11:31 AM ET ESPN News Services Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was treated with an antifungal ointment containing the steroid betamethasone that caused the horse to fail a postrace drug test, trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday. In a statement issued by his lawyer, Baffert said Medina Spirit was treated for dermatitis with the ointment once
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10:27 AM ET Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, a two-time All-Star who threw the first no-hitter in Washington Nationals history, announced his retirement after 13 major league seasons. The Wisconsin-native had been pitching for his home-state Milwaukee Brewers this season and had a 7.94 ERA in 5⅔ innings pitched. His final appearance was last Friday when he
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9:47 AM ET Tech entrepreneur Marc Lore and baseball star Alex Rodriguez’s 30-day exclusive negotiating window to purchase the Minnesota Timberwolves from Glen Taylor has ended without a formal deal. Both sides are continuing to negotiate in good faith in an attempt to reach an agreement and it is possible extension to the window could
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7:00 AM ET If there’s anything we know about NHL hiring practices, it’s that they can be predictable. Since 2005-06, there have been 171 head coaching changes in the NHL — more than the NFL, NBA or MLB. However, 101 of the 171 new hires had previous head-coaching experience, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
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9:28 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — First-round pick Jaycee Horn became the first member of the Carolina Panthers to take advantage of the NFL’s new relaxed rule on jersey numbers. After being selected with the eighth overall pick in the NFL draft, Horn selected No. 8 — at least in part to honor NBA legend
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10:46 AM ET Associated Press ROME — Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori has doubts about whether the IOC and local organizers are doing enough to plan for a worst-case scenario of “hundreds” or “thousands” of coronavirus cases at the Tokyo Olympics. Or whether it’s even still feasible to hold the games when a state of
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8:15 AM ET Craig Haubert Close ESPN Staff Writer National recruiting analyst and analyst for ESPNU More than a decade of college and pro coaching experience. Graduated from Indiana and Nebraska-Omaha Tom Luginbill Close ESPN Analyst Senior National Recruiting Analyst for ESPN.com Coached in four professional football leagues Graduated from Eastern Kentucky and Marshall College
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9:18 PM ET UFC president Dana White reiterated Monday that the fight people should be anticipating next for heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is against Derrick Lewis, not Jon Jones. Over the last two months, White has made several comments indicating Lewis (25-7) was likely to challenge for the heavyweight title next. Ngannou (16-3), who won
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9:48 PM ET ESPN News Services The Seattle Mariners are expected to call up their top prospect Jarred Kelenic on Thursday, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Kelenic, the No. 6 pick in the 2018 amateur draft, is ranked as the No. 3 prospect in baseball, according to ESPN’s Kiley McDaniel. While
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8:07 PM ET Billy Joe Saunders had successful surgery to repair a fractured right orbital bone suffered in a loss to Canelo Alvarez, his promoter said Monday. According to a Matchroom Boxing spokesman, Saunders fractured his eye socket in three different places in last Saturday’s super middleweight unification bout at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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7:44 PM ET Associated Press ROME — Seven months ago, Jannik Sinner twice had chances to accomplish something few tennis players have been capable of: taking a set from Rafael Nadal at the French Open. The Italian teenager served for the first set at 6-5 in the Roland Garros quarterfinals and was up a break
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2:48 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It looks like Tim Tebow is finally going to be playing for his hometown team. Just not as a quarterback. The Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign the 33-year-old Tebow to a one-year contract either later this week or next week to play tight end, a position he never
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