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Khabib finishes Poirier to unify title at UFC 242

[ad_1] Dustin Poirier succumbed to the same fate as Conor McGregor. And no one has figured out how to deal with Khabib Nurmagomedov's wrestling, let alone beat him.Nurmagomedov defeated Poirier by submission via rear-naked choke at 2:06 of the third round Saturday in the main event of UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. With the victory, Nurmagomedov unified the UFC lightweight title. Poirier came in as the interim
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Zion unveils Air Jordan 34, thrills fans with dunks

[ad_1] 10:29 PM ETNick DePaulaESPN NEW YORK -- New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson made his first public appearance as the newest face of Jordan Brand on Saturday morning, when he helped unveil the upcoming Air Jordan 34 sneaker at a community event in Harlem.The newest annual Air Jordan model will officially release on Sept. 25, with Williamson slated to headline and wear the shoe throughout the start of his
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The only person Bianca Andreescu didn’t shock with her US Open win? Herself

[ad_1] 9:45 PM ETD'Arcy MaineESPN NEW YORK -- Earlier this week, Bianca Andreescu told the media that as a 15-year-old, she wrote herself a fake check in the amount of the prize money of the US Open. She still has it, but she can now replace it with the real thing.2 RelatedOn Saturday at Arthur Ashe, where some fans were still struggling to pronounce her name, the 19-year-old won the
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Five Rounds – Is Nurmagomedov the most dominant UFC fighter ever?

[ad_1] 6:24 PM ETAriel Helwani, Marc Raimondi, Jeff Wagenheim, Chael Sonnen and Gilbert MelendezKhabib Nurmagomedov was in classic form, defending his UFC lightweight championship with a third-round submission win over Dustin Poirier on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Paul Felder earned the biggest win of his career, knocking off Edson Barboza. And top contenders Joanne Calderwood and Curtis Blaydes also shined.Our panel is here to break down the
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Rafael Nadal is the King of Clay, but the US Open has become a second home

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- It would be understandable if Rafael Nadal, 12 times a champion in Paris, had mixed feelings to go with his mixed results at the US Open. As a player, the 33-year-old champ feels most at home at Roland Garros. But somewhat surprisingly, the US Open -- where Nadal has won three titles -- has become something of a second home."I said every single day, but I
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Justin Trudeau, Canadian sports stars weigh in on Bianca Andreescu’s victory over Serena in US Open final

[ad_1] 6:26 PM ETESPN staffThe 2019 US Open women's singles final between Bianca Andreescu and Serena Williams on Saturday had a little bit of everything. History was on the line for both players -- Andreescu was trying to become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title, and Serena was vying for a record-tying 24th Slam title.After Serena tried to make a fantastic comeback in the second set, the
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Sister of Clips’ Leonard charged in deadly robbery

[ad_1] RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino.The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the aunt of 35-year-old Kimesha Williams confirmed Saturday that Williams is the sister of the Los Angeles Clippers forward.Authorities say Williams and an accomplice followed an 84-year-old woman into a bathroom at Pechanga Resort
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AB leaves Raiders reeling; Carr declines to talk

[ad_1] ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr, team captain, starting quarterback and face of the franchise, declined to talk to the media Saturday. His slumped shoulders and hound-dog countenance as he sat at his stall and scrolled through his phone said enough.The Antonio Brown saga had come to a merciful end for the Oakland Raiders, and it made for a strange locker room two days before the season opener on ESPN's
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Mike Reiss — Rehabbing Antonio Brown will be Bill Belichick’s biggest challenge yet

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has taken notable chances on uber-talented, "troubled" star players in the past, and Antonio Brown now shoots to the top of the list.Running back Corey Dillon in 2004. Randy Moss in 2007. Albert Haynesworth in 2011. Josh Gordon in 2018.The Belichick-led Patriots have often been a team with which players viewed as malcontents -- or in the case of Gordon
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Rehabbing Antonio Brown will be Bill Belichick’s biggest challenge yet

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has taken notable chances on uber-talented, "troubled" star players in the past, and Antonio Brown now shoots to the top of the list.Running back Corey Dillon in 2004. Randy Moss in 2007. Albert Haynesworth in 2011. Josh Gordon in 2018.The Belichick-led Patriots have often been a team where players viewed as malcontents -- or in the case of Gordon have