3:39 PM ET The impact of the Houston Astros‘ sign-stealing scandal is reverberating throughout Major League Baseball. There has been immediate impact — three managers lost their jobs in a week, along with the Astros’ general manager. And through all of the revelations, both the Astros themselves and players throughout the game have had something
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7:16 PM ET DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It is race day at Daytona! Perhaps you are a hardcore NASCAR fan who watches every race from Valentine’s Day to Thanksgiving. But chances are higher that your Daytona 500 viewing habits are much more of a Kentucky Derby/Olympics figure skating-kind of approach. You watch because it’s a
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7:28 AM GMT As Australian rugby keeps its fingers crossed for an improved broadcast deal, this was not the weekend Rugby Australia administrators were after. The Brumbies and Reds were both in positions to win their respective matches over the Highlanders and Reds, only for a lack of discipline — perhaps some dubious refereeing in
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2:45 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park saw a seven-shot lead shrink to two shots Sunday before winning the Women’s Australian Open by three strokes to clinch her first LPGA title in almost two years. Park started her final round three shots in front of 19-year-old South Korean compatriot
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1:14 AM ET ESPN News Services Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien was frustrated with the officiating Saturday night, feeling referees Dean Morton and Garrett Rank missed several calls in his team’s home loss to the Dallas Stars. Tyler Seguin scored twice, including the overtime winner, to give the Stars a comeback 4-3 victory. Mattias
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11:29 PM ET Jan Blachowicz knew he needed to make a serious statement Saturday to even have the slightest shot at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. And that’s exactly what he did. Blachowicz (26-8) recorded the 16th finish of his professional career, as he knocked out Corey Anderson (13-5) with a devastating right hand
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11:52 PM ET Super middleweight world titlist Caleb Plant’s dream since he was a child was to have a world title fight in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. He not only realized it on Saturday night, but won in dominating and emphatic fashion. Plant beat down game mandatory challenger Vincent Feigenbutz for the entire fight
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11:57 PM ET Maybe endings aren’t meant to be perfect, after all. They allow for closure, even satiety in an audience and burn out the love between champion and fan too soon. Leander Paes jogged into the media room with his runners-up plaque, a smile pasted across his face, perhaps thinking just that. On presumably
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11:03 PM ET CHICAGO — Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. outlasted Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable slam dunk contest on Saturday that required two tiebreaker jams. But the final result was not without controversy, with at least two judges contending afterward that they wanted the second dunk-off to end in a
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10:51 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After Joe Gibbs Racing swept last year’s Daytona 500 with a trio of Toyota drivers, Joey Logano angrily marched to the car of fellow Ford driver Michael McDowell and pointed at the blue oval. Logano’s message was clear to McDowell: If he couldn’t win the race,
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