Month: August 2021

3:37 PM ET UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has signed an extension contract that will keep him inside the Octagon, ahead of his upcoming fight against Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on Nov. 6. Gaethje (22-3) broke the news to ESPN during an interview on Tuesday. The former interim champion had expressed some frustration with the
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Aug 30, 2021 Associated Press CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Miami safety Avantae Williams is back on the roster following the dropping of battery charges, though the Hurricanes say the second-year freshman will not make his on-field debut until the second half of the season at the earliest. Williams was dismissed from the team earlier this
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1:00 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Editor’s note: This story contains graphic descriptions of sexual assault allegations. In the two months since Trevor Bauer last appeared in a game for the Los Angeles Dodgers, his future — legally
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PA Media The Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been cancelled for a third year in a row, its organisers have announced. The 2020 and 2021 legs of the four-day event, which draws thousands of visitors to the county, were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Welcome to Yorkshire said staging the race in 2022
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2:09 PM ET Associated Press ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills‘ proposed new $1.4 billion stadium would include about 60,000 seats and 60 suites, The Associated Press has learned. The Bills’ proposal includes a timeline for construction with a completion date pegged for no later than 2027 based on how quickly a deal can
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1:26 PM ET ATLANTA — An updated fan conduct policy could see spectators ejected from PGA Tour events for disrespectful behavior, including shouts of “Brooksy” that have gained considerable attention recently because of an ongoing spat between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka. “Fans who breach our code of conduct are subject to expulsion from the
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12:22 PM ET Jason Payne has been hired as head coach of the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones, making him the only Black head coach in North American professional hockey next season. Payne, 45, was promoted from assistant coach after Cyclones head coach Matt Thomas was hired by the Providence Bruins of the AHL. Payne, who grew
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11:21 AM ET The Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Connor Murphy have agreed on a four-year extension that carries an annual average value of $4.4 million. Murphy, 28, has become the de facto No. 1 defenseman on a Blackhawks team that has not been strong defensively in recent seasons. But Murphy’s has shown to be a
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11:29 AM ET ATLANTA — After being hospitalized with bilateral pneumonia last week, Patrick Reed said Tuesday via social media that he is planning to play this week’s Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club. Reed, who missed both FedEx Club playoff events — the Northern Trust due to an ankle injury and then the
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8:49 AM ET Associated Press Team USA will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years ago, found out their
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3:36 PM ET SEC teams that can’t play in a game because of COVID-19, injuries or other reasons will forfeit and have a loss in the conference standings, while the opponent that is ready to play will be credited with a win, the conference announced on Monday. If both teams can’t play because of COVID-19
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