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Shikhar Dhawan will make his captaincy debut in the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka.© Twitter Ahead of the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, the Indian white-ball squad has assembled in Mumbai and every member involved is now undergoing quarantine. The India squad led by Shikhar Dhawan will play three intra-squad games in Colombo as preparation
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10:28 PM ET Shohei Ohtani leads American League designated hitters in All-Star Game fan votes by a wide margin. But the Los Angeles Angels‘ two-way sensation also is putting together a spectacular season on the mound, creating the possibility of Ohtani both pitching and hitting at Coors Field in Denver on July 13. Angels manager
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10:19 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball is expected to announce Tuesday it will suspend players caught with any foreign substance for 10 days with pay to help curtail the widespread use of grip enhancers by
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12:20 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print With the LA Clippers trying to hit their stride in their second-round NBA playoff series with the Utah Jazz, Kawhi Leonard appeared to be at the height of his powers with a monstrous dunk late in the first half. LA entered Monday night’s Game
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Ajinkya Rahane will lead India’s middle-order batting in the WTC Final against New Zealand.© Instagram India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is getting the “basics right” ahead of the much-awaited World Test Championships (WTC) final against New Zealand which gets underway from Friday. Rahane on Monday shared a video in which he can be seen hitting
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10:49 PM ET Eric GomezMexico writer TIJUANA, Mexico — Brandon Moreno, the first Mexican-born champion in UFC history, received a welcome befitting of a champion at his hometown gym Monday following his UFC flyweight title win over the weekend. Two days removed from defeating Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona, Moreno
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9:55 PM ET NEW YORK — Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy that annually honors an NHL player for leading on the ice and off it with humanitarian work. The league announced Monday night that the National Hockey League Foundation is giving Rinne $25,000 to donate to a charity
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5:03 PM ET SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson realizes he has a rare combination going for him this week at the U.S. Open. He has the confidence from winning the PGA Championship last month, coupled with the extra motivation to prepare for an elusive title in his hometown. Mickelson, who turns 51 on Wednesday, said
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3:45 PM ET It often takes eye-popping statistics for a pitcher to win a regular-season MVP award, something that’s happened only twice since 1992. Sportsbooks believe New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom has what it takes. DeGrom, who is sporting a 0.56 ERA and has driven in more runs at the plate than he has
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4:33 PM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Madison Keys started her German Open campaign with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Polish qualifier Magdalena Frech on Monday. Keys, who is ranked 28th, hit three aces and saved four of the six break points she faced. She will next face the top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka in the second
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4:51 PM ET Nets star Kyrie Irving will miss Game 5 against the Bucks on Tuesday with a sprained right ankle, coach Steve Nash told reporters Monday. Irving, hurt in Game 4 on Sunday, had an MRI that showed the sprain. Nash added that he has “no idea” whether Irving will be able to return
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3:43 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings expect to have defensive end Danielle Hunter back in the fold this week during mandatory minicamp, a source told ESPN, after the Pro Bowl defensive end missed the team’s entire voluntary offseason program. Hunter, 26, sat out the 2020 NFL season with a herniated disk that required