Month: July 2022

1:19 PM ET ESPN News Services Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Russell died “peacefully” with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, a statement posted on social media read. Arrangements for his memorial
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6:17 AM ET Former race director Michael Masi revealed he had received online death threats after the controversy last year that allowed Max Verstappen to claim the Formula One world title. The Australian changed the safety car restart procedure at the end of the December’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, a move that handed the crown
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11:59 AM ET Associated Press American Sean Crocker held off a spirited challenge from Eddie Pepperell to claim his first European tour title with a wire-to-wire victory in the Hero Open on Sunday. Crocker carded a final-round 68 at Fairmont St Andrews to finish 22-under par and a shot ahead of Pepperell, who had piled
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12:11 PM ET ESPN News Services New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom will make his 2022 major league debut Tuesday against the Washington Nationals, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Sunday. DeGrom, who has been sidelined all season by a stress reaction in his right scapula, threw 67 pitches over four innings in a rehab start
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11:54 AM ET Associated Press WARSAW, Poland — Fifth-seeded Caroline Garcia defeated Ana Bogdan 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Poland Open for her ninth WTA title. It’s the second trophy of the year for Garcia, along with one at the grass-court Bad Homburg Open, which was her first title in three years. The
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9:16 PM ET Sam Marsden Ousmane Dembele and Memphis Depay were on target as Barcelona closed their tour of the United States with a comfortable 2-0 win over New York Red Bulls on Saturday. Dembele’s fourth goal of preseason opened the scoring at a sold-out Red Bull Arena just before the break. The French forward
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9:16 AM ET Connor O’Halloran BIRMINGHAM, England — The remainder of Sunday’s track cycling morning session at the 2022 Commonwealth Games was abandoned following a horror multi-rider crash that saw Team England’s Matt Walls and his bike fly over the barrier and into the crowd. A number of riders were involved in the crash during
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