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6:43 AM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — Sheer aggression and a high-risk, high-reward philosophy helped Aryna Sabalenka clinch an epic Australian Open final over Elena Rybakina. Sabalenka battered and bruised her way to the title at Melbourne Park, coming from a set down to overwhelm last year’s Wimbledon champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Editor’s Picks “We’ve been
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7:00 AM ET Bradford Doolittle Close Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer Sports reporter, Kansas City Star, 2002-09 Writer, Baseball, Baseball Prospectus Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus Member, Baseball Writers Association of America Member, Professional Basketball Writers Association David Schoenfield Close David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer Covers MLB for ESPN.com Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been
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5:09 PM GMT The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) on Monday denied allegations made in a BBC documentary that some former employees suffered sexist discrimination, as a Welsh MP and former women’s international player call for an enquiry into all Welsh sporting bodies. In a BBC Wales programme, to be screened on Monday, several former WRU
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Jan 20, 2023 Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two-time Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth finally reached the top rung of his career on Friday night when he was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The 50-year-old Kenseth, who drove 18 full seasons in NASCAR before retiring in 2020 with 39 Cup victories and 20
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Jan 21, 2023 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Liam Smith settled his differences with Chris Eubank Jr. in emphatic fashion, stopping his English middleweight rival in four rounds on Saturday. Smith floored
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Jan 21, 2023 Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — An exercise rider at a Florida horse track died Saturday in a training accident, officials said. Tampa Bay Downs said Daniel Quintero, 19, died while working with horses before 7 a.m., but declined to give further details. “The entire racetrack community expresses its condolences to his family
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12:06 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Tempers flared just after the second-quarter buzzer in Friday night’s game between the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers when several members of the Grizzlies engaged in a shouting match with Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe, who was seated near the court. Referees and security intervened to
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8:34 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer and Kevin Harvick will all make their debuts this season in Tony Stewart’s summer all-star series, while four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves confirmed Wednesday he’ll return for a third season. Busch, who left Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of last season
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