9:47 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The Holiday Bowl will move downtown to Petco Park after its home of 42 years, Qualcomm Stadium, was razed. Holiday Bowl CEO Mark Neville confirmed the move Wednesday. He and officials from the San Diego Padres will unveil renderings Thursday of how the ballpark will accommodate a
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8:09 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — On-field exams of pitchers started Monday, a week after Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred announced a crackdown on unauthorized grip substances. How’s it going so far? Depends on who you ask. While players throughout baseball have offered several different takes — many have been outspoken
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6:03 PM ET Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Daniel and Henrik Sedin are returning to the Vancouver Canucks to work in the front office. Three years after their retirement, the Swedish twins joined the Canucks’ hockey operations department with the title of special adviser to the general manager, Jim Benning. “We’re coming in as
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11:22 AM ET Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi was playing games when he spurred the umpires to check Max Scherzer for foreign substances on Tuesday night and embarrassed everyone in the process. “It’s embarrassing for Girardi, it’s embarrassing for the Phillies, it’s embarrassing for baseball,” Rizzo said Wednesday
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5:18 PM ET The NFL has informed its teams that it will accept bids from cities other than Indianapolis to host its annual scouting combine beginning in 2023, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. According to the source, all NFL teams will have the opportunity to let the league know whether they have interest
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2:50 PM ET The Boston Celtics are finalizing an agreement to hire Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka as their new coach, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Udoka spent the 2020-21 season on Steve Nash’s staff with the Nets. Prior to that, he spent one season with the Philadelphia 76ers and seven years under coach Gregg
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6:01 PM ET Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Nelly Korda became the first two-time winner on the LPGA Tour this season, closing with a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Meijer LPGA Classic. The Gainbridge LPGA winner in February, Korda finished at 25-under 263 to break the tournament record at
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Nov 1, 2017 Editor’s note: Thsi story was originally published on Dec. 7, 2017. Lightweight world titleholder Vasiliy Lomachenko is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He’s also very good at pretty much everything else he does. Lomachenko is very active on social media and we
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2:00 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jeff Gordon will leave the Fox Sports booth to take a daily role at Hendrick Motorsports as vice chairman and the second-ranking team official to majority owner Rick Hendrick. Wednesday’s announcement positions the four-time champion and Hall of Fame driver to one day succeed the 71-year-old Hendrick
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3:28 PM BST South Africa have said they are hopeful Duane Vermeulen will be fit enough to join the British & Irish Lions series, as assistant coach Deon Davids suggested on Wednesday the No. 8 was a “couple of weeks” away from joining the squad. Davids was coy on whether the forward would be available
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