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David Purdum, ESPN Staff WriterJun 6, 2024, 09:39 AM ET Close Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Open Extended Reactions The Dallas Mavericks would be the second-biggest preseason long shot to win the NBA title in 35 years — and the betting public believes they’ll do it. Approximately 80% of the
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Open Extended Reactions Projected top-10 NBA draft pick Nikola Topic has a partially torn ACL, his agent, Misko Raznatovic, confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. Topic is currently at the NBA draft combine in Treviso, Italy, where he went through the NBA’s medical examination, which included imaging. Topic suffered a left knee injury in January shortly
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Eli Lederman Jun 4, 2024, 06:37 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Alabama‘s future at the quarterback position became clearer Tuesday when dual-threat Keelon Russell, ESPN’s No. 81 recruit in the 2025 class and the No. 15 prospect from Texas, flipped from SMU and announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide. Russell’s commitment marks Alabama’s first
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Open Extended Reactions The 2024 NBA Finals get underway Thursday with the Boston Celtics hosting the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of what’s expected to be a close, hard-fought series. Which bets stand out in the Finals? Here are the series and prop bets our experts Andre Snellings, Eric Moody, Tyler Fulghum, Steve Alexander and
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Jun 2, 2024, 06:16 PM Open Extended Reactions Rugby League legend Rob Burrow has died at the age of 41, following a long battle with motor neurone disease (MND), his former club Leeds Rhinos said on Sunday. Burrow was diagnosed with MND in 2019 and subsequently dedicated himself to raising awareness of the disease, as
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Associated Press Jun 3, 2024, 06:42 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Italy‘s defensive crisis deepened on Monday when Giorgio Scalvini was ruled out of the European Championship after he tore an ACL in the closing moments of Atalanta‘s last match of the season. Scalvini appeared to be in tears Sunday when he was taken off
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Coley Harvey, ESPN Staff WriterJun 1, 2024, 06:49 PM ET Close Previously covered Florida State for Orlando Sentinel and Georgia Tech for Macon Telegraph Northwestern University graduate Open Extended Reactions LANCASTER, Pa. — With the biggest name on the LPGA Tour spending the rest of her weekend away from Lancaster Country Club, a thrilling finish
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNMay 31, 2024, 01:36 PM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Open Extended Reactions DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks advanced to the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Dallas Stars said that’s extra motivation to advance to their own championship round — and potentially make sports history in the process.
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Tom Hamilton, Senior WriterMay 31, 2024, 02:17 PM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Open Extended Reactions PARIS — Andy and Jamie Murray are weighing up the possibility of playing in the
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Adam Schefter, ESPN Senior WriterMay 31, 2024, 01:30 PM ET Close ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books Open Extended Reactions Gable Steveson, an Olympic gold medalist and one of the most dominant college wrestlers in NCAA history, is jumping
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Associated Press May 31, 2024, 08:04 AM ET Open Extended Reactions GENEVA — In a fight for the loyalty of national boxing federations, India opted Friday to join the IOC’s side in its ongoing dispute with the sport’s global governing body. The International Olympic Committee has cut ties with the International Boxing Association, but the
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Associated Press May 30, 2024, 06:25 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carl Edwards says he never expected to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame so when the announcement came down a week ago, he was unreachable for hours until his wife encouraged him to check his phone. He was shocked
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Associated Press May 30, 2024, 02:44 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville police officer who arrested Scottie Scheffler said he has “no ill will” toward the pro golfer for injuries the detective said he suffered while directing traffic after a fatal accident during the PGA Championship. A Louisville prosecutor dropped charges
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