Month: October 2018

1:55 AM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — There’s a known history between Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley, and it bubbled over again Tuesday night, with double technical fouls and a flagrant foul 1 handed out in the Thunder‘s 128-110 win over the LA Clippers. With 6:20 left in the fourth quarter, shortly after the whistle had
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1:54 AM BST Unwanted by their Australian franchises, Sef Fa’agase and Jack Debreczeni have linked with New Zealand Super Rugby teams for the 2019 season. Queensland Reds prop of four seasons Fa’agase and five-season Melbourne Rebels five-eighth Jack Debreczeni will play for the Highlanders and Chiefs respectively and also be eligible for the All Blacks.
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Oct 30, 2018 Eleven years since he made his IPL debut with Delhi Daredevils, Shikhar Dhawan is set to play for his home team again in 2019. ESPNcricinfo understands that the batsman is likely to have been traded by Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange for three players – Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem. Sunrisers
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8:13 PM ET For the third time in the ranking’s five-year history, the SEC sits atop the first College Football Playoff ranking of the season. 1. Alabama (8-0)2. Clemson (8-0)3. LSU (7-1)4. Notre Dame (8-0)5. Michigan (7-1)6. Georgia (7-1)7. Oklahoma (7-1)8. Washington State (7-1)9. Kentucky (7-1)10. Ohio State (7-1)11. Florida (6-2)12. UCF (7-0)13. West Virginia
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8:39 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Boston‘s five-game World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14,125,000 viewers on Fox, down 25 percent from last year and the fourth-lowest ever. The Series featuring a pair of large-market teams averaged an 8.3 rating and 17 share, Nielsen said Tuesday. That was down from
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5:59 PM ET Associated Press PARIS — Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title with a 7-5, 6-1 win against Joao Sousa in the second round on Tuesday. Serving for the match at 5-1, Djokovic handed a towel to a male spectator who seemed unwell and who wiped his forehead
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5:51 PM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks have activated center Joe Thornton from injured reserve. Thornton was placed on the injured list on Oct. 7 because of swelling in his surgically repaired right knee. Thornton missed more than three weeks but will return Tuesday night when San Jose hosts
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5:39 PM BST Springboks No 8 Duane Vermeulen expects a bruising forward tussle in the Springboks’ opening November international against England at Twickenham on Saturday and believes the set-piece battle could go a long way to deciding the contest. Vermeulen was outstanding as the Boks claimed a 2-1 home series win over England in June,
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6:01 PM ET Two buses of Pittsburgh Steelers players and staff attended the joint funeral on Tuesday for brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, who were killed in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting on Saturday, according to reports. Michele Rosenthal, the sister of the two victims, used to be the Steelers community relations manager. Steelers
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4:41 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have declined 2019 options on contracts with starting pitcher Ervin Santana and designated hitter/first baseman Logan Morrison. Santana’s contract is for $14 million and Morrison’s for $8 million. In announcing the expected decision Tuesday, the team will pay each player a $1 million buyout to
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