Jurgen Klopp: Not possible for Liverpool to replicate Manchester United’s Premier League dominance

Jurgen Klopp: Not possible for Liverpool to replicate Manchester United's Premier League dominance

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes it is impossible for the Reds, who are closing in on their first Premier League title in 30 years, to emulate Manchester United’s two decades of dominance. Klopp’s side is 22 points clear atop the table as it travels to Goodison Park for Sunday’s Merseyside derby against rival Everton. Not since 1990 has Liverpool … Read more

Former Cubs All-Star Addison Russell inks deal to play in Korea

Former Cubs All-Star Addison Russell inks deal to play in Korea

SEOUL, Sout Korea — Former Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Addison Russell will look to rebuild his career abroad after he signed a one-year, $530,000 contract with the Kiwoom Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization. Russell, 26, was cut from the Cubs roster in December after the Major League club declined to offer a new contract, … Read more

Four share the lead as wild finish looms at RBC Heritage

Four share the lead as wild finish looms at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The PGA Tour’s return to competition has brought together the strongest fields of the year on courses that have not been overly punishing, and the result is the same. It’s another free-for-all at the RBC Heritage. Webb Simpson practically had to apologize for a 3-under 68, in which he managed … Read more

What time does the NASCAR race start today? Schedule, TV channel for Talladega race

What time does the NASCAR race start today? Schedule, TV channel for Talladega race

The start time for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, 3 p.m. ET, is a little latter than it would have been (2 p.m. ET) on its originally scheduled date of April. But the distance remains the same — 188 laps and 500 miles around NASCAR’s biggest track with stage lengths of 60, 60 and 68 laps. Due to the same coronavirus pandemic-related issues … Read more

Curtis Blaydes routs Alexander Volkov for fourth UFC win in row

Curtis Blaydes routs Alexander Volkov for fourth UFC win in row

LAS VEGAS — UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov with wrestling Saturday night, earning his fourth consecutive victory in a suffocating unanimous decision. Featherweight Josh Emmett won a unanimous decision over Shane Burgos in a thrilling joint performance during the penultimate bout of the latest show from the fan-free UFC Apex gym in … Read more

On Father’s Day, Giants’ Joe Judge remembers his late dad

On Father's Day, Giants' Joe Judge remembers his late dad

They say time heals, but some wounds never do. Not completely. This is the third Father’s Day Giants coach Joe Judge will spend without his dad, named Joseph at birth and called “Joskie’’ by almost everyone. Those closest to their parents feel the loss, every day, and especially at times like this. When one of … Read more

NASCAR lineup at Talladega: Starting order, pole for Sunday’s race without qualifying

How to get NASCAR tickets for Talladega, other races when fans return to stands

The starting lineup and pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway were set by the same procedure that determined the starting lineup for the last four Cup Series races, all of which were scheduled to run without prior practice or qualifying sessions. The starting grid for Sunday’s race at Talladega, scheduled to start at 3 p.m. ET and broadcast … Read more