9:50 PM ET Associated Press QUEBEC CITY, Quebec — Oleksandr Gvozdyk stopped Adonis Stevenson at 2:49 of the 11th round Saturday night to take the WBC light heavyweight title from the Canadian. Gvozdyk, from the Ukraine, improved to 16-0 with the victory at Videotron Centre. The 41-year-old Stevenson dropped to 29-2-1 with his first loss
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8:33 PM ET ESPN News Services CLEVELAND — Toronto Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry is sidelined with an unspecified back injury. Lowry sat out Saturday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers after his back flared up earlier in the day. Raptors coach Nick Nurse did not give any details about Lowry’s injury or a timetable
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6:55 PM GMT Jamie BraidwoodESPN TWICKENHAM, LONDON — Just when they were beginning to look broken and disjointed, the Barbarians pulled together as team and fought back from 21 points down to beat Argentina 38-35. Elton Jantjies’ 79th-minute drop-goal may have stolen the game away from the Pumas in the dying seconds, but in truth
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6:32 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson was fined $33,425 for fighting by the NFL on Saturday. Lawson was ejected from Sunday’s 24-21 victory over Jacksonville for fighting with Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette. Fournette was suspended without pay for one game and will miss Sunday’s matchup with
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5:58 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Forward William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs ended their contract stalemate with a new six-year deal that was made public minutes before a 5 p.m. ET deadline that would determine his eligibility for this season. Nylander, 22, was a restricted free agent. His new deal pays him $41.77 million
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3:30 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — It’s time to see if the star of the Green Bay Packers‘ preseason can do it when it matters. The Packers will add receiver Jake Kumerow to the roster on Saturday, a source said, completing his comeback from the shoulder injury that ruined the story of the summer.
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2:31 PM ET Malika AndrewsESPN Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen has been upgraded to probable and could make his season debut in Saturday’s game against the Houston Rockets. Markkanen has been sidelined with an elbow sprain since September. Initially, he was scheduled to be out six to eight weeks. He has missed 23 games. He
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2:28 PM ET On a Saturday highlighted by college football conference championship games, the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury was generating the most buzz — and the biggest bets — around Las Vegas. MGM’s sportsbook reported taking a $170,000 bet on the favored Wilder at -170 odds, and Caesars Palace said
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12:35 PM ET UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton has been released from the hospital and plans to watch his team’s American championship game against Memphis from home. Milton’s mother, Teresa, told ESPN’s Maria Taylor that the quarterback was able to go home Friday, one week after a devastating knee injury that led to blood flow issues
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11:46 AM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Running back Alex Collins‘ disappointing season is officially over. The Baltimore Ravens placed Collins on injured reserve Saturday and activated running back Kenneth Dixon, who had been designated to return. Gus Edwards posted another 100-yard rushing game and has shown his running style to be a perfect complement
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8:46 AM ET Defending champion Cameron Smith shot a five-under-par 67 on day three of the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast on Saturday and will take a three-shot lead into the final round. Cameron Smith is the defending champion at the Australia PGA Championship Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images The Australian started the day with a
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