4:19 PM ET Associated Press LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Annika Sorenstam was elected president of the International Golf Federation on Thursday, replacing the outgoing Peter Dawson. Sorenstam, a 72-time winner on the LPGA Tour and former No. 1, will take up the position on Jan. 1. The Swede was elected during the IGF’s virtual board meeting
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4:09 PM GMT Fit-again captain Johnny Sexton will return when Ireland take on Scotland in their Autumn Nations Cup clash at the Aviva Stadium after coach Andy Farrell named the squad on Thursday. Sexton was forced off the field with a hamstring problem that he sustained in their opening win over Wales and replaces the
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2:56 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Dwight Howard said Thursday afternoon that his “infamous” tweet about returning to the Los Angeles Lakers in the opening hours of free agency — only to be followed a short time later by him agreeing to join the Philadelphia 76ers — was the product of a misunderstanding over whether he
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Cricket Association of Bengal observed World Disability Day 2020 on Thursday.© AFP The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday observed World Disability Day 2020 with their current crop of differently-abled cricketers at Eden Gardens before the start of the day’s play in the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge. Around 30 differently-abled cricketers of all three
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1:00 PM ET Yair Rodriguez is in hot water with the UFC’s anti-doping partner, though he has not tested positive for any banned substance. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has suspended Rodriguez, a popular featherweight fighter, for six months due to a whereabouts violation, USADA announced Thursday. Rodriguez is ineligible to compete until March
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10:52 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins declined Wednesday to offer a 2021 contract to Eddie Rosario, their regular left fielder for the past six seasons. The Twins also decided to non-tender reliever Matt Wisler prior to MLB’s deadline. They reached one-year deals with five of their arbitration-eligible players: right-handed starter Jose
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10:47 PM ET Corey Knebel, a 29-year-old reliever who was seemingly on his way to being let go by the Milwaukee Brewers, was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers moments before the non-tender deadline came and went on Wednesday night. The reigning World Series champions will send a player to be named later or cash
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8:28 AM ET In the last 40 seasons, no defending national champion has been as big of an underdog as LSU is this week against top-ranked Alabama. LSU is a consensus 29.5-point home underdog to the Crimson Tide. The line had grown to -30 at William Hill sportsbooks in Mississippi. Auburn, in 2011, is the
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