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Andy Ruiz Jr.  moves closer to potentially explosive mega-fight vs.  Deontay Wilder

Andy Ruiz Jr. moves closer to potentially explosive mega-fight vs. Deontay Wilder

Andy Ruiz Jr. punches Luis Ortiz to a unanimous decision win during a WBC world heavyweight title eliminator fight on Sept. 4, 2022 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Andy Ruiz Jr. and Luis Ortiz are among the hardest-punching heavyweights in boxing. Combined, they entered Sunday’s crucial bout at Crypto.com Arena in Los …

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LSU vs.  Florida State score, takeaways: Walk-off blocked extra point saves Seminoles from Tigers' late surge

LSU vs. Florida State score, takeaways: Walk-off blocked extra point saves Seminoles from Tigers’ late surge

Despite a roaring comeback taking advantage of multiple Florida State miscues, it was LSU that made the final mistake on Sunday night in a 24-23 victory by the Seminoles at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Trailing 24-10 in the fourth quarter, the Tigers scored the final 13 points of the game, but a blocked …

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NASCAR playoffs at Darlington: Erik Jones drives the No.  43 to Victory Lane for the first time in eight years

NASCAR playoffs at Darlington: Erik Jones drives the No. 43 to Victory Lane for the first time in eight years

On September 4, 1967, Richard Petty won the Southern 500 for the only time in his incomparable stock car racing career. In the 55 years that passed since, wins for Petty’s car number had become harder and harder to come by — until Sunday night, when Petty’s driver brought the No. 43 back where it …

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In Brian Kelly debut, LSU flames out spectacularly, alarmingly to FSU

In Brian Kelly debut, LSU flames out spectacularly, alarmingly to FSU

NEW ORLEANS – The most astonishing coaching hire in LSU football history called for a grand entrance, and the Superdome delivered. Brian Kelly’s LSU Tigers took the field Sunday amid pyrotechnics worthy of a Pink Floyd concert. Transfer quarterback Jayden Daniels extended the fiery entrance with a 25-yard run on LSU’s first play from scrimmage. …

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Fantasy football 2022 rankings, draft prep: QB, WR, RB, TE picks, cheat sheets, ADP, tiers from fantasy model

Fantasy football 2022 rankings, draft prep: QB, WR, RB, TE picks, cheat sheets, ADP, tiers from fantasy model

While there is no substitute for the guaranteed volume most top-end running backs get on a weekly basis, there is also more to consider when it comes to all of your 2022 Fantasy football QB, RB and WR picks. This year features plenty of depth at all the skill positions, but knowing where to slot …

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More than eight hours after the first pitch, the Mariners finished off the sweep of the Guardians

More than eight hours after the first pitch, the Mariners finished off the sweep of the Guardians

CLEVELAND — Perhaps those who like to say, ‘There are no bad days at the ballpark,” never spent more than 15 hours there, waiting out an endless rain delay that everyone saw coming, dealing with the interpretive strike zone of Angel Hernandez where a ball can be a strike and strike isn’t always a strike, …

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Sounders vs.  Houston Dynamo, gamethread: Game time, TV schedule and lineups

Sounders vs. Houston Dynamo, gamethread: Game time, TV schedule and lineups

FULLTIME: Nouhou scored his first career goal and then topped it off with the game-winning assist as the Sounders won their first win in a month, a 2-1 decision over the Houston Dynamo. SOUNDERS 2, DYNAMO 1: Just moments after Nicolás Lodeiro had his penalty saved, Nouhou set up Fredy Montero for a back-post header …

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Walked off and walked over out West, Phillies need to regroup quickly

Walked off and walked over out West, Phillies need to regroup quickly

SAN FRANCISCO — Kyle Schwarber walked through the quiet postgame clubhouse and made eye contact with a reporter. “It’ll be all right,” he said, clapping his hands together softly. “We’ll be OK.” Not if the boys on the bump don’t stop walking people. Phillies pitchers walked five more batters Sunday and three of them ended …

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Denver Broncos QB Russell Wilson is Creating a 'Destination Location'

Denver Broncos QB Russell Wilson is Creating a ‘Destination Location’

The Denver Broncos are a team on the rise. Although this is one of the winningest and most storied franchises in the NFL all-time, the bloom has fallen off the rose over the past six seasons of playoff-less ineptitude. At least, that’s the national perspective. And why does that matter? Because whatever the national perception …

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