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6:36 PM ET ESPN News Services Kevin Love wasted no time. He’s officially a member of the Miami Heat. The five-time All-Star and 15-year NBA veteran cleared waivers on Monday afternoon, then signed a contract to join the Heat for the remainder of the season not long afterward. The now-former Cleveland Cavaliers forward was in
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Feb 20, 2023 Professional Rugby Board (PRB) chair Malcolm Wall has apologised to Welsh players for the “stress and real discomfort” caused by their contract dispute stalemate as the threat of a strike looms over Saturday’s Six Nations clash with England. The build-up to the match has been overshadowed by tension between the PRB and
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5:03 AM ET Italy has requested that former AC Milan and Brazil striker Robinho serves a nine-year prison sentence for rape in his home country, local media reported, citing Brazil’s Foreign Relations Ministry. In a statement, the Brazilian ministry confirmed it has received such a request without naming the player. Robinho’s defense lawyer could not
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6:19 PM ET Associated Press Major League Baseball announced Sunday that San Diego Padres pitcher Nick Martinez will replace Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw on the 30-man roster for the United States for the World Baseball Classic. Martinez went 4-4 with a 3.47 ERA in 47 games for San Diego last season, making 10
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8:59 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN SALT LAKE CITY — NBA commissioner Adam Silver and National Basketball Players Association executive director Tamika Tremaglio both insisted it is “absolutely a priority” for the two sides to come to an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement ahead of the March 31 mutual opt-out date of the current
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1:04 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Richard Petty might still reign as NASCAR’s King, but with Jimmie Johnson wresting control of Petty’s old race team, he is definitively not the boss. Petty essentially has been stripped of power inside his former eponymous race team that rapidly rebranded and has been rebuilt since
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Feb 17, 2023 Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Seven-time is officially back. Jimmie Johnson, making his return to stock car racing after a two-year dalliance in IndyCar, topped the first practice session for the Daytona 500 on Friday. The two-time Daytona 500 winner and seven-time Cup Series champion reached a top speed of 194.25
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7:52 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN In the wake of a high-profile missed call that went against Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James last month, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said officials are “absolutely held accountable” and disciplined for making such errors. “We don’t publicize discipline for officials. We don’t think that will be appropriate,” Silver said
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Feb 17, 2023 Associated Press QUEBEC CITY — Ukraine Team Select’s dream run at the Quebec International Peewee Hockey Tournament came to an end Friday with a 2-1 loss to Vermont Flames Academy. After the game, a Ukrainian flag was displayed on the ice with the name of one of the players’ fathers who died
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7:38 AM ET Associated Press A lawyer representing Kathryn Mayorga, the woman who said Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in Las Vegas in 2009, has been ordered to pay the footballer £277,966 ($335,000) as reimbursement for the legal fees he incurred from the lawsuit. “I find that Ronaldo would not have incurred a majority of the
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Feb 16, 2023 BALTIMORE — Boxer Gervonta Davis pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts stemming from a hit-and-run crash in November 2020 that left four people injured, including a pregnant woman. Davis’ sentencing is May 5. Davis, 28, was scheduled to stand trial but waived that right Thursday. He did not speak after leaving the
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11:16 AM GMT Players contracted to England’s women’s rugby team will be entitled to fully paid maternity leave for 26 weeks as part of a new policy announced by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) on Thursday. Players who are called up within 12 months of giving birth or adopting a
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8:27 PM ET Associated Press QUEBEC CITY — If Mykyta Staskevich needed another reminder of what his boys’ hockey team of Ukrainian refugees was playing for back home, it came in the poignant form of the nation’s flag unfolded in the locker room before its game against Romania on Monday. In blue, representing the sky,
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6:08 PM ET Associated Press Michigan fired football co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss in January after he failed to attend a meeting to discuss whether he had gained access to computer accounts belonging to other people, according to documents released by the school. An athletic department official told Weiss that the university had evidence that he
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