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Ex-UFC title challenger John Moraga suffers boxing TKO loss on Canelo-Yildirim card

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - John Moraga has no luck in boxing.
Moraga, a former UFC flyweight title challenger, suffered a second-round TKO loss to 21-year-old Marc Castro on the Canelo Yildirim card at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday. The result brought Moraga as a professional boxer to 1-3.
Moraga, 36,...

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Sixers credit assistant Sam Cassell for Ben Simmons’ offensive success

Ben Simmons, the star of the Philadelphia 76ers, is not a man who will take on an offensive game with his rating. He's the type of guy who sets up his teammates for their own success and does the little things to keep them looking open while playing an elite defense at the same time.
Recently, th...

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Draymond Green with a buzzer beater vs the Los Angeles Lakers

Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors) with a summer beater against the Los Angeles Lakers, 02/28/2021

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Sprinter Blake says he would rather miss Olympics than get COVID-19 vaccine

(Reuters) - Jamaica Olympic champion Yohan Blake's sprinter said he would rather miss the Tokyo Games than get the COVID-19 vaccine, even though the athletes competing there this summer won't need a vaccination.
"My mind still stays strong, I don't want a vaccine, I'd rather miss the Olympics tha...

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Gabriela Ruffels collects first paycheck on the LPGA; here’s how she can earn a tour card

ORLANDO, Florida - Gabriela Ruffels finished her first LPGA start as a professional at Gainbridge LPGA with a straight par 72 to finish T-37. She raised a $ 11,197 paycheck for her efforts.
"I thought I got it really well," said Ruffels, who described Lake Nona as one of the most challenging cour...

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers helping small businesses near hometown with new COVID fund

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers helps small businesses in his hometown survive the devastating financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rodgers, the 2020 MVP of the NFL, has teamed up with the North Valley Community Fund to create the Aaron Rodgers Small-Business COVID-19 Fund, w...

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A signed Luka Doncic rookie card reportedly sold for a record $4.6 million

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic set another NBA record on Sunday afternoon.
This time Doncic himself had nothing to do with it.
According to collector Bolillo Lajan San and the Dallas Morning News, a Doncic rookie card sold for $ 4.6 million on Sunday. The National Treasures Auto Logoman 1/1 ca...

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What drivers said after Miami Cup race

Here's what the drivers had to say after Sunday's Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
William Byron - Winner: "Yeah, it's huge. In this format where winning is so important, it's sometimes nice to chase points, but without a doubt we were in a huge hole. At the (Daytona) 500 we had a lot Succes...

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Russell Wilson trade destinations, Alex Collins, K.J. Wright and more Seahawks news

At the end of another week of the NFL off-season, it's time to check out NFC West to catch up on the Arizona Cardinals' rivals.
What's wrong with the Seattle Seahawks? Here are a few stories from last week Cardinals fans should get to know.

K.J. Wright named Seattle's Sports Star of the Year
Jim...

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UFC Fight Night 186 loses Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder hours before event starts

The UFC Fight Night 186 lineup scored another hit.
The women's strawweight fight between Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder scheduled for today's main card has been canceled.
Two people with knowledge of the situation notified MMA Junkie of the cancellation on Saturday but asked to remain anonymous. On...

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Alabama men take loss to every team in LSU field after WD/DQ combo

Alabama took part in the LSU Invitational that weekend and finished 28th in the men's ranking of Golfstat Division I.
The Crimson Tide is now likely to decline significantly thanks to a series of unfortunate events.
Alabama finished last in the 15-team field at the University Club in Baton Rouge,...

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Charlie McAvoy posts absurd numbers for Bruins in win over Rangers

McAvoy publishes absurd numbers in B's victory over Rangers, which originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
The Boston Bruins performed brilliantly in an important game against the New York Rangers on Sunday afternoon.
After losing their last two games by a combined score of 13-4, the Bruins were...

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How much money each player won at the WGC-Workday Championship

Well worth playing well on the PGA Tour folks. Just ask this week's winner, Collin Morikawa.
The reigning PGA champion held it together at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. To land at 18 under and three strokes from another young talent, Viktor Hovland, along with Brooks Koepka and Bill...

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Report: Oladipo turned down two-year, $45.2M extension from Rockets

While the Houston Rockets continue to struggle this season, currently losing 10 games, trade rumors have started to encircle the organization with the close of trading on March 25th. Missile guardian Victor Oladipo, first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, recently turned down a $ 45.2 millio...

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Maalik Murphy after his weekend visit to Austin - "I'm all in"

New UT QB commit Maalik Murphy traveled to Austin for the first time this weekend and it couldn't have gone better.

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Former Eagles cornerback, CBS broadcaster Irv Cross dies at 81

Irv Cross, seen here in 1986, played in the league from 1961 to 1969, then spent 23 years at CBS as an NFL analyst. (Focus on Sports / Getty Images)
Long-time cornerback and broadcaster Irv Cross died on Sunday near his home in Minnesota, the Philadelphia Eagles said.
He was 81 years old.
The Eag...

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Jacksonville native, former Jag Louis Nix, passes away at age 29

Former NFL defender and Jacksonville native Louis Nix has passed away at the age of 29. The news broke Saturday night after Nix had been missing since Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's office.
Nix, who previously played in the Houston Texans third round, was in the NFL from 2014-...

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Tiger Woods responds to golfers wearing his Sunday-red as he recovers from accident

It looks like Tiger Woods is playing golf on TV as he recovers from last week's car accident in Los Angeles.
During the final rounds on Sunday, the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship, Puerto Rico Open and Gainbridge LPGA players showed their support for Woods in a number of ways.
Rory ...

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WGC-Workday payout: Collin Morikawa clears $1.8 million at Concession

Collin Morikawa won his first golf world championship at the WGC Workday Championship on Sunday. Here is the prize pool and FedExCup point breakdown for Morikawa and the rest of the players who completed 72 holes in Concession:
Finished
player
FedEx
Revenue ($)
1
Collin Morikawa
550
1,820,000
2
V...

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Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho will host 'The Bachelor' finale special

Emmanuel Acho, a former NFL linebacker and Fox Sports analyst, accepted the rose and will host "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" next month.
Acho will host the postseason episode which airs on March 15th at 10pm on ABC. ET. This is followed by the show's season finale with bachelor Matt James,...

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The final result of Annika Sorenstam's LPGA return more than just a score

ORLANDO, Fla. - As Annika Sorenstam waited to putt on Sunday's 72nd hole at Gainbridge LPGA, she watched the names scroll by on the electronic leaderboard. Hers was at the bottom.
However, when Sorenstam returned to the LPGA Tour, it was never about the result. It wasn't about whether or not she ...

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Truex: Miami finish is ‘something we can build on’

Martin Truex Jr. was pleased with his top 5 result at Homestead-Miami Speedway and said the team could build on the speed shown in early 2021.

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Byron gives NASCAR another surprise winner at Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - William Byron gave NASCAR its third surprise winner in three weeks, which wasn't quite as impressive as the first two at Daytona International Speedway.
Byron controlled most of the final two stages at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday and won 111 Cup starts for the second...

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Russell Westbrook is ‘one of the best players in the league,’ says Jayson Tatum

Boston Celtics All-NBA little forward Jayson Tatum shared his thoughts on another opponent he'll face on Sunday night when he's used to asking questions when playing against a certain opposing team.
Childhood friends with Bradley Beal, the shooter for the Washington Wizards, it's usually Beal tha...

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John Wall with a deep 3 vs the Toronto Raptors

John Wall (Houston Rockets) with a deep 3 against the Toronto Raptors, 02/26/2021

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Max Kellerman believes Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons elite duo in the NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers head the Eastern Conference and are led by two talented players, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. The two are consistent all-stars, and they've consistently received a lot of criticism for falling short in the playoffs.
However, there wasn't much to complain about in the 2020-2...

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How much money each PGA Tour player won at the 2021 Puerto Rico Open

Just five weeks after his father passed away from COVID-19, Branden Grace scored an emotional second win on the PGA Tour.
Grace played in the event opposite the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship, finishing the par-4-17 race with a hole for the eagle. Then she made a birdie out of the ...

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ESPN investigating Dan Dakich over disturbing comments, tweets while fighting with professors

Dan Dakich began arguing with several professors on Twitter about Duke Jalen Johnson's decision to end the rest of the season early. (Michael Hickey / Getty Images)
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ESPN is investigating basketball analyst Dan Dakich after making some controversial and disturbing comments online and on his I...

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Sixers star Joel Embiid opens up on relationship with coach Doc Rivers

The Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid had a great season in his first season under new coach Doc Rivers. He's on MVP talk as the All-Star hiatus approaches, and he's got a different focus on the season.
He took care of his body, was aggressive in the post, and didn't settle on the offensive too...

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WATCH: Drew Brees breaks a sweat in Terrell Owens-style driveway workout

Okay, it's not quite the same as Terrell Owens doing ab crunches during a press conference in his driveway (at the direction of his publicist, of course), but Drew Brees doesn't seem to be quietly walking into the night. NewOrleans.Football's Nick Underhill shared a video on Instagram from Brees'...

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