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Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Senior WriterJul 18, 2024, 10:22 PM ET Close College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Utah State fired football coach Blake Anderson on Thursday, two weeks after informing him of its intent to terminate because of alleged actions in 2023 that the school said violated his contract and
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Associated Press Jul 17, 2024, 08:00 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BALTIMORE — Jerry Walker, who at age 20 became the youngest player to start the All-Star Game when he took the mound representing the Baltimore Orioles in 1959, has died. He was 85. The Orioles announced Walker’s death Wednesday. The announcement did not include
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Jul 16, 2024, 02:38 PM The rules governing player outings will be changed following the arrests of Oscar Jegou and Hugo Auradou in Argentina on an allegation of sexual assault, France Rugby chief Florian Grill said on Tuesday. Jegou and Auradou, 21 and 20 respectively, were arrested in Argentina following an allegation of sexual assault
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Field Level Media Jul 15, 2024, 05:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Colorado Avalanche acquired the rights to restricted free agent goaltender Kevin Mandolese from the Ottawa Senators on Monday. The Avalanche also received a 2026 seventh-round pick in exchange for a sixth-round selection in the same draft. Editor’s Picks Mandolese, 23, made three
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Kalan Hooks, ESPNJul 12, 2024, 04:38 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ special number for 2024 might be three. After Mahomes won his third Super Bowl with the Chiefs this past season, Mahomes and his wife Brittany announced Friday on Instagram that they are expecting their third child. Congrats to
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 02:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Pac-12’s existing bowl game agreements will continue through the 2025 season despite the league’s breakup, the conference announced Friday. Among other things, it means that Oregon State and Washington State, the two remaining Pac-12 schools after the conference collapsed in realignment last summer,
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Mike Coppinger, ESPN Boxing InsiderJul 12, 2024, 01:32 PM ET Close Mike Coppinger has covered boxing since 2010 with roles at USA Today, Ring Magazine and The Athletic before he joined ESPN in 2021. You can follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger Open Extended Reactions Janibek Alimkhanuly was forced to withdraw from Saturday’s IBF/WBO middleweight title
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Associated Press Jul 8, 2024, 06:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Hockey Club re-signed forward Barrett Hayton on Monday to a two-year contract worth $5.3 million. The contract carries an annual salary cap hit of $2.65 million through the 2025-26 season. Hayton was a restricted free agent. “Barrett is
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Jul 10, 2024, 04:47 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Argentina took a shot at music artist Drake after the Canadian lost $300,000 on a bet his country would beat the defending champions in Tuesday’s Copa América semifinal, using rap rival Kendrick Lamar’s song to send him a message. Drake posted an image on Instagram that
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Field Level Media Jul 8, 2024, 04:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions AM Racing has parted ways with NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Hailie Deegan, the team and Deegan announced via social media Monday. Deegan is in 28th place in the Xfinity Series standings midway through her rookie season. “There are always several reasons within a
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Jul 8, 2024, 08:03 AM Melvyn Jaminet plays as a fullback for Top 14 club Toulon and the France national team. Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images France fullback Melvyn Jaminet has been suspended from the national team after posting a video on social media with a racist comment, the French Rugby Federation (FFR) said on Sunday. The
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Kendra Andrews, ESPNJul 7, 2024, 05:44 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Rookie Bronny James will be held out of Sunday’s California Classic summer league game in San Francisco because of trace swelling in his left knee, a Los Angeles Lakers spokesperson confirmed to ESPN. Keeping James out of Sunday’s game vs. the Golden State Warriors
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Field Level Media Jul 3, 2024, 03:39 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Ottawa Senators acquired Jan Jenik from the Utah Hockey Club in exchange for fellow forward prospect Egor Sokolov on Wednesday. Jenik, 23, recorded four goals and two assists in 22 games with the Arizona Coyotes over the past four seasons. Arizona drafted
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Jul 1, 2024, 06:54 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Russian 22nd seed Ekaterina Alexandrova has pulled out of Wimbledon ahead of her opening-round match with Emma Raducanu on Monday due to illness. The 29-year-old, whose best performance at the All England Club came last year when she reached the fourth round, was replaced by lucky
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Chris Low, ESPN Senior WriterJul 1, 2024, 07:40 AM ET Close College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Open Extended Reactions Alabama was already on Steve Sarkisian’s mind. So were LSU and Georgia. But not necessarily within the framework of the SEC. During the process of being hired as
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ESPN News Services Jun 30, 2024, 06:49 PM ET Open Extended Reactions DETROIT — Cam Davis won the Rocket Mortgage Classic for the second time, closing with a 2-under 70 on Sunday that gave him a one-shot victory when Akshay Bhatia three-putted from 32 feet on the final hole. “I wouldn’t wish what happened to
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