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USGA leans on world ranking, money lists for Women’s Open

[ad_1] The USGA is leaning more on the world ranking for pros and amateurs, along with current money lists on American tours, to create a U.S. Women’s Open field that will not have qualifying because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The exemption categories announced Wednesday were designed to reflect a typical U.S. Women’s Open field, and 100 women already are exempt for the 156-player field Dec. 10-13 at Champions Golf Club
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World Series odds, pennant odds and win totals for all 30 MLB teams

[ad_1] Jun 25, 2020ESPN.com staffFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintAfter a long delay and a lot of back-and-forth between the league and the players, there will indeed be a 2020 MLB season, albeit only 60 games. That also means adjusted odds for bettors.The Dodgers and Yankees are still the favorites to reach the Fall Classic. Here are the season win totals, pennant odds and World Series odds for all 30 teams.Odds courtesy of Caesars
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How the Toronto Raptors are turning Fort Myers into a test for the NBA’s Walt Disney World bubble

[ad_1] 7:00 AM ETTim BontempsESPN Next week, 21 of the 22 teams participating in the NBA's restart will begin trickling to Orlando to start isolating. But one team from beyond the state's borders has already traveled to central Florida and kicked off what could amount to nearly four months away from home.While the Toronto Raptors are not yet at the NBA's campus at Walt Disney World, their experience leaving their
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Yankees and Dodgers co-favorites to win World Series

[ad_1] The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers are the consensus favorites to win the World Series in a season that promises to be like no other in Major League Baseball's history.The Yankees and Dodgers are co-favorites at 7-2 to win the World Series at Caesars Sportsbook. The Houston Astros are next at 11-1, followed by the Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins, who are each 15-1 at Caesars.On Tuesday,
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Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins issues call to action to sports world, media

[ad_1] New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a co-founder of the Players Coalition and prominent activist for social justice and racial equality, urged athletes, coaches and media "to do our part to make this country better" during Sunday night's ESPYS broadcast, calling the events of the past month "a tipping point.""There's no going back, there's no inching forward," Jenkins said during the awards show, held virtually due to the coronavirus
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World 100-meter champ Christian Coleman suspended for missing drug tests

[ad_1] Christian Coleman, the reigning world champion in the 100-meter dash, was suspended Wednesday by the Athletics Integrity Unit for missing drug tests.The AIU updated its list of athletes on provisional suspension to include Coleman, hours after the American sprinter revealed details of the case. He is temporarily banned from competition until a final decision at a hearing conducted under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules or the Integrity Code of
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Why the cancellation of the College World Series in Omaha leaves a gaping hole for everyone involved

[ad_1] It has been nearly 90 days since Omaha had its guts ripped out.It happened at 3:07 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 12. That's when the email and tweet went out from NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis.It read: "Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men's and women's 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is
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USWNT’s biggest threats to the Women’s World Cup throne

[ad_1] In 14 combined Women's World Cups and Olympic women's soccer tournaments, the United States has failed to make at least the semifinals only once, losing in the quarterfinals to Sweden in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Its record is impeccable, and considering the Americans have won the past two World Cup finals by a combined 7-2, it's safe to say they aren't preparing to relinquish their best-in-the-world crown anytime soon.With
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College World Series – Vote to determine ESPN’s greatest all-time college baseball team

[ad_1] Though the 2020 College World Series was cancelled in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN still wanted to celebrate the baseball postseason that would have been.So, if you took the best player at every position in college baseball history, who would make the all-time team? We're here to find out.Starting Monday, June 15, you can vote for the top players. Voting will be available for each position for