Month: September 2019

12:05 PM ET Associated Press The NHL could be on the way to its version of “Are You Ready For Some Football?” The league is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day that includes an opening song for NBC Sports’ “Wednesday Night Hockey.” The song, “Ready, Fire, Aim” isn’t custom-made for the NHL and will
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11:30 AM ET Associated Press BEIJING — Former top-ranked players Venus Williams and Simona Halep both lost in the second round of the China Open on Monday. Williams lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who saved two match points in the final set to outlast the seven-time Grand Slam champion despite
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Sep 30, 2019 After a largely predictable opening week at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Week 2 saw the competition come alive. There was one of the greatest upsets in the tournament’s history as hosts Japan saw off Ireland — ranked as the No.1 side in the world — while underdogs Uruguay edged past Fiji
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11:03 AM BST World Cup organisers have briefed both France and the United States on “contingency options” for their Pool C match in Fukuoka on Wednesday if the game is affected by Typhoon Mitag, which is developing off the southwest coast of Japan. The Japan Meteorological Agency was monitoring Mitag’s predicted path. It could bring
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7:30 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — Novak Djokovic‘s return from injury had a stuttering start at the Japan Open, with defeat Monday in the opening round of doubles. Yet for the No. 1-ranked Djokovic, playing at the tournament for the first time, the result was less important than emerging from the match unscathed. Djokovic
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ESPN FC’s Ale Moreno explains why Kylian Mbappe’s presence at PSG makes Neymar an expendable asset. French football correspondent Julien Laurens explains the main reason behind Neymar not getting a move away from PSG this summer. A Brazilian judge says the model who accused football superstar Neymar of rape will face trial on charges of
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