Los Angeles teams
- Lakers won't replace Howard, 'hopeful' he'll play
- Doc expects Lou Williams on court with Clippers
- JR Smith signs with Lakers for NBA restart
- Family of Dodgers' Toles just glad he's alive
Hour 3 opened up with "The Scoop" and talk on the NFL taking off 2 games off the preseason schedule. Plus, more reaction to Frank Vogel and Alex Caruso's Zoom Presser. And, will NBA players "respect the bubble?" Then, "Game Of Games." Also, Crosstalk with Allen Sliwa.
En Jorge Ramos y su Banda, analizan esta nueva decisión de la FIFA por adquirir nuevas tecnologías para percatarse mejor de los fuera de juego.
Coach Frank Vogel said Wednesday the Lakers will not seek a replacement player for Dwight Howard, who is currently quarantining with his family in Georgia, and they're "hopeful and optimistic that he'll be able to join us in Orlando."
With John still out, Mason and Brian Kamenetzky started the show talking about the concern that Dwight Howard might not show up to Orlando for the Lakers. And, which one of your senses would you not mind losing? Plus, reaction to the Lakers signing JR Smith. And, World Record Eater Joey Chesnutt called in to talk about the "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating" Contest and gives some pointers to Mase for his showdown vs. Allen Sliwa. Also, will the Dodgers go over or under 38 wins?
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
MLB statement to ESPN regarding teams not naming players that test positive for coronavirus: "Because COVID-19 is not considered an employment-related injury, we will respect the privacy of the players who test positive or who are under evaluation, and we will defer to their wishes regarding public updates about their status. Without their voluntary permission, we will not disclose any COVID-19 related information."
It’s Wednesday and that means Momma Momo is in the house! It’s also July 1st and today's the day we’ll know if Dwight Howard will be joining the Lakers in Orlando. Ramona and Jorge share stories of stakeouts gone wrong. And, even though the MLB is “on” they still can’t get it together.
The Jump: Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Zach Lowe react to the latest news around the return to play.
The panel discusses how Lou Williams, Dwight Howard, Bradley Beal and Victor Oladipo's decisions to play in Orlando are all still up in the air. Plus, how the league address kneeling during the anthem and more NBA topics.
Doc Rivers thinks that Lou Williams will rejoin the Clippers when play starts, after the player said he was 50-50.
JR Smith, who worked out for the Lakers in February and hasn't played in an NBA game since November 2018, has signed with the team for the league's restart.
The family of Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles is just glad he's alive after his arrest in Florida.
As players across the country continue to test positive for the coronavirus, can college football really expect a return to normal for the 2020 season?
Kevin Pelton evaluates how teams have set their rosters during the NBA transaction period.
Who among Gonzaga's prized trio will return? Does Luka Garza take a shot at the draft? What transfers will be eligible next season? Jeff Borzello discusses all of these concerns and more.
Spring training 2.0 ... or summer camp? No matter what you call it, baseball's road back to the field starts today. Here's what you need to get up to speed.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Lincoln Landis, 97, in a statement to ESPN Tue. night about calls to remove the first commissioner's name from the MVP Award, said his uncle was "fair-minded, totally honest and straightforward" and "there is no case whatever to be made" regarding "any hint of racism." He said his uncle would've celebrated Jackie Robinson's achievement and felt the "entry of blacks in the major leagues promised ‘what's good for baseball,' his signature requirement for the national pastime."
The fans have spoken. The players on ESPN's Greatest All-Time Baseball Team are official. Here's who made the cut.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Angels GM Billy Eppler, asked if Jo Adell can get enough development in July to be an everyday contributor this season: "That's what we're hopeful for." Totally unrelated note: Teams get an extra year of service time by waiting until July 29 to activate prospects.
GM Rob Pelinka says the Lakers have put a lot of thought into the mental aspect of the team's upcoming journey to Orlando.
After serving only as a designated hitter in 2019 while recovering from Tommy John surgery, Shohei Ohtani will resume a two-way role with the Angels this season, general manager Billy Eppler confirmed Tuesday. Ohtani will likely pitch one game a week.