1:19 AM ET Bellator MMA will launch another grand prix tournament later this year, according to company president Scott Coker. An eight-man welterweight tournament will kick off at an event on Sept. 29 in San Jose, California, Coker told ESPN. The Los Angeles Times first reported the news. “Bellator has the best welterweight fighters in
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10:28 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The center of the hockey universe this week is in Los Angeles. It’s an office complex of steel and glass, with a concrete wall that reads CAA on it. It’s in this building that John Tavares, the coveted unrestricted free agent from the New York Islanders, will hold court with
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7:43 AM BST Brumbies winger Chance Peni has been slammed with a six-game suspension after being cited in his first match back from another lengthy ban. The former Western Force player was rubbed out for the third time in a year after being found guilty of a lifting tackle playing in a club rugby game
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7:55 AM ET When it comes to chatter about a “universal” designated hitter, San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is waving the white flag. “I understand they don’t care what I say,” Bumgarner told the San Francisco Chronicle. “I’ll play whatever rules we have, but I think it’s kind of getting out of hand. “Honestly,
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2:10 AM ET SANTA MONICA, Calif. — With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sitting nearby and Bill Russell also at the NBA Awards show, NBA legend Oscar Robertson said he is happy to see LeBron James take an active stance on today’s societal issues but called on white athletes to do the same. Speaking to reporters after he
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1:19 AM ET New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo didn’t start in Monday’s 6-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates because of a sore right pinkie. Nimmo hurt his pinkie when he was hit by a pitch Sunday. An MRI showed no broken bones, and he is day-to-day. “Real good news,” manager Mickey Callaway said. Nimmo
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