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5:30 PM ET Associated Press Jon Rahm overcame early jitters from playing at home and shot a 7-under 64 in the opening round of the Spanish Open on Thursday to sit one stroke behind leaders Ashun Wu, Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Darius van Driel. Rahm is trying to win for the third time at home and
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5:46 PM ET Associated Press OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek advanced to the quarterfinals of the Agel Open after Ajla Tomljanovic retired with an injury during the second set of their second-round match on Wednesday. The Polish US Open champion was leading 7-5, 2-2 when her Australian opponent retired due to a left
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6:40 AM ET ESPN staff We’re through four weeks of the 2022 NFL season, and we’ve seen a little bit of everything when it comes to quarterback play. Massive breakouts from some young rising stars. Confusing struggles from big-money veterans. Surprising stellar performances from former backups getting a shot to start. Plenty of signal-callers trying
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — As the stars of NASCAR raged over safety concerns with the new car, rumors swirled the drivers would organize some sort of protest at one of the most dangerous tracks on the circuit. Perhaps they’d outright boycott Talladega Superspeedway. Or maybe they’d send their message to NASCAR
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7:23 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Florentino Perez wants European football competitions to change. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images Florentino Perez has said that football is “sick” and “losing the global entertainment battle” with U.S. sports, backing the dormant European Super League (ESL) project as the way to retain its position as the world’s most
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Sep 30, 2022 Bundee Aki will miss Ireland’s Test matches against South Africa and Fiji in November after being given an eight-match ban. Aki, 32, received the third red card of his career on Saturday for a dangerous clear-out on Seabelo Senatla as Connacht faced Stormers in the United Rugby Championship (URC). The ban means
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8:22 AM ET Jeff WagenheimESPN It’s not easy being No. 2. You’re habitually overlooked, an afterthought, banished to the background. But every so often, the orchestra’s second fiddle gets to step under the bright lights at center stage and show their stuff. This autumn brings several opportunities for Bellator MMA to take more of the
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6:40 AM ET Have you ever wondered what sets George Kittle apart from Travis Kelce, or what makes A.J. Brown such a special talent? Well, now we have an answer to those questions and many more. Since 2018, ESPN has introduced pass-rush, run-stop, pass-block and run-block player metrics. Those metrics have offered a new way
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