Month: September 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. — Tom Thibodeau’s summer from hell started in the back of a gym in Las Vegas. Long before Jimmy Butler demanded a trade from the Timberwolves, Thibodeau stood in a corner of the Cox Pavilion at the Vegas Summer League in mid-July answering questions from a small group of reporters. As a mariachi
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NEW YORK — With midnight approaching after 13 innings of mostly scoreless baseball, David Wright was handed the microphone before a full house at Citi Field. “Everybody stayed, which is amazing,” he said later. “It’s crazy.” Much like the last few years of his truncated career, Wright’s finale was no fairytale at the plate. Adoration,
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — One of the most anticipated matchups in Bellator MMA history turned out to be a mismatch, as middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi dominated welterweight champion Rory MacDonald in a rare superfight. Mousasi (45-6-2) stopped MacDonald at 3:23 of the second round with elbows from the mount position. The champion-versus-champion fight headlined Bellator
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DALLAS — Luka Doncic‘s performance in his preseason debut provided some glimpses of the unique skill that persuaded the Dallas Mavericks to trade up to draft the European teen star. Doncic, the No. 3 pick in the draft, scored 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 30 minutes during a 116-63 victory Saturday night over the
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TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to start Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback against the Chicago Bears on Sunday despite quarterback Jameis Winston returning from his three-game suspension, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Saturday. The veteran’s career has been full of “high-highs and low-lows,” but here are some comparisons that put
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