Month: November 2019

12:48 AM ET Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Carmelo Anthony had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers downed Chicago 107-103 on Friday night for their second victory over the Bulls this week. Damian Lillard added 28 points for the Blazers, who have won three straight after four consecutive losses. Hassan Whiteside
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12:37 AM ET Associated Press Tennis Australia has confirmed it plans to honor Margaret Court’s 50th anniversary of her 1970 Grand Slam during January’s Australian Open but has stressed her controversial anti-gay views “do not align with our values of equality, diversity and inclusion.” Court won 24 Grand Slam singles titles, including the French Open,
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Nov 30, 2019 ESPN News Services TOKYO — The Hanshin Tigers of Japan’s Central League are set to acquire major league free agent Justin Bour. Per the Kyodo News agency, Tigers general manager Osamu Tanimoto said this week the team has reached a basic agreement with the 31-year-old Bour, who played first base for the
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12:11 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — The Hanshin Tigers of Japan’s Central League are set to acquire major league free agent Justin Bour. Per the Kyodo News agency, Tigers general manager Osamu Tanimoto said this week the team has reached a basic agreement with the 31-year-old Bour, who played first base for the Los
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11:14 PM ET It’s official. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will meet in the main event of a UFC pay-per-view event on April 18. Ferguson and his representatives from Ballengee Group met with UFC executives on Friday in Las Vegas, where he formally agreed to the 155-pound title fight. Nurmagomedov signed his
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9:29 PM ET Associated Press Deacon Jones, Dick Butkus and Lawrence Taylor are among six unanimous choices at defensive line and linebacker for the NFL’s All-Time Team. Linebackers Butkus and Taylor and linemen Jones, Gino Marchetti, Bob Lilly and Alan Page have been chosen by all 26 panelists in voting revealed Friday to celebrate the
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8:49 PM ET ESPN News Services Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith left Friday’s 5-2 loss to Colorado with a groin injury midway through the second period after logging 9:30 of ice time. Chicago coach Jeremy Colliton said Keith wouldn’t travel to Denver for Saturday’s rematch with the Avalanche, but Colliton didn’t know the severity of the
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6:17 PM ET Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — It was cold and damp, Iowa had the ball at its 26 yard-line with 32 seconds left in regulation in a tie game, and the Hawkeyes’ offense hadn’t done much since the first quarter. Instead of being content to play for overtime against border rival Nebraska, coach
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7:10 AM ET NBA Insiders Nearly a quarter of the way into the NBA season, a hotly-contested and deep MVP race is already shaping up featuring established stars and one rising phenom. Do recent winners James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo have an edge? How do Los Angeles Lakers‘ teammates Anthony Davis and LeBron James fit
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7:25 PM ET AUSTIN, Texas — Following Texas’ 49-24 win over Texas Tech on Friday, which concluded the Longhorns’ regular season at 7-5, athletic director Chris Del Conte said he feels good about the overall direction of the program even if this season didn’t go as well as those in the program had hoped. The
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7:19 PM ET ESPN News Services Seymour Siwoff, the statistics maven who turned the Elias Sports Bureau into the place to go for exact information on teams and athletes for more than a half-century, died Friday. He was 99. Siwoff owned Elias for more than 70 years before selling it to his grandson in March
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6:13 PM ET RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney said the core-muscle injury that sidelined him in Week 12 is feeling better, but he didn’t rule out the possibility it will eventually require surgery. Coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that the Seahawks (9-2) are “counting on” their best pass-rusher making it back
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6:08 PM ET The Bruins rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime on Friday in Boston. But not everyone on the team was completely happy. Left wing Brad Marchand appeared dazed by an elbow from the Rangers’ Jacob Trouba late in the second period but wasn’t pulled from
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5:53 PM ET Steve KimESPN The bout between former WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez and Andres Gutierrez, scheduled for Saturday night in Las Vegas, was canceled Friday because Gutierrez came in more than 11 pounds over the 130-pound limit set for the bout. Valdez will now face Adam Lopez, Top Rank Promotions said. The bout,
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9:45 PM GMT Valkerie Baynes Ollie Pope is keen to prove himself as a world-class wicketkeeper after he was parachuted into the role as for the second Test against New Zealand as cover for the injured Jos Buttler. Pope, who went into the match in Hamilton having kept in just five first-class matches previously, scarcely
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4:16 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The number of major leaguers allowed to use otherwise-banned drugs to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder dropped to the lowest level since the sport started issuing annual reports in 2008. The results come in a report issued Monday by Thomas Martin, the Independent Program Administrator for the
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12:56 PM ET Pablo Larrazabal sunk five birdies in six holes at the start of his back nine to card a 69 and open up a three-shot lead after the second round of the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club Friday. The Spaniard also recorded a double-bogey on the seventh when
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