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2:23 PM ET ROME — Rafael Nadal beat a tired Novak Djokovic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 on Sunday for a record-extending 10th Italian Open title. The Spaniard recovered from a potentially dangerous fall after tripping over a raised line to take the latest installment of the most-played rivalry in modern men’s tennis. It also reestablished Nadal
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10:52 PM ET Jeff Borzello Close ESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Paul Biancardi Close Basketball Recruiting National Recruiting Director for ESPN.com 18 years of coaching experience at Division I level Former Horizon League coach of the year at Wright State Jaden Hardy, the nation’s top
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4:02 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy says he believes Dak Prescott will be completely cleared for work by the time training camp begins in July, if not sooner. “I have no reason not to think that,” McCarthy said Saturday. “I think this week in Phase 2 will be a nice
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12:51 PM ET ESPN News Services The Tampa Bay Rays traded right-handed relief pitcher Hunter Strickland to the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Strickland, 32, has appeared in 13 games for the Rays this season, registering a 1.69 ERA with 16 strikeouts in
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6:43 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Army Wife pulled off a mild upset win in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes on Friday at Pimlico Race Course as embattled trainer Bob Baffert’s favored Beautiful Gift finished a well-beaten seventh. Mike Maker, a former assistant trainer for Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, saddled the winner. Army
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4:11 PM ET LONDON — Stretched above the majority of Leicester supporters, housed in a semi-circle behind the Wembley goal into which Youri Tielemans unleashed a majestic 25-yard strike to beat Chelsea 1-0 in the FA Cup final, was a banner bearing the image of the club’s deceased owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Thirteen words accompanied his
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10:04 PM ET UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev is set to return to the Octagon in July, according to multiple sources. 1 Related The UFC is close to finalizing a lightweight bout between Makhachev and Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night on July 17 in Las Vegas, per sources. The bout will consist of three rounds.
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6:03 AM ET Associated Press PARMA, Italy — Serena Williams has accepted a wild-card invitation to play at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma starting this weekend. The move came immediately after Williams lost in straight sets to Nadia Podoroska at the Italian Open on Wednesday in her first match in nearly three months. “Maybe I
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11:32 PM ET It was Craig Anderson to the rescue in the Washington Capitals‘ Game 1 overtime victory against the Boston Bruins. Anderson, who turns 40 next Friday, stopped 21 of 22 shots after replacing injured starter Vitek Vanecek in the first period, leading the Capitals to a 3-2 overtime win at home on Saturday
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