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8:40 PM ET LSU began spring football practice Tuesday with sophomore Max Johnson taking the first-team reps at quarterback. But coach Ed Orgeron told reporters that there’s no favorite and that all the quarterbacks took equal reps. “The competition is open,” he said. “Let the best man win.” Myles Brennan, a junior, started the first
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9:54 PM ET ESPN News Services WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th career goal to pass Phil Esposito for sole possession of sixth on the NHL’s career list and became the second active player to record 1,300 points, helping the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night. The Capitals have
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3:25 PM ET LeBron James has become a partner in the Fenway Sports Group, making the NBA superstar a part owner of the Boston Red Sox, a source has confirmed to ESPN. The Boston Globe first reported Tuesday that James and Maverick Carter — his longtime friend and business partner — are now partners at
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5:45 PM ET Associated Press CHELTENHAM, England — A horse from the yard of banned trainer Gordon Elliott won a race on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival as the prestigious meeting began Tuesday without racegoers during the pandemic. Elliott was banned for 12 months — with the last six months suspended — after
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World Rugby has launched a new annual three-tier global women’s tournament as it seek to create more a competitive international landscape and grow the Women’s Rugby World Cup to 16 teams. WXV will start in 2023 and has initially been supported by a 6.4-million pound ($8.8 million) investment from the global governing body for the
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Mar 9, 2021 UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling says health is his primary focus after a championship win over Petr Yan last weekend in Las Vegas — but an immediate rematch against Yan is also on the horizon. “I was doped up on morphine in the hospital, and texted [UFC president Dana White] and said,
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9:40 AM ET Associated Press Tiger Woods is back in the game — digitally, at least. Woods has signed a long-term partnership with the company behind the PGA Tour 2K video game series, returning the 15-time major champion to an industry he once dominated with EA Sports. The deal was announced Tuesday, nearly a month
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7:00 AM ET Tony Bennett’s five fellow NBA alumni coaching in the 2021 NCAA tournament can only hope Bennett has started a trend. When Bennett’s Virginia Cavaliers became college basketball’s most recent national champions in April 2019, the ex-Charlotte Hornet became just the fifth person to both play minutes in a meaningful NBA game and
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3:33 PM ET HENDERSON, Nev. — The Las Vegas Raiders will release three-time Pro Bowl center Rodney Hudson on Wednesday, the first day of the new league year, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The move continues a dismantling of what had been one of the more expensive units on the team as the Raiders
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