Month: July 2020

Why this weekend at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational is more than just a tuneup for the PGA Championship

4:55 PM ET MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With the PGA Championship, the first major of the season only a week away, some of the golf’s biggest names, including a handful who have struggled with their games and others who have made big changes, are finally starting to find their form. Heading into Saturday’s third round of …

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NHL insiders on playoff X factors, upset picks, bold predictions, top storylines

7:00 AM ET NHL insiders The NHL restarts its season with a first-of-its-kind, 24-team postseason tournament Saturday. The field has expanded to 12 teams per conference, and the schedule includes games starting as early as noon ET most days, running through the 10:30 p.m. ET window. Yes, it’s hockey all day, and we’re just as …

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British Grand Prix: Alex Albon crashes as Lance Stroll tops second practice

British Grand Prix: Alex Albon crashes as Lance Stroll tops second practice

Alexander Albon suffered a heavy crash in his Red Bull as Lance Stroll’s Racing Point set the pace in second practice at the British Grand Prix. Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton were only third and fifth, struggling with the windy conditions and balance on the ‘soft’ tyres. Albon was second fastest, 0.090 seconds behind …

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‘March Madness, but for hockey’: The lapsed fan’s guide to the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs

7:01 AM ET The NHL returns on Saturday, with a five-game slate beginning at noon ET with the New York Rangers against the Carolina Hurricanes, and lasting through the Winnipeg Jets–Calgary Flames tilt that begins at 10:30 p.m. ET. As a service to fans who have a general interest in NHL hockey but have no …

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The weekend in boxing: Title fights, former champions and a visit to Eddie Hearn’s house

9:42 AM ET Steve KimESPN As the calendar turns to August, boxing gets back into full swing as Matchroom Sports and Premier Boxing Champions restart their promotions. Each has plenty of action lined up, and this weekend kicks off a busy stretch of fights to end the summer. There will be cards around the world …

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