Month: May 2021

11:38 PM ET John Tortorella will not return as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, a source told ESPN on Saturday night. There had been heavy speculation in recent weeks that Tortorella’s six-season tenure with the Blue Jackets would come to an end. He doesn’t have a contract for next season and Columbus finished in
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11:44 PM ET Marina Rodriguez did not arrive in Las Vegas until Thursday, two days later than every other fighter on the card. The Brazil native had struggles getting a visa into the United States due to COVID-19 and spent 20 hours in travel over Wednesday and Thursday morning. None of that ended up mattering
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10:33 AM ET Andrew Cesare Richardson Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo said United States midfielder Weston McKennie is more “professional” compared to when he first arrived. McKennie has enjoyed a productive season on a personal level despite Juve’s domestic difficulties with 41 appearances in all competitions since moving from Schalke 04 in a loan move which
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9:17 PM ET Associated Press JUNO BEACH, Fla. — Cole Hammer and Ricky Castillo each won two matches Saturday in the Walker Cup and the United States took a 7-5 lead into the final day as it goes for its fifth straight victory on home soil. Hammer teamed with Davis Thompson in the morning to
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11:00 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants turned their idyllic waterfront park into baseball’s biggest birthday bash Friday night as the team celebrated Willie Mays turning 90 years old the day before. Mays, baseball’s oldest living Hall of Famer, took a victory lap of sorts around Oracle Park before the Giants’ 5-4
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May 6, 2021 GREEN BAY, Wis. — If anyone understands what Aaron Rodgers is thinking as he weighs his NFL future, it might be former Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn. Kuhn says he has talked with Rodgers since the news broke last Thursday of the reigning NFL MVP’s unhappiness with the Packers organization. During
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4:15 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Justin Allgaier held off JR Motorsports teammate Josh Berry in overtime to win the Xfinity Series event at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier didn’t move in front until the final 10 laps, when he passed Berry for the lead. Then the race’s eighth and final caution five
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12:57 PM ET ESPN News Services MADRID — Alexander Zverev followed his triumph over Rafael Nadal with a win over Dominic Thiem to reach another Madrid Open final on Saturday. The No. 6-ranked Zverev defeated No. 4 Thiem 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final again after beating Thiem for the 2018 title. Zverev broke Thiem’s
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8:30 PM ET Marina Rodriguez has had an absolutely brutal few days leading into her first-ever UFC headlining role. Already fighting on short notice Saturday against Michelle Waterson in the flyweight main event of UFC Fight Night, Rodriguez has also had to endure a series of travel issues, including a 20-hour travel day that landed
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3:47 PM ET ESPN News Services MADRID — Aryna Sabalenka is glad she changed her mind about playing at the Madrid Open. Two weeks after nearly withdrawing from the tournament because of a muscle injury, Sabalenka was standing on center court with the winner’s trophy in her hands on Saturday. Sabalenka defeated top-ranked Ash Barty
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12:39 PM ET Henry To’o To’o, a former SEC All-Freshman Team selection who led Tennessee football in tackles last season, announced Saturday that he’s transferring to Alabama. The addition of To’o To’o goes a long way toward solidifying Alabama’s linebacker corps after the departure of senior Dylan Moses to the NFL. To’o To’o, a California
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1:27 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bryson DeChambeau had an early wake-up alarm set for Saturday morning. Very early. Even by the standards of an 8:10 a.m. tee time. That’s because DeChambeau began the day in Dallas — where he went Friday afternoon after believing he had missed the 36-hole cut at the Wells Fargo
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