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QB Bryant wasn’t on team, won’t get ring

[ad_1] CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday that the decision not to send former quarterback Kelly Bryant a national championship ring was simple and shouldn't be construed as anything other than Bryant was no longer a part of the team."He wasn't on the team. You've gotta be on the team to get a ring," Swinney told ESPN. "I love Kelly and appreciate what he did for us,
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Yanks mash 5 more HRs vs. O’s, break MLB mark

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- The Bronx Bombers are doing their best bombing in Baltimore.In the same city where Francis Scott Key famously penned "The Star-Spangled Banner," the New York Yankees went deep five times against the Orioles in Wednesday night's 14-2 win at Camden Yards, giving them 52 homers against Baltimore to break the record for most by a team against a single opponent in one season.The record-breaking 49th homer came
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O’s Davis involved in dust-up with manager Hyde

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- Orioles slugger Chris Davis had to be restrained during a dugout dust-up with manager Brandon Hyde during Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees.In the bottom of the fifth inning, Davis was lifted for pinch hitter Jace Peterson. Shortly afterward, the MASN broadcast showed a clip of Davis getting into a heated exchange with Hyde.According to the broadcast, the interaction between the slugger and the rookie
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A new wave of American women’s tennis players is emerging

[ad_1] Kathy Rinaldi, head of women's tennis at the USTA, remembers when she first met junior sensation and recent French Open semifinalist 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova. Years ago, Rinaldi and a colleague visited Anisimova near her Florida home on a scouting mission. They were bewitched by what they saw as soon as she took a few cuts, so enthusiastic that they got a little carried away."Her skill set was so advanced
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Yanks mash 49th HR vs. O’s to break MLB mark

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- The Bronx Bombers are doing their best bombing in Baltimore.In the same city where Francis Scott Key famously penned "The Star-Spangled Banner," the New York Yankees hit their 49th home run against the Baltimore Orioles this season, breaking the record for most homers by a team against a single opponent in one season.The record-breaker came in the top of the fifth inning of Wednesday's game at Camden
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From football to screenplays Sosa, Rhodes discuss interests

[ad_1] Aug 6, 2019Dan RafaelCloseESPN Senior Writer2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodaySteve KimAfter former two-division world titlist Carl Frampton suffered a broken left hand in a freak, non-boxing accident on Monday and had his fight with Emmanuel Dominguez canceled, junior lightweights Jason Sosa, a former secondary world titleholder, and Haskell Lydell Rhodes had their 10-rounder
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Warriors not to blame for Achilles injury

[ad_1] Kevin Durant, in his first interview since rupturing his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June, said he does not hold the Golden State Warriors accountable for the injury."Hell, no. How can you blame [the Warriors]? Hell, no," Durant told Yahoo Sports, speaking at a house in Los Angeles. "I heard the Warriors pressured me into getting back. Nobody never said a word to me
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Biles — ‘No manual’ for healing from scars of abuse

[ad_1] 4:47 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.KANSAS CITY -- Simone Biles acknowledges the ever-present scars that the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal has left on her and the sport of gymnastics."It's not easy coming back to the sport, coming back to the organization that
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NCAA declines to implement football injury reports

[ad_1] Standardized injury reports will not be implemented across college football this season after the NCAA explored the possibility in response to the rise of legalized sports betting.The NCAA's Board of Governors said Wednesday it still supports the association's rules prohibiting athletes and school administrators from wagering on sports or providing information to people associated with gambling.But the board concluded an injury or availability report across college football is not