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David Purdum Close David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Doug Greenberg Jul 17, 2024, 08:50 AM ET Open Extended Reactions At the All-Star break, two superstar sluggers lead the MVP races, a rookie phenom is in contention for the Cy Young and the American League Central
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Associated Press Jul 16, 2024, 05:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions IOWA CITY, Iowa — Tim Lester has had nearly six months to come up with potential fixes for the moribund Iowa offense, but the key for the Hawkeyes’ new offensive coordinator might be just having a healthy starting quarterback. That should be Cade McNamara,
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Dave Wilson, ESPN Staff WriterJul 16, 2024, 02:27 PM ET Close Dave Wilson is a college football reporter. He previously worked at The Dallas Morning News, San Diego Union-Tribune and Las Vegas Sun. Open Extended Reactions DALLAS — Kirby Smart vigorously defended Georgia‘s approach to discipline and education amid his program’s issues with speeding and
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Jul 16, 2024, 02:38 PM The rules governing player outings will be changed following the arrests of Oscar Jegou and Hugo Auradou in Argentina on an allegation of sexual assault, France Rugby chief Florian Grill said on Tuesday. Jegou and Auradou, 21 and 20 respectively, were arrested in Argentina following an allegation of sexual assault
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Heather Dinich, ESPN Senior WriterJul 16, 2024, 11:17 AM ET Close College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University Open Extended Reactions DALLAS — Georgia offensive lineman Kelton Smith Jr. will no longer play football because of a pre-existing medical condition that he and his family, along with the sports medicine staff
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Adriana Garcia Jul 16, 2024, 05:18 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Argentina returned home on Monday evening to celebrate their successful Copa América title defence with thousands of fans but captain Lionel Messi did not join his teammates in Buenos Aires. Led by coach Lionel Scaloni and veteran winger Ángel Di María, who played in
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Jul 16, 2024, 08:38 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Six Spain players have been included in the Team of the Tournament. Photo by Michael Regan – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images England defender Kyle Walker has been named in the European Championship Team of the Tournament, with six players from the victorious Spain side also named. Walker
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Lizzy Becherano Jul 15, 2024, 04:38 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Colombia Football Federation president Ramon Jesurun and his son Ramon Jamil Jesurun are facing three felony counts of battery on a specified official or employee after being arrested by Miami Dade Police at Hard Rock Stadium following the 2024 Copa América final. The two
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Associated Press Jul 15, 2024, 06:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions GAINESVILLE, Va. — Lexi Thompson isn’t sure whether this year’s Solheim Cup will be her last as a player, but she showed her commitment to returning the cup to the United States by making an early visit to the demanding venue where the Americans
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Field Level Media Jul 15, 2024, 05:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Colorado Avalanche acquired the rights to restricted free agent goaltender Kevin Mandolese from the Ottawa Senators on Monday. The Avalanche also received a 2026 seventh-round pick in exchange for a sixth-round selection in the same draft. Editor’s Picks Mandolese, 23, made three
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ESPN News Services Jul 14, 2024, 11:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Lionel Messi was forced off with an apparent right ankle injury in the second half of the Copa América final between Argentina and Colombia at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday. Messi collapsed to the field in the 64h minute and immediately signaled
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Lizzy Becherano Jul 15, 2024, 04:01 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Colombia national team head coach Nestor Lorenzo said Hard Rock Stadium’s security breach impacted his players ahead of their 2024 Copa América final defeat to Argentina on Sunday night, labelling the situation “anxiety-inducing.” Hours before kick off, fans without tickets to the game broke
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Sam Marsden, Barcelona correspondentJul 14, 2024, 09:04 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BERLIN — Coach Luis de la Fuente celebrated Spain‘s history-makers and warned there is still more to come after they became the first team to win the European Championships four times by beating England 2-1 in Sunday’s final at the Olympiastadion. Mikel Oyarzabal
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Jeff Carlisle, U.S. soccer correspondentJul 13, 2024, 06:35 PM ET Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Open Extended Reactions MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni said he understands the reaction of Uruguay players in entering the stands to protect their family members in the aftermath of
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Lizzy Becherano Jul 13, 2024, 07:11 PM ET Open Extended Reactions MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Colombia head coach Nestor Lorenzo criticized CONMEBOL’s decision to extend the 2024 Copa América final half-time from a traditional 15 minutes to 25 minutes in order to accommodate a performance from Colombian pop star Shakira. “I hope you enjoy, Shakira
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Uruguay beat Canada on penalties in the Copa America third-place playoff match on Saturday after a 2-2 draw at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Canada’s Ismaël Koné had a tame spot-kick saved by goalkeeper Sergio Rochet and Alphonso Davies hit the crossbar as Uruguay won the shootout 4-3. In the first
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Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 01:52 PM ET Open Extended Reactions ARLINGTON, Texas — Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cristopher Sánchez is set for his first All-Star Game appearance as the replacement for Atlanta lefty Chris Sale, who is scheduled to start for the Braves on Sunday and won’t pitch in the Midsummer Classic. The addition of
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