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8:38 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Former champion Moises Fuentes underwent emergency surgery Sunday morning to reduce swelling in the brain after a blood clot was discovered, the result of a knockout loss to David Cuellar on Saturday in Cancun, Mexico, promoter Oswaldo Kuchle told ESPN. The 36-year-old remains in a medically induced coma at Hospital
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8:03 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Paula Badosa edged Victoria Azarenka 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open in her debut in the Southern California desert, where the tournament returned after a 2 1/2-year absence because of the coronavirus. She joined Bianca Andreescu in 2019 and
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5:00 AM ET Thomas Muller has a penchant for handing out nicknames, from “Lewangoalski” (Robert Lewandowski) to “Roadrunner” (Alphonso Davies). But in the Bayern Munich dressing room, he’s known as “Radio Muller.” That nickname was coined by ex-Bayern assistant coach Hermann Gerland due to his unrelenting on-field communication with his teammates, opponents and referees. Bayern
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3:36 PM ET Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is not currently allowed inside the confines of his longtime mixed martial arts gym following an arrest last month in Las Vegas. Jackson Wink MMA spokesperson James Hallinan wrote in a statement to ESPN that Jones is “temporarily suspended” from the Albuquerque, New Mexico, gym
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8:15 AM ET The New York Islanders are going to win the 2022 Stanley Cup. “Please God, no,” wrote reader “Hockey Island,” whose Twitter profile includes an image of the team’s previous four championship banners from the 1980s. People like Mr. Island understand that my predicting the Stanley Cup winner is usually the kiss of
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament, and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of
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6:51 PM BST Premiership side Wasps on Tuesday asked the country’s rugby governing body (RFU) and the league to address the issue of fans wearing faux Native American headdresses ahead of the weekend’s game against the Exeter Chiefs. The Chiefs’ logo features a Native American wearing a headdress and Wasps said fans who wore such
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11:12 AM ET Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the Brooklyn Nets until he is eligible to become a full participant under local COVID-19 vaccination requirements, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday. “Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his individual right to choose. Currently the choice restricts his ability to
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2:28 AM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev beat Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 7-6 (1) to reach the round of 16 on a gusty Monday night at the BNP Paribas Open. Karolina Pliskova, the women’s top seed, was upset by Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 7-5. Medvedev, the US Open champion, connected on
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9:14 PM ET Jon Gruden has resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders following reports that emails he wrote over a 10-year period included racist, misogynistic and anti-gay language. “I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction,” Gruden said in a statement Monday night. “Thank you to all the
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So, Week 6 was wild, huh? Alabama lost. Oklahoma won with its backup QB. And Iowa defeated Penn State in a battle of top-five teams. Do you want to predict the future? For the past seven years, the Allstate Playoff Predictor has been painting a week-to-week picture of which teams have a realistic chance to
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