Month: August 2017

Two days after her stunning win over No. 2 seed Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova won another three-set match to advance to the third round of the US Open. Sharapova defeated Hungary’s Timea Babos 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1. The five-time major champion is playing in her first Grand Slam tournament since serving a 15-month doping suspension.
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Former ESPN college football analyst Ed Cunningham told The New York Times in a piece published Wednesday that he left his job earlier this year partly because of his discomfort with how the game affects its participants physically — especially later in life. “I take full ownership of my alignment with the sport,” he told
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French rugby president Bernard Laporte has rejected demands for his resignation, despite being mired in a potential conflict of interests scandal that has prompted five members of the French Rugby Federation’s (FFR) Appeals Board to quit. Laporte — the former head coach of the French national side and a sports minister under Nicolas Sarkozy —
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In combat sports, there is always a fine line between winning and losing. The simplest of mistakes can result in a loss, not to mention bodily harm. Every athlete is human, and thus capable of making a mistake. That goes for their coaches as well. ESPN asked several of the best trainers in mixed martial
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2:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports The attempts to connect to the past during the throwback weekend of paint schemes for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway helps bring back memories, and maybe even a wish to watch those
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It’s hard to top the summer Sidney Crosby and the rest of the Pittsburgh Penguins had, as they celebrated all over the world with the Stanley Cup. Phil Kessel won the offseason when he ate hot dogs — and trolled some critics — out of the trophy. And perhaps no one had more fun partying
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Tamim Iqbal and David Warner in a mid-pitch altercation © Getty Images Bangladesh’s first Test against Australia in 11 years had its fair share of flashpoints between the sides. After a historic maiden win, Shakib Al Hasan, and Mushfiqur Rahim, the Bangladesh captain, echoed how Australia were seeing a different
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