Month: February 2020

9:51 AM ET Associated Press Barbora Krejcikova paid an emotional tribute to a passed compatriot when she successfully defended her Australian Open mixed doubles title. Krejcikova and Nikola Mektic beat Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5-7, 6-4 (10-1) in a fluctuating final under the closed roof at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday night. The last
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8:53 AM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — When Sofia Kenin smashed a ball into the net to give Garbine Muguruza three break-point opportunities in the fifth game of the third set, it all looked as though it was about to unravel for the 21-year-old American. Kenin had rallied from a set down to draw level with
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Jan 31, 2020 Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Rockies and All-Star shortstop Trevor Story finalized a $27.5 million, two-year deal Friday, avoiding arbitration. His agreement leaves 18 players still headed to arbitration hearings, which run from Tuesday through Feb. 21. Story remains eligible to become a free agent following the 2021 World Series. The
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11:14 PM ET ESPN News Services Alex Ovechkin not only led the Washington Capitals to a win Friday night, he made a significant jump up the NHL career goals list. Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals’ 5-3 win in Ottawa to pass Mark Messier for No. 8 on the list with 695 career goals.
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8:00 AM GMT Pakistan Under-19s 190 for 4 (Mohammad Huraira 64, Noor Ahmad 2 for 32) beat Afghanistan Under-19s 189 (Zakhil 40, Abdul Rahman 30, Mohammad Amir Khan 3 for 58) by six wickets In what was built up as a tense clash between two neighbouring countries, Pakistan’s all-round bowling effort combined with a solid
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9:25 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart, the throwback, blue-collar “People’s Champion” of NASCAR, is once again the headline act. Stewart was one of five inductees Friday night into the 11th class of NASCAR’s Hall of Fame — a group that is essentially a celebration of Joe Gibbs Racing. The three-time NASCAR
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8:46 PM ET Antonio Brown on Friday apologized to the Hollywood (Florida) Police Department, saying his emotions in recent weeks clouded his “better judgment.” The apology, made in an Instagram post, came a week after the free-agent receiver was arrested by Hollywood police and charged with felony burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance
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9:05 PM ET Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — J.B. Holmes roared through the fan-packed closing stretch at TPC Scottsdale on his opening nine Friday, then grabbed the lead on the mellower side of golf’s biggest party. Six months after a final-round collapse and slow-play controversy at the British Open, Holmes took a one-stroke lead into
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