Month: May 2019

1:56 PM BST Former England international Joe Marler will line up against his country for the first time after accepting an invitation to represent the Barbarians invitational side at Twickenham on June 2. Marler, who won 59 caps for England between 2012 and 2018, retired from international rugby last year at the age of 28
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12:31 PM ET New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson has parlayed a career season into a new six-year contract. The Islanders announced that Nelson had signed the new deal on Thursday. The total value of the contract is $36 million, according to multiple reports. Nelson, 27, set career highs in points and assists this season
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12:18 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets coach Adam Gase, whose relationship with Le’Veon Bell already is under a microscope, insisted Thursday that he’s “excited” to have the star running back on the team. Gase dismissed speculation he’s interested in trading Bell before the season. “That’s ridiculous,” Gase said. “That’s the first
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6:33 AM ET Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 The Formula One paddock is a busy place that hosts a lot of serious
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10:41 AM ET Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas System regents have approved a two-year contract extension for Longhorns football coach Tom Herman after the program’s first 10-win season in a decade. The deal approved Thursday extends Herman’s guaranteed contract through 2023 and will pay him $6.5 million in 2022 and $6.750
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9:57 AM ET Tiger Woods has entered next week’s Memorial Tournament, Jack Nicklaus’ annual event in Dublin, Ohio. Woods has won the tournament five times and it has been a frequent event on his schedule as it typically is played two weeks prior to the U.S. Open. Woods finished tied for 23rd last year. After
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