11:59 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN In one of the biggest boxing upsets in recent memory, Spaniard Sandor Martin scored a majority-decision victory over former four-division champion Mikey Garcia on Saturday in Fresno, California. Martin (39-2, 13 KOs) had never competed on the world-level before; this was his first bout outside the U.S. He was meant
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12:46 AM ET Jeff WagenheimESPN The question of who is the best light heavyweight in Bellator MMA might have been answered on Saturday night. That answer might or might not have come in the headlining title bout. Vadim Nemkov successfully defended his championship with a fourth-round submission of Julius Anglickas in the main event of
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6:48 PM ET DENVER — The Las Vegas Raiders activated backup quarterback Marcus Mariota off injured reserve on Saturday, as interim coach Rich Bisaccia hinted at Friday afternoon. “He’s really had a good week of practice,” Bisaccia said at the time. “He looks, really, 100 percent healthy. So, we are excited about what could possibly
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7:22 PM ET Associated Press CARY, N.C. — Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the par-5 17th in a 4-under 68 for a share of the second-round lead Saturday with Alex Cejka in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. “I hit a beautiful 7-wood there, like 3½ meters or less,” Jimenez said about the eagle. “All day
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Oct 15, 2021 The Chicago Cubs named Carter Hawkins their 16th general manager in franchise history Friday when they hired him away from the Cleveland Indians, the team announced. Hawkins, 37, spent 14 seasons with Cleveland in various roles, including the past five as an assistant general manager. He fills the job that was vacated
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7:36 PM ET ESPN News Services LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights lost two more players when forward Max Pacioretty and captain Mark Stone were injured Thursday against the Los Angeles Kings, adding two key names to the Golden Knights’ long list of inactives. Pacioretty is week to week after he broke a foot
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6:38 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — All four spots in the championship round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series are still up for grabs after non-playoff qualifier John Hunter Nemechek overcame a late penalty Saturday to win at Texas Motor Speedway. Nemechek won the first of three races in the round of eight,
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5:19 PM ET The UFC’s women’s featherweight division is in an interesting spot, in that one terrific performance at 145 pounds can catapult a fighter into title contention. That is the backdrop for Saturday’s main event, featuring Aspen Ladd (9-1) and Norma Dumont (6-1). Both Ladd and Dumont have competed in the UFC’s 135-pound division,
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Oct 15, 2021 After architecting the franchise’s first NBA championship in 50 years, Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst has received a long-term contract extension. Horst had one year left on his contract, and his new multiyear deal — finalized Friday morning with his agent, Brian Elfus, and team officials — was announced by the
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4:16 PM ET BRENTFORD, England — Time will tell whether this was the sort of fortuitous win carved out by Premier League champions or a result to mask their shortcomings, but Chelsea’s defensive record continues to be the foundation of Thomas Tuchel’s success. Brentford defied their newly-promoted status to dominate the second half of Saturday’s
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1:29 PM ET Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will miss at least another three games after he was placed on injured reserve Saturday. McCaffrey, who has already missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, is not eligible to return until Week 9. The medical staff met Saturday and determined this was the
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