Month: September 2020

1:13 PM ET Clemson coach Dabo Swinney reiterated comments in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and his own players’ push toward social justice reforms Tuesday, but he noted that he was uncomfortable with messages displayed on uniforms and with the politicization of the efforts. Swinney again said Tuesday that “Black lives more than
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6:29 PM ET The Hong Kong Open will be postponed until next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the golf tournament said on Wednesday. The event, which is organised by the European and Asian Tours, was due to be held at the Hong Kong Golf Club at the end of November.
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3:18 PM BST Siya Kolisi with the trophy during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Champions Tour Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images/Getty Images Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks captain Siya Kolisi will resume his leadership duties in the national team colours on Saturday for the first time since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup last year. Kolisi has been named alongside
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2:44 PM ET Steve KimESPN The third fight between heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will not take place on Dec. 19 as planned, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN on Wednesday. The reason? Football. “We’re moving off because there’s five conference championship games that day and night, plus two NFL games,” Arum
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6:37 PM ET Ed DoveSpecial to ESPN Close Ed Dove is a writer and scout who has a deep and enduring passion for African sport, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: @EddyDoveAfrica Twenty years ago today, Cameroon‘s Olympic football triumph at the 2000 Games in Sydney was one of the Indomitable Lions’ finest hours on
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1:42 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR promised radical changes to the 2021 schedule and delivered Wednesday with six road courses, the first dirt race for the Cup Series since 1970 and new stops in Nashville, Tennessee, and Austin, Texas. Dropped from the lineup were Kentucky Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway, two “cookie-cutter” intermediate
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1:00 PM ET ESPN.com staff Kentucky Derby winner Authentic is the favorite to win Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. 1 Related Typically the second race run in the Triple Crown, the Preakness will be the final leg after the schedule was altered because of the coronavirus pandemic. Tiz the Law, who
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8:05 PM ET The New York Rangers are buying out the final year of star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist‘s contract to end his 15-year career with the team, a source told ESPN, confirming a report by the New York Post. Lundqvist, 38, will become an unrestricted free agent, joining a crowded market of veteran goaltenders when
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1:57 PM ET Notre Dame will resume team practices Wednesday after reporting 18 positive coronavirus tests on Monday, but the program has changed the way it will eat its pregame meals and will now have rapid antigen tests available on the sideline because of lessons learned from their outbreak, coach Brian Kelly told ESPN on
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