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Daily Archives: April 11, 2018

Tigers’ Zimmermann hit on face by Kipnis’ line drive

CLEVELAND — Detroit pitcher Jordan Zimmermann bruised the right side of his jaw when hit on the face by a line drive off the bat of Cleveland’s Jason Kipnis and left Wednesday’s game after two batters. Kipnis lined a 2-2 pitch to the mound. Zimmermann

Donnie Nietes vacates flyweight title to move up in weight

Donnie Nietes, the most decorated fighter from the Philippines in recent decades other than Manny Pacquiao, has vacated his flyweight world title to move up in weight in search of a belt in a fourth weight division. Nietes officially vacated his 112-pound belt on April

Mike Haley: Sale full-back given two-week suspension for striking

Mike Haley has made 108 appearances for Sale Sharks Sale Sharks full-back Mike Haley has been given a two-week suspension after being cited for striking Josh Bassett in their 28-27 win against Wasps. The 23-year-old, who is to join Irish province Munster in the summer,

Adam Hadwin withdraws from RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Adam Hadwin of Canada, who finished tied for 24th at the Masters last week, has withdrawn from the RBC Heritage. Hadwin is ranked 41st in the world and has finished in the top 10 in three of his previous eight tournaments.

Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan declines to fight Gennady Golovkin on May 5

Unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin’s plans to fight on May 5 took yet another hit on Wednesday when Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan, long the leading candidate for the assignment once Canelo Alvarez withdrew, declined the fight, Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez told ESPN. “Spike’s

Floyd Mayweather in the cage? Not crazy at all

After nearly 20 years of covering Floyd Mayweather’s career, I have finally learned my lesson. Never underestimate the best boxer of his generation inside or outside of the ring. You might recall — I do, because I am reminded of it often by smart aleck

County Championship: What to look out for in 2018

Essex won their first County Championship title in 25 years last season Specsavers County Championship Dates: 13 April – 27 September Coverage: Live ball-by-ball radio and text commentary of all rounds on the BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app. “This time last