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Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

ESPN predictions about who will win the 2018 Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — How intriguing is this year’s Masters? There are so many top players to choose from. That is exactly what our experts did, lobbing a variety of names they think can walk away with the green jacket as daylight fades Sunday night. Michael

Los Angeles Angels place Matt Shoemaker on 10-day DL with forearm strain

The Los Angeles Angels have placed oft-injured starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker on the 10-day disabled list because of a right forearm strain. Hurting for outfielders already, the Yankees acquired Trayce Thompson off waivers from the Dodgers. Thompson is the younger brother of Golden State Warriors

NFL to distribute Next-Gen stats to clubs in ’18

5:55 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close national NFL writer NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 The NFL has followed through on promises to distribute its Next-Generation statistics leaguewide, a significant victory for its growing analytics community. The

Candidates to step in to face Gennady Golovkin on May 5

5:53 PM ET Dan RafaelESPN Senior Writer Close 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Canelo Alvarez will learn his fate at an April 18 meeting of the Nevada State Athletic

Tiger Woods paired with Marc Leishman, Tommy Fleetwood at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods will begin his first Masters in three years on Thursday at 10:42 a.m. ET along with Australia’s Marc Leishman and England’s Tommy Fleetwood. Defending champion Sergio Garcia will be in the group at 10:53 a.m., joined by Justin Thomas, who

Injury ravaged Boston Celtics lose Terry Rozier, Shane Larkin

The Boston Celtics have ruled out point guards Terry Rozier (ankle) and Shane Larkin (illness) for Tuesday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks, leaving the injury-ravaged Celtics with no pure ball handlers on their roster. With Kyrie Irving (knee) and Marcus Smart (thumb) recovering from recent

Canelo Alvarez withdraws from May 5 bout against Gennady Golovkin

Facing an extension of the temporary suspension he is already under from the Nevada State Athletic Commission because of two doping violations, a contrite Canelo Alvarez withdrew on Tuesday from his highly anticipated rematch with unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin. Alvarez and Golovkin were