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11:58 AM ET Former NFL star Marshawn Lynch has joined the ownership group of the Oakland Roots of the USL Championship. An Oakland native, Lynch, 34, was a prominent advocate for the city during his 12-year NFL career, primarily with the Seattle Seahawks. “Growing up in The Town, we always could count on the pro
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5:15 PM ET Gervonta “Tank” Davis and title defenses by both Charlo twins headline Showtime’s upcoming fight schedule. Davis will face Mario Barrios on May 26 for an inferior version of the WBA’s junior welterweight title. Barrios (26-0, 17 KOs) currently holds the WBA’s No. 2 belt in the division, while Davis (24-0, 23 KOs)
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5:35 PM ET Associated Press Alejandro Canizares defied chilly and windy conditions to shoot a 5-under 67 Thursday for a one-stroke lead after the opening day of the Austrian Open. The Spaniard carded an eagle and four birdies to sit in front of a quartet of players, which included former No. 1 Martin Kaymer and
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2:52 PM ET Chicago Bulls All-Star guard Zach LaVine is expected to miss several games after entering into the NBA’s health and safety protocol, sources told ESPN. The Bulls called off practice Thursday because of health and safety protocol concerns, the team said. Chicago’s playoff hopes have been dampened lately, as the Bulls have dropped
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4:14 PM ET For the first time, the NFL is partnering with bookmakers in the U.S., another big step in the league’s acceptance of sports betting and a move that could lead to point spreads being integrated into coverage and highlights appearing on mobile betting apps. The NFL on Thursday announced multi-year agreements with Caesars
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6:04 PM ET Associated Press An organization started by Maryland’s Mike Locksley is trying to help advance the careers of minority football coaches by connecting them with the people who do the hiring in college sports. The National Coalition of Minority Football Coaches launched its first Coalition Academy this week. The program matches coaches and
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11:02 PM ET The Tampa Bay Lightning have placed star center Steven Stamkos on long-term injured reserve with a lower-body injury, the team announced Thursday. Stamkos has 34 points in 38 games for the Lightning this season, with 17 goals and 17 assists. Stamkos last played against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 8, leaving
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8:45 PM ET So what has Ronald Acuna Jr. done for the Atlanta Braves so far this season? Acuna’s numbers through 13 games are preposterous: .442/.492/1.000, seven home runs, 14 extra-base hits, 14 RBIs, 17 runs, 52 total bases, three stolen bases and more than a few bat flips. We entered the season anticipating the
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10:43 AM ET UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz will seek his second title defense against Glover Teixeira in September, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. The 205-pound title fight will take place on a UFC 266 pay-per-view event on Sept. 4. UFC has not announced an official venue for the event. Blachowicz (28-8) is
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5:25 PM ET A star on the social media platform TikTok said that YouTube-star-turned-boxer Jake Paul forced her into a sex act without consent in the summer of 2019. Justine Paradise said in a 20-minute video posted on YouTube last Friday that she didn’t say anything about the alleged attack sooner because she signed a
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6:34 AM ET After Hideki Matsuyama‘s historic win at the Masters, the PGA Tour now heads to Hilton Head Island for the RBC Heritage. Webb Simpson, who tied for 12th last week at Augusta, is the defending champion. Which players are the favorites this time around, who offers good odds and what props are worthwhile?
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