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8:02 AM ET Associated Press Stewart-Haas Racing restructured its leadership department of the NASCAR team to replace president Brett Frood, who was announced as commissioner of the National Lacrosse League on Tuesday. Frood has been with SHR since Tony Stewart became co-owner of the organization in 2009. He’ll still be an an executive advisor to
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8:42 PM ET The scheduled Aug. 6 boxing pay-per-view card headlined by Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. has been canceled due to a weight issue with Rahman, Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) wrote in a statement Saturday night. The event was to take place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. According to MVP’s statement,
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Jul 29, 2022 England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Rugby Football League (RFL) will restrict transgender participation in the domestic game, with the governing bodies recommending that only players recorded as female at birth be allowed to play in the women’s category. The RFU said last week that it had begun a review of its
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press BAKU, Azerbaijan — Domenico Vicini reached another Davis Cup milestone Friday by becoming the first player in tournament history to play 100 matches. It came two days after the 50-year-old became the oldest player to win a Davis Cup match. The San Marino player, who turns 51 in September, played
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Jul 27, 2022 ESPN News Services PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers officially announced on Wednesday their new deal with veteran James Harden. The club didn’t reveal terms in a release, but Harden’s contract is for two years and $68.6 million, and it includes a player option for the 2023-24 season, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski
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5:50 PM ET ESPN staff There’s a distinct wrestling vibe in Nashville this week, and it spilled over into the Tennessee Titans‘ training camp on Thursday. WWE is hosting SummerSlam on Saturday, and on Sunday, pro wrestling legend Ric “The Nature Boy” Flair will perform in the ring for the last time on an independent
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Jul 28, 2022 Associated Press NEW YORK — Belmont Park will hold its fall meet at Aqueduct during construction of vehicle and pedestrian tunnels that will allow access to the horse racing track’s 45-acre infield. The New York Racing Association said the 28-day “Belmont at the Big A” meet begins Sept. 15 and runs through
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7:00 AM ET Nazem Kadri is a Stanley Cup champion who had 87 points in 71 games last season for the Colorado Avalanche. He hadn’t scored more than 61 points in a season previously, turns 32 in October and is seeking a hefty payday on a new contract. The combination of those factors make Kadri
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6:05 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR levied another round of massive penalties on Tuesday, this time against Michael McDowell and Front Row Motorsports for illegal modifications discovered after McDowell’s sixth-place finish at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR fined crew chief Blake Harris $100,000 and suspended him for four races. McDowell was docked 100 driver
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