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Daily Archives: May 9, 2017

Former Olympian Charles Conwell slated for second professional bout

Junior middleweight prospect Charles Conwell Jr., a 2016 U.S. Olympian from Cleveland, will box professionally for the second time on May 18, co-promoter Lou DiBella announced on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Conwell (1-0, 1 KO) will take on Daniel Szoros (2-1, 2 KOs), of Hungary, in

Buffalo Bills hire Brandon Beane as general manager

The Buffalo Bills hired Brandon Beane as general manager Tuesday, the team announced, ending their search to replace Doug Whaley after he was fired April 30. Beane, 40, had served as the Carolina Panthers‘ assistant GM since 2015. He joined the Panthers in 1998 and

Allegri hoping Juve can end wait for European glory

Massimiliano Allegri feels 2017 could finally be Juventus’ year after his well-organised side secured a place in the Champions League final with a 2-1 win (4-1 on aggregate) over Monaco in Turin. Monaco were this season’s surprise contenders after coming through qualifying to reach the

Dallas Stars acquire rights to Ben Bishop from Los Angeles Kings

The Dallas Stars took a step toward addressing their goaltending issues on Tuesday, acquiring the rights to Ben Bishop from the Los Angeles Kings. Dallas sent a fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft to Los Angeles for Bishop, a pending unrestricted free agent. The Stars

Toby Flood: Newcastle Falcons re-sign fly-half from Toulouse

Toby Flood scored 263 points in 76 games in his first spell with Newcastle Falcons Newcastle have re-signed fly-half Toby Flood from French side Toulouse. The 31-year-old Falcons academy graduate won three Premiership titles with Leicester in his nine years away from Kingston Park. Flood,

Murray, Thiem, Goffin progress at Madrid Open

Andy Murray secured his place in the third round of the Madrid Open with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Marius Copil. Eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria joined him by defeating Jared Donaldson of the United States 6-3, 6-4 — while ninth-seeded David Goffin had nine

More must be done to promote women’s games

Dublin ladies footballer Sinéad Goldrick says that she and her team mates don’t have to deal with any of the issues that recently forced Ireland’s Women’s National Team to threaten strike action. Ireland’s women went to the brink of strike in a row with the