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Wladimir Klitschko tempted to call out Tyson Fury for one “last dance” at age 46

Wladimir Klitschko considered calling out Tyson Fury on social media by asking him for one “last dance” at the age of 46 in a bid to become the oldest heavyweight champion Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Ukraine: Klitschko brothers appeal to global religious leaders Wladimir Klitschko was tempted to …

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Matthew Mott appointed England men’s white-ball head coach after success with Australia Women | Cricket News

Matthew Mott has overseen a dominant era for Australia Women, who won the 50-over World Cup earlier this year after dominating England in the Ashes; Mott will split England’s good coaching responsibilities with Brendon McCullum, who was appointed to the red-ball role last week Last Updated: 18/05/22 10:00 am Matthew Mott has left Australia Women’s …

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College football independents preview – Notre Dame, BYU, Army burning questions and top players

One power-conference team, one that is soon to be the same, one service academy, two soon-to-be Conference USA rivals and two teams starting from scratch and looking for a future. College football’s independents are quite a mishmash in 2022, but with Notre Dame forever leading the way, let’s talk indie football. Every week through the …

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Nike signs sister soccer players to the company’s first high school name, image and likeness deal

Nike signed its first high school athletes to a name, image and likeness deal as soccer players, and sisters, Alyssa and Gisele Thompson were signed by the brand. Alyssa is a junior and Gisele is a sophomore at Harvard-Westlake High School in Los Angeles, and both inked an undisclosed agreement only days after Nike announced …

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Takuma Sato, Honda strong on the opening day of the Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS – Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart late Tuesday on the first day of preparations for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Sato went 228,939 miles per hour (368.44 kph) around Indianapolis Motor Speedway to bump six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon as the fastest on opening day. …

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Houston Astros’ Jake Odorizzi put on an injured list with lower leg discomfort

Houston Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi, who was taken off the field on a stretcher Monday night, has been placed on the 15-day injury list Tuesday with what the team continues to describe only as “lower left leg discomfort.” Odorizzi fell while running to cover first base in the fifth inning of Monday’s 6-3 loss to …

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Commissioner Adam Silver says NBA is working with WNBA for Brittney Griner’s release from Russia

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that he is working “side by side” with WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert to try to bring Brittney Griner home. Silver, speaking to ESPN’s Malika Andrews in a televised interview from Chicago prior to the NBA draft lottery, said his league was following the advice of experts when it did …

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Drew Brees tweet hinting at possible comeback likely ‘made in jest,’ New Orleans Saints coach Dennis Allen says

New Orleans Saints coach Dennis Allen says a cryptic tweet by Drew Brees, who hinted at a possible return to football, was likely “made in jest.” Brees created a social media stir Sunday night when, as part of a tweet to address “speculation” about his future, he said he “may play football again.” Brees, 43, …

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