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11:00 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Albert Pujols crossed home plate and darted to the backstop to double-high-five Adrian Beltre, his longtime rival, fellow countryman and devoted friend. He wrapped his arms around Yadier Molina, embraced Adam Wainwright, saluted the rest of his St. Louis Cardinals teammates, doffed his helmet for the Dodger Stadium crowd
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Sep 22, 2022 ESPN News Services McLaren Racing is in serious conversation about running a fourth Indianapolis 500 entry for NASCAR star Kyle Busch. Busch, who last week left Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing after 15 years to sign with Richard Childress Racing, has permission to compete in the Indy 500 with a Chevrolet team.
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10:49 AM BST Wasps have announced their intention to appoint administrators in order to “protect” their interests, a statement from the club’s holding company said on Wednesday. The decision puts the former Premiership and European champions on the brink of relegation, with Rugby Football Union (RFU) regulations stating a club placed in administration once the
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5:32 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN Herm Edwards’ tenure as Arizona State‘s football coach began with bravado, featured dollops of optimism and ultimately ended on Sunday amid a spiral of off-field issues and bad football. Under the dark cloud of a significant NCAA investigation and in the wake of both a staff and roster exodus, Edwards’
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10:22 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Noah Gragson held off Brandon Jones over the closing laps Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to win his third consecutive Xfinity Series race. Gragson won his series-high sixth race of the season driving a Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. He was aided when teammate Justin Allgaier was
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12:09 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs has modified paths to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, awarding points to the top five finishers in qualifying races and increasing significance for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and late prep season events. Most Derby prep races during the qualifying series for 3-year-olds will award points
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Sep 16, 2022 The Montreal Canadiens‘ jersey has long been considered a sacred garment by hockey fans. It’s the symbol of the NHL’s most storied franchise. It even inspired a children’s book called, appropriately, “The Hockey Sweater.” But when the Canadiens introduced new team captain Nick Suzuki last week, fans of the “bleu blanc et
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Sep 15, 2022 Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to buy Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky, for $79 million in cash. The deal announced Thursday with Enchantment Holdings LLC includes Churchill Downs assuming Ellis Park’s opportunity to build a track extension facility in Owensboro. The deal is subject to certain working
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7:50 AM ET FOR MAJDI SHAMMAS, the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 9 in Las Vegas were a manager’s worst nightmare. At approximately 4 a.m. local time, Shammas knew his fighter, Khamzat Chimaev, would not make weight for a UFC 279 main event against Nate Diaz. Chimaev and his team had done all they
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