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1:08 PM ET Purdue will be without its head coach and best player for Saturday’s opener against Iowa. The Boilermakers confirmed on Friday that star receiver Rondale Moore, who opted back in for this season with an announcement on ESPN’s College Football Live on Sept. 24, won’t play against the Hawkeyes. Purdue officials didn’t give
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3:58 PM ET The NHL has postponed the 2021 Winter Classic and All-Star Game “due to the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the coronavirus,” the league announced in a statement on Thursday. The Winter Classic was scheduled to be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on New Year’s Day, featuring the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis
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3:00 PM ET Associated Press A filly trained by two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert has tested positive in a postrace drug test for the second time this year, making it the third positive test by a horse in Baffert’s stable in the last six months. Craig Robertson, Baffert’s attorney, issued a statement confirming Gamine’s
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1:34 AM ET One of the biggest UFC fights of the year is now official. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje successfully weighed in Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for their UFC lightweight title unification bout. Nurmagomedov and Gaethje each weighed right at the limit of 155 pounds. Nurmagomedov, the first fighter to hit
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12:40 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Billy Joe Saunders will defend his WBO world super-middleweight title against English rival Martin Murray at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Dec. 4 after
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11:34 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN The 2020 NBA draft is less than a month away, but the Minnesota Timberwolves still don’t see a can’t-miss guy to take with the No. 1 pick. After months of planning to make the top pick for the second time in franchise history, Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas
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6:12 PM ET Antonio Brown and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reached an agreement on a one-year deal, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday. While contract language still has to be finalized and Brown has to pass COVID-19 protocols before he can join the team, Brown is likely to make his Bucs debut in
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3:46 PM ET Georgia State coach Shawn Elliott has agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2025 season. Elliott is in his fourth season at Georgia State with a 17-23 overall record and consecutive bowl appearances. His new annual salary will be $750,000, according to details of the contract obtained by ESPN. His incentives
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12:38 PM ET Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Lindy Ruff completed his New Jersey Devils staff, hiring Chris Taylor as an assistant coach and Dave Rogalski as the goaltending coach. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the moves Friday. Ruff previously retained Alain Nasreddine and hired Mark Recchi. Taylor started his professional coaching career with Rochester
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