Month: August 2021

3:05 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Olympic gold medalist Alexander Zverev opened his bid for a second straight US Open final appearance with an impressive win, needing only 1 hour, 40 minutes to beat Sam Querrey 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 on Tuesday in a first-round match. Zverev, the No. 4 seed from Germany,
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3:40 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt coach Clark Lea has named Ken Seals the Commodores’ starting quarterback for the opener against East Tennessee State on Saturday night. Lea said Tuesday that Seals will be the starter. Mike Wright is the backup quarterback, but Lea said Wright also will play as one of
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3:37 PM ET UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has signed an extension contract that will keep him inside the Octagon, ahead of his upcoming fight against Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on Nov. 6. Gaethje (22-3) broke the news to ESPN during an interview on Tuesday. The former interim champion had expressed some frustration with the
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12:22 PM ET Jason Payne has been hired as head coach of the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones, making him the only Black head coach in North American professional hockey next season. Payne, 45, was promoted from assistant coach after Cyclones head coach Matt Thomas was hired by the Providence Bruins of the AHL. Payne, who grew
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11:30 AM ET Formula One is considering easing some of its strict COVID-19 ‘bubble’ protocols, in force since last year, so teams can entertain sponsors and guests more freely at races. 1 Related McLaren Racing chief executive Zak Brown told Reuters change was overdue and the situation was discussed in Belgium last weekend. He hoped
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3:40 AM ET George Russell is the obvious choice for Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One teammate next year after his performances with Williams, according to former team boss Ross Brawn. “In my view, there is only one decision for Mercedes next year with regards to the second seat,” Brawn, now Formula One’s managing director
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