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Daily Archives: June 14, 2017

Timing of baby ‘worked out’ perfectly for U.S. Open schedule

ERIN, Wis. — Dustin Johnson has already missed one major championship this year. Thanks to the birth of his second child on Monday, he won’t miss another this week. Johnson’s fiancée, Paulina Gretzky, gave birth to the couple’s second son, a boy named River Jones

Man United complete €35m signing of Victor Lindelof

Manchester United have signed Swedish defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica on a four-year deal. The 22-year-old arrived at Manchester United’s Aon Training Complex on Wednesday morning after the two clubs agreed a fee which is understood to be €35m (£30.75m). United boss Jose Mourinho told

It’s time for people to learn to take their medicine

When I heard last week that Diarmuid Connolly was going to accept a 12-week ban for laying a hand on linesman Ciaran Branagan, I have to admit that I was surprised. The culture in the GAA has sunk so low that someone taking their punishment

Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor

Jun 14, 2017 Dan Rafael Close ESPN Senior Writer 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered

Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor megafight finalized for Aug. 26

What began as talk for a fight many perceived as impossible between a boxing legend and the biggest star in mixed martial arts is now a reality. Former pound-for-pound king and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. made the official announcement on social media on

Erik Karlsson of Ottawa Senators has foot surgery for torn tendons

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson had surgery Wednesday to repair torn tendons in his left foot. He is expected back on the ice in approximately four months. “Erik underwent surgery earlier today in Charlotte, N.C, to repair torn tendons in his left foot,” Senators general

Kristie Ahn and Tsvetana Pironkova into Aegon Open quarterfinals

American qualifier Kristie Ahn continued her impressive week with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Magda Linette of Poland in the second round of the Aegon Open in Nottingham. Former Wimbledon semifinalist Tsvetana Pironkova also reached the quarterfinals as she overcame Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-3,

Top seed Dominika Cibulkova knocked out in Ricoh Open first round

Top seed Dominika Cibulkova suffered a shock first-round defeat to world No. 161 Antonia Lottner at the Ricoh Open in s’Hertogenbosch. The former Australian Open champion struggled on her serve throughout and her German opponent took full advantage to pull off a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4