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Daily Archives: March 18, 2018

Minnesota Twins SS Jorge Polanco suspended 80 games for drug violation

NEW YORK — Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, a big blow to a team that has made a series of roster-enhancing moves throughout the offseason and into spring training. The commissioner’s office

Rebels condemn 14-man Waterford to Division 1B hurling

Cork will play in Division 1A of the Allianz HL next year after they held off the challenge of Waterfordin Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday afternoon. While Waterford – down to 14 men after the sending off of sub Maurice Shanahan immediately aftercoming on –

‘If we pay managers it needs to be transparent’

Outgoing GAA Director General Páraic Duffy says that if managers are going to be paid then it should be done in an open and transparent manner. Duffy is due to finish up in the job at the end of March, with his successor expected to

Roscommon didn’t shirk when game had to be won

Roscommon are close to making a swift return to Division 1 in the Allianz Football League. With the Down-Tipperary game still to be rearranged, things aren’t exactly clear cut but Kevin McStay’s side will be looking to take a care of business themselves when they

Naomi Osaka defeats Daria Kasatkina to win BNP Paribas Open

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Naomi Osaka was dazed and confused. Her backhand ticked the baseline on match point, and she paused, unsure whether it was good or not. It was, and still there was no big celebration. Two hours later, she was equally low-key. Juan

Icy blast still holds with rescheduled games called off

With snow still lying on the Parnell Park and Innovate Wexford Park pitches, Monday’s rescheduled Allianz Hurling quarter-final matches involving Dublin-Tipperary and Wexford-Galway will now not take place.  Both games will be re-fixed for next weekend with the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee to confirm fixture

Leon Edwards wants Darren Till at UFC Liverpool

UFC’s Leon Edwards wants Darren Till at UFC Liverpool in May and insists he isn’t as good as everyone says he is. Edwards made his presence known during the main card at UFC London on March 17 after defeating Peter Sobotta via technical knockout at