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Top prospects for the 2022 NHL draft, led by Shane Wright, Logan Cooley, Juraj Slafkovsky

Top prospects for the 2022 NHL draft, led by Shane Wright, Logan Cooley, Juraj Slafkovsky

7:00 AM ET ESPN staff The NHL draft is coming up on July 7 and 8, and will be televised on ESPN (Round 1) and ESPN+ (Rounds 2 through 7). Who will your team take? Here’s a look at 407 of the top prospects available, according to NHL Central Scouting: More: Draft pick tracker: All …

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Serena Williams is out of Wimbledon, but it was an epic, incredible match against Harmony Tan

Serena Williams is out of Wimbledon, but it was an epic, incredible match against Harmony Tan

LONDON, England — Serena Williams lost in her eagerly-anticipated return on Tuesday night at Wimbledon in a hard-fought 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7) marathon thriller to Harmony Tan, and questions about the 23-time major champion’s future in the sport were immediate. “That’s a question I can’t answer,” the 40-year-old said in her post-match news conference. “Like, …

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Biggest surprises and snubs of the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game rosters

Biggest surprises and snubs of the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game rosters

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game’s 22-player roster is set, as the game’s 12 reserves — chosen by the league’s coaches — were announced Tuesday. The two teams — led by captains A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart, and their respective co-captains Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles — will draft their rosters from the pool on Saturday …

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What's next for the Los Angeles Sparks now that coach Derek Fisher is out?

What’s next for the Los Angeles Sparks now that coach Derek Fisher is out?

9:15 PM ET Alexa Philippou Close ESPN Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Mechelle Voepel Close ESPN.com Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college …

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Naoya Inoue vs. Nonito Donaire 1 rewind -- Timothy Bradley Jr. breaks down the fight round-by-round

Naoya Inoue vs. Nonito Donaire 1 rewind — Timothy Bradley Jr. breaks down the fight round-by-round

When Naoya Inoue faced Nonito Donaire in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight final in November 2019 to unify two world titles, nobody expected it to be such a back-and-forth battle. Inoue, the younger fighter and one rapidly ascending the pound-for-pound rankings, was coming off eight straight stoppage victories. Donaire had just returned to the …

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Why the Stanley Cup Final-bound Avalanche must be seen to be believed

Why the Stanley Cup Final-bound Avalanche must be seen to be believed

After dominating three rounds of their postseason competition, the Colorado Avalanche are headed to the Stanley Cup Final. The Avs’ superstars have delivered, as Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar are both making strong cases for the Conn Smythe. But they’ve gotten superb production from depth players as well, including a series-winning goal from Artturi Lehkonen …

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Once-a-day tablet etrasimod treats the condition ulcerative colitis by binding to immune cells and preventing them from mistakenly attacking healthy tissue in the lining of the gut

Ulcerative colitis can be eliminated in just three months thanks to daily tablet

Patients with severe bowel disease could benefit from a new drug that can eliminate their distressing symptoms within just three months. Once-a-day tablet etrasimod treats the condition ulcerative colitis by binding to immune cells and preventing them from mistakenly attacking healthy tissue in the lining of the gut.  In a recent trial, 27 per cent …

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Iga Swiatek wins French Open, bests Coco Gauff in women's final

Iga Swiatek wins French Open, bests Coco Gauff in women’s final

PARIS — After two weeks of play at Roland Garros, world No. 1 Iga Swiatek and 18-year-old American Coco Gauff met for the title. Swiatek, the 2020 French Open champion, got her consecutive win No. 35, matching the best run this century, a record held by Venus Williams. More importantly, it gave her a second …

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Qatar Airways CEO defends 160 extra daily flights at 'climate-neutral' World Cup

Qatar Airways CEO defends 160 extra daily flights at ‘climate-neutral’ World Cup

Qatar Airways announced on Thursday it had partnered with regional carriers to allow World Cup ticket holders to fly into Doha and back from neighboring countries just for the day. Climate advocates say the decision flies in the face of the tournament’s sustainability goals. “Please don’t believe people saying only negative [things],” Akbar Al Baker …

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'I wanted to show what I have worked hard for, and today was the day' - Hardik Pandya

‘I wanted to show what I have worked hard for, and today was the day’ – Hardik Pandya

Gujarat Titans, playing their maiden IPL, topped the league stage, won the first qualifier, and then cruised to victory in the IPL 2022 final against Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad. Here’s how some of their key personnel reacted to their fantastic victory. David Miller (481 runs at 68.71): “It’s been a phenomenal journey. Finishing at the …

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