Month: September 2017

FiveThirtyEight gives the Cleveland Indians a 10 percent chance of breaking the record for the longest winning streak in MLB history — a 26-game streak set by the New York Giants in 1916. The Indians have 15 games left this season with their streak standing at 22 after Thursday night’s win over the Royals. Could
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It appeared in some form in almost every analysis of the landmark Kyrie Irving–Isaiah Thomas swap: Irving would thrive in Boston and evolve from his hoggy dribbling in his new pick-and-roll partnership with Al Horford — a shifty screener who can shoot, roll, and keep the ball whizzing with expert passing. So, umm, didn’t Irving
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Veteran PGA Tour player Ben Crane was penalized 8 strokes Thursday for having two nonconforming clubs in his bag during the first round of the Web.com Tour’s Albertsons Boise Open and then was disqualified Friday morning after new information came to light. Crane, 41, received two 4-stroke penalties for carrying a driver and a 6-iron
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Katie Taylor, the popular two-time Irish Olympian, will get a shot at a women’s lightweight world title. Taylor will challenge Anahi Esther Sanchez for a 135-pound crown on Oct. 28, on the undercard of unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua’s mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. “I’m delighted that the world
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12:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Larson, a driver who made his name racing dirt tracks across the country, had not been able to duplicate that type of prowess in a NASCAR Cup car on
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