Month: May 2021

2:07 PM ET Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open, saying Monday that she will “take some time away from the court” one day after she was fined and threatened harsher sanctions for skipping her mandatory media obligations. Osaka, in a statement posted to social media, said she “never wanted to be a distraction”
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May 30, 2021 Associated Press PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Catcher Matt Wieters has been dropped from the U.S. roster for Olympic baseball qualifying that starts Monday. “He’ll be on our radar if we do get the opportunity to move forward,” U.S. manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday. Wieters, a four-time All-Star, hit .200 (7-for-35) with
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6:25 AM ET Adriana Garcia Players of Cruz Azul celebrate after becoming Mexican league championship for the first time in 23 years, defeating Santos Laguna 2-1 on aggregate. Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images Cruz Azul ended a 23-year wait to be crowned Mexican league champions after beating Santos Laguna 2-1 on aggregate. The Mexico City-based club went
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1:04 PM ET ESPN News Services Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri‘s eight-game suspension was upheld Monday by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman heard Kadri’s appeal of the suspension last Thursday. The NHL Players Association has filed an appeal on Kadri behalf to a neutral arbitrator, a source told ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, confirming multiple reports. Shyam
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6:00 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Quarterback Carson Wentz arrived in Indianapolis earlier this spring with questions surrounding his character as a teammate in Philadelphia. That was only part of the questions when it comes to Wentz, though. There also were physical questions on what he could do on the football field as the Colts’ new
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1:06 AM ET Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic downplayed the impact of his cervical strain on a Game 4 outing he described as “terrible,” but he acknowledged after Sunday’s 106-81 loss to the visiting LA Clippers that it’s a nerve issue. “The pain is like neck and then the nerve down,” Doncic said. “I don’t
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8:21 AM ET Associated Press Defending French Open champion Iga Swiatek has picked up right where she left off last year in winning the title: running yet another opponent this way and that on the red clay of Roland Garros in a take-no-prisoners straight-sets victory. Her best friend on the tennis circuit, Kaja Juvan, was
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May 27, 2021 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quarterback Mac Jones, the New England Patriots‘ first-round pick, has made a favorable first impression on his veteran teammates. “He has a swag to him that I didn’t know that he had at first,” receiver Kendrick Bourne said Thursday. “He’s out there confident, and that is what you need
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5:42 PM ET Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Adrian Wojnarowski Close Senior NBA Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Los Angeles Lakers
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6:12 AM ET Kevin De Bruyne is in danger of missing the start of Belgium‘s Euro 2020 campaign after sustaining a fracture to his nose and left orbital during Manchester City‘s Champions League final defeat against Chelsea on Saturday. The 29-year-old midfielder was forced out of the game in Porto on 60 minutes following a
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