Month: November 2020

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10:54 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Major League Baseball is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft. The wood-bat MLB Draft League is launching with five teams and could add a sixth, MLB said Monday. Teams will play a 68-game regular season that includes an All-Star break
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3:21 PM ET The MRI on New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones showed a hamstring strain that is likely to force him to miss some time, according to a source. The first-place Giants (4-7) should know more later in the week when they get Jones moving around, but there is at least optimism that his
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12:57 PM GMT The number of teams participating in the women’s Rugby World Cup will be increased from 12 to 16 from the 2025 edition, the sport’s governing body announced on Monday. The decision was taken by the Rugby World Cup Board earlier this year and World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said it was a
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9:26 AM ET Walk into any NHL locker room today and you’ll hear a cacophony of languages and accents from around the world. Rewind 50 years ago and the acoustics were much different. Take the 1970 Stanley Cup champions, the Boston Bruins. Their roster had more Canadians than a season of “Letterkenny,” with U.K. native
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11:49 AM GMT France will be without a number of their top players for the Autumn Nations Cup final against England after coach Fabien Galthie confirmed he would not be seeking to change a rule that restricts players from competing in more than three international games. The agreement with the Top 14 means that Galthie
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9:19 AM ET ESPN News Services Three-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka will be starring in a new Japanese manga comic book series as a cartoon character in a magazine for teenage girls. Osaka’s sister, Mari, helped produce “Unrivaled Naomi Tenka-ichi” — or “world number one” — which will be running in “Nakayosi” magazine starting
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Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhanashree Verma post for a photo, posted on Instagram.© Instagram Currently in Australia for India’s cricket tour, Yuzvendra Chahal posted a photo on social media to show his love for fiancee Dhanashree Verma. But Verma hilariously made it a point to remind him that it was her photography skills behind the adorable
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11:49 PM ET Left-handed starter Mike Minor and the Kansas City Royals are in agreement on a two-year deal that is pending a physical, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Minor returns to the city where he revitalized his career as a reliever in 2017. Minor, who turns 33 on Dec. 26, has since become