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Daily Archives: February 24, 2018

Callum Smith defeats Nieky Holzken by unanimous points decision

7:09 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Callum Smith eased past Nieky Holzken by unanimous points decision on Saturday to set

Fernando Verdasco, Diego Schwartzman advance to Rio Open final

7:21 PM ET Associated Press Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment RIO DE JANEIRO — Spain’s Fernando Verdasco and Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman advanced Saturday to the Rio Open final. The eighth-seeded Verdasco beat Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-5, and the sixth-seeded Schwartzman topped

Tiger Woods back seven strokes at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The Tiger Woods of a different time may very well have walked off the Champions course at PGA National on Saturday in a foul mood, annoyed at the opportunities missed and the mistakes made. There were all those birdie putts

Rochford rues missed goal chance after Dubs defeat

Stephen Rochford pinpointed Adam Gallagher’s missed goal chance as the moment the tide turned for his Mayo team after their Allianz Football League Division 1 defeat to Dublin. Gallagher curled a glorious chance wide when he was played clean through early in the second half.

Dublin extend winning run against wasteful Mayo

        Goals from Paul Mannion and Niall Scully propelled Dublin to their fourth straight victory in Division 1 of the Allianz League at a freezing cold MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday night. Despite only scoring 1-1 in the second half, the All-Ireland champions

Jimmy Butler of Minnesota Timberwolves has meniscus injury

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler suffered a right meniscus injury, an MRI revealed on Saturday. The team will announce updates on Butler’s progress as information becomes available. Butler posted on social media a photo along with a caption that included the words “you gotta take

Six Nations 2018: England players are only human – Eddie Jones

Six Nations 2018: Eddie Jones admits ‘Scotland were too good for us’ England coach Eddie Jones has admitted his team “just couldn’t meet the challenge” in their 25-13 Six Nations loss to Scotland at Murrayfield. England’s defeat – only their second in 26 games under