Month: February 2021

6:23 PM ET Associated Press RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — Branden Grace closed eagle-birdie Sunday to win the Puerto Rico Open, an emotional triumph following his father’s January death after a month-long fight with the coronavirus. Grace holed out from a greenside bunker for eagle on the par-4 17th and birdied the par-5 18th for
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4:01 PM ET Tight end Arik Gilbert is back on the market after announcing he is re-entering the transfer portal on Sunday. Gilbert entered the transfer portal while enrolled at LSU and eventually chose Florida as his next destination on Jan. 31. Four weeks later, Gilbert took to Twitter to say he’s backing off of
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3:37 PM ET Michigan’s offense is adding a veteran presence at quarterback in Texas Tech transfer Alan Bowman, who announced his decision to commit to the Wolverines on Sunday. Bowman entered the transfer portal on January 25, and is a graduate transfer, so he will be eligible immediately for Michigan. He threw for 1,602 yards,
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1:30 PM ET Associated Press The number of minority hires for open positions in the NFL nearly doubled to 34.6% in 2021. According to the league’s demographics study obtained Friday by The Associated Press, the minority hirings included: three general managers, two head coaches, three offensive coordinators, six defensive coordinators, four special-teams coordinators, three quarterbacks
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The controversy-ridden Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) has again found itself in muddy waters after organising an auction for an “unsanctioned” Bihar Cricket League (T20) before getting green light from the BCCI. The Anti Corruption Unit of the BCCI has already recommended that there should be strict guidelines before BCCI green-lights any franchise based state T20
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11:31 AM ET Associated Press CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson starting cornerback Derion Kendrick is no longer part of the Tigers’ program. A team spokesman confirmed Kendrick’s status Sunday. Kendrick, a 6-foot, 190-pound senior from Rock Hill, South Carolina, was a highly talented player who last season had several discipline issues and did not play in
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11:49 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Two days after the Toronto Raptors beat the Houston Rockets with several coaches — including head coach Nick Nurse — and star forward Pascal Siakam sitting out due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the Raptors had their scheduled game Sunday night against the Chicago Bulls postponed because they
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Britain’s Tom Pidcock finished third in the Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne Classic in his third race for Ineos Grenadiers. The 21-year-old was involved in the bunch sprint at the end of the 197km one-day race, won by Denmark’s Mads Pedersen of Trek-Segafredo. Total-Direct Energie’s Anthony Turgis, who finished second, half a wheel ahead of Pidcock who started his
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4:51 PM ET Associated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. — The son of a former Green Bay Packer says he is heartbroken after losing his father’s Super Bowl II ring, and he is offering a $5,000 reward for its return. Mike Kostelnik told the Green Bay Press-Gazette that he believes he lost the ring that belonged
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5:53 PM GMT Ireland scored six tries in a 48-10 bonus point victory over Italy on Saturday to earn their first win of this year’s Six Nations and condemn the hosts to a 30th consecutive defeat in the tournament. Tries from Garry Ringrose, Hugo Keenan and Will Connors gave the visitors a seemingly unassailable 24-point
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1:13 PM ET Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder agreed to fight just last week. Now, the fight will no longer be happening Saturday. The women’s strawweight bout between Hill and Yoder was removed from UFC Fight Night just hours before start of the event due to COVID-19 protocols, the promotion announced Saturday. Yoder said in
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