Month: June 2022

11:36 AM ET Associated Press The NFL is teaming up with Ice Cube. The league announced Thursday that it is partnering with Contract with Black America Institute, an economic-inclusion initiative led by artist and entrepreneur O’Shea Jackson, who is known as Ice Cube. “We feel like if you tackle the huge wealth gap between Black
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5:55 PM ET Associated Press Nick Kyrgios was fined $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct in his first-round Wimbledon victory, the largest of the penalties announced so far at the tournament. Kyrgios acknowledged at his news conference after that match that he spit in the direction of a spectator he said was heckling him. On Thursday, the
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1:42 PM ET English wild card Katie Boulter dedicated her second-round 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over world No.7 Karolina Pliskova to her grandmother, who died Tuesday. Boulter, 25, played out a gruelling two hours with Pliskova and overcame a set deficit to beat the runner-up of last year’s tournament, entering the third round of
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4:00 PM ET Connor O’Halloran Oleksandr Usyk has said he will return to Ukraine following the first defence of his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight title belts against Anthony Joshua in August. Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs), 35, will rematch Joshua (24-2, 22 KOs), 32, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Aug. 20, having become heavyweight champion
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1:57 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Social media influencer Logan Paul has signed a deal with WWE, the organization announced on Thursday. The pact is a multi-event deal, sources told ESPN, that will push into 2023. Paul will compete in the ring at multiple WWE premium live events (formerly called pay-per-views by the company) and will
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9:10 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com LONDON — A day after Harmony Tan‘s would-be partner Tamara Korpatsch publicly expressed her outrage over Tan’s last-minute decision to withdraw from doubles, peace has been restored between the pair. In a follow-up post on her Instagram story on Thursday, Korpatsch said the two had spoken and cleared the air.
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