Saturday, 19 Jan 2019

Sources: Nuggets hopeful of Feb. return for IT

7:20 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN There is optimism that former All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas will make his debut with the Denver Nuggets prior to the mid-February All-Star break, league sources told ESPN on Friday. Thomas has been gathering momentum in his rehabilitation process from hip surgery in March, and there’s hope among Thomas and the […]

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Kerr says Warriors won’t slow down for Cousins

7:00 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins, who has not played in almost a year as he recovered from a torn left Achilles tendon, will not have a minutes restriction during his season debut Friday night against the LA Clippers. But to remain on the floor, Cousins will have to […]

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Ex-Hampshire all-rounder Ervine tees up second sporting career

Sean Ervine enjoyed a successful 19-year cricket career for both Zimbabwe and then latterly in English county cricket for Hampshire, before retiring last September. Now the 36-year-old is hoping to make a second sporting career for himself as a professional golfer. Plenty of practice and beating his former team-mates have convinced the former all-rounder to […]

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Reds’ Scantlin suspended 50 games

NEW YORK — Two prospects — Nate Scantlin of the Cincinnati Reds and Carlos Caminero of the Atlanta Braves — were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Friday. Scantlin received a 50-game ban without pay following a second positive test for a […]

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Dominican teen leads Latin American Amateur

5:11 PM ET Associated Press LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic — Juan Cayro Delgado shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to give the Dominican Republic gallery something to cheer as he took a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the Latin American Amateur Championship. Delgado is making his Latin American Amateur debut, though he has […]

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Cubs to sign Rob Scahill

The Cubs have agreed to a minors deal with righty Rob Scahill, according to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune (via Twitter). It is not yet known whether Scahill will receive a spring invite, though it stands to reason that he would. Scahill, who’ll turn 32 right as camp opens, has appeared in each of […]

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NHL News & Notes: Iginla, Bjork & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Calgary Flames are going to retire Jarome Iginla’s jersey number, Anders Bjork underwent surgery that will end his season and Braden Holtby is healthy and returning to action. Related: NHL News & Notes: Niederreiter Trade, Byron, Alzner & More Iginla’s Number to Be Retired The Flames are set to retire […]

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