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11:23 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Martin Truex Jr. won NASCAR’s return to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for its season-opening exhibition race — a sloppy Sunday night extravaganza in which the Wiz Khalifa halftime show might have been the most entertaining part of the event. Truex took the lead with 25 laps
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12:49 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Emanuel Navarrete outlasted Liam Wilson in a back-and-forth slugfest on Friday night in Glendale, Arizona, to claim the vacant WBO junior lightweight title with a ninth-round TKO. Navarrete, who is from Mexico, was floored by the 8-1 underdog in Round 4 — the first knockdown of his career — but
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7:29 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant headlined the 2023 NBA All-Star reserves, which were announced Thursday night. Embiid, who just missed being a starter in the Eastern Conference when starters were announced last week, was joined by Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (second All-Star selection),
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2:09 PM ET Five-star junior cornerback Ellis Robinson IV committed to two-time defending national champion Georgia on Wednesday, adding to the program’s burgeoning 2024 class. Robinson made the announcement on “College Football Live” on ESPN2. “They told me I’m the best DB in the 2024 class and one of the best in the 2023 class,”
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10:45 AM ET NFL NationESPN Get ready for yet another wild NFL offseason of quarterback movement — which is already underway after Tom Brady announced Wednesday morning that he’s retiring from the NFL after 23 seasons. Stars like Lamar Jackson, Daniel Jones and Geno Smith are on expiring contracts, a handful of big names could
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7:00 AM ET ESPN staff Gary Bettman took office as the NHL’s first-ever commissioner on Feb. 1, 1993. It’s been an eventful three decades since. League owners tapped Bettman — a New York-born, Ivy League-educated lawyer who previously served as the NBA’s general counsel and senior vice president — to succeed outgoing president Gil Stein
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1:38 PM GMT Steve Phillips has resigned from his position as CEO of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the governing body said on Sunday after he came under pressure for its handling of allegations of misogyny, sexism and racism within the WRU. In a BBC Wales documentary, several former female WRU employees made allegations about
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Jan 28, 2023 Associated Press HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — Art Collector came into the Pegasus World Cup Invitational with more winnings than any of the other 11 horses in the field. And he left with the biggest prize of all. The 6-year-old made a big move around the outside and pulled clear of the field
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