4:28 PM ET Associated Press Nearly five years later, former tennis star James Blake says he never suspected the large man running toward him was a plainclothes New York City policeman. Blake was in town that day for the U.S. Open and was standing outside a Manhattan hotel. “I thought someone was running at me
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Wes Unseld, who died Tuesday at the age of 74, spent more than three decades in the NBA as a player, coach and executive. He helped lead the then-Washington Bullets to their only NBA championship in 1978, earning Finals MVP honors. He, along with Wilt Chamberlain, is one of two players to win the league’s
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2:24 PM ET Associated Press Arrogate, winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic and the champion 3-year-old male that year on his way to becoming North America’s all-time leading money earner, has died. He was seven. Juddmonte Farms said Arrogate was euthanized Tuesday after becoming ill. The Lexington, Kentucky, breeding farm said it was unclear
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12:05 PM BST England’s Gallagher Premiership and second-tier Championship clubs have been given the green light to resume individual training from Tuesday with strict social distancing measures, the Professional Game Board announced. Competitive sport has been suspended in the UK since March in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 39,000 people.
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7:51 PM ET The UFC has kept its heavyweight main event between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov on June 20 but at a new location, promotion officials announced Saturday. Blaydes (13-2) and Volkov (31-7) were initially scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night on June 20 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, but the event at that location was
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12:02 AM ET The UFC has a newly minted welterweight contender. Gilbert Burns defeated former champion Tyron Woodley via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-44) in a complete performance Saturday night in the main event of UFC Las Vegas. Burns nearly finished Woodley in the opening minutes and never let his foot off the gas pedal,
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7:00 AM ET It’s just about a week from MLB draft day, and that means the picture on how this year’s prospects stack up is really starting to come into focus. Below you’ll find my ranking of the top 150 players for the shortened five-round MLB draft starting June 10. This is not a prediction
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