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Five potential opponents for Canelo and how they might fare against the middleweight champ

[ad_1] 9:03 AM ETSteve KimESPN As much as the boxing world was hoping for it to happen, Gennadiy Golovkin will not be facing middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez for a third time in his next outing. Instead, GGG will be taking on his IBF mandatory challenger, Kamil Szeremeta, and then he will entertain the idea of finishing his trilogy with Alvarez. So whom does Alvarez, boxing's superstar, face when boxing resumes?Given
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PGA Champ Thomas set to take swing on 2K21 video game cover

[ad_1] Justin Thomas can put down the driver and grab a controller: The former PGA Championship winner made the cover of the “PGA Tour 2K21” video game. Thomas, still only 27, already has won 12 times in five years. That includes a major at the PGA Championship, a World Golf Championship at Firestone and two FedEx Cup playoff events. He has won a FedEx Cup and reached No. 1 in
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A year in the life of Bugha, the Fortnite World Cup champ

[ad_1] 6:51 AM ETEmily RandESPN On the final day of the Fortnite World Cup, Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf was the first solo participant introduced at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York.The then-16-year-old smiled sheepishly, a small gesture in comparison to some of the antics of his competitors, nodding as a burst of pyrotechnics sounded behind him.Bugha had played in online tournaments before, but the Fortnite World Cup was his first
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UFC champ Zhang Weili on heading back to China, possible Joanna rematch

[ad_1] UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili's journey from her native China to Las Vegas for her first title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk on March 7 was a remarkable, trying experience due to the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, the journey is still going.Zhang, of Hebei, China, was forced to relocate her camp back in February, when she fled Beijing, like a "refugee," for Thailand. She was then quickly forced
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How the ‘storm’ of Jon Jones’ past keeps catching up with the UFC champ

[ad_1] 5:04 PM ETRoman ModrowskiESPN.com "I do feel like the storm is behind me." -- Jon Jones, Jan. 31, 2020Jon Jones seemed very much at ease and focused as he looked inside of himself during an interview with ESPN's Ariel Helwani prior to his Feb. 8 fight with Dominick Reyes.The UFC light heavyweight champion talked about realizing that he had been "throwing a lot of greatness away" with the legal
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College basketball’s Champ Week is here, and questions abound ahead of NCAA tournament

[ad_1] Well, it has arrived. Champ Week is like a satisfying appetizer as Selection Sunday approaches. The ambitions of college basketball programs that have worked all season to contend for a spot in the NCAA tournament will either be validated or crushed.The evolution of the field is one of the most fascinating processes in sports. The excitement around Champ Week proves as much.Let's not waste any time. Here are the
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College basketball’s Champ Week is here, and questions abound ahead of NCAA tournament

[ad_1] Well, it has arrived. Champ Week is like a satisfying appetizer as Selection Sunday approaches. The ambitions of college basketball programs that have worked all season to contend for a spot in the NCAA tournament will either be validated or crushed.The evolution of the field is one of the most fascinating processes in sports. The excitement around Champ Week proves as much.Let's not waste any time. Here are the
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Champ Week is here, and questions abound ahead of Selection Sunday

[ad_1] Well, it has arrived. Champ Week is like a satisfying appetizer as Selection Sunday approaches. The ambitions of programs that have worked all season to contend for a spot in the postseason will either be validated or crushed.The evolution of the field is one of the most fascinating processes in sports. The excitement around Champ Week proves as much.Let's not waste any time. Here are the biggest questions entering
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Champ Week challengers to keep an eye on in your NCAA bracket

[ad_1] 9:25 AM ETKyle SoppeESPN Championship Week is here, and it's a glorious time. Naturally, the kickoff of the major conference tournaments has us all looking ahead to Selection Sunday, but it's more than that.All of these teams have beaten each other down for the past two-plus months, and now, they all get together in a single bracket in a fight for March Madness seeding, revenge and, most important, bragging
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Former champ Luiten in 6-way tie for lead at Oman Open

[ad_1] MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — Joost Luiten was part of a six-way tie for the lead after the third round of the Oman Open as the Dutch golfer looks to win the European Tour event for the second time in three years. Luiten, the champion of the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2018, shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 and was on 11 under overall alongside Brandon Stone of South