Month: June 2022

4:00 PM ET Connor O’Halloran Oleksandr Usyk has said he will return to Ukraine following the first defence of his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight title belts against Anthony Joshua in August. Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs), 35, will rematch Joshua (24-2, 22 KOs), 32, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Aug. 20, having become heavyweight champion
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3:00 PM ET Franchise star Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Nets general manager Sean Marks is working with Durant and his business manager Rich Kleiman on finding a trade, Kleiman told ESPN. As the Nets prepare to move one of the most valuable
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1:57 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Social media influencer Logan Paul has signed a deal with WWE, the organization announced on Thursday. The pact is a multi-event deal, sources told ESPN, that will push into 2023. Paul will compete in the ring at multiple WWE premium live events (formerly called pay-per-views by the company) and will
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2:05 PM ET Pete Thamel Heather Dinich Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University USC and UCLA, two of the Pac-12’s flagship programs, are planning to leave the conference for the Big Ten as early as 2024, sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. The Mercury News first
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11:40 AM ET ESPN News Services Harmony Tan, ranked No. 115 in the world, and Katie Boulter, who is 118th, continue to make a name for themselves at Wimbledon, reaching the third round of the women’s draw on Thursday with upset victories. France’s Tan, who ousted seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams in a first-round match
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File image of Jos Buttler© AFP Jos Buttler has been appointed as the new captain of England’s limited-overs teams, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday. The dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman succeeds Eoin Morgan after England’s 2019 50-over World Cup-winning captain announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday. Buttler has been a member
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8:00 AM ET Cale Makar can occasionally make your jaw drop off the ice, too. The Colorado Avalanche defenseman attended the Stanley Cup Final media day recently when he was asked about the matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, a team seeking a three-peat. “Obviously, they’re a team that’s looking to become a dynasty, and
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