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3:16 AM GMT Australia coach Justin Langer has hailed Steve Smith and David Warner‘s “brilliant reintegration” into the national team, and suggested that last year’s tour to England had been a “great dress rehearsal” ahead of his side’s return to South Africa for the first time since the Newlands scandal in March 2018. Langer replaced
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6:12 PM ET GOODYEAR, Ariz. — After an entire offseason of rumors about a potential trade, and constant speculation that his team ultimately will not be able to afford him, Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor wanted to make one thing clear after his first official workout of spring training. “I wanna win here, I wanna
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5:36 PM ET The top mixed martial arts promotion in Asia will run its next major event with no fans in attendance. ONE Championship fighters competing at ONE: King of the Jungle on Feb. 28 in Singapore will do so in an empty arena, company CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced Monday on Facebook. The decision is
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5:40 PM ET Sixth seed Frenchman Benoit Paire advanced to the next round at the Open 13 Provence on Monday. Paire took both sets in an all-French encounter against Gregoire Barrere, beating him 6-4, 7-6(1) to book a ticket to the round-of-16. Sweden’s Mikael Ymer also went through as he defeated Richard Gasquet in three
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5:13 PM ET ESPN News Services The Buffalo Sabres have suspended Zach Bogosian after the injury-plagued defenseman did not report to the team’s AHL affiliate in Rochester. Bogosian, 29, had cleared waivers after Buffalo placed him there late last week. He had been in and out of the Sabres lineup with hip injuries and also
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4:20 PM ET The ACC is joining the Big Ten in supporting a one-time transfer exemption for student-athletes in all sports. The league announced Monday that it “unanimously concluded” at its annual winter meetings that athletes in all sports should be allowed to transfer one time without having to sit out a year of competition.
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3:54 PM ET Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been elected as a vice president of the National Basketball Players Association. Irving replaces Pau Gasol on the NBPA executive committee. Gasol’s three-year term expired. “This was the right time for me to run for a leadership position in the NBPA,” Irving said. “I have been
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3:22 PM ET ASHBURN, Va., — Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed remains in the concussion protocol, nearly six months after a helmet-to-helmet hit in the third preseason game, according to coach Ron Rivera. Rivera told The Athletic about Reed’s status at a yard sale in Charlotte, N.C. to benefit the Humane Society of Charlotte
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2:54 PM ET Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85. Attorney Sonia Pawluc said Wright had been hospitalized in Florida for the last few weeks after being injured in a
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8:15 AM ET The Atlanta Braves on Monday announced the promotion of general manager Alex Anthopoulos and a contract extension for manager Brian Snitker. Anthopoulos will now be the team’s president, baseball operations and GM, and had his contract extended through 2024. The contracts for Snitker and his coaching staff have been extended through the
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8:55 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Faf du Plessis has stepped down as captain of South Africa’s Test and T20I sides with immediate effect. However, the 35-year-old remains fully committed to playing all three formats for the time being. Du Plessis cited a need to give the next generation of leaders within the team a chance
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