Month: May 2018

6:53 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Dwane Casey, a front-runner for NBA Coach of the Year, met with Detroit Pistons executives on Thursday to discuss the franchise’s head coaching opening, league sources told ESPN. Casey interviewed with a Pistons contingent in Michigan that includes new senior adviser Ed Stefanski and coaching-search consultants Bernie Bickerstaff and Jim
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Ireland captain Rory Best will miss Ireland’s tour to Australia with a hamstring injury with Joe Schmidt indicating vice-captains Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony could share the captaincy. Munster’s Niall Scannell will replace the British and Irish Lions hooker in Ireland’s squad. Head coach Joe Schmidt explained that vice captains Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony
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St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes is back on the disabled list one day after making his first major league appearance since Sept. 29, 2016. Reyes was placed on the 10-day DL with a right lat strain, which he suffered during Wednesday’s start against the Milwaukee Brewers. Cardinals general manager Michael Girsch said Thursday it
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A trio of heavyweights aiming for another big opportunity — Travis Kauffman, Gerald Washington and Michael Hunter — will all be in action in scheduled 10-round bouts June 10 on a Premier Boxing Champions tripleheader, Tom Brown of TGB Promotions announced Thursday. The card will take place at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California,
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Wing George North will feature at centre and Ellis Jenkins will captain Wales for the first time in Saturday’s Test match against South Africa. It will be 73 times-capped North’s fourth Test start in midfield, where he is partnered by Ospreys’ Owen Watkin. Ospreys-bound North’s previous centre outings for Wales were against France four years
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Junior welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr., one of boxing’s best prospects, will headline a card for the first time when he takes on former junior lightweight world titleholder Juan Carlos Salgado on June 23 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Thursday. The fight will headline a Golden Boy Boxing on
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