Month: May 2021

11:36 AM ET The 2020-21 Premier League season was unlike any other. With the coronavirus pandemic forcing the 2019-20 season to conclude in late July, teams had a little over six weeks to reboot, reset and regroup. From there, the grueling calendar took hold, with a compressed league schedule and cup competitions squeezed around international
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2:07 PM ET Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open, saying Monday that she will “take some time away from the court” one day after she was fined and threatened harsher sanctions for skipping her mandatory media obligations. Osaka, in a statement posted to social media, said she “never wanted to be a distraction”
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1:30 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Braves star Marcell Ozuna was granted a $20,000 bond Monday on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and battery against his wife. Ozuna was jailed Saturday after police officers in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs said they witnessed him attacking his wife, Genesis, while responding to a
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6:00 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Quarterback Carson Wentz arrived in Indianapolis earlier this spring with questions surrounding his character as a teammate in Philadelphia. That was only part of the questions when it comes to Wentz, though. There also were physical questions on what he could do on the football field as the Colts’ new
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2:55 AM ET The LA Clippers arrived to Dallas down 0-2 with their future clouded in uncertainty but left with home-court advantage and momentum thanks to Kawhi Leonard and Paul George playing the relentless style they envisioned when they joined forces. For the second straight game, Leonard and George overwhelmed Luka Doncic and the Dallas
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Hashmatullah Shahidi was named Afghanistan’s new Test, ODI skipper.© AFP Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) members on Monday approved the proposition to go ahead with split-captaincy for the national team. The Afghan board has also effectively removed Asghar Afghan as skipper of the men’s national team. “As per the decision, left-hander Hashmatullah Shahidi is appointed the
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6:53 PM ET Veteran offensive lineman Jared Veldheer said in a statement to NFL Network on Thursday that he plans to retire after he was suspended for six games by the league. Veldheer, 33, said in a statement to NFL Network that a Clomid prescription resulted in the suspension. He said was taking the medication
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6:00 AM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Turns out, Mike Shanahan was right. The former Denver Broncos coach once stood on a patio behind the team’s suburban practice complex and grumpily lamented another question about another player the Broncos were said to have been interested in and whom Shanahan actually had no interest in. “Everybody says
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5:21 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis missed the second half of the Lakers‘ 100-92 loss to the Suns on Sunday with a strained left groin. Davis missed a layup inside the final minute of the second quarter and collapsed to the floor after landing. He was slow to get up, clutching at his
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