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1:33 PM ET Alabama star quarterback Bryce Young is day-to-day as he recovers from a shoulder injury, coach Nick Saban said Monday. Saban reiterated the injury — a sprained AC joint suffered during the Saturday win over Arkansas — is not expected to have long-term ramifications. As far as when Young resumes throwing, Saban said,
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7:08 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — AJ Allmendinger finally won his first race on a superspeedway with a last-lap pass that allowed him to beat Sam Mayer to the Talladega Superspeedway finish line by less than three feet. Allmendinger’s fourth Xfinity Series win of the season locked him into the next round of
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Sep 30, 2022 Lisandro Martinez has already cracked the code of keeping Erling Haaland quiet over 90 minutes. When the Manchester United defender played for Ajax in last October’s 4-0 Champions League win against Haaland’s Borussia Dortmund, the Argentina international worked in tandem with defensive partner Jurrien Timber to nullify the threat of the man
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10:51 AM BST Bundee Aki will miss Ireland’s Test matches against South Africa and Fiji in November after being given an eight-match ban. Aki, 32, received the third red card of his career on Saturday for a dangerous clear-out on Seabelo Senatla as Connacht faced Stormers in the United Rugby Championship (URC). The ban means
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7:00 AM ET Tyson Fury has urged Anthony Joshua to sign a contract for their proposed bout on Dec. 3. On Monday, Fury said he had called off the fight after Joshua failed to sign the contract within the self-imposed deadline of 5 p.m. on Monday. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, though, told ESPN the fight
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12:16 PM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in Monday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys, coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday. The injury will end his season and perhaps his time with the Giants. Shepard, the longest-tenured player on the team,
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10:41 PM ET Texas A&M leading wide receiver Ainias Smith will miss the rest of the season with a leg injury, coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday. Smith, a senior, sustained the injury while blocking during the third quarter of Saturday’s win over Arkansas. Fisher would only describe Smith’s injury as lower body, but Smith’s father,
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3:19 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Shakur Stevenson failed to make weight Thursday ahead of his fight against Robson Conceicao on Friday in Newark, New Jersey, and will be stripped of his two 130-pound titles, per championship fight rules governed by the WBO and WBC. The 25-year-old weighed 131.6 pounds and had two hours to shed
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3:26 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” The Detroit Tigers hired Scott Harris as president of baseball operations Monday, choosing the San Francisco Giants‘ general manager to run the organization as it tries to transition from a half-decade-long rebuild
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Sep 17, 2022 Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Chris Buescher closed out a bizarre first round of NASCAR’s playoffs in which none of the title contenders won a race by becoming the 19th winner this season with his victory Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The second win of Buescher’s career marked the first time
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Sep 16, 2022 Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs has modified paths to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, awarding points to the top five finishers in qualifying races and increasing significance for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and late prep season events. Most Derby prep races during the qualifying series for 3-year-olds will award points
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8:52 AM ET The UFC is back at its Apex facility in Las Vegas this weekend, with a bantamweight main event between Cory Sandhagen and Song Yadong. In addition to the headliner, 33-year-old Chidi Njokuani will make his third UFC appearance against Gregory Rodrigues. Njokuani is far from a beginner in mixed martial arts. He
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