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8:16 AM ET Associated Press The NFL is replacing the Pro Bowl with weeklong skills competitions and a flag football game, the league announced Monday. The new event will replace the full-contact showcase started in 1951. It will be renamed “The Pro Bowl Games” and will feature AFC and NFC players showcasing their football and
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2:40 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Right-hander Luis Castillo and the Seattle Mariners are in agreement on a five-year contract extension that will keep the prized trade-deadline acquisition part of the ascendant team’s core for the foreseeable future,
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8:38 AM ET Associated Press Christian Pulisic missed the United States‘ next-to-last warm-up match before the World Cup against Japan on Friday in Germany because of an unspecified injury. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Pulisic was out “because of a knock he took in training earlier this week.” The USSF said it was too soon
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Sep 22, 2022 ESPN News Services McLaren Racing is in serious conversation about running a fourth Indianapolis 500 entry for NASCAR star Kyle Busch. Busch, who last week left Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing after 15 years to sign with Richard Childress Racing, has permission to compete in the Indy 500 with a Chevrolet team.
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10:49 AM BST Wasps have announced their intention to appoint administrators in order to “protect” their interests, a statement from the club’s holding company said on Wednesday. The decision puts the former Premiership and European champions on the brink of relegation, with Rugby Football Union (RFU) regulations stating a club placed in administration once the
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2:25 PM ET ESPN News Services LAS VEGAS — Police in Las Vegas said Monday they’re investigating allegations that a fan in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray amid celebrations of Arizona’s 29-23 overtime victory over the Raiders. Murray was high-fiving front-row spectators at Allegiant Stadium following Byron Murphy Jr.’s game-ending fumble return on
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5:32 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN Herm Edwards’ tenure as Arizona State‘s football coach began with bravado, featured dollops of optimism and ultimately ended on Sunday amid a spiral of off-field issues and bad football. Under the dark cloud of a significant NCAA investigation and in the wake of both a staff and roster exodus, Edwards’
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12:47 AM ET ESPN News Services ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani pitched seven scoreless innings, drove in one run and scored another as the Los Angeles Angels beat Seattle 2-1 Saturday night, dropping the Mariners in the wild-card standings. The Angels’ second straight victory against the Mariners came on the back of Ohtani, their two-way
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10:22 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Noah Gragson held off Brandon Jones over the closing laps Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to win his third consecutive Xfinity Series race. Gragson won his series-high sixth race of the season driving a Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. He was aided when teammate Justin Allgaier was
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12:09 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs has modified paths to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, awarding points to the top five finishers in qualifying races and increasing significance for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and late prep season events. Most Derby prep races during the qualifying series for 3-year-olds will award points
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5:13 AM BST Wallabies fly-half Bernard Foley is still trying to process what transpired at Marvel Stadium on Thursday night, revealing there was a fair bit of confusion among his teammates before French referee Mathieu Raynal made the call that will go down in Bledisloe Cup history. Foley fronted the media in Melbourne on Friday
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Sep 16, 2022 The Montreal Canadiens‘ jersey has long been considered a sacred garment by hockey fans. It’s the symbol of the NHL’s most storied franchise. It even inspired a children’s book called, appropriately, “The Hockey Sweater.” But when the Canadiens introduced new team captain Nick Suzuki last week, fans of the “bleu blanc et
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