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Daily Archives: January 13, 2018

False alarm on missile creates uneasy moment at Sony Open in Hawaii

HONOLULU — Charles Howell III was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing. Everyone had their phones. Everyone received the same push alert. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” “All the

European Challenge Cup: Bordeaux-Begles 36-28 Dragons

Bordeaux-Begles fly-half Matthieu Jalibert scored 16 points including a try against Dragons European Challenge Cup Bordeaux-Begles (8) 36 Tries: Gros 2, Jalibert, Connor, Fuatai Cons: Jalibert 4 Pen: Jalibert Dragons (16) 28 Tries: Benjamin, Pretorius, Meyer Cons: D Jones 2 Pens: D Jones 3 Dragons

Professionalism will come into GAA in future

Retired Cork footballer Michael Shields believes that the GAA will eventually have to embrace professionalism at some point in the future.    The 31-year old, who was captain for Cork’s most recent All-Ireland senior football final success in 2010, retired from the inter-county scene in the first week of

Cork strike late to claim McGrath Cup honours

Cork 3-13 Clare 3-12 Stephen Sherlock struck a goal in stoppage time to hand Cork a one-point McGrath Cup final win over Clare in Mallow. The hosts led for much of the game but found themselves trailing by four points with seven minutes left in

San Diego Padres reach 3-year extension with closer Brad Hand

Closer Brad Hand has agreed to a three-year extension with the San Diego Padres on Saturday, according to multiple reports. The deal, first reported by The Athletic, includes a club option for a fourth season. The left-handed Hand had 21 saves with a 2.16 ERA

European Challenge Cup: Worcester Warriors 24-24 Connacht

John Muldoon scored the first of Connacht’s tries in a thrilling draw European Challenge Cup Pool Five Worcester (24) 24 Tries: Humphreys 2, Lewis, Adams Con: Pennell 2 Connacht (14) 24 Try: Muldoon, Adeolokun, O’Halloran Con: Ronaldson 3 Pen: Ronaldson Connacht rallied from 10 points

Elise Mertens claims back-to-back Hobart International titles

Elise Mertens has claimed back-to-back Hobart International titles, becoming the first player in the tournament’s history to lift the trophy twice. The Belgian second seed was too consistent for Romanian world No. 57 Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 4-6 6-3 in a rain-interrupted final on Saturday. The

European Challenge Cup: London Irish 47-17 Krasny Yar

Theo Brophy-Clews has featured for England at junior level European Challenge Cup Pool Four London Irish (7) 47 Tries: Loader, Brophy-Clews 4, Chawatama, Cokanasiga Cons: Bell 2, Atkins 4 Krasny Yar (10) 17 Tries: Pruidze, Latu Cons: Malaguradze 2 Pen: Malaguradze Theo Brophy-Clews scored four