Month: November 2022

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Messi 'annoyed' by pen miss despite Argentina win

DOHA, Qatar — Lionel Messi said he was “annoyed” by his penalty miss in Argentina‘s Group C clash with Poland, but praised his teammates for the positive reaction which saw the South American champions seal a 2-0 win to book a Round of 16 tie against Australia. Argentina, who lost their World Cup opener against […]

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Robinson 'upset,' wonders about Jets fit after DNP

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets running back James Robinson, who figured to be a key piece on offense after arriving last month in a trade, was a healthy scratch last Sunday — and he’s upset. “Obviously, I didn’t come here not to play,” Robinson told ESPN on Wednesday. “Obviously, they brought me here […]

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West Virginia keeping coach Brown in 2023

5:38 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN West Virginia will keep football coach Neal Brown for the 2023 season, the school announced on Wednesday. The decision comes in the wake of a 5-7 season that saw the Mountaineers win two of their final three games, upsetting both Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Brown has had just one winning […]

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Kings put struggling goalie Petersen on waivers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings put goaltender Cal Petersen on waivers Wednesday, a surprising move for a player once considered the successor in net to two-time Stanley Cup winner Jonathan Quick. Petersen, 28, went on waivers the day after allowing four goals on 16 shots in relief of Quick during a 9-8 overtime […]

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Mariners sign reliever Gott to 1-year contract

SEATTLE — The Mariners have begun the process of bolstering their bullpen by signing right-hander Trevor Gott to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Gott appeared in 45 games last season with Milwaukee, going 3-4 with a 4.14 ERA. Gott had 44 strikeouts in 45⅔ innings and held opponents to a .204 batting average. Gott’s signing […]

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World Cup last 16: Why every team left will, won't win it all in Qatar

A typical World Cup can feel like a marathon, but this one feels like a sprint. After a nonstop, 13-day group stage ends on Friday, there are no days off before the round of 16 begins with Netherlands vs. USA and Australia vs. Argentina on Saturday. – World Cup 2022: News and features | Schedule […]

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Penn State's Porter to skip bowl, enter NFL draft

Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr. is skipping his team’s bowl game and has declared for the 2023 NFL draft. Porter is the No. 18-ranked prospect in Todd McShay’s latest draft rankings and the No. 3 corner behind Georgia’s Kelee Ringo and Oregon’s Christian Gonzalez. He was named as a third-team All-Big Ten pick in […]

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The seven tendencies Lionel Messi displayed against Poland

DOHA, Qatar — The conceit was simple, ahead of Argentina‘s final group game against Poland: What if you simply watched one player for 90 minutes? And that player, one of the undisputed GOATs, might well be playing his last World Cup game ever. So, pen and pad in hand, I did what I’ve never done […]

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Sources: Seahawks claim ex-1st-rounder Abram

5:37 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. — With their run defense struggling and starting safety Ryan Neal hurting, the Seattle Seahawks claimed former first-round pick Johnathan Abram off waivers from the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday, sources confirmed to ESPN. Abram, 26, joins his third team this month. He was waived on Nov. 9 […]

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World Cup Daily: Argentina advance after Group C chaos; deja vu for Germany; Thursday best bets

Group C and D have come to a close on Wednesday, providing jam-packed drama, heartbreak and comeback stories. Thursday promises to be full of more surprises and we wait to see who steps up for Germany, and whether Japan and Costa Rica can add to the upsets of the 2022 World Cup. Be sure to […]

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