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8:52 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com It’s springtime in Paris so that can only mean one thing: The French Open is upon us! The start of the season has been eventful, to say the least. With Novak Djokovic‘s deportation from Australia, Rafael Nadal‘s record-breaking 21st Slam victory, world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty‘s shocking retirement and the
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1:04 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — For the first few minutes of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, it appeared the Boston Celtics could be in some trouble. They left Miami’s shooters open for three quick 3-pointers. They allowed the Heat to get multiple second-chance opportunities. Robert Williams looked uncomfortable defending in space,
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5:41 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter was set Monday as the 6-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness Stakes, which will be run without Rich Strike. The surprise Derby winner at 80-1 is not in the field of nine for Saturday’s $1.65 million race at Pimlico. Rich Strike’s owner felt
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7:05 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.” Did they ever. Busch survived a weary day
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12:35 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN CARSON, Calif. — Brian Castano crumbled in a heap, the product of a right hand to the body followed by a left hook to the head from Jermell Charlo in Round 10 of an instant classic Saturday at Dignity Health Sports Park. Somehow, someway, Castano made it to his feet
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5:28 PM ET Reigning PGA Championship winner Phil Mickelson, who hasn’t played competitively in more than three months, won’t defend his title next week at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The PGA of America announced on Friday that Mickelson has withdrawn from the PGA Championship. “We have just been informed that Phil Mickelson
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6:16 PM ET ESPN News Services ROME — It was just the type of scrambling, wear-down-the-opponent mentality and shot-making that took Novak Djokovic to within one match of a calendar-year Grand Slam in 2021. A spectacle that was missing for so much of this year when Djokovic didn’t play because he wasn’t vaccinated against the
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12:45 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN MILWAUKEE – Boston Celtics forward Robert Williams III is still questionable for Friday night’s Game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks because of left knee soreness. However, Boston coach Ime Udoka clarified that the soreness is not stemming from his surgery last month to repair the meniscus his Williams’ left knee.
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1:34 PM ET The Cleveland Guardians game against the Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of multiple positive COVID-19 tests within the Guardians organization, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday. The game was postponed to allow for continued testing and contact tracing. MLB will provide a rescheduling update when it becomes available. It was announced
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