Candace Parker's Chicago debut, a WNBA Finals rematch and the return of several players who sat out 2020 are must-watch when the season tips May 14.
New York teams
- Wolves game rescheduled to 4 ET without fans
- Umpire West gets $500K in suit against Lo Duca
- Darnold: NFL trade talk was 'tough' to deal with
- Yankees' Hicks sits out game in wake of shooting
The Wolves will host the Nets on Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET without fans after Monday's game was postponed following the police shooting of Daunte Wright. The Twins and Red Sox will play Tuesday at 2:10 p.m.
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The Nets-Timberwolves game originally scheduled for Monday night has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. CT today, sources tell ESPN's Malika Andrews. There will not be any fans in attendance.
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Aaron Hicks took himself out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Blue Jays in the wake of the police shooting of Daunte Wright. "I think it's just been a hard day for him, understandably, and emotional," Aaron Boone said.
The Twins, Timberwolves and Wild all postponed games on Monday following the police shooting of Daunte Wright on Sunday night.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Yankees manager Aaron Boone on supporting his players' decision to sit the game out tonight in the aftermath of the police shooting of a Black man that has caused unrest in Minneapolis: "Things that go on in society and in our culture spill over into athletics and these guys, rightfully so, have gained more and more of a platform to be able to express themselves. And I certainly support their right to do that.”
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Manager Aaron Boone on what he would say to any fan criticizing Aaron Hicks decision' to sit the game out tonight: “Aaron is hurting in a huge way, and in a way felt it was probably the responsible thing to take himself out in knowing that it was going to be hard for him to be all in mentally in what's a high-stakes, difficult job to go out there and perform for the New York Yankees.”
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— A game between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed due to rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader for Tuesday.
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