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3:39 PM ET Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and is experiencing “mild symptoms,” according to David Stearns, the team’s president of baseball operations. Yelich, 29, will be out a minimum of 10 days, while teammate Jace Peterson has been placed on the COVID-19 injured list, as well, because of
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2:56 PM ET KANSAS CITY — Patrick Mahomes added to the collection of sports franchises that he has a stake in by buying into the ownership group of MLS club Sporting Kansas City. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the
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12:15 PM BST Britain fought back superbly from 21 points down to beat the United States 26-21 on Tuesday and seal a semi-final meeting with New Zealand in the Olympic Rugby Sevens at the Tokyo Stadium. Six-man Argentina overcame an early red card to shock South Africa 19-14 and will face defending champions Fiji in
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1:24 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Terence Crawford, ESPN’s No. 2 pound-for-pound boxer, could be preparing for a quantum leap in competition. A fight between the welterweight champion and former titleholder Shawn Porter was ordered by the WBO late Wednesday night. In the letter, sent to Crawford’s promoter, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum and Tom Brown,
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Jul 23, 2021 Associated Press CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent. The team had until Aug. 1 to make the offer to Allen, a 23-year-old acquired last season in a trade from Brooklyn and viewed as one of Cleveland’s core players. The
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6:35 PM ET Oklahoma State president Kayse Shrum said Monday that Oklahoma’s intentions to explore leaving the Big 12 are “the result of months of planning with the SEC” and a “clear breach” of the conference bylaws. Shrum made the comments in a statement and in a series of tweets. In the statement, she called
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5:48 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians claimed left-hander Alex Young off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. Young went 2-6 with a 6.26 ERA in two stints with the Diamondbacks this season. He made 30 appearances and two starts before being designated for assignment on July 21. The Indians optioned
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10:55 AM BST Australia will play Olympic champions in a daunting men’s rugby sevens quarter-final task after the Samu Kerevi-inspired side showed vast improvement in a 14-12 loss to New Zealand. The result left Australia third in their pool, scraping into medal contention as one of two lucky losers in Tokyo thanks to a face-saving
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4:52 PM ET A rematch of one of the best title fights in UFC welterweight history is on deck. Kamaru Usman, ranked as ESPN’s top pound-for-pound MMA fighter, will defend his UFC welterweight title in a second fight with Colby Covington in the main event of UFC 268 in November, UFC president Dana White told
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