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4:52 PM ET UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili‘s next fight is still up in the air. Most expected Zhang to fight former 115-pound champion Rose Namajunas in 2021, but UFC president Dana White recently told BT Sport that fight wasn’t finalized. “What I’m hearing is Rose does not want a title shot,” White said. “Rose
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1:57 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020 on Monday. Djokovic was the year-end No. 1 for a record-equaling sixth time after winning four titles including a record eighth Australian Open. US Open champions Mate Pavic
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11:09 AM ET For the past few weeks, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has argued that teams should be rewarded for playing games during a season disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and that teams that started later than others and didn’t play as many games should be penalized by the College Football Playoff selection committee. While
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6:13 PM ET The Florida Panthers have agreed to a one-year contract with winger Anthony Duclair, general manager Bill Zito announced Thursday. According to multiple reports, Duclair will make $1.7 million in 2020-21. Duclair was an All-Star for the first time last season while posting a career-high 23 goals for the Ottawa Senators. “Anthony is
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7:13 PM ET ESPN News Services Howie Kendrick announced his retirement Monday after 15 major league seasons. In an Instagram post, Kendrick thanked each of the teams he played for in the majors, finishing with the Washington Nationals, the team he won a World Series title with in 2019. “To the fans, without your support
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11:13 AM ET A featherweight title fight between two-weight champion Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson has been rebooked to March 6, according to UFC officials. The 145-pound championship fight was originally scheduled to take place at UFC 256 on Dec. 12, however Nunes was forced to withdraw due to health issues. The UFC has not
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12:15 AM ET Undefeated IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant will defend his belt against former titleholder Caleb Truax on January 30. The bout will headline a Premier Boxing Champions card airing on FOX. The fight was announced on Wednesday’s PBC broadcast and by Plant on Twitter. Plant, 28, is undefeated at 20-0 with 12
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5:36 PM ET Australia’s wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has capped a memorable 2020 by finishing the year as the International Tennis Federation’s world No. 1 for quad singles. It is the fifth time Alcott has claimed the year-end top spot, repeating his achievements from 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. In January, Alcott became the
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7:00 PM ET Guard Derrick White has signed a four-year, $72 million contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs, his agent Mike Lindeman of Excel Sports told ESPN on Monday. White, another in the Spurs’ history of player development stories, averaged 11.3 points in 2019-2020. He was the 29th pick in the 2017 NBA draft
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