Month: January 2020

8:33 AM GMT Disquiet at the bottom Reports have emerged of the Rangpur sponsors meddling in pre-match selection and captaincy talks. BCB director Enayet Hossain Siraj, who shifted from Rajshahi Royals to the Rangpur side after his company, Incepta Pharmaceuticals, became Rangpur’s sponsors, has admitted that he has taken charge of team affairs. Whispers of
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11:46 PM ET NEW YORK — Kayla Harrison entered the 2019 Professional Fighters League season as the face of the organization, and ended the year with $1 million and the PFL women’s lightweight championship in hand on New Year’s Eve. Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was one of six fighters to win titles and
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11:29 PM ET HOUSTON — Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone considers his preferred defensive strategy of double-teaming Houston Rockets star James Harden, sometimes as far as 40 feet away from the basket, to be a form of flattery. “I know it’s probably frustrating for him,” Malone said before Tuesday night’s game at the Toyota Center.
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10:02 PM ET Associated Press BRISBANE, Australia — Venus Williams has been forced to pull out of the Brisbane International following an undisclosed “setback” in training. Tournament officials said Wednesday a replacement for the 52nd-ranked Williams will be named on Thursday. Williams had been given a wild card for the Brisbane event which starts Jan.
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8:38 PM ET Associated Press DALLAS — Welcome to a Texas-sized NHL Winter Classic. The annual showcase is going to be one big outdoor game when the Dallas Stars host the Nashville Predators at the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium on Wednesday — even without “Big Tex” booming out the customary “Howdy, folks!” that visitors to
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7:24 PM ET Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bijan Nichols kicked a 23-yard field goal with two seconds remaining and No. 21 Navy capitalized on a fourth-down gamble in the final minute to beat Kansas State 20-17 in the Liberty Bowl on Tuesday. A Navy team with the nation’s top-ranked rushing attack set up the
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