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Jul 19, 2024, 11:30 PM Open Extended Reactions Queensland winger Mac Grealy has broken his 2024 try drought in spectacular fashion yet Wales still found a last-gasp escape to deny the Reds a repeat of their famous 1991 victory over the tourists. The underdog Reds were pipped 36-35 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Friday
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Chris Low, ESPN Senior WriterJul 18, 2024, 06:47 PM ET Close College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Open Extended Reactions The University of Alabama plans to honor former coach Nick Saban by naming its football playing field for him at Bryant-Denny Stadium, sources told ESPN. A meeting of
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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 18, 2024, 07:10 PM ET FIFA has postponed a decision on a Palestinian proposal to suspend Israel from international soccer because of the war with Hamas, clearing the way for the Israeli men’s national team to play at the Paris Olympics. Soccer’s world governing body had been set to make a decision
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Chris Low, ESPN Senior WriterJul 18, 2024, 04:54 PM ET Close College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Open Extended Reactions DALLAS — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman said Thursday he knew his hiring of offensive coordinator Bobby Petrino would be controversial, but remains convinced that bringing back Petrino was
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Baxter Holmes, ESPN Senior WriterJul 17, 2024, 12:33 AM ET Close Baxter Holmes (@Baxter) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print, focusing on the NBA. He has covered the Lakers, the Celtics and previously worked for The Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times. Open Extended Reactions LAS VEGAS — Soon after the LA
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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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David Purdum Close David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Doug Greenberg Jul 17, 2024, 08:50 AM ET Open Extended Reactions At the All-Star break, two superstar sluggers lead the MVP races, a rookie phenom is in contention for the Cy Young and the American League Central
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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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Associated Press Jul 15, 2024, 06:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions GAINESVILLE, Va. — Lexi Thompson isn’t sure whether this year’s Solheim Cup will be her last as a player, but she showed her commitment to returning the cup to the United States by making an early visit to the demanding venue where the Americans
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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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Lizzy Becherano Jul 15, 2024, 04:38 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Colombia Football Federation president Ramon Jesurun and his son Ramon Jamil Jesurun are facing three felony counts of battery on a specified official or employee after being arrested by Miami Dade Police at Hard Rock Stadium following the 2024 Copa América final. The two
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ESPN News Services Jul 14, 2024, 11:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Lionel Messi was forced off with an apparent right ankle injury in the second half of the Copa América final between Argentina and Colombia at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday. Messi collapsed to the field in the 64h minute and immediately signaled
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Lizzy Becherano Jul 15, 2024, 04:01 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Colombia national team head coach Nestor Lorenzo said Hard Rock Stadium’s security breach impacted his players ahead of their 2024 Copa América final defeat to Argentina on Sunday night, labelling the situation “anxiety-inducing.” Hours before kick off, fans without tickets to the game broke
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Uruguay beat Canada on penalties in the Copa America third-place playoff match on Saturday after a 2-2 draw at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Canada’s Ismaël Koné had a tame spot-kick saved by goalkeeper Sergio Rochet and Alphonso Davies hit the crossbar as Uruguay won the shootout 4-3. In the first
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Jeff Carlisle, U.S. soccer correspondentJul 13, 2024, 06:35 PM ET Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Open Extended Reactions MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni said he understands the reaction of Uruguay players in entering the stands to protect their family members in the aftermath of
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