Scheffler back in familiar spot, with lead at RBC

Scottie Scheffler will carry a 1-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage and will look to become just the third player to win the Masters and then win again the following week.

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Manning dazzles with 3 TDs in Texas' spring game

According to ESPN Stats & Information research, Texas quarterback Arch Manning finished with 355 yards and three touchdowns with one interception, completing 19 of 26 attempts during the Longhorns’ Orange-White game on Saturday in Austin, Texas.

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Messi scores sixth and seventh goals in his sixth MLS match of the season

Lionel Messi scored twice against Nashville on Saturday night to give him a total of seven goals in six appearances so far this season. He has now had at least one goal or assist in all nine of the matches he has played across all competitions this season.

It had to be him.
Messi with his sixth goal in six matches to pull @InterMiamiCF level! pic.twitter.com/DjFaFEQxY1
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) April 20, 2024

The opening minutes of Inter Miami’s match against Nashville SC on Saturday was a microcosm of the Inter Miami experience. Nashville opened the scoring in just the third…

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What we learned from the Hurricanes’ 3-1 Game 1 win over the Islanders: 3 takeaways

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Islanders played a superb road game in Game 1 and they still couldn’t break through.
Stefan Noesen’s good-bounce goal and Frederik Andersen’s strong play in the Carolina net lifted the Hurricanes to a 3-1 win and a 1-0 lead in the series.
The opening minutes made it seem as though the Islanders were going to have a long evening and a long series. Anders Lee was whistled for a very suspect holding penalty just 1:22 in, sent off after he pushed Brady Skjei down and Skjei’s outsized reaction drew the whistle. Just 13 seconds into the Carolina power…

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Sixers’ Joel Embiid returns in loss vs. Knicks after injury scare

NEW YORK — Joel Embiid returned to the Philadelphia 76ers’ Game 1 loss in their first-round series against the New York Knicks to start the second half after he seemed to injure his left knee once again.
Embiid missed 30 games this season after tearing the meniscus in his left knee, for which he underwent surgery in February.
The injury scare occurred Saturday at the end of one of the most dominant plays in the league this season. Caught up without a dribble in the paint while being guarded by 7-foot Knicks center Mitchell Robinson, Embiid threw himself an alley-oop off the backboard,…

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LSU clinches first women’s gymnastics national championship in program history behind clutch beam routines

Aleah Finnegan was on the verge of tears the moment her feet hit the mat following her balance beam routine in the anchor spot of LSU’s lineup.
The Tigers entered the final rotation of the NCAA women’s gymnastics championship Saturday trailing Utah by .037, and though the Utes left the door open with a few mistakes on vault, LSU needed Finnegan to put up a clutch performance to replace the 9.3875 Savannah Schoenherr received after an uncharacteristic fall. Fellow Tigers Konnor McClain, Kiya Johnson and Haleigh Bryant recorded three straight scores of 9.950 or better to get the…

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo doubtful for Game 1 vs. Pacers after calf strain

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is doubtful for Game 1 of the Bucks’ first-round series against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, the team announced Saturday, as Antetokounmpo continues rehabbing his calf strain. He was the only Bucks player listed on Saturday’s injury report.
Antetokounmpo missed the final three games of the regular season while dealing with the injury he suffered against the Boston Celtics on April 9. He has had multiple past injuries, including Achilles tendinitis and a hamstring issue, on his left leg, the same leg in which he strained his calf.
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Long Beach IMSA: Cadillac scores 1-2 in action-packed sprint race

This post was originally published on Autosport Chip Ganassi Racing’s Bourdais and van der Zande took a ‘no tyres’ pit strategy to get ahead of the sister Action Express-run Cadillac V-Series.R of Pipo Derani and Jack Aitken to score a 1-2 finish for the marque around the 1.968-mile temporary circuit.From pole position, despite crashing in… Continue reading Long Beach IMSA: Cadillac scores 1-2 in action-packed sprint race

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Howie Schwab, legendary ESPN behind-the-scenes producer, dies at 63

Howie Schwab, a longtime ESPN producer and host of “Stump the Schwab,” died Saturday, the network announced. He was 63.
Schwab worked for the company for 26 years before spending time at Fox Sports. In the early years of ESPN’s now-famous show “First Take,” Schwab often appeared as a guest.
Schwab rose to prominence with the trivia show “Stump the Schwab,” which ran from 2004 to 2006. During the show, Schwab would face off against sports fans in a trivia contest. In 2020, Schwab told The Athletic he had a 64-16 record across the show’s 80…

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Devin Haney vs Ryan Garcia: Live updates and results

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Devin Haney faces Ryan Garcia at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. 21:53:54 THE RIGHT GUY WON (JIMENEZ) David Jimenez out-worked Scrappy Ramirez, especially on the inside, consistently landed to Ramirez’s body and got the win on the cards (117-111, 117-111, 116-112). Jimenez also won the WBA interim super flyweight title. Gutsy effort from […]
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Jim Harbaugh gets “15-0” tattoo on shoulder to commemorate Michigan season, as promised

Jim Harbaugh may have left Michigan to coach the Los Angeles Chargers, but he’ll wear a reminder of the Wolverines’ perfect 2023 season forever. On Saturday, the coach followed through on a promise he made to players and got “15-0” tattooed on his right shoulder under a block M.
Harbaugh promised the players he would get his first tattoo if the team went undefeated, which it did as Michigan capped the year with the program’s 12th national title.
“I have no ink on my body,” Harbaugh said after his team beat Washington in the national championship game. “No…

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Edwards claims Luton had 'difficult day'

This post was originally published on BBC Football Luton Town’s Rob Edwards claims the 5-1 thrashing from visitors’ Brentford “is a difficult day” and that “Lethargy like that can’t happen in the Premier League.

Who will win the Premier League?

This post was originally published on BBC Football It is the closest three-way Premier League title race for years – but will Arsenal, Liverpool or Manchester City win it?

The unusual extra motivational bet that capped Neuville’s WRC Croatia display

This post was originally published on Autosport Neuville’s co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe put down a proposition on the event’s recce after noticing that the final stage of the Saturday morning and afternoon loop featured a 9.11km stage.Wydaeghe suggested that if Neuville posted two fastest times on the passes through the stage then he would buy a… Continue reading The unusual extra motivational bet that capped Neuville’s WRC Croatia display

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IndyCar Long Beach: Rosenqvist gives MSR first-ever series pole

This post was originally published on Autosport The 32-year-old Swede saved his best for last after pushing to a quick lap of 1m06.0172s around the 11-turn, 1.968-mile temporary street circuit, giving Meyer Shank Racing its first-ever pole in the IndyCar Series. It is the sixth pole of Rosenqvist’s career.Rosenqvist managed to capture the top spot… Continue reading IndyCar Long Beach: Rosenqvist gives MSR first-ever series pole

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Cage Warriors star Hughes signs with PFL

Irish former Cage Warriors champion Paul Hughes announces he has signed a deal with the Professional Fighters League – saying it is “going to change my life”.

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Goodwin 'relieved' as Dundee Utd all but seal title

This post was originally published on BBC Football Jim Goodwin’s overriding emotion is ‘relief’ as Dundee United all but confirm their rapid return to the top flight, picking off 10-man Ayr United to effectively seal the Scottish Championship title.

Fuoco explains tyre preparation behind “special” WEC Imola pole lap

This post was originally published on Autosport The Italian explained how completing two warmup laps in the decisive Hyperpole session in his factory #50 Ferrari 499P Le Mans Hypercar allowed him to set two laps good enough to earn his first pole position since last year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. He improved on his 1m29.735s lap… Continue reading Fuoco explains tyre preparation behind “special” WEC Imola pole lap

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Millwall safe after win at Sunderland

This post was originally published on BBC Football Millwall secure their Championship safety as Duncan Watmore scores the winner against his former side Sunderland.

McDowell wins Talladega Cup pole as Ford sweeps top three

This post was originally published on Autosport McDowell, whose first career pole came earlier this season at Atlanta Motor Speedway, was fastest in both rounds on Saturday, winning the pole with an average lap speed of 182.022 mph over fellow Ford driver Austin Cindric (181.739 mph).In three superspeedway races this season, McDowell has started second,… Continue reading McDowell wins Talladega Cup pole as Ford sweeps top three

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WRC Croatia: Relentless Neuville fends off Evans to hold narrow lead

This post was originally published on Autosport The title rivals were locked in a titanic scrap across the day’s eight stages, which saw the lead change hands and the margin between the pair never exceeding five seconds, having started Saturday tied on overall times.A maximum attack approach, assisted by a beneficial tyre call in unpredictable… Continue reading WRC Croatia: Relentless Neuville fends off Evans to hold narrow lead

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Peugeot 'scratching their heads' after poor Imola WEC qualifying in new look 9X8

This post was originally published on Autosport Jean-Eric Vergne insisted that he and the Peugeot Sport team left nothing on the table on the way to 15th position in the opening qualifying session, five places off the cut-off for the Hyperpole final. He added that only a small improvement would have been possible without the red… Continue reading Peugeot 'scratching their heads' after poor Imola WEC qualifying in new look 9X8

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NASCAR denies Kyle Larson a qualifying attempt at Talladega

This post was originally published on Autosport Larson was not allowed to make a qualifying attempt on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway and his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team could face further NASCAR penalties.Prior to the start of the first round of Saturday morning’s qualifying session, NASCAR announced Larson would not be allowed to participate and… Continue reading NASCAR denies Kyle Larson a qualifying attempt at Talladega

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BMW's Vanthoor frustrated by “harsh red flag” call in Imola WEC qualifying

This post was originally published on Autosport The Belgian was pushing for a place in the Hyperpole session ultimately topped by Antonio Fuoco in a Ferrari top three sweep when he rotated the WRT-run M Hybrid V8 on the exit of the fast Piratella left-hander.Having avoided contact with the wall and got going again, Vanthoor… Continue reading BMW's Vanthoor frustrated by “harsh red flag” call in Imola WEC qualifying

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Ups, downs and the race for Europe

This post was originally published on BBC Football All you need to know about promotion, relegation and qualification for Europe in England and Scotland’s top men’s football leagues, and the Women’s Super League.

Ricciardo could feel new F1 chassis difference in China

This post was originally published on Autosport The Australian had come into the Chinese Grand Prix off the back of a difficult start to the season, where he had been struggling for pace against team-mate Yuki Tsunoda and facing questions over his future.With no obvious explanation for his difficulties, the team believed a well-timed change… Continue reading Ricciardo could feel new F1 chassis difference in China

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Horner: More relaxed Perez no longer focused on Verstappen in F1 2024

This post was originally published on Autosport Perez enjoyed a solid start to the year with three podiums in four races, all runner-up spots to Verstappen.Those performances have strengthened his position within the team as it is weighing up whether to renew the Mexican’s expiring contract or bring in new blood for 2025 and beyond,… Continue reading Horner: More relaxed Perez no longer focused on Verstappen in F1 2024

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Espargaro considering Aprilia test rider role, but MotoGP future still open

This post was originally published on Autosport The 34-year-old has been racing full-time in MotoGP since 2012 and has been with Aprilia since 2017, developing it into a race-winning package in that time.His current contract with the Italian marque expires at the end of the year and he is giving himself until the Italian Grand… Continue reading Espargaro considering Aprilia test rider role, but MotoGP future still open

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What Shanghai's sprint race and qualifying tell us about the 2024 F1 Chinese GP

This post was originally published on Autosport A reshuffle of Formula 1’s rather Marmite sprint weekend format has now come to pass at the Chinese Grand Prix, as the sprint race – won by Max Verstappen, no less – moved to the morning rounds.Last year’s arrangement of settling the grid on Friday for the grand… Continue reading What Shanghai's sprint race and qualifying tell us about the 2024 F1 Chinese GP

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Verstappen: “Happier with pole than sprint race win” at F1 Chinese GP

This post was originally published on Autosport Verstappen romped home to a 13-second win over Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Shanghai’s 19-lap sprint, before going on to claim a dominant pole for Sunday’s proper grand prix as well.A long-time opponent of the sprint format, Verstappen said he was more pleased with his pole position than with… Continue reading Verstappen: “Happier with pole than sprint race win” at F1 Chinese GP

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F1 Chinese Grand Prix – Start time, starting grid, how to watch, & more

This post was originally published on Autosport Following the first sprint race of the season, Verstappen did the double on Saturday with sprint race victory and grand prix pole position – marking Red Bull’s 100th pole in F1.Sergio Perez made it an all-Red Bull front row ahead of Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso who bounced back… Continue reading F1 Chinese Grand Prix – Start time, starting grid, how to watch, & more

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WEC Imola: Fuoco completes Ferrari's practice sweep in red-flagged FP3

This post was originally published on Autosport Having also set the fastest time in Friday’s second practice, Fuoco’s factory Ferrari 499P Le Mans Hypercar carried on where it left off on Saturday morning with a lap of 1m31.272s that was not surpassed, before Paul di Resta beached the #94 Peugeot 9X8 LMH in the gravel… Continue reading WEC Imola: Fuoco completes Ferrari's practice sweep in red-flagged FP3

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WRC Croatia: Neuville edges clear of Evans, Ogier in pursuit

This post was originally published on Autosport Neuville and Evans started the day tied for the lead after ending Friday on identical times, and the fiercely competitive battle continued across the morning’s four stages.But it was championship points leader Neuville who had the measure of the Welshman to move into a 4.7s lead as the… Continue reading WRC Croatia: Neuville edges clear of Evans, Ogier in pursuit

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Aston Martin protests F1 Chinese GP qualifying results after Sainz red flag crash

This post was originally published on Autosport Sainz went off at the final corner midway through the second part of qualifying which triggered a red flag stoppage, but the Ferrari driver was able to get going and complete an entire lap to return to the pits.With minimal damage, Ferrari repaired Sainz’s car and got him… Continue reading Aston Martin protests F1 Chinese GP qualifying results after Sainz red flag crash

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Ferrari F1 drivers split over China sprint race clash talks

This post was originally published on Autosport Immediately after the sprint race Leclerc said he wanted to speak to team-mate Sainz about his “over the limit” defensive driving when the pair appeared to clash at Turn 14.Speaking after grand prix qualifying later on Saturday in Shanghai, Leclerc stated he had spoken to his fellow Ferrari… Continue reading Ferrari F1 drivers split over China sprint race clash talks

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Rast: “More time” needed for BMW to emulate Porsche's WEC win with LMDh

This post was originally published on Autosport The triple DTM champion believes that the victory achieved by Laurens Vanthoor, Kevin Estre and Andre Lotterer for Porsche Penske Motorsport in the Qatar 1812km season-opener gives BMW “hope” in the first year of its WEC programme with the M Hybrid V8 run by WRT.But he stressed that… Continue reading Rast: “More time” needed for BMW to emulate Porsche's WEC win with LMDh

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BN Preview: Haney and Garcia are actually going ahead with it

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The greed of everyone involved has ensured Devin Haney will indeed fight a troubled Ryan Garcia in Las Vegas tonight, writes Elliot Worsell
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Alonso considered aborting P3 lap in F1 China qualifying

This post was originally published on Autosport Alonso impressed in Shanghai by beating the McLaren and Ferrari cars to third in Q3, the best-of-the-rest spot behind the dominant Red Bulls of polesitter Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez.But Alonso admitted that he considered aborting the final lap that pushed him up the grid after slipping up… Continue reading Alonso considered aborting P3 lap in F1 China qualifying

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2024 F1 Chinese GP qualifying results: Verstappen takes pole

This post was originally published on Autosport Verstappen will start ahead of team-mate Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin) after the one-hour qualifying session, which is split into three segments with five cars each being knocked out in Q1 and Q2 before the top-10 shootout of Q3.Chinese Grand Prix grid: Verstappen on pole from… Continue reading 2024 F1 Chinese GP qualifying results: Verstappen takes pole

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F1 team-mates' qualifying battles: Chinese GP

This post was originally published on Autosport After every F1 qualifying session, Autosport publishes each team’s qualifying record in terms of team-mate duels.This record is based exclusively on qualifying results so that grid penalties don’t alter the statistics.When a driver can’t put in a representative lap time due to a technical issue or an incident,… Continue reading F1 team-mates' qualifying battles: Chinese GP

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F1 Chinese GP: Verstappen claims Red Bull's 100th pole over Perez

This post was originally published on Autosport The championship leader had rarely looked beatable throughout the session and ploughed a lonely furrow in pursuit of pole position, particularly as nobody had been able to beat his opening 1m33.977s effort – let alone his ultimate pole lap.This set up a thrilling battle to join him on… Continue reading F1 Chinese GP: Verstappen claims Red Bull's 100th pole over Perez

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Sam Noakes aims to become the first man to stop Yvan Mendy

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Sam Noakes once paid £25 to watch Anthony Joshua fight and just so happened to see Yvan Mendy, his next opponent, box on the undercard, writes Declan Taylor
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Why Imola could bring “more chaos” to the WEC

This post was originally published on Autosport Following a season-opening race in Qatar that ran without interruption from safety cars, there is widespread expectation that Imola’s tight and undulating nature may conspire to produce incidents that the open, flowing nature of the Losail International Circuit helped negate.Imola, which has replaced Monza as the host of… Continue reading Why Imola could bring “more chaos” to the WEC

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