Month: November 2018

6:37 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Jon Rahm hardly missed a shot and found golf easy Friday on his way to a 9-under 63, giving him a share of the lead with Henrik Stenson going into the weekend at the Hero World Challenge. Tiger Woods stayed eight shots behind, and an 18-month-old rules
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8:36 PM ET The NFL has placed Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt on the commissioner’s exempt list, a decision that came hours after video surfaced of him pushing a woman in February. Hunt’s placement on the exempt list Friday means he will be on paid leave while the league continues its investigation into
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6:05 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — One unidentified major league player tested positive for a banned stimulant in the year ending with the World Series. Under the joint drug agreement between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, an initial positive test for a banned stimulant results in six additional urine tests over
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4:54 PM ET Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is be out indefinitely with a sore right knee, the team announced Friday. Oladipo has not played since a Nov. 17 game in which he played just five minutes before exiting after falling into a broadcast cameraman and fans sitting courtside. An All-Star last year, the 25-year-old
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3:57 PM ET Associated Press BEAU CHAMP, Mauritius — Kurt Kitayama opened a two-shot lead halfway through the Mauritius Open with a second successive 65 Friday. Kitayama moved to 14 under par overall and ahead of co-overnight leader Chikkarangappa S (68), who was alone in second. Victor Perez (69), who shared the lead with Chikkarangappa
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3:21 PM ET Bellator MMA president Scott Coker is celebrating this week’s cross-promotional announcement with Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation — and expects there to be similar announcements in 2019. Earlier this week, Bellator announced its bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell (13-1) will face Rizin’s Kyoji Horiguchi (25-2) for the promotion’s inaugural 135-pound championship. The bout will
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2:41 PM ET It’s been a long time since two different promotions allowed their fighters to cross over and face each other, but that’s exactly what was announced earlier this week as Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell will take on Rizin champion Kyoji Horiguchi on New Year’s Eve in Japan. Could this become the new
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3:16 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After years of build-up, the ACC Network has an official launch date and a debut football game. The linear ACC Network, which has been in the works since the league agreed to a 20-year contract with ESPN in 2016, will officially launch on Aug. 22, 2019, commissioner John Swofford.
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2:58 PM ET PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown takes shots over the middle — even from his quarterback — and keeps getting up. “I’ve got big shoulders. I can take it,” Brown told the media from his locker room Friday. “Constructive criticism is only for you to get better. It’s not personal.” With Antonio Brown still
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2:22 PM GMT Jamie BraidwoodESPN Juan Manuel Leguizamon has said it will be “weird” to line up opposite his international teammates when he plays against Argentina for the Barbarians this weekend. Leguizamon is the only Argentine representative in the 23-man Barbarians squad to face the Pumas, joining 13 South Africans and players from six other
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1:58 PM ET A Bellator MMA grudge match between England’s Paul Daley and Michael “Venom” Page has been booked for Feb. 16 in Uncasville, Connecticut, according to multiple sources. The highly anticipated bout is part of Bellator’s Welterweight Grand Prix. The event, which will take place at Mohegan Sun, will air on DAZN. According to
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