3:33 PM ET NEW YORK — The Brooklyn Nets exceeded expectations this season, increasing their win total by 14 games and making the postseason for the first time in four years. It seems logical that their success in 2018-19 would help attract free agents this summer. Nets general manager Sean Marks believes that will be
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3:55 PM ET John Peterson, a former NCAA champion who retired from professional golf last year at age 30, has changed his mind, in part due to Tiger Woods‘ “inspiring” victory at the Masters. Peterson, who was a three-time All-American at LSU and won the 2011 NCAA individual title, had toyed with retirement from the
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3:38 PM ET Mikey Garcia, who has won world titles in four weight divisions and is regarded as one of boxing’s pound-for-pound best, vacated his lightweight belt on Thursday. The WBC, whose title Garcia held, also announced that it has given Garcia the rare designation of “champion emeritus,” meaning that should Garcia decide to return
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1:32 PM ET Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 The Formula One paddock is a busy place — Thursday’s media day is perhaps
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12:53 PM ET ORNSKOLDSVIK, Sweden — Jack Hughes, the consensus No. 1 prospect for the 2019 NHL draft, had a record-breaking day at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship. Hughes scored three goals and added an assist in a 6-0 win over Finland to claim the United States record for career points and tied the U.S.
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12:47 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — A Belgian tennis player has been suspended for one month for betting on matches. Benjamin D’Hoe, a 22-year-old player who reached a career-high ranking of No. 782 in 2017, admitted to placing more than 900 mostly low-value bets on professional tennis matches from Jan. 31-Feb. 26, 2017. The
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12:44 PM ET The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a one-year contract to bring back defensive tackle Tim Jernigan, the team announced Thursday. The Eagles had declined to pick up Jernigan’s option for 2019, making him a free agent. He was due a base salary of $11 million and would have cost $13
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