10:58 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BRISTOL, Tenn. – Martin Truex Jr. blamed himself for being in position to be wrecked by Kyle Busch and blamed Busch for wrecking him even if it was unintentional during a wild Saturday
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10:19 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to grab an overdue short-track victory. Busch won for the first time this season but sixth on the 0.533-mile bullring he once dominated. But that was before younger brother Kyle Busch learned
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8:50 PM ET Wisconsin Badgers starting wide receiver Quintez Cephus is taking a leave of absence from the team in anticipation of being charged for an incident that took place in April. Cephus announced the leave on Twitter on Saturday, saying that the Dane County District Attorney’s office is preparing to issue “unspecified charges” against
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8:27 PM BST Veteran Namibia fullback Chrysander Botha and Louis van der Westhuizen each scored two tries as the Welwitschias sealed a sixth successive qualification for the Rugby World Cup with a 53-28 victory over Kenya at the Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium on Saturday. Fly-half Cliven Loubser also scored a try in his match haul
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8:31 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Lizette Salas shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a 2-shot lead over Sung Hyun Park and Amy Yang after the third round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship. The 29-year-old former Southern California player hasn’t won on the LPGA Tour since 2014. She took the
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6:54 PM ET Associated Press PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A man has bitten off another man’s finger during a fight at a Massachusetts golf course. WCVB-TV reports a 47-year-old man was arrested at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth on Friday after he apparently got into a fight with another golfer and bit off a
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7:57 PM ET Alex Ovechkin has a reason to keep celebrating, as the Washington Capitals captain became a father for the first time Saturday. Ovechkin’s wife, Nastya Ovechkina, gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son named Sergei Aleksandrovich Ovechkin. The elder Ovechkin shared a glimpse of young Sergei on Instagram, captioning it in
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6:33 PM ET West Virginia postponed its fan appreciation day, originally scheduled for Sunday, after five of its players contracted hand, foot and mouth disease. Gearing you up for kickoff with the biggest conference games, strongest position groups, team with the most to prove and more around the Big 12. Hand, foot and mouth is
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8:53 PM ET Georgia freshman running back Zamir White tore the ACL in his left knee while covering a punt in a scrimmage at Sanford Stadium on Saturday, a source told ESPN. Georgia’s coaches fear he will miss the 2018 season, sources said. The Athens Banner-Herald was first to report White’s ACL tear. Bulldogs coach
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7:13 PM ET Alabama outside linebacker Christopher Allen is “probably” out for the season after he suffered a knee injury that will require surgery, coach Nick Saban said following Saturday’s scrimmage. It is the second major injury to the position after Terrell Lewis, a projected starter, tore his ACL in July. “It’s unfortunate we’ve got
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5:01 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Hall of Famer Jim Thome’s No. 25 has been retired by the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer, who is 12-6 with a 2.22 ERA and is among the AL leaders in ERA, innings pitched and strikeouts, will miss 4-6 weeks because of a fracture in his leg. The
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3:24 PM ET Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Viktor Hovland of Norway and UCLA sophomore Devon Bling won Saturday to advance to the U.S. Amateur final at Pebble Beach. Hovland, a junior at Oklahoma State, made six birdies on seven holes on the back nine to knock off Texas teen Cole Hammer 3 and
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2:52 PM ET Associated Press MASON, Ohio — Kiki Bertens advanced to her first Western & Southern Open final on Saturday, wearing down No. 8 Petra Kvitova 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 for a chance at her second title of the season. Bertens is an unexpected finalist, winning only one match during three previous appearances in Cincinnati.
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