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No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor hoops, MLS playoffs headline sports weekend

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor hoops, MLS playoffs headline sports weekend

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Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A men's college basketball game between the two top-ranked teams in the country, an MLS Cup Playoffs semifinal and a welterweight unified title boxing bout highlight sports action for the first weekend of December. More than 100 other college basketball games, over 50 college football games, dozens of NFL games and a PGA Tour tournament also fill the schedule. Advertisement Gonzaga -- the No. 1 team in the preseason Division I men's basketball coaches poll -- battles No. 2 Baylor in one of the best matchups this weekend. The top-ranked Bulldogs (3-0) knocked off No. 7 Kansas in their first game of the season before a blowout of Auburn. Gonzaga then rallied past No. 11 West Virginia on Wednesday to remain undefeated. The Bears (3-0) have won their first three games by an a...
College hoops, celebrity golf, Mike Tyson bout top weekend sports

College hoops, celebrity golf, Mike Tyson bout top weekend sports

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Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning and Stephen Curry battle Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley in a celebrity golf match in one of the main sports events this weekend. Dozens of football, basketball and soccer games fill the schedule. The 2020-2021 college basketball season started Wednesday and the opening wave of games continues through the weekend. Advertisement A gauntlet of college and NFL football games and soccer matches from the United States and abroad also should provide plenty of entertainment over Thanksgiving weekend. Boxing legend Mike Tyson also will be in action in an exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday. UFC fights also pack Saturday's schedule of sporting events. College basketball returns Gonzaga, ranked No. 2 in the coaches poll, will appear in the first nat...
Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce LIVE: Full commentary of heavyweight showdown THIS WEEKEND – UK start time, live stream and undercard

Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce LIVE: Full commentary of heavyweight showdown THIS WEEKEND – UK start time, live stream and undercard

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Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce face off this weekend in an eagerly-awaited heavyweight showdown. The British rivals were originally scheduled to go head-to-head in April before rearranged dates in July and October also had to be scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both fighters have been in warm-up action recently – Joyce took out Michael Wallisch in July while Dubois claimed an easy win over Ricardo Snijders in late August. The two fighters are eyeing world title shots further down the line and first, all eyes will be on their heavyweight clash. Dubois vs Joyce: Fight details This fight will take place on Saturday, November 28 It will take place at Church House Westminster in London, a Grade II listed conference centre in Westminster, with no fans in
Football, men’s tennis, MLS playoffs pack weekend sports schedule

Football, men’s tennis, MLS playoffs pack weekend sports schedule

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Nov. 20 (UPI) -- More than 50 college football and NFL games, the ATP men's tennis season finale and the MLS Cup Playoffs fill up the weekend sports schedule, plus UFC bouts, European soccer and a golf tournament. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in 30 canceled or postponed college football games over the last two weeks. Forty-two games are on the schedule from Friday through Saturday, featuring several matchups between ranked teams. Advertisement The full NFL schedule continues with Week 11, highlighted by divisional matchups. A dozen games are scheduled for Sunday. Football matchups Some of the top-ranked teams in the country start Saturday's college football schedule. Indiana takes on Ohio State in the Big Ten at noon EST on Fox. Clemson battles Florida State in an ACC game at no...
French Open finals, NBA Finals lead weekend sports schedule

French Open finals, NBA Finals lead weekend sports schedule

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Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The 2020 NBA Finals and the men's and women's finals for the 2020 French Open tennis tournament headline the weekend sports schedule, which also features dozens of football games. Major League Baseball's American League Division Series and National League Division Series also could extend through the weekend as team's compete in best-of-five series. Advertisement The NBA Finals might be the biggest sports stage this weekend in the United States, but American Sofia Kenin also will be fighting for a Grand Slam on Saturday on the clay courts at Roland Garros in Paris. Kenin, 21, clinched a spot in the final on Thursday with a straight-sets semifinal victory over Petra Kvitova. The Pembroke Pines, Fla., resident will face Iga Swiatek of Poland in the final. "They aren't going...