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Everybody in his group withdrew, but Matt Wallace played on at the Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Matt Wallace stepped out of the cart, grabbed his bag and walked the 5 feet to the first tee at TPC River Highlands. He still had six minutes before his tee time. He could have waited six hours. No one else was coming."It's just me today," he said to Ron Scheyd, the starter who announces every player's name before they put their opening shot in the
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2020 NHL draft lottery winners, losers and big questions

[ad_1] 10:25 PM ETGreg WyshynskiCloseESPNGreg Wyshynski is ESPN's senior NHL writer.Chris PetersCloseESPN Staff WriterChris Peters is ESPN's NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010.The 2020 NHL draft lottery was held on Friday night, and the winner of the first-overall pick is still to-be-determined. That's right. The
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Play-in round team wins draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

[ad_1] Alexis Lafreniere was supposed to walk on stage Friday night in Montreal as the top pick in the NHL draft. After the COVID-19 pandemic paused the hockey season and postponed that possibility, Lafreniere was supposed to find out Friday night where he’d be going when the league held its draft lottery. Instead, he’ll have to wait a little bit longer. Chaos reigned at the NHL draft lottery, with the
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Why Liverpool’s excellence under Jurgen Klopp defies conventional wisdom

[ad_1] There are dozens of vantage points from which to view the past 25 months for Liverpool Football Club. In Europe, they reached consecutive Champions League finals, winning one and losing another. Domestically, they of course won their first title in 30 years, while also losing just two of 70 matches since May 2018: that's 186 of the last 210 points at stake, for those keeping score at home.- Stream
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Dr Disrespect banned from Twitch

[ad_1] Streamer Guy "Dr Disrespect" Beahm, one of the most popular gaming influencers on the internet, was banned from Twitch on Friday, the Amazon-owned company confirmed to ESPN.Terms or length of the ban were not disclosed, although a report from independent esports journalist Rod Breslau on Twitter stated that Dr Disrespect's ban was permanent and was not related to recent Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedowns for use of copyrighted music
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As coronavirus spikes in MLB markets, so does scrutiny from health experts

[ad_1] 6:32 PM ETESPN staffNow that Major League Baseball has a start date for its pandemic-shortened season, it faces hard realities in markets where the coronavirus is spiking, notably Houston, where a top health official says he might object to games if current trends aren't reversed -- and soon.The rate of coronavirus cases is rising in 15 of 27 U.S. markets that have teams, with significant surges in Phoenix and
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Phil Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset.Playing his first tournament since turning 50 this month, the five-time major champion shot a 7-under 63 on Friday in the Travelers Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend.Lefty said said it was perhaps the wisdom that comes with his age that made him stay within himself instead of going toe-to-toe with his long-hitting playing partners, top-ranked
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Play-in round team wins draft lottery, shot at Lafrenière

[ad_1] A team that loses in the NHL’s qualifying round won the draft lottery Friday night and will get the first overall pick. As part of the league’s revamped lottery that comes with a 24-team playoff format, several teams that could resume the season had a chance at one of the top three picks. That’s exactly what happened, and the league will need to re-do the lottery for that selection
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2020 NBA schedule – The 12 most important games of the restarted regular season

[ad_1] 8:24 PM ETNick FriedellCloseESPN Staff WriterNick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009.Tim MacMahonCloseESPN Staff WriterJoined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas MavericksAppears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FMThe 2020 NBA season restart finally has its schedule.Each team will
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Black Lives Matter a human rights statement, not a political one

[ad_1] In a passionate message in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said "it's time" for America to address and solve systemic racism.Through a message released via Twitter on Friday afternoon, Krzyzewski said America had chosen the "easier wrong" for 400 years and denied the impact of racism."We see that," Krzyzewski said in the video. "And what do we do when we see it? We