11:47 PM BST Reuters with ESPN staff All Blacks forward Ardie Savea insisted Ian Foster has the full backing of his players after their 35-23 win over South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday eased some of the pressure on the embattled coach. But New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson on Sunday afternoon [NZT] refused
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10:08 PM ET ESPN News Services Hours after representatives of the Houston Astros hosted members of Texas’ Uvalde community for a pregame event on Sunday, Alex Bregman delivered on one young fan’s request for a home run. Bregman’s 16th homer came in the first inning off Cole Irvin and staked the Astros to a 2-0
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7:12 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain won the National Bank Open on Sunday, beating eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. The first unseeded winner in the event since Argentina’s Guillermo Canas in 2002, Busta won his seventh ATP Tour title and first Masters 1000 victory. The 23rd-ranked
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6:43 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols homered twice and Miles Mikolas tossed eight effective innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Sunday. Dylan Carlson and Tyler O’Neill also connected for St. Louis, which pushed its National League Central lead over second-place Milwaukee to 1½ games. Carlson
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4:51 PM ET FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons coach Arthur Smith said rookie receiver Drake London will “probably not” be available during practices this week, including the joint practices against the New York Jets this coming weekend. London suffered a right knee injury during the first quarter of Friday night’s 27-24 preseason-opening win over
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5:24 PM ET The Washington Nationals are calling up top prospect C.J. Abrams, one of the main returns in the Juan Soto trade, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Sunday. Abrams, a 21-year-old shortstop, debuted with the San Diego Padres this year. Infielder Luis García is headed to the injured list to make room on
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4:25 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers‘ outlook for Week 1 improved on Sunday after coach Matt LaFleur said three key players — offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins, tight end Robert Tonyan and rookie receiver Christian Watson — have been activated off the physically unable to perform list. While it doesn’t guarantee
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5:54 PM ET Steve Worster, a two-time All-American at Texas and the bruising fullback who was the inspiration for the creation of the wishbone offense that came to dominate college football in the 1970s and ’80s, died on Saturday at 73. Texas announced Worster’s death in a release on Sunday. Worster, who was nicknamed “Big
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6:02 PM ET CINCINNATI — He’s officially back. For the first time in training camp, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow practiced. Nearly three weeks after he had his appendix removed, Burrow donned his orange No. 9 jersey and participated in several drills throughout Sunday’s practice. All of his work in team drills came in a
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4:42 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Drew Rasmussen took a perfect game into the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays expanded their lead over Baltimore for the final AL wild card to 1½ games with a 4-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Rasmussen allowed his first baserunner when Jorge
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3:03 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets were noncommittal on a timetable for injured quarterback Zach Wilson, saying it depends on the outcome of arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles. “We’re optimistic, but he’s not out of the woods until they get in there and make the decision [on how
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