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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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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3:19 PM ET CHICAGO — The Cubs on Friday tendered a contract to suspended shortstop Addison Russell, who is eligible for arbitration. Russell, 25, will miss the first month of the season after accepting a 40-game suspension late in 2018 after his ex-wife accused him of domestic abuse in a blog post. From the start,
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3:08 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder guard Andre Roberson had another setback with his surgically repaired left knee that will keep him out at least another six weeks, team spokesperson said. During a workout Thursday, Roberson came down from a jump and reported some discomfort in his knee. An MRI revealed a small avulsion
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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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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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2:02 PM ET All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver‘s playing days at Houston are over. The junior tweeted Friday that he is skipping Houston’s bowl game to begin preparing for the NFL draft. Excited for the next chapter pic.twitter.com/oAXrxeADKm — Ed Oliver (@Edoliver_11) November 30, 2018 Oliver’s decision comes a week after he told the Houston
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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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1:43 PM ET Associated Press VORHEES, N.J. — Former Philadelphia general manager Ron Hextall said he was stunned the Flyers fired him this week, despite their losing record. Hextall, a former Flyers goalie, was fired Monday after four-plus seasons on the job. “I didn’t see this coming in any way,” Hextall said Friday. “I was
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