Month: June 2019

7:00 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Andrew Friedman had high hopes for his Tampa Bay Rays bullpen in 2014, but it struggled. He worried about the group of Los Angeles Dodgers relievers he took into 2017, but they were a revelation. In five years as the Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, Friedman has experienced a
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8:23 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatyran “are ineligible to compete in or attend any sanctioned event organized or recognized” by the sport’s governing bodies. Their suspension took effect on
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7:50 AM ET Liam Brickhill Tavengwa Mukuhlani has been re-elected as chairman of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) for another term. But his election has put ZC in direct conflict with the Sports and Recreation Commission, a government parastatal that ostensibly oversees all sporting bodies in the country, which issued a directive that ZC’s Elective Annual General
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3:57 AM BST Cancer survivor Christian Leali’ifano says he will never forget his close bond with the Brumbies after announcing a deal with Japanese club rugby for next season. In-form skipper Leali’ifano will complete a celebrated 12-year association with the Canberra-based Super Rugby team when they contest the looming finals. He’ll then possibly turn out
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3:05 AM BST ESPN staff Seattle Seawolves made it back-to-back Major League Rugby titles on Sunday as they defeated San Diego Legion 26-23 at Torero Stadium at the University of San Diego. The result was in doubt right up until the final minute when Brad Tucker touched down to score the match-winning try, after the
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9:31 PM ET Gary Woodland won the 119th U.S. Open by three strokes over Brooks Koepka at Pebble Beach on Sunday to capture his first major championship. Woodland, 35, made a long birdie putt on 18 to shoot a 2-under 69 on the final day to finish at 13 under for the tournament. Koepka, who
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