10:23 PM ET LAS VEGAS — Welterweight world titlist Keith Thurman showed off his confidence on Wednesday during the final pre-fight news conference inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena ahead of his showdown with legend Manny Pacquiao. Thurman said he will lay down bets on himself at the MGM sports book to score a knockout
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8:06 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it’s “a little bit tough to swallow” that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jansen was struck in the foot by Adam Haseley‘s grounder
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5:32 PM ET Associated Press OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security will make his second start since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby, taking on six rivals in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Saturday. The Jason Servis-trained colt drew the outside No. 7 post Wednesday for the 1 1/8-mile race. Luis Saez
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2:26 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to two years of unsupervised probation after prosecutors dropped a felony domestic assault charge. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Williams pleaded guilty to peace disturbance and was sentenced July 11. Williams was arrested in
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7:00 AM ET A dozen or so kids line up to catch a pass from Baker Mayfield, and one of them is so gut-wrenchingly adorable, I briefly wonder if he’s a plant. It’s an absurd thought, but the whole scenario carries a whiff of predetermined charm. The visual of Mayfield playing football with hundreds of
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1:37 PM ET Klutch Sports Group, the Rich Paul-founded agency that has such clients as LeBron James and Anthony Davis, is partnering with United Talent Agency in Hollywood in a deal that adds a sports wing to the company. The deal allows Klutch to keep its own branding while also operating under the United Talent
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9:01 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Twenty years after playing Royal Portrush for the first time as a 10th birthday present from his father, Rory McIlroy is trying to fully grasp the reality of a tiny country hosting a major championship so near his boyhood home, while also figuring out how to win it.
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