Month: May 2021

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11:36 AM ET The 2020-21 Premier League season was unlike any other. With the coronavirus pandemic forcing the 2019-20 season to conclude in late July, teams had a little over six weeks to reboot, reset and regroup. From there, the grueling calendar took hold, with a compressed league schedule and cup competitions squeezed around international
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1:04 PM ET ESPN News Services Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri‘s eight-game suspension was upheld Monday by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman heard Kadri’s appeal of the suspension last Thursday. Kadri has the right under the collective bargaining agreement to now appeal to a neutral arbitrator if he chooses but would remain suspended during the
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Hashmatullah Shahidi was named Afghanistan’s new Test, ODI skipper.© AFP Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) members on Monday approved the proposition to go ahead with split-captaincy for the national team. The Afghan board has also effectively removed Asghar Afghan as skipper of the men’s national team. “As per the decision, left-hander Hashmatullah Shahidi is appointed the
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10:57 AM ET ESPN News Services Roger Federer has made a winning return to Grand Slam tennis after 16 months away. Federer’s first match at a major tournament since the 2020 Australian Open ended with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 victory over qualifier Denis Istomin on Monday at the French Open. Federer produced more than twice
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11:45 AM ET The Chicago White Sox have placed pitcher Michael Kopech on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring. The White Sox announced the roster move before Monday’s double-header with the Indians. Right-hander Jimmy Lambert was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte in a corresponding move and will start the second game of
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6:00 AM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Turns out, Mike Shanahan was right. The former Denver Broncos coach once stood on a patio behind the team’s suburban practice complex and grumpily lamented another question about another player the Broncos were said to have been interested in and whom Shanahan actually had no interest in. “Everybody says