Month: December 2018

4:48 PM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Fifth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro will miss the Australian Open as he continues his recovery from a knee injury. “Recovery is going great and I will tell you later where I will be making my comeback,” the 30-year-old Argentine wrote on Twitter. “Unfortunately it won’t happen in
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3:19 PM ET Tennessee Titans linebacker Brian Orakpo announced Monday that he is retiring from the NFL. Orakpo, a four-time Pro Bowl selection, completed his 10th NFL season in 2018. He was limited to 13 games (all starts) this season, finishing with 1.5 sacks, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and 28 tackles. The Washington
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2:47 PM ET The NBA fined Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala $25,000 on Monday for throwing a ball into the stands in Portland on Saturday night. Iguodala was ejected from the Warriors’ 115-105 victory over the Trail Blazers at the end of the first half after he tossed the ball about 20 rows into
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7:43 AM ET As the calendar turns to 2019, rumors of a Corey Kluber trade continue. A series of money-saving moves saw Yan Gomes, Yonder Alonso, Yandy Diaz, and Edwin Encarnacion traded from a division winner with Carlos Santana and Jake Bauers the principal returns. Cleveland looks to have a sizable advantage in its division
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2:35 PM GMT Springboks scrum-half Faf de Klerk has extended his contact with Sale Sharks until 2023, the Premiership side announced Monday. De Klerk, who was named on a five-man shortlist for World Rugby’s player of the year for 2018, made 25 appearances for Sale in his debut season following his move from Super Rugby’s
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3:25 PM ET Floyd Mayweather’s KO victory in Round 1 over kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa in a boxing exhibition on New Year’s Eve in Saitama, Japan, was as easy as it was effective. Mayweather dropped Nasukawa multiple times in the first of a scheduled three rounds to earn $9 million, according to the “Pretty Boy.”
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11:38 AM ET All along Floyd Mayweather insisted his three-round welterweight boxing exhibition fight with Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa was supposed to be “all about entertainment.” Mayweather preached that line throughout the unusual build up to the bout that was first on with no rules announced, then off when Mayweather suddenly backed out and
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11:03 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN SOUTH BEND, IN — The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins will have to wait until New Year’s Day to take it outside at the University of Notre Dame. Steady rain in South Bend forced the teams to move their practices indoors and off the puddle-covered rink at Notre Dame Stadium
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