3:25 AM ET LOS ANGELES — LeBron James said his brief stint in the NBA’s health and safety protocols left him feeling “confused,” “frustrated” and “angry” after his first game back in the Lakers’ 119-115 loss to the LA Clippers on Friday night. James missed the Lakers’ game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday after
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12:47 AM ET Sergio Pettis was losing just about every second of the fight until deep into the fourth round. Kyoji Horiguchi was faster, stronger, showed better wrestling and was winning the striking battle. Pettis had absolutely no answers. Until he did. Pettis crushed Horiguchi with a spinning-backfist knockout at 3 minutes, 24 seconds of
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11:28 PM ET Associated Press Darlene Hard, an aggressive serve-and-volley player who won three major singles titles and 18 major doubles titles in a Hall of Fame tennis career, has died. She was 85. She died Thursday at Northridge Hospital in the Los Angeles area after a brief illness, according to Mona Cravens, director of
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5:03 PM ET Oregon has offered football coach Mario Cristobal a contract extension in hopes of keeping him in Eugene, sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. There is increasing chatter that Cristobal would be the main target at Miami if the Hurricanes fire Manny Diaz. Cristobal, a Miami native, played and coached at Miami. As
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Praga The world’s greatest racing drivers going head to head. 200mph miracles of engineering. More drama off the track than any episode of your favourite Netflix show. There’s so much to love about Formula 1. In fact, there’s so much drama F1 was actually made into a Netflix series. But this weekend’s race in Saudi
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12:14 PM ET The Portland Trail Blazers have fired general manager and president of basketball operations Neil Olshey following an investigation into workplace misconduct, the team announced Friday. “Following the conclusion of the independent review of concerns and complaints around our workplace environment at the practice facility, the Portland Trail Blazers organization has decided to
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6:44 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — The Hero World Challenge has taken on a little more meaning for Bryson DeChambeau and Collin Morikawa entering the weekend. One week after getting whipped by Brooks Koepka in Las Vegas at their made-for-TV match, DeChambeau made five birdies in a six-hole stretch and overcame a late
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4:41 PM ET Associated Press In a showdown between the world’s best player and doubles pair, Croatia’s top-ranked twosome beat a Serbia team led by Novak Djokovic to send their country into the Davis Cup final. Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic brushed aside Djokovic and partner Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-1 in doubles Friday to win
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3:34 PM ET The UFC is finalizing a middleweight bout between Jack Hermansson and Sean Strickland to headline an event in February, sources told ESPN on Friday. Contracts have not yet been signed for the 185-pound contest that will serve as the main event at UFC Fight Night on Feb. 5, but they should be
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4:46 PM ET Ginny Fuchs, the captain of the 2020 U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team in Tokyo, told ESPN she has decided to turn professional. The 33-year-old Houston native will begin her career at flyweight, the weight she has competed at over the past eight years — including in Tokyo, where she reached the second
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2:09 PM ET Associated Press Chicago Blackhawks forward Tyler Johnson on Friday became the second NHL player to undergo an unusual neck surgery. Johnson’s operation was the same artificial disk replacement surgery that Jack Eichel underwent last month, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on
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