Month: February 2020

Formula 1 teams are considering next steps after some were left “shocked” and “angry” by the conclusion to last year’s Ferrari engine controversy. Governing body the FIA said it had “reached a settlement” with Ferrari after an investigation into their 2019 engine. Teams have expressed their unhappiness at what they see as an unsatisfactory and
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12:53 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN MILWAUKEE — On the heels of James Harden‘s interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols — in which the Houston Rockets star appeared to take aim at Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s skillset — the reigning league MVP responded with a statement performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. The Milwaukee Bucks‘ 47-point
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11:13 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” For baseball players taking advantage of a new drug policy in which marijuana use is permissible, the commissioner has a warning: Just don’t show up to the ballpark high. Even though Major
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9:53 PM ET Undisputed women’s welterweight world champion Cecilia Braekhus will defend her belts in a potentially history-making fight against unified junior welterweight titlist Jessica McCaskill on April 17, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Friday. The bout will be part of the DAZN card headlined by the fight between former junior welterweight titleholders
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9:42 PM ET Tony Romo is staying in the CBS broadcast booth, with the sides agreeing to a long-term deal, a network spokesperson confirmed to multiple outlets Friday night. According to the New York Post, Romo will receive $17 million per year in a deal that’s “significantly” longer than five years. That would make the
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9:22 PM ET Former heavyweight world titlist Deontay Wilder said Friday that he has decided to keep careerlong co-trainer Mark Breland as part of his team. Wilder suffered a seventh-round knockout loss in his rematch with Tyson Fury last Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas when Breland threw in the
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9:06 PM ET Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile — Top-seeded home favorite Cristian Garin retired from his Chile Open quarterfinal because of back pain after losing the first set of his match against Brazil’s Thiago Wild. Wild led 7-6 (1) when Garin retired. Wild will face Argentina’s Renzo Olivo in the semifinals. Olivo beat sixth-seeded Hugo
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8:32 PM ET New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider fractured his foot in the first period of Friday night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Kreider suffered the injury while blocking a shot by Flyers defenseman Philippe Myers. Kreider was among the biggest names available at Monday’s NHL trade deadline, but the Rangers re-signed the 28-year-old
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8:22 PM ET Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State hired Scottie Hazelton as defensive coordinator. The school announced the move Friday. Hazelton rounds out new coach Mel Tucker’s full-time assistant coaching staff. Hazelton spent last season as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Kansas State. “Scottie definitely has the mentality you’re looking for
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7:52 PM ET Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. — Brett Quigley birdied six of the last seven holes Friday for a 9-under 64 and the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Cologuard Classic. The winner a month ago in Morocco in his second Champions start, the 50-year-old Quigley birdied Nos. 12-15 and 17-18 on Tucson
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7:12 PM ET Associated Press PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Brendan Steele made a couple of big mistakes down the stretch, and still was more than good enough to grab the outright lead at the midpoint of The Honda Classic. Steele shot a 3-under 67 on Friday, getting to 5 under for the week and
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7:12 PM ET Associated Press SURPRISE, Ariz. — Salvador Perez was back behind the plate for the first time since Tommy John surgery. The six-time All-Star caught the first four innings of the Kansas City Royals‘ 3-1 loss to a San Francisco split squad on Friday. “I was super-excited to be back behind the home
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6:39 PM ET The field at LSU’s Tiger Stadium incurred thousands of dollars of damage after a student allegedly took a pair of joyrides in an ATV, according to police. Clayton Fleetwood, 19, is accused of breaking into the football stadium on two different nights and both times taking a Kawasaki MULE ATV parked inside
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5:56 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Two things in a 40-yard dash at the NFL’s scouting combine will raise plenty of eyebrows and bring plenty double takes from those in the stands at Lucas Oil Stadium. The first is rare speed, the kind of speed Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III showed Thursday night. And then
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5:19 PM ET Jessica Penne‘s case with USADA has reached a conclusion — with a better outcome than she previously believed. USADA, the UFC’s anti-doping partner, announced Friday that Penne has accepted a 20-month suspension due to a positive drug test for the banned steroid stanozolol. The ban is retroactive to April 8, 2019, so
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5:36 PM ET Tito Ortiz has his win back. The UFC Hall of Famer was disciplined by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) last month, which included the overturning of his December victory over Alberto Rodriguez to a no-contest. On Friday, the TDLR said Ortiz’s win had been reinstated. As ESPN reported Thursday,
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