1:47 AM ET Steve KimESPN It was a joyous homecoming for Rob Brant, who defended his WBA regular middleweight title by scoring an 11th-round stoppage of Khasan Baysangurov on Friday night at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota. The fight was the main event of a card that was broadcast live on ESPN. Not content
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12:51 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is used to pulling off trick shots that make fans go crazy and videos go viral — but Friday it was his mother, Sonya, who delivered the kind of moment her son has perfected. As part of a Curry Family Foundation event at
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1:12 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Matt Mitrione floored Sergei Kharitonov with the first strike he threw Friday night, but the attempted leg kick landed flush on the groin of the Russian heavyweight and rendered him unable to continue, ending the Bellator 215 main event with an uneventful no contest at Mohegan Sun
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11:03 PM ET Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria advanced to the Argentina Open semifinals Friday, beating Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Thiem will face fourth-seeded home favorite Diego Schwartzman on Saturday. Schwartzman beat Spain’s Albert Ramos Vinolas 6-1, 7-5. In the other quarterfinals, third-seeded Marco Cecchinato
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11:13 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Austin Hill blocked his way to his first career NASCAR Truck Series victory in a crash-marred season opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. With only nine of the 32 trucks still running in the second overtime, Hill had to block Grant Enfinger for most of
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10:10 PM ET LOS ANGELES — On a cool, wet, mostly miserable day, Tiger Woods played more holes in competition than at any point in his comeback from spinal fusion surgery nearly two years ago. And with mixed results that left him frustrated. Woods played 30 holes at Riviera Country Club on Friday and lamented
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9:23 PM ET Associated Press UNIONDALE, N.Y. — John Isner advanced to the semifinals of the New York Open, where he will face the player who knocked him out of the Australian Open. The top-seeded Isner beat No. 7 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia 6-4, 6-1 on Friday night. He will play fellow American Reilly
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9:13 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Justin Thomas put together enough birdies in a cold rain at Riviera to reach 10-under par and share the lead with Adam Scott when the second round of the Genesis Open was halted by darkness. Beginning in 2020, the Genesis Open will have a significantly higher purse,
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8:45 PM ET Former UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt‘s civil lawsuit against his former employer suffered a massive hit Thursday. U.S. District Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey threw out all but one of the claims Hunt made against the UFC, UFC president Dana White and former opponent Brock Lesnar in a civil lawsuit filed in early 2017.
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7:43 PM ET GLENDALE, Ariz. — Confined to crutches and unable to contribute, Corey Seager found himself in an awkward middle space while his Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to a second consecutive World Series last fall. He didn’t want to be intrusive, but he wanted to feel included. He wanted to offer advice, but he
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7:16 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN If the New York Islanders make the playoffs, they’ll play their postseason games in Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum – for the first round, that is. All subsequent rounds would be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the team announced Friday. According to the release, the decision to
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5:57 PM ET Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua isn’t the only significant Matchroom Boxing fighter headed to the United States for his next bout. Also on the way are undisputed cruiserweight world champion and consensus 2018 fighter of the year Oleksandr Usyk and former welterweight world titlist Kell Brook, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn
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5:32 PM ET Associated Press CLEARWATER, Fla. — With spring training underway, Philadelphia Phillies president Andy MacPhail is certain his team is built to win right now. As for adding someone like outfielder Bryce Harper or third baseman Manny Machado, he’s not fueling any speculation. Three and a half months after the pursuit started, here’s
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