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3:14 PM ET Boxing’s biggest star, Canelo Alvarez, will return to the ring Feb. 27 versus mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim in Miami Gardens at Hard Rock Stadium, per sources. The fight will be broadcast on DAZN and other PPV cable platforms everywhere except Mexico. It will be a stay-busy title defense for Alvarez (54-1-2, 36
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8:29 AM ET Nothing outside of the major championships was ever guaranteed for Tiger Woods’ when it comes to his schedule. And now even that is certain in the wake of the news that the Woods recently had a microdiscectomy procedure to alleviate nerve pain in his lower back. 2 Related Apparently Woods is already
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10:53 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com Novak Djokovic attempted to clarify his heavily scrutinized letter to Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley in a social media post Tuesday, insisting his “good intentions” were misconstrued. Following positive COVID-19 tests on three charter flights to Melbourne, 72 players are currently in a hard quarantine period resulting in 14
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12:11 PM ET Delonte West is now working at the drug rehabilitation center in Florida that he attended after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban helped the former homeless NBA player get his life back on track, a source confirmed to ESPN. West was treated at the Rebound therapy center in Florida. Cuban picked West up
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6:00 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — The off button, when it comes to Philip Rivers‘ mouth, doesn’t always work when he’s in the game. The Colts quarterback always has his mouth moving. On the sideline. Running onto the field. Before the snap. After the whistle has been blown. Everything you need this week:&• Full schedule »
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2:46 PM ET Northwestern is hiring Las Vegas Raiders defensive backs coach Jim O’Neil as defensive coordinator, sources told ESPN. O’Neil, the former defensive coordinator for both the San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns, will replace Mike Hankwitz, who retired after 51 years as a college coach, the past 13 at Northwestern. The 42-year-old O’Neil
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10:46 AM ET Associated Press NASCAR will attempt some normalcy at the season-opening Daytona 500 with a live prerace concert — the first big performance at a track during the pandemic — featuring country music star Luke Combs. Combs, who performed virtually for NASCAR’s season finale in November, has not done a live show since
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12:36 AM ET Associated Press D.J. Trahan has withdrawn from this week’s PGA Tour event, The American Express, after testing positive for the coronavirus. He was replaced in the field by Michael Gellerman. Trahan is the 22nd player to test positive since the tour returned to competition in June following a three-month shutdown. This is
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9:57 PM ET Two more Australian Open players have tested positive for COVID-19, government officials said on Wednesday, as authorities were at cross-purposes over who would pay for the tournament’s quarantine bill. Victoria state police minister Lisa Neville said two players and a non-playing Australian Open participant comprised three new infections reported on Wednesday. A
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12:12 PM ET Eric WoodyardESPN Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner has an avulsion fracture in his right hand that will not require surgery, the team announced Tuesday, and he is listed as day-to-day. Turner, who leads the NBA with 4.2 blocks per game, suffered the injury vs. Portland on Jan. 14. He has met with
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Jan 18, 2021 Ohio State is losing quarterback Justin Fields to the NFL draft, but his favorite target, Chris Olave, announced on social media on Monday that he’s returning to the Buckeyes for the 2021 season. Olave, the Buckeyes’ leading pass-catcher the previous two seasons, was ranked by ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. as the No.
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