10:23 PM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Naomi Osaka won the tournament opening match for her dad at the Australian Open. Serena Williams won hers for her daughter. The first two matches on center court at the Australian Open were all about families for two champions. For something new, Osaka’s father, Leonard Francois, was
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10:48 PM ET Chicago forward Patrick Kane became the 90th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points with an assist Sunday in the Blackhawks’ 5-2 home victory over the Winnipeg Jets at United Center. Kane fed Ryan Carpenter from behind the net on a pass that eventually ended up on Brandon Saad‘s stick. Saad
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8:47 PM ET Lisa D. Mickey LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The LPGA kicked off the new year and the 2020 season with an outright tussle for the title at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. But at the end of four rounds, five playoff holes and the gloaming of another day, a playoff between
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5:48 PM ET ESPN News Services Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis, who has missed the past 10 games because of right knee soreness, said he is targeting a return to the lineup Tuesday against the LA Clippers. 2 Related “The way I’m feeling, I don’t see why there should be any hurdles,” Porzingis told reporters
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5:54 AM ET With former LSU assistant Joe Brady taking over as the Carolina offensive coordinator, there has been mounting speculation that the Panthers are plotting to move up to the No. 1 pick to draft Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow. But any speculation involving Carolina, Miami or any other quarterback-interested team should be quickly
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9:39 AM ET Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. Larson passed Christopher Bell with 17 laps in Saturday night’s main event to end his frustrating streak of futility and deny Bell a
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9:00 AM ET Associated Press ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Lee Westwood secured his 25th European Tour win with victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday. Westwood, who had a one-shot overnight lead, has now won in four different decades starting in the 1990s. The Englishman’s 5-under par final-round 67 gave him
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12:38 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Everyone was looking for Conor McGregor‘s left hand. Instead, it was his left leg. McGregor cracked Donald Cerrone to the chin with a left head kick in the opening seconds of their UFC 246 main event fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. The end came soon after. In his
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3:16 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim When Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon on Saturday night, it had been 1,163 days since he had last felt the exhilaration of having his arm raised in victory. Add just 40 more seconds to that, and the dry spell was over. McGregor has always operated in style, from his
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