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4:00 AM ET One of the perks of writing for ESPN is the set of tools you have at your disposal. Our TruMedia soccer dashboard pulls in StatsPerform data from most of the world’s major leagues, plus a lot of club friendlies and basically every international match from the past decade-plus. (It also has World
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1:08 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Philadelphia 76ers announced Wednesday that superstar center Joel Embiid has a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee after taking an awkward fall during Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against the Washington Wizards on Monday night. The Sixers said the injury will be treated not with surgery
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5:21 PM ET The PGA Tour heads to Dublin, Ohio this week for the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. Despite a final-round 75, Jon Rahm won last year’s even at Muirfield Village by three shots. Which players are the favorites this time around, who offers good odds and what props are worthwhile? Betting analyst Chris
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11:45 AM ET The Chicago White Sox have placed pitcher Michael Kopech on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring. The White Sox announced the roster move before Monday’s double-header with the Indians. Right-hander Jimmy Lambert was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte in a corresponding move and will start the second game of
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10:59 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson ended six years of struggles at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion to give team owner Rick Hendrick a record-setting victory. It was the 269th career Cup Series victory for Hendrick Motorsports, passing Petty Enterprises for the most in NASCAR history.
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4:50 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Ty Gibbs is giving his grandfather plenty to think about. The 18-year-old grandson of championship car owner Joe Gibbs took the lead with 20 laps left at Charlotte Motor Speedway and held off the field Saturday for the second Xfinity Series win of his rookie season. If
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2:06 PM BST South Africa’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is expecting the British & Irish Lions to play a fast tempo game and not try to arm-wrestle the world champion Springboks when the teams meet in a three-test series starting in late July. Erasmus coached the Boks to the World Cup title in Japan
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