4:54 AM ET U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu has pulled out of next week’s Kremlin Cup in Moscow following her second-round loss at the Indian Wells tournament. No immediate reason was given for the withdrawal. 1 Related “Unfortunately, I’ve had to make a tournament schedule change and won’t be able to play Moscow this year
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12:49 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — The Los Angeles Dodgers are heading back to the National League Championship Series, and they owe a lot of it to Cody Bellinger, an old friend with a new attitude. Bellinger, who is crafting the type of postseason that might go a long way toward expunging a miserable, injury-filled
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6:45 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Cameron Norrie routed 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman 6-0, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open and extend the best season of his young career. Norrie needed just 73 minutes to dismantle Schwartzman, who finally held serve to open the second set, drawing
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2:33 PM ET The Boston Celtics have suspended Marcus Smart for Friday’s final preseason game against the Miami Heat, with a source telling ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the guard was punished for missing the team flight. Smart, who has since joined the team on the trip, declined to address his suspension with reporters Thursday, saying
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11:45 PM ET NFL general counsel Jeff Pash and former Washington Football Team executive Bruce Allen had a close relationship, according to emails collected during the NFL’s workplace misconduct investigation of the Washington franchise, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday night. The correspondence is among 650,000 emails collected in the NFL’s
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4:42 AM ET Adriana Garcia Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he thought club sporting director Leonardo was playing a joke on him when he was first told that Lionel Messi‘s signing was possible. Messi joined PSG as a free agent on Aug. 10, days after Barcelona announced they were unable to register the
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11:50 AM ET ESPN News Services The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Brady Tkachuk to a seven-year, $57.5 million contract, the team announced Thursday. The deal was reached with the restricted free agent hours before the Senators’ season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tkachuk did not play for Ottawa during the preseason. Tkachuk, 22,
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5:22 PM ET Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. — Former Kansas football coach David Beaty is no longer part of an NCAA infractions case against the school, according to the independent agency investigating the matter. Marc Quigley of the Independent Accountability Resolution Process’ Complex Case Unit notified Beaty last week that investigators had decided to withdraw
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6:48 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach. Landeskog was assessed a minor penalty for boarding with 3 minutes, 38 seconds left in Colorado’s 4-2 home victory Wednesday night in the
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2:50 PM ET The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series with right-handed reliever Corey Knebel, not left-handed starter Julio Urias. Urias, a source said, is not injured, which means Knebel will probably serve as an opener, paving the way for Urias to handle the bulk of
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4:27 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson will miss the start of the regular season because of a right foot injury that required offseason surgery, Pelicans vice president of basketball operations David Griffin said on Thursday. Williamson received scans on Wednesday, and after reviewing the scans with Dr.
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2:51 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Deontay Wilder’s vaunted right hand — the most dangerous weapon in boxing — produced two fourth-round knockdowns of Tyson Fury in their all-time great heavyweight title fight Saturday, but the hand was far from 100% during the second half of the bout. Wilder’s co-manager, Shelly Finkel, told ESPN on Thursday
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