Month: September 2022

8:59 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAITAMA, Japan — Klay Thompson will not play in either of the Golden State Warriors‘ preseason games in Japan, coach Steve Kerr announced. Kerr said the decision was made out of an abundance of caution as the Warriors go through a condensed training camp. “Just feel more comfortable giving him
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Sep 29, 2022 ESPN News Services CHARLESTON, S.C. — Joel Embiid is an American citizen. Born in Cameroon, Embiid said Thursday he was sworn in as a citizen two weeks ago in Philadelphia. The NBA scoring champion and Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center said his family — Embiid and his Brazilian girlfriend, Anne de Paula, have
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5:29 PM ET Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren is experiencing the rehab process for the first time. The No. 2 pick in the 2022 NBA draft suffered a right foot injury during a pro-am game in August while defending as LeBron James drove to the basket on a fast break. He
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3:27 PM ET LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery has been ruled out for the team’s Week 4 game at the New York Giants. Montgomery sustained injuries to his right knee and ankle during the first quarter of Chicago’s 23-20 win over the Houston Texans and did not return. He did
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7:02 AM ET Chelsea have attempted to secure an advantage in the race to sign Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig by arranging for the striker to undergo medical tests ahead of a proposed move, sources have told ESPN. Nkunku, 24, has attracted interest from several top clubs, including Manchester United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
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5:25 AM ET The Miami Grand Prix will retain the notorious fake marina for its second Formula One race in 2023. Miami’s F1 circuit featured a fake harbour that was made up of ten yachts on a vinyl floor designed to look like water, located on the inside of Turns 6, 7 and 8. It
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1:24 PM ET Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning and team owner Jeff Vinik are donating $2 million toward Hurricane Ian relief efforts. The NHL team announced Friday that $1 million each will be donated by the Tampa Bay Lightning Foundation and the Vinik Family Foundation. “This is a tragic situation for
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1:17 PM ET Congress has allowed another layer of legal antitrust protection related to college athletics to expire this Friday. The law, which is officially removed at the end of the day Friday, previously granted an exemption to Ivy League schools that allowed them to prohibit merit-based scholarships to all students, including their athletes. Without
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1:43 PM ET Associated Press England’s Richard Mansell conjured up a remarkable round of 68 in horrendous conditions at St. Andrews to lead the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by 2 shots at the halfway stage. Four early birdies gave the 28 year-old a great start to his round and as the wind and rain increased,
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