Month: October 2021

7:31 PM BST Beauden Barrett marked his 100th test with two intercepted tries to lead New Zealand to a convincing 54-16 win over Wales in Cardiff on Saturday. The All Blacks outscored their hosts by seven tries to one at a capacity Principality Stadium in another ominous reminder of their power as they went back
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9:38 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Bam Adebayo walked off the court after the gold-medal game at the Tokyo Olympics .in August, proudly having draped the U.S. flag over his shoulders, and asked a question on his way toward the winning locker room. “Where’s my banner?” He’ll never have to ask that again. The
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5:17 PM ET ABU DHABI — Petr Yan might not be the official champion of the UFC’s bantamweight division — but it sure feels like the weight class belongs to him. Yan (16-2) claimed the interim bantamweight title at UFC 267 on Saturday by defeating Cory Sandhagen (14-4) via unanimous decision. The 135-pound title fight
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1:48 PM ET ABU DHABI — In a rare move, UFC removed a referee from its UFC 267 event Saturday, immediately following his performance in a preliminary welterweight bout. The promotion pulled referee Vyacheslav Kiselev from the event after he declined to stop the welterweight bout between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Benoit Saint-Denis. Zaleski
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5:11 PM BST Kyle Steyn scored four tries as Scotland ran riot against a feeble Tonga side to win 60-14 at Murrayfield on Saturday in the opening test of the Autumn internationals. Scotland scored six tries in the first half to go 36-9 and added four more after the break in a comprehensive performance ahead
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4:20 PM ET Associated Press Simona Halep reached a WTA final for the 12th straight season after routing Ukrainian teenager Marta Kostyuk 6-0, 6-1 Saturday and setting up a title match against Anett Kontaveit of Estonia at the Transylvania Open. Kontaveit, who won the Kremlin Cup in Moscow last week, extended her winning streak to
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3:54 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Zane Smith raced his way into the Truck Series championship finale with a Saturday victory in overtime at Martinsville Speedway, where a three-wide scramble to the finish vaulted him into title contention. Smith was last in the eight-driver field at Martinsville and had to win to earn
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