The Nevada State Athletic Commission will at least entertain the possibility of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor wearing lighter boxing gloves in their highly anticipated fight later this month in Las Vegas. NSAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday that both fighters have submitted official requests to wear 8-ounce gloves for their
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Hey, I’m just the messenger. Players have bad seasons. The players below are guys we expected to have good seasons. Some are veterans who might have hit the wall in their 30s. A couple are young guys who didn’t have the projected breakout season. Maybe some played through injuries that affected their production. Some of
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Nick Kyrgios has beaten Italy’s Paolo Lorenzi in straight sets to progress to the third round of the Rogers Cup in Canada. The No. 16 seed needed only 63 minutes to see off the world No. 38′, winning 6-2 6-3 in Montreal on Wednesday. Kyrgios will play either No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev or Richard
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WASHINGTON — Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg said he felt good after a four-inning simulated start Wednesday. Strasburg is on the 10-day disabled list with an elbow nerve impingement. He threw 57 pitches before Washington’s game against the Miami Marlins. “It feels really good,” Strasburg said. “I’m definitely happy with it.” Strasburg, 10-3 with a 3.25
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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — A field of 13 has been entered for Saturday’s 35th running of the Arlington Million. From the rail out, with riders, the horses entered to run are Oak Brook (Santo Sanjur), Oscar Nominated (Florent Geroux), Enterprising (Corey Lanerie), Ghost Hunter (Edwin Gonzalez), Deauville (Ryan Moore), Fanciful Angel (Daniel Muscutt), The Pizza
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AUSTIN, Texas — The NHL’s Dallas Stars have become the first Texas professional sports franchise to officially oppose a “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people. Team President James Lites said in a statement Wednesday that the Stars are “strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory.” The NFL and NBA have previously joined dozens of powerful
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Himanshu Rana put the seal on India’s series win © Getty Images India U19 177 for 2 (Rana 74) beat England U19 175 (Roy 4-27) by eight wickets England Under-19s suffered a chastening eight-wicket defeat by India in front of the Sky Sports cameras in Canterbury to leave them 2-0
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