Month: November 2017

11:46 AM ET ESPN staff Conor McGregor has been fined £350 after he was caught speeding in Ireland earlier this year, a court has confirmed. A court sporkesperson told ESPN that McGregor, 29, appeared at Blanchardstown District Court Thursday, where judge Miriam Walsh handed him a 400 euro fine (around £350), which he has been
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Play 02:13 ‘Stokes has missed playing, happy to have him’ – Canterbury Cricket Canterbury have signed England allrounder Ben Stokes as their overseas player. Stokes will be available for selection for Canterbury’s 50-over Ford Trophy match against Otago in Rangiora on Sunday. Stokes’ inclusion was agreed upon by
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Drefong, the Eclipse Award-winning male sprinter of 2016, the year he won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, has been retired from racing and will be moving to Japan to take up stud duty at Shadai Stallion Station, it was announced late Wednesday by the Baoma Corporation of Susan and Charles Chu, who owned Drefong. Drefong, 4,
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A ruthless Australia will keep pressing for every possible advantage over England by maintaining a level of on-field hostility that Pete Handscomb has no qualms in describing as “brutal”. The targeting of Jonny Bairstow with reminders of his ill-advised headbutt of Cameron Bancroft in a Perth bar on the first night of England’s tour has
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — NASCAR has restructured its champions awards ceremony to the point where its former vernacular title — “the banquet” — doesn’t even apply. There is no more dinner between comedic acts,
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Former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State’s next football coach, pending approval of the university president, according to multiple reports. The Associated Press, citing a person with direct knowledge of the plan, reported Wednesday night that Edwards’ deal and an official announcement from Arizona State are
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Australian duo Jordan Zunic and Adam Bland have stolen the joint lead after Masters champion Sergio Garcia overcame an early tee time and heavy rain to impress on his Australian PGA Championship debut on the Gold Coast. And the ageless Peter Senior, who came out of retirement to play his home tournament, will join Marc
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Sergio Garcia posted a five-under 67 to take an early lead in the Australian PGA Championship on a rain-interrupted first morning on the Gold Coast. The Masters champion, playing alongside Adam Scott, went bogey-free in a stop-start debut at Royal Pines on Thursday to head to the clubhouse with a one-stroke lead. Starting on the
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2:09 AM ET Jim Trotter Close NFL Former senior NFL writer at Sports Illustrated Covered Chargers, NFL for The San Diego Union-Tribune Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 2006 Jason Reid Close Senior Writer, The Undefeated Former columnist and Redskins beat writer for Washington Post Covered multiple beats over 15
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — The Furniture Row Racing team will celebrate its championship Thursday night, but it already has had one emotional celebratory moment since winning the NASCAR Cup title Nov. 19. Before Cup
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