Month: February 2020

5:28 PM ET The New York Islanders are expected to play their entire 2020-21 home slate at Nassau Coliseum, Newsday reported Friday. Nassau Coliseum, which is located in Uniondale on Long Island, also would host all potential Islanders home playoff games this year, per Newsday. Postgame analysis and highlight show airing each night throughout the
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5:29 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — Kyle Busch has become the most wanted man in two NASCAR racing series, and he’s ready to rise to the challenge. Everybody in the Cup Series was already chasing Busch, both the defending series champion and the defending winner of the annual early-season race at Auto Club
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4:57 PM ET Instant replay officials might have a two-minute limit to make a decision using video, according to a rule change recommended on Friday by the NCAA Football Rules Committee, which met this week in Indianapolis. “If you get to two minutes, it’s time to wrap it up,” said Steve Shaw, the NCAA Secretary-Rules
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3:59 PM ET Associated Press PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Brooks Koepka‘s only birdie on Friday happened without the help of his putter, which made all the sense in the world. The highest-ranked player in The Honda Classic field this week simply couldn’t score, and his tournament is over. Koepka missed six putts inside of
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3:46 PM ET Associated Press Maybe some of the new rules in the XFL will catch on elsewhere. The Citadel will include a few of them in its spring game March 7 in Charleston, South Carolina. Among the different rules scheduled for use: • The XFL kickoff rule in which the kick is from the
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3:07 PM ET In the span of a week, David Ayres has gone from part-time Zamboni driver to getting his own hockey card as an NHL goaltender. Upper Deck announced on Friday that Ayres, the 42-year-old emergency backup goalie who helped the Carolina Hurricanes defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs last Saturday night, is getting a
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1:55 PM ET World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has been knocked out of the Qatar Total Open on Friday after she suffered a narrow 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 defeat to Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova in the semifinals in Doha. Kvitova, 29, will face Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka in the final on Saturday after she defeated Russia’s Svetlana
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1:15 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Finalizing a deal for the fight between unified heavyweight world titlist Anthony Joshua and mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev to meet this summer is down to the sides agreeing on “silly things,” Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn told ESPN. Hearn, Joshua’s promoter, and Pulev co-promoters Top Rank and Epic Sports
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11:19 AM ET NORFOLK, Virginia — The UFC was set to usher in a new era of its flyweight division in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event. Now, only one of the participants is even eligible to win the title. Brazilian flyweight Deiveson Figueiredo (17-1) weighed-in at 127.5 pounds on Friday, two pounds over the
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