Month: July 2021

5:28 PM ET Associated Press FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Annika Sorenstam shot an even-par 72 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the U.S. Senior Women’s Open. The 50-year-old Sorenstam, a three-time U.S. Women’s Open champion making her first appearance in the senior event, had an 8-under 208 total at Brooklawn
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2:31 PM ET Milwaukee Bucks forward Bobby Portis is declining his $3.8 million player option and will become a free agent, agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. The most the Bucks can offer Portis is a $5.9 million exception, according to ESPN’s Bobby Marks. The 26-year-old Portis was one of the more
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2:50 PM ET One of the biggest events in recent Bellator history is coming to the desert. The Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix semifinals will take place on the same card Oct. 16 at Footprint Center in Phoenix, sources told ESPN on Saturday. The event will be headlined by the semifinal bout between Bellator
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1:42 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, sources told ESPN, after attempts to rehabilitate a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow left
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11:45 AM ET Associated Press Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Belinda Bencic of Switzerland won the women’s tennis gold medal in singles, and she might not be done at the Tokyo Games. The 12th-ranked Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 for the first major title of her career.
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3:51 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst says Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn’t need any type of offseason procedure for the left knee the two-time MVP hyperextended during the team’s NBA title run. “He’s fine,” Horst said Friday. “I can’t explain it, but he’s fine.” Antetokounmpo hurt his knee in Game
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5:31 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — Novak Djokovic came to the Tokyo Olympics aiming for a Golden Slam. He’ll leave without a medal and will need some time to recover from a draining performance in extreme conditions that didn’t meet expectations. The top-ranked Djokovic lost his cool and abused his racket several times during
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10:17 PM ET Andrew Friedman’s reputation as a pragmatic executive who seeks value on the margins and shies away from the headline-grabbing acquisitions is no longer applicable. The Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations, who cut his teeth in the front office of a famously frugal Tampa Bay Rays organization, is officially a big-game
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6:14 AM ET Associated Press KAWAGOE, Japan — Just over three weeks ago, Hideki Matsuyama was in isolation for COVID-19 and desperate to record a negative test to have any chance of competing in his home Olympics. Even when he cleared that hurdle, it was a matter of building endurance for stifling heat and shedding
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