Month: September 2019

8:22 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — First, the tears came from Coco Gauff, as the 15-year-old American’s US Open came to an end against defending champion and No. 1 seed Naomi Osaka. Then it was Osaka’s turn to cry, moments after comforting Gauff with a hug and some words of encouragement Saturday night.
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8:59 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show LONDON — Vasiliy Lomachenko showed why he is arguably the world’s best boxer by earning a unanimous decision victory over Luke Campbell, who battled
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7:29 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — True freshman quarterback Sam Howell threw for 245 yards and two touchdowns, Myles Wolfork had two late fourth quarter interceptions and North Carolina battled back to beat South Carolina 24-20 on Saturday in Mack Brown’s return to the sideline following a five-year hiatus. Howell capped second half
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1:47 PM ET Last fight: Alexander Povetkin outpointed Hughie Fury in heavyweight fight. All three judges had the fight for Povetkin 117-111. Edwards keeps flyweight title via no contest Julio Cesar Martinez dominated Charlie Edwards in what was initially ruled a third-round knockout victory that gave him the WBC flyweight title, but the result was
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Editor’s note: Vasiliy Lomachenko is three-fourths of the way to his goal of unifying boxing’s lightweight division after defeating Luke Campbell Saturday in London. Only one major belt remains, and that title will belong to either current titleholder Richard Commey or mandatory challenger Teofimo Lopez once that fight is officially made for late in 2019.
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