1:38 PM ET Associated Press STUTTGART, Germany — Roger Federer rallied to beat home favorite Mischa Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the Stuttgart Open on Wednesday in his first match in nearly three months. The Swiss great converted four of his 10 break points to end a two-match losing streak and start his grass-court season
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10:26 AM ET ESPN staff World No. 1 Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Queen’s Club Championships for the third consecutive year. After winning the French Open at Roland Garros for an 11th time, Nadal had been due to begin his grass court season at Queen’s ahead of Wimbledon in July. It certainly doesn’t surprise
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10:24 AM ET Former welterweight world titleholder Kell Brook, steaming toward an inevitable showdown with Amir Khan, will face Brandon Cook on July 28 at the O2 Arena in London, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Wednesday. The fight will take place on the card headlined by the recently announced heavyweight fight between Dillian
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9:08 AM ET While folks in the scouting community are excited about the elite top-end draft talent this year, there are plenty of good players just below the first round, too. A team that can mine the midrounds for talent is going to help set itself up for a longer period of time. Some of
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5:53 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show David Haye has called time on his 16-year professional career, but was finished as a serious threat at heavyweight a while ago. The Hayemaker,
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10:49 PM ET Wisconsin‘s defensive line is without both projected starters at defensive end following an injury and a spring surgery. Badgers coach Paul Chryst told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday that junior Garrett Rand recently suffered an Achilles’ injury during workouts and is out indefinitely. Rand was set to move to end from
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1:10 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy was awarded a contract with the UFC after scoring a first-round knockout in his professional MMA debut Tuesday night, UFC president Dana White said. White made the announcement during the broadcast of the “Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series,” shortly after Hardy, 29, knocked out
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6:39 PM ET The Ottawa Senators said they are investigating an issue that prompted the wife of team captain Erik Karlsson to file an order of protection against the fiancee of teammate Mike Hoffman, alleging that she harassed the couple, including remarks about the death of their child. In the May 4 application for a
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6:19 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Defensive lineman Aaron Donald was not on the practice field Tuesday as the Los Angeles Rams opened mandatory minicamp at their training facility.
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6:31 PM ET UFC flyweight Paige VanZant will undergo a second surgery on her broken right arm next month, after an initial surgery earlier this year “failed.” VanZant, 24, revealed the plan via social media on Tuesday. She suffered the injury during her last fight, a decision loss to Jessica Rose-Clark in January, and originally
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6:06 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports NASCAR has fined three Joe Gibbs Racing crew chiefs and suspended three JGR car chiefs for one race for non-conforming front splitters confiscated during prerace technical inspection Sunday at Michigan
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6:42 PM ET Associated Press WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The PGA Tour has approved a name change for The Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia. The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs says in a statement the tournament will now be known as A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. The eight-year-old tournament has typically been
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6:34 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Sandy Alderson all but said “tick, tick, tick.” Mets players are running out of time to turn around their season, and New York’s general manager takes the responsibility as the person in charge of assembling the roster. “When you’re scoring runs at the anemic rate that we
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