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2:56 PM ET All signs point to the tournament hosts being the runaway favorites to win it all, but we’ve said that before about England. Will this year be different? Marc Atkins/Getty Images The summer’s major European tournament is upon us. The UEFA Women’s Euro, a 16-team affair featuring four former champions, one debutant, 30 of
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10:59 AM BST The Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby have issued an apology to Luther Burrell after he said racism was “rife” in the sport. Burrell, 32, told the Daily Mail that racist “banter” was common among teammates, with the former England centre saying he was subjected to discriminatory language including comments about slavery.
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8:00 AM ET LONDON — Much of Wimbledon is synonymous with tradition. There are the usual sounds of champagne corks popping, dress codes, sunburned patrons, strawberries and cream and excessive amounts of Pimm’s No. 1 being consumed. Then there are other traditions: The defending men’s champion opens play on Centre Court on Monday, while the
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12:27 AM ET Associated Press LEBANON, Tenn. — Chase Elliott salvaged a crummy day for Hendrick Motorsports and interrupted a potential Toyota rout by winning the rain-drenched race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday night. Elliott recovered from an early issue that dropped him deep into the field to take the lead with 38 laps remaining
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12:52 AM ET Dan HajduckyESPN Close Hajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and played on the men’s soccer teams at Fordham and Southern Connecticut State universities. The basketball card that rapper and NBA superfan Drake spent at least $200,000 trying to find — the 2020-21
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2:12 PM ET Tom VanHaaren Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated from Central Michigan Tom Luginbill Close ESPN Analyst Senior National Recruiting Analyst for ESPN.com Coached in four professional football leagues Graduated from Eastern Kentucky and Marshall Arch Manning, the No. 1-ranked college football recruit in the 2023 class,
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8:38 PM ET ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman walked into the interview room at Truist Park on Friday afternoon and couldn’t contain his emotions. He took a deep breath, turned away from the cameras, crossed his hands above his head and walked out. “Gimme a second,” he said. “Hold on.” A few minutes later, Freeman returned
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6:10 PM ET Associated Press The New York Racing Association suspended trainer Bob Baffert for one year Thursday for repeated medication violations, A panel credited Baffert for time served from an initial suspension that makes the two-time Triple Crown-winner eligible to saddle horses in New York again Jan. 26. The final decision marks the end
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4:49 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from rural North Carolina and parlayed his love of motorsports into becoming a NASCAR Hall of Famer and one of its most eccentric and successful promoters, died Wednesday. He was 95. His death was announced by Speedway Motorsports LLC, the company formed
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8:08 AM ET Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka is the latest golfer to defect from the PGA Tour to the LIV Golf Invitational Series, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Koepka, 32, is one of the highest-profile players to join the breakaway circuit, which is being funded by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and is fronted
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1:10 PM ET Associated Press EASTBOURNE, England — Serena Williams skipped her scheduled practice session at Eastbourne with late notice on Monday as the 23-time Grand Slam champion prepares to make her return to competition after a year away. Williams trained at a nearby club over the weekend and was expected to have an on-site
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