Month: November 2018

The gold-medal-winning squad (left to right) Emily Nelson, Katie Archibald, Jess Roberts, Laura Kenny and Emily Kay Great Britain claimed gold in the women’s team pursuit final at the UCI Track World Cup in Berlin. Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald, Emily Nelson and Emily Kay rallied superbly to overcome Australia and finish in four minutes 16.153
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Bellator MMA president Scott Coker is celebrating this week’s cross-promotional announcement with Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation — and expects there to be similar announcements in 2019. Earlier this week, Bellator announced its bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell (13-1) will face Rizin’s Kyoji Horiguchi (25-2) for the promotion’s inaugural 135-pound championship. The bout will take place on
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It’s been a long time since two MMA promotions allowed their fighters to cross over and face each other, but that’s exactly what was announced earlier this week, as Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell will take on Rizin tournament champion Kyoji Horiguchi on New Year’s Eve in Japan. Could this become the new norm? We
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4:41 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will continue to see medical specialists about his right shoulder into next week, continuing a search for solutions that has included several rounds of examinations in recent days, league sources told ESPN. The Sixers will wait until Fultz completes those appointments before approximating his next
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A Bellator MMA grudge match between England’s Paul Daley and Michael “Venom” Page has been booked for Feb. 16 in Uncasville, Connecticut, according to multiple sources. The highly anticipated bout is part of Bellator’s Welterweight Grand Prix. The event, which will take place at Mohegan Sun, will air on DAZN. According to sources, the fight
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Judging power plays by conversion percentage is a good measure of success, but not a great one. There are situations in which a power play can have a level of success which is overblown by the use of a simple calculation of power-play goals divided by opportunities. A 5-on-3 power play or a 4-on-3 power
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