Arkansas Top NCAA Tourney Seed After SEC Run

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May 31, 2021

1:06 PM ET Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — Arkansas was rewarded for its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference, landing the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA baseball tournament Monday. The Razorbacks (46-10) won all 10 of their SEC series and wrapped up their first conference tournament championship Sunday. After losing three straight games in March, the Hogs never lost consecutive games. The 64-team tournament opens Friday in 16…

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Bettman Upholds Eight-Game Ban For Avs’ Kadri

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May 31, 2021

1:04 PM ET ESPN News Services Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri’s eight-game suspension was upheld Monday by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman heard Kadri’s appeal of the suspension last Thursday. The NHL Players’ Association has filed another appeal on Kadri’s behalf to a neutral arbitrator. Shyam Das will serve as the arbitrator, the NHLPA told ESPN’s Emily Kaplan. Kadri will remain suspended during the appeal process. Kadri has already served…

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Ozuna Granted $20K Bond On Assault Charges

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May 31, 2021

1:30 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Marcell Ozuna of the Atlanta Braves was granted a $20,000 bond Monday on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and battery against his wife. Ozuna was jailed Saturday after police officers in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs said they witnessed him attacking his wife, Genesis, while responding to a 911 call. During his initial appearance in Fulton County Magistrate Court, Ozuna was…

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Osaka: ‘Best Thing’ To Withdraw From French Open

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May 31, 2021

2:07 PM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open, announcing Monday on social media that she will “take some time away from the court” one day after she was fined and threatened with harsher sanctions for skipping her mandatory media obligations. Osaka, in a lengthy statement, said she “never wanted to be a distraction” and that her withdrawal is “the best thing for the tournament, the…

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Virginia Tops Terps To Repeat As NCAA Lax Champs

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May 31, 2021

4:34 PM ET Associated Press EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Matt Moore and Connor Shellenberger scored four goals apiece and goalie Alex Rode made a huge save in the final seconds, and Virginia held off previously unbeaten Maryland 17-16 Monday to win its second straight NCAA men’s lacrosse championship. The Cavaliers (14-4) won their seventh national championship and ended a 17-game winning streak by Maryland (15-1) dating to last season. The…

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Federer Wins First Slam Match Since Surgery

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May 31, 2021

10:57 AM ET ESPN News Services PARIS — They feted Roger Federer with as loud as applause gets from a crowd capped at 1,000 people in Court Philippe Chatrier — when he walked out with a wave, when he hit one of his 48 winners, even when he attempted a back-to-the-net ‘tweener and hit the ball out. This match bathed in sunshine Monday meant Federer finally was back at the…

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