Month: April 2019

Apr 13, 2019 Todd ZolaFantasy Close Writing on fantasy baseball game theory and player analysis since 1997 Winner of the 2013 Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association Best Baseball Article With the MLB season heading into its fourth week, the major storyline remains the record-setting home run pace. Secondarily, it’s another injury-riddled campaign with 110 players on
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7:48 AM ET Steve Yzerman is returning to the Detroit Red Wings, with a source confirming to ESPN that Yzerman will named the team’s general manager. The Red Wings have called a news conference for 3 p.m. ET Friday that includes Yzerman without specifying the purpose. A source confirmed to ESPN that current general manager
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7:29 AM ET NEW YORK — Junior welterweight world titlist Ivan Baranchyk has reached an agreement with the World Boxing Super Series to rejoin the tournament after withdrawing earlier this year over a variety of issues, manager David McWater told ESPN on Thursday. Baranchyk will go through with his semifinal fight with Josh Taylor as
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4:12 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Scotland left-arm spinner Con de Lange has died aged 38. The spin-bowling allrounder, who also played for Northamptonshire, had been diagnosed with a brain tumour last year and had undergone various forms of medical treatment – including an operation, radiation and chemotherapy – in an effort to battle the illness.
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4:22 AM ET LOS ANGELES — When Kevin Durant first joined the Golden State Warriors nearly three years ago, he went through a bit of an adjustment period with his new teammates and coaches. They’d go out of their way to make him feel comfortable in his new surroundings, often at their own expense on
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3:39 AM BST Long-time teammate Bernard Foley says Israel Folau has hurt the NSW Waratahs but isn’t a bad guy. The superstar back was stood down by the NSW Rugby Union last Friday following the furore generated by his latest social media posting. He won’t play in Saturday’s crucial Super Rugby clash against Australian conference
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1:54 AM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs will invest $8 million for an on-site equine medical center as part of several other measures to improve safety for horses and riders. The medical center is expected to open next March and will include a quarantine facility. Next month’s Kentucky Derby will have a
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