Month: November 2017

11:46 AM ET ESPN staff Conor McGregor has been fined £350 after he was caught speeding in Ireland earlier this year, a court has confirmed. A court sporkesperson told ESPN that McGregor, 29, appeared at Blanchardstown District Court Thursday, where judge Miriam Walsh handed him a 400 euro fine (around £350), which he has been
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Drefong, the Eclipse Award-winning male sprinter of 2016, the year he won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, has been retired from racing and will be moving to Japan to take up stud duty at Shadai Stallion Station, it was announced late Wednesday by the Baoma Corporation of Susan and Charles Chu, who owned Drefong. Drefong, 4,
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The BCCI has been slapped with a fine of INR 52.24 crore by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the country’s fair trade regulator, for “anticompetitive conduct”. The fine is specifically linked to the board’s broadcast deal for the Indian Premier League (IPL), centred around the BCCI’s assurance to broadcasters that, essentially, they will not
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — NASCAR has restructured its champions awards ceremony to the point where its former vernacular title — “the banquet” — doesn’t even apply. There is no more dinner between comedic acts,
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Former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State’s next football coach, pending approval of the university president, according to multiple reports. The Associated Press, citing a person with direct knowledge of the plan, reported Wednesday night that Edwards’ deal and an official announcement from Arizona State are
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Australian duo Jordan Zunic and Adam Bland have stolen the joint lead after Masters champion Sergio Garcia overcame an early tee time and heavy rain to impress on his Australian PGA Championship debut on the Gold Coast. And the ageless Peter Senior, who came out of retirement to play his home tournament, will join Marc
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Sergio Garcia posted a five-under 67 to take an early lead in the Australian PGA Championship on a rain-interrupted first morning on the Gold Coast. The Masters champion, playing alongside Adam Scott, went bogey-free in a stop-start debut at Royal Pines on Thursday to head to the clubhouse with a one-stroke lead. Starting on the
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — The Furniture Row Racing team will celebrate its championship Thursday night, but it already has had one emotional celebratory moment since winning the NASCAR Cup title Nov. 19. Before Cup
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