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Jockey suspended for whipping another rider

[ad_1] HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip -- not on a horse -- but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track.A stewards' ruling posted Thursday on the Association of Racing Commissioners International website alleges that David Cohen "deliberately" whipped fellow jockey Edgar Morales several times during the eighth race at Oaklawn Park on April 6.Cohen and his horse
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Lakers want 2nd Lue, Williams meetings

[ad_1] 10:27 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiDave McMenaminCloseESPN Staff WriterLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue and Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka met on Friday for approximately 90 minutes to discuss the franchise's coaching vacancy, league sources told ESPN.The conversation was described as relaxed
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Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie in the third period, Kasperi Kapanen added another goal and the Toronto Maple Leafs hung on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 Friday to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. With the goalie pulled for an extra skater, David Krejci got the Bruins on the board with 43.7 seconds left, but Boston couldn’t tie it up. The
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Shakur Stevenson’s fast rise has Top Rank execs ‘nervous’

[ad_1] Boxing promoters invest heavily in many of the young prospects they sign, especially if one of them comes with an Olympic medal, so there often is an internal debate when it comes to how quickly to move the prospect up the ranks.2 RelatedPut a prospect against tough competition too quickly and disaster (a loss) can strike before the fighter has a chance to develop or the promoter has a
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Hurt, No. 10 in ESPN 100, commits to Duke

[ad_1] Top-10 prospect Matthew Hurt announced his commitment to Duke on Friday afternoon, giving the Blue Devils their third five-star prospect in the 2019 class.Hurt made his announcement during a ceremony at his high school."I'll be attending Duke University," Hurt said.Hurt chose the Blue Devils over a trio of fellow blueblood programs: Kansas, North Carolina and Kentucky. Hurt took his official visit to Durham in mid-January, and also took official
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Scott McCarron leads rain-delayed PGA Tour Champions event

[ad_1] DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Scott McCarron topped the leaderboard at 4 under with two holes left Friday when first-round play in the rain-delayed Mitsubishi Electric Classic was suspended because of darkness. The start of the PGA Tour Champions event was delayed more than four hours because of 2 3/4 inches of rain overnight and severe weather in the morning at TPC Sugarloaf. “The course played extremely difficult,” McCarron said.
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Inside story of James Holzhauer and an epic Jeopardy! run where even Alex Trebek is amazed

[ad_1] It's a Monday morning in February, and James Holzhauer is standing on stage next to Alex Trebek, the iconic host of "Jeopardy!" Together, they gaze out at the studio audience."Look at them," Trebek tells Holzhauer, pointing to the challengers being picked out of the audience for the next match."They're going, 'Oh, s---, we have to face James next.'"Everyone is still buzzing about what just happened: Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional
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Man City need to refocus or a potentially historic season could become a massive failure

[ad_1] Pep Guardiola resembled a broken man at the end of Manchester City's epic, but draining, Champions League quarter-final exit against Tottenham earlier this week. The image of the City manager on his knees on the touchline, his head in his hands, perfectly summed up the mood of everyone connected with the club.Spurs had ended City's dream of a Quadruple, with a helping hand from VAR, but Guardiola's anguish and
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Mets’ deGrom (elbow) heads to IL, will have MRI

[ad_1] New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom traveled back to New York on Friday and is scheduled to have an MRI on his right elbow, manager Mickey Callaway told reporters in St. Louis.The Mets placed the right-hander on the 10-day injured list retroactive to April 16, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said. DeGrom could return as early as April 26 against the Milwaukee Brewers.Callaway said deGrom's elbow was "barking" after