11:58 PM ET Atlanta Hawks center Onyeka Okongwu — the sixth overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft — underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder on Wednesday and will miss approximately six months, sources told ESPN. Okongwu’s role grew as the season wore on for the Hawks, but a lingering
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12:41 PM ET All-Pro linebacker Fred Warner and the 49ers agreed Wednesday on a five-year, $95 million extension that will tie him to San Francisco through the 2026 season, sources tell ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Warner, who was entering the last year of his current deal, will receive $40.5 million guaranteed as part of the extension,
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2:08 PM ET Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition, he and his family announced in a statement to the Tallahassee Democrat on Wednesday. “I’ve always tried to serve God’s purpose for my life, on and off the field, and I am prepared for what is to come,”
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9:21 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Logan Paul and Anderson Silva aren’t boxers by trade, but they could meet in the ring. The YouTube star and UFC legend are discussing a boxing match that would take place later this year, Paul’s manager, Jeff Levin, told ESPN. Paul, 26, competed in an exhibition boxing event with Hall
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7:47 PM ET Associated Press PALERMO, Italy — Former champion Jil Teichmann was forced to pull out of the Palermo Ladies Open on Wednesday because of injury. The third-seeded Teichmann, who won the title in 2019, had to withdraw shortly before the start of her second round match against Elena Gabriela Ruse because of a
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7:18 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston’s WTA event will have a renovated stadium and a new sponsor for 2022. Tournament organizers said Wednesday that Credit One Bank has committed to be a multi-year title sponsor of the event that had been called the Volvo Car Open from 2016 through this past April.
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3:11 PM ET Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval stood somewhere near the south side of the Las Vegas Strip on Wednesday morning, with the Cosmopolitan and Planet Hollywood within eyesight. Kaval will be there alongside his architect over the next two days, he said, sitting in on a series of meetings and analyzing where a
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6:48 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Oscar De La Hoya’s comeback fight at 48 is now exactly that — a fight. The Hall of Fame boxer’s Sept. 11 return against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, originally planned as a boxing exhibition, now will be a sanctioned fight, Triller Fight Club founder Ryan Kavanaugh told ESPN on
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1:50 PM ET Andrew Cesare Richardson Inter Milan forwards Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez. Carlo Hermann/KONTROLAB/LightRocket via Getty Images Inter Milan are the latest club to pull out of the Florida Cup due to take place this pre-season after Arsenal withdrew on Tuesday. Arsenal announced they would not be travelling to the U.S. for the tournament
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1:33 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Roger Federer, who withdrew from the Olympics because a knee injury, and Naomi Osaka, who skipped Wimbledon and withdrew from the French Open because of mental issues, are both in the singles fields for the US Open. The USTA announced the fields Wednesday for the tournament that
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Young opener Haseeb Hameed celebrated his Test recall with a gritty hundred even as Umesh Yadav bowled a few incisive spells and was largely responsible in India bowling Select County XI out for 220 on the second day of the warm-up first-class game. Coming back into the England squad after nearly five years, right-handed opener
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