s #oneteam Speaker Series to discuss the current atmosphere surrounding the drive for social justice and positive change in communities. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to […]

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Flood warning for much of south, central and eastern China

BEIJING – China has issued a warning for mudslides and flooding across a wide swath of south, central and eastern China, with heavy rain set to strike the area into Thursday. The National Meteorological Center raised the threat level on Wednesday to yellow, its third highest, with thunderstorms and strong winds also forecast. The provinces […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Dr. Fauci and Other Experts to Testify to Congress

Here’s what you need to know: British leader will lift a wide variety of restrictions. Image People ordering from a restaurant serving only food to take away in London on Tuesday morning.Credit…Frank Augstein/Associated Press Three months after reluctantly and belatedly imposing a lockdown on Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that he would […]

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Is Odell Beckham Jr. a good bet to lead the NFL in receiving? | Daily Wager

Doug Kezirian, Anita Marks and Joe Fortenbaugh go over the betting odds for wide receivers to lead the NFL in receiving yards during the 2020 season, covering Michael Thomas of the New Orleans Saints, Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons, DeAndre Hopkins of the Arizona Cardinals, Odell Beckham Jr. of the Cleveland Browns, Kenny Golladay […]

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Raphael Wicky, Fire trust MLS to keep everybody safe

MLS is scheduled to restart its season with a tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. | AP Photos The Fire are scheduled to resume the 2020 season during a tightly quarantined tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida, where positive tests for COVID-19 are increasing. The number of […]

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