South Africa will field four frontline quicks as often as possible, particularly at home, as they aim for a more aggressive approach in familiar conditions. After the team’s 72-run win in the opening Test against India, which was effectively achieved inside three days with a four-pronged pack pack, coach Ottis Gibson indicated the team balance
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady countered the characterization in an ESPN The Magazine story that he “seemed liberated” after the team traded backup Jimmy Garoppolo. The ESPN The Magazine story said “some players and staffers noticed that Brady seemed especially excited, hollering and cajoling.” “I think that’s just such a poor
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In cricket, as in music, the right tempo can be hard to find. Martin Hannett, the iconoclastic Manchester record producer, once told the Joy Division drummer Steven Morris to play “faster, but slower”. In assessing the way the 2017-18 Ashes series was played, many have noted that it was the slowest in terms of scoring
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Former Michigan State All-American star Andre Rison says his son, a freshman receiver for the Spartans, is planning to change schools this offseason. Hunter Rison, a former four-star recruit, is unhappy with the playing time he received in his first fall on campus and his current spot on the roster. The younger Rison hasn’t publicly
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MELBOURNE, Australia — Former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka says he’s ready for this year’s tournament, which begins next Monday, after being sidelined from competitive tennis for six months. Wawrinka hasn’t played since Wimbledon. He had left knee surgery in August, which forced him to miss the US Open, at which he was the defending
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7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL has reached the midpoint of its 2017-18 season. We’ve handed out our choices for the traditional, legitimate postseason awards. Now it’s time for a collection of bests, worsts, surprises and bummers. Here is the ESPN NHL midpoint awards supplement: The five best things about the Vegas Golden Knights,
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The Trenton Thunder, a minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees, have announced their bat-fetching dog, Derby, has died of cancer. “Derby was one of the biggest parts of our identity in the nine years of his life and it breaks my heart to share this news with our fans ahead of our 25th
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UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will defend his title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the 145-pound title fight to ESPN on Monday, following an initial report by MMAJunkie.com. The pay-per-view event will take place inside T-Mobile Arena. The fight was supposed to
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