Month: June 2021

1:27 PM ET Chicago Cubs backup catcher Jose Lobaton has been placed on the 60-day injured list after he landed on his right shoulder after jumping over Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader while trying to beat out a ground ball Tuesday night. The Cubs said Lobaton suffered a sprain. Lobaton, who was serving as a
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4:47 PM ET Associated Press Luka Doncic barely had to play in Slovenia’s Olympic basketball qualifying tournament debut. Zoran Dragic scored 16 points, Doncic and Vlatko Cancar each added 13 and Slovenia rolled past Angola 118-68 on Wednesday during qualifying play at Kaunas, Lithuania. Doncic played only 17 minutes, checking out for good midway through
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5:42 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold looks forward to the day when she can tell her daughter that she got in the Olympic ring with sport’s highest court — and won. The 11-time national flyweight champion has won her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, allowing her to
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2:59 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United have agreed a fee in principle with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of Jadon Sancho, sources have told ESPN. United are set to pay £72.9 million ($101m) for the England winger’s move, according to sources. There are no add-ons as part of the deal. – Stream ESPN FC
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2:33 PM ET A representative for Phil Mickelson took issue with a Detroit News report that linked the golfer to an alleged mob bookie in a 2007 trial. Mickelson is playing in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Country Club for the first time. The story published Tuesday reported Mickelson’s ties to a bookie who
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12:20 PM ET Chicago Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews finally revealed why he missed the 2020-21 NHL season, saying he had “chronic immune response syndrome.” In a video announcing his return to the team on Wednesday, the team captain said: “Honestly, I haven’t taken this much time off the ice probably ever, since I was a
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11:23 AM ET TAMPA, Fla. – Lightning forward Alex Killorn will not play in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, coach Jon Cooper said on Wednesday. Killorn is classified as “day-to-day” for the rest of the series with a lower body injury. Cooper did not say who will replace Killorn in the lineup. The
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10:35 AM ET Kathleen McNamee Britain’s Cameron Norrie has progressed to the second round Wimbledon after beating France’s Lucas Pouille 7-6 (8-6), 5-7, 2-6, 5-7 on Wednesday. The match was hit by several delays on Tuesday which saw it start late on, forcing it to be suspended overnight with the score at 7-6 (8-6) to
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1:44 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN ATLANTA — When Hawks superstar Trae Young was ruled out 45 minutes before the start of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, it seemed like the end of Atlanta’s hopes of reaching the NBA Finals. Just a few short hours later, however, things couldn’t have looked more different. A
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