10:12 AM BST A new study looking at the impact of concussion on a group of former Scottish international rugby players has found that they were 15 times more likely to develop motor neurone disease (MND) than the general population. The figure is likely to send shock waves through the sport, which is already embroiled
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10:24 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Their sluggish start now far behind them, Ronald Acuna Jr. and the Atlanta Braves needed just one more win to complete a stunning turnaround. They earned it Tuesday night, beating the Miami Marlins 2-1 to take their fifth straight National League East title and finish the first leg
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7:27 PM ET U.S. women’s national team defender Becky Sauerbrunn said that anyone still in the NWSL who contributed to its abusive environment needs to be removed, in the wake of the release of the Yates report detailing the abusive culture in women’s professional soccer. “For so long, this has always fallen on the player
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2:43 AM ET HENDERSON, Nevada — With Chris Paul and A’ja Wilson watching courtside, French basketball star Victor Wembanyama, the uncanny 7-foot-5 center and projected No. 1 NBA draft pick, put on a show in a 37-point performance Tuesday night at the Dollar Loan Center against the G League Ignite and Scoot Henderson, the projected
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7:45 PM ET Portland Thorns owner Merritt Paulson and Chicago Red Stars owner Arnim Whisler are both stepping away from decision-making roles with their respective National Women’s Soccer League clubs until the findings are released from an ongoing investigation into numerous reports of sexual misconduct and abuse around the league. Paulson, who is also the
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8:07 PM ET Marly RiveraESPN Writer Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. The American League has a new single-season home run king. New York Yankees star Aaron Judge launched his 62nd home run of the season Tuesday on the road against the Texas Rangers, breaking the AL’s record he shared with
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Remember former West Indies pacer Winston Benjamin who had recently urged Sachin Tendulkar to help out with some cricket equipment for youngsters at his cricket academy? At the time of asking for help, he had also revealed that former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin had helped him out with some equipment. After reaching out to Tendulkar,
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3:17 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Alex Bowman and Cody Ware will miss this weekend’s NASCAR race because of injuries suffered driving the new Next Gen car. Bowman will miss a second consecutive race with a concussion. Ware said he’s skipping Sunday’s race on The Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway because his broken
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1:39 PM ET For the first time since 1998, Texas and Oklahoma are meeting as unranked teams. For Brent Venables, who is preparing for his first game in the rivalry as a head coach, he hopes the Sooners treat it as any other week on the schedule. “Hopefully we’re not more excited to play this
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4:25 PM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Though Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson was officially listed as “limited” on the team’s injury report for consecutive days this week with a right shoulder injury, Wilson said Tuesday he expects to be a full go for the Broncos’ Thursday night game against the Indianapolis Colts. Wilson, who had
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4:40 PM ET Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario — Hockey Canada’s board chairs, past and present, played defense when questioned Tuesday by the House of Commons about how it handled alleged sexual assaults and how money was paid out in lawsuits. Former chair Michael Brind’Amour, who resigned Aug. 6, and interim chair Andrea Skinner appeared via
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11:49 AM ET PITTSBURGH — The Kenny Pickett era is officially here. The Pittsburgh Steelers listed their 2022 first-round pick as the starter on the depth chart — ahead of Mitch Trubisky — for Sunday’s game at the Buffalo Bills. “I don’t want to dump the responsibility of what transpired at Mitch’s feet,” coach Mike
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5:30 PM ET As Robert Sarver prepares to sell the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, investment bank officials who have managed the sales of professional sports franchises told ESPN that they expect the transaction’s final price to set a record. “It’ll be the highest price ever paid for an NBA team,” one
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5:31 PM ET Associated Press ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Carlos Alcaraz‘s first match as the No. 1-ranked player ended with a straight-sets loss to David Goffin at the Astana Open on Tuesday. Alcaraz, 19, lost 7-5, 6-3 in his first tour match since winning the US Open and capturing the No. 1 ranking. “David was playing
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