Month: February 2019

3:01 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — As a new league year begins, the Minnesota Vikings are expecting bigger things as they turn the page to their second season with quarterback Kirk Cousins. While Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer noted the ups and downs with Cousins in 2018, the focus shifted away from
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2:36 PM ET Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant will miss his first game of the season Thursday night against the Orlando Magic, the team announced. Durant, averaging 27.5 points per game, is getting a rest day. With back-to-back games against the Miami Heat on Wednesday and Magic on Thursday, the Warriors are practicing “load
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2:41 PM ET Pierre Gasly has accepted responsibility for the heavy crash which prematurely ended his first test for Red Bull and put the team’s participation in the final day in jeopardy. Gasly, who took the seat vacated by Daniel Ricciardo’s move to Renault, lost control of the rear of the car on the high-speed,
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12:37 PM ET Saturday’s UFC 235 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas will feature two title fights, led by ESPN’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world: Jon Jones. Jones will look to defend his light heavyweight title against Anthony Smith in the main event. In the co-feature, welterweight champ Tyron Woodley will take on Nigerian
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11:06 AM ET Mike Rothstein UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was posed an interesting question Wednesday at UFC 235 media day: If he were to fight at heavyweight, would he choose Brock Lesnar or Daniel Cormier? The 31-year-old Jones said he’d take the guy he hasn’t fought before. “I’d take Brock Lesnar because he
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11:13 AM ET Steve KimESPN They say that as one door closes, another one opens. And as the door was slammed shut on an immediate rematch between WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder and lineal champion Tyson Fury, it may have put Luis Ortiz — who faces Christian Hammer on Saturday at the Barclay Center —
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9:54 AM ET Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray might have silenced some critics without running or throwing a ball — measuring 5-foot-10 1/8 inches at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. There had been rumblings that he was shorter than the 5-10 he had been listed at, but he’s actually a little bit taller. He weighed
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