Month: November 2017

Drefong, the Eclipse Award-winning male sprinter of 2016, the year he won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, has been retired from racing and will be moving to Japan to take up stud duty at Shadai Stallion Station, it was announced late Wednesday by the Baoma Corporation of Susan and Charles Chu, who owned Drefong. Drefong, 4,
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10:08 AM GMT ESPN staff Jack Nowell is set to make his return for Exeter during Saturday’s Aviva Premiership clash with west country rivals Bath after recovering from multiple facial fractures. The England winger has been out of action since breaking bones around his cheek and eye socket during a premiership fixture against Newcastle on
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6:58 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain has been reported for a suspect bowling action in the Bangladesh Premier League. Al-Amin’s wicket of Ariful Haque in the 15th over of the match between Khulna Titans and Comilla Victorians on November 28 had raised suspicion. He will now have 14 days to respond to
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — NASCAR has restructured its champions awards ceremony to the point where its former vernacular title — “the banquet” — doesn’t even apply. There is no more dinner between comedic acts,
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Former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State’s next football coach, pending approval of the university president, according to multiple reports. The Associated Press, citing a person with direct knowledge of the plan, reported Wednesday night that Edwards’ deal and an official announcement from Arizona State are
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Australian duo Jordan Zunic and Adam Bland have stolen the joint lead after Masters champion Sergio Garcia overcame an early tee time and heavy rain to impress on his Australian PGA Championship debut on the Gold Coast. And the ageless Peter Senior, who came out of retirement to play his home tournament, will join Marc
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2:09 AM ET Jim Trotter Close NFL Former senior NFL writer at Sports Illustrated Covered Chargers, NFL for The San Diego Union-Tribune Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 2006 Jason Reid Close Senior Writer, The Undefeated Former columnist and Redskins beat writer for Washington Post Covered multiple beats over 15
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Tim Southee, who is expecting the birth of his child, will miss New Zealand’s first Test of the home summer, against West Indies in Wellington. Matt Henry will replace Southee in the XI, although batsman George Worker and fast bowler Lockie Ferguson had been added as cover to the squad for the first Test, with
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