Month: September 2019

6:56 PM ET Star Brock Boeser will be ready to roll when the Vancouver Canucks play their NHL season opener Wednesday at Edmonton. Boeser was cleared from the concussion protocol and returned to practice with his teammates on Monday, a week after his head slammed into the boards on a hit from behind by the
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4:17 PM ET Welterweight contenders Radzhab Butaev and Alexander Besputin are headed for Monte Carlo when they meet for a vacant secondary world title. Promoter Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing, which does not promote either boxer, on Monday won the purse bid for the bout with a winning offer of $505,555 at the WBA offices in
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4:00 PM ET CAMDEN, N.J. — Joel Embiid‘s tears when he walked off the floor following Kawhi Leonard‘s Game 7 buzzer-beater last May weren’t just because his Philadelphia 76ers had lost a heartbreaker. Rather, he felt like he had let his team down. Embiid’s stats and efficiency dipped in the playoffs as he dealt with
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3:12 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Tests confirmed that Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith suffered a high right ankle sprain in Sunday’s loss to the New Orleans Saints, but the injury does not appear as severe as the club initially thought, according to a source. Smith’s availability for this weekend’s game against
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Sep 28, 2019 Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Canucks right winger Brock Boeser returned to practice Saturday less than a week after suffering a concussion. He wore a noncontact jersey and spent about a half hour participating in drills and skating on the first power-play unit. Boeser was placed in the concussion protocol after
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1:56 PM ET Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt isn’t saying which of his quarterbacks will earn the start Saturday when the Volunteers host No. 3 Georgia. Pruitt said last week that he was giving equal reps to each of his three scholarship quarterbacks. He offered no update on the quarterback situation
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1:56 PM ET The Los Angeles Angels have fired Brad Ausmus as manager after just one year with the team. His status had been under review by the team’s leadership in recent days, at the end of a disappointing season on the field and a tragic one off it, with the midseason death of pitcher
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8:28 AM ET Scotland revived their Rugby World Cup campaign with a 34-0 victory over Samoa on Monday, scoring four tries in a much-improved performance to secure a bonus point that could prove crucial in a tight Pool A. Japan’s stunning upset of Ireland on Saturday shattered the expected permutations of the pool and the
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11:30 AM ET Associated Press BEIJING — Former top-ranked players Venus Williams and Simona Halep both lost in the second round of the China Open on Monday. Williams lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who saved two match points in the final set to outlast the seven-time Grand Slam champion despite
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Sep 30, 2019 After a largely predictable opening week at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Week 2 saw the competition come alive. There was one of the greatest upsets in the tournament’s history as hosts Japan saw off Ireland — ranked as the No.1 side in the world — while underdogs Uruguay edged past Fiji
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9:57 AM BST World Rugby has apologised for playing a Russian song after Georgia’s 33-7 World Cup win over Uruguay on Sunday. Georgia’s coach and captain brought up the issue during a post-match news conference. “I want to take this moment to ask the person who played the Russian music, next time don’t make the
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8:04 AM ET St. Louis Cardinals beat writer Derrick Goold performed CPR on a man in distress Sunday in the Chicago Cubs dugout, helping to save his life. The Cubs were about to announce that manager Joe Maddon would not be returning to the team, but there was a delay. That was because videographer Mike
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