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1:42 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN UCF‘s home game against SMU in Orlando, Florida, has changed dates for a second time because of the damage caused by Hurricane Ian this week. The Knights will now host the Mustangs on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2), the schools announced. The game had originally been pushed back from Saturday
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5:15 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The Blue Jays clinched a postseason berth Thursday without taking the field. Toronto was assured of an American League wild-card berth when the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3. If Toronto holds its current position as the first of the AL’s three wild cards, the Blue
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4:43 PM ET MURCIA, Spain — The United States men’s national team played its final warmup match for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and while the performance was an improvement over last Friday’s 2-0 defeat to Japan, a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday wasn’t exactly what the Americans were hoping for either.
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Sep 27, 2022 ESPN News Services CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR on Tuesday docked William Byron 25 points and fined him $50,000 for deliberately spinning championship rival Denny Hamlin in a retaliatory move missed by scoring officials. Hendrick Motorsports said it will appeal the penalty, which dropped Byron to eight points below the cutline heading into
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Sep 26, 2022 Premiership club Worcester Warriors went into administration on Monday after being suspended by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) from all competitions after failing to meet a deadline to prove they could operate amid their financial difficulties. Worcester are looking for new owners after they were served in August with a winding-up order
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3:41 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said on Instagram that a self-imposed 5 p.m. Monday deadline in the United Kingdom has passed without a signed contract returned from Anthony Joshua for a proposed Dec. 3 bout in Cardiff, Wales, and that he’s now pulled the deal off the table. Fury made the
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The U.S. team captured the Presidents Cup again, taking down the International team 17½ to 12½ at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday. It was the Americans’ ninth straight victory and 12th in 14 editions of the event. Over five days, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas emerged as the face of American
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Sep 24, 2022 Associated Press BENSALEM, Pa. — Taiba won the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby by three lengths on Saturday for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. Ridden by Mike Smith, Taiba ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.67 and paid $4.80, $3 and $2.60. It was Baffert’s fourth win in the Grade 1 event at
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Sep 21, 2022 ESPN staff College football’s last weekend in September is officially here, meaning conference rivalries move to the forefront of Saturday’s slate. Sure, we’ll miss the nonconference battles like Appalachian State upsetting Texas A&M in College Station or Georgia proving why the title still runs through Athens, but conference play is where seasons
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12:22 PM ET 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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Sep 22, 2022 Every word written to describe Roger Federer‘s incredible game was true, every misguided attempt at prose forgivable. He glided around the court, feet seemingly leaving the ground at his serve and not touching again until the point was over. He boasted the game’s best and most precise serve for nearly 20 years.
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