Month: April 2019

2:00 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Aaron Judge won’t be back with the New York Yankees anytime soon, a further blow to an injury-decimated team with a mediocre record 3-plus weeks into the season. New York’s biggest offensive threat and the heart of its clubhouse went on the injured list for the third
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5:50 PM BST Johnny Sexton returned to action and top form to lead holders Leinster to the European Champions Cup final on Sunday, outclassing Toulouse 30-12 in a clash of the competition’s two most successful teams. The Leinster captain, who had not played for the province this year and was out of form at the
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3:47 PM ET SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan was fined $25,000 for flinging a basketball at official Scott Foster in the fourth quarter of Game 4 between the Denver Nuggets and Spurs on Saturday night. The NBA announced that the fine was due to DeRozan “recklessly throwing the basketball toward a
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3:49 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Chennai Super Kings lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore by one run. MS Dhoni refused two singles in the 19th over. Viewed next to each other, without context, those two facts might suggest that the missed singles cost Super Kings the match. This isn’t true, of course. Dhoni was set, and
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1:32 PM ET The Philadelphia Flyers have officially removed the statue of Kate Smith from its location outside their arena and will no longer play Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” at games, the team announced in a statement on Sunday. This follows the New York Yankees’ decision to suspend the use of Smith’s “God
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12:47 AM ET NEW YORK — The argument over who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world has been largely a two-man discussion between unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and welterweight titlist Terence Crawford, who have had a chance to make their latest statements within eight days of each other. Last week it was
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11:06 AM ET Associated Press MONACO (AP) – Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The Italian’s first title of the year was his ninth overall but first at Masters level. It came the day after he stunned defending champion
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9:08 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN INDIANAPOLIS — In a quiet moment after his team finished up practice Thursday afternoon, Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young was asked a question: Do you ever, even for a second, think about what this series against the Boston Celtics would look like if Victor Oladipo — who has been sidelined
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Britain’s Lizzie Deignan returned to cycling at the Amstel Gold Race seven months after giving birth to her first child. The former world champion, 30, was racing with her new team Trek-Segafredo as Kasia Niewiadoma, 24, won the first of this year’s Ardennes Classics. The Polish Canyon-SRAM rider held off two-time time trial world champion
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9:25 AM ET Associated Press BRISBANE, Australia — Australia advanced to the Fed Cup final for the first time in more than a quarter century after Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur beat Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 3-6 6-2 in a decisive doubles match Sunday. Australia will play in the final for
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