Month: September 2021

News Covid-19 outbreak forces Queensland out of the state while CA schedule four more matches including a day-night Shield fixture between WA and Tasmania in Perth This week’s postponed Sheffield Shield clash between Queensland and Tasmania has been moved to Adelaide with the Bulls set to fly out of Queensland on Saturday due to growing
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12:58 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Luis Rojas’ fate as New York Mets manager likely will be determined before the team hires a president of baseball operations. With a disappointing 2021 season coming to a close, New York holds an option on Rojas’ contract for next year. The club plans to bring in
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5:12 PM ET TAMPA, Fla. — Nine years after cornerback Richard Sherman infamously trolled quarterback Tom Brady with T-shirts that read “U mad bro?” after a 24-23 win over the New England Patriots, the two are now teammates as members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brady played an integral role in recruiting Sherman. He reached
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Sep 28, 2021 UFC fighter Jon Jones allegedly pulled a woman’s hair and head-butted a police car hours after one of his fights was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame last week. An arrest report released Tuesday by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department lays out the sequence of events that led to Jones
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3:00 PM ET ESPN.com standard fantasy leagues award a bonus 0.5 fantasy points when a player collects a goal or assist on special teams. While the shorthanded points are a nice little bonus when they happen, they are more or less inconsequential. Power plays are where you need to focus for fantasy. The leader for
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2:21 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Ons Jabeur was hardly thrilled about needing to wake up at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday ahead of her 9 a.m. match and got off to a slow start before reaching the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic quarterfinals by coming back to beat Jessica Pegula 1-6, 6-2, 6-3. The sixth-seeded
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Sep 28, 2021 TCU coach Gary Patterson criticized SMU for its role in the scuffle that followed Saturday’s game in Fort Worth, Texas, and for using one of Patterson’s country songs to mock his team. Patterson on Tuesday said SMU orchestrated an attempt to plant its flag at midfield at Amon G. Carter Stadium if
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7:00 AM ET Ben Baby Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate Michael DiRocco Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered University of Florida for 13 seasons for ESPN.com and Florida Times-Union Graduate of Jacksonville University Multiple APSE award winner Joe Burrow
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8:25 AM ET As the 2021-22 NHL season opens, the Arizona Coyotes are the only team with plans to fully relax their game-day dress code for players, according to an ESPN survey of all 32 teams. The NHL is the only one among the four North American major men’s professional sports league with a strict
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Sep 28, 2021 The UFC has added another important bantamweight fight to its late-year slate. Former longtime UFC and WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet the surging Rob Font in the main event of a UFC Fight Night card Dec. 4 in Las Vegas, sources confirmed Tuesday with ESPN. The bout was first mentioned
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2:02 PM ET Eric GomezMexico writer The NBA 2K League announced a partnership with DUX Gaming on Wednesday to launch its inaugural expansion into Latin America. On the heels of the NBA G League officially welcoming a Mexican team in 2021, the NBA 2K League is following suit to expand its global footprint. DUX Gaming,
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Sep 28, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors swingman Klay Thompson is starting to look more like his old basketball self amid his rehabilitation from a torn right Achilles injury. Participating in his first official team practice since suffering the injury in an offseason workout Nov. 18, 2020, Thompson knocked down shots from all
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