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At 88, this doctor won’t give up on a long-ignored treatment for strokes and heart attacks

At 88, this doctor won’t give up on a long-ignored treatment for strokes and...

H e’s a professor at Harvard Medical School, but in many ways, Dr. Victor Gurewich is an outsider. His research is funded by a small family foundation, and he hasn’t tried for a federal grant in decades. He’s a primary care doctor whose work tramples on the terrain of cardiologists and neurologists. So it’s perhaps…
ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports – ESPN

ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports – ESPN

Anthony Pettis, who is now attempting to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight championship at UFC 223 tomorrow, weighs in at 155.2 pounds. He has two hours to cut .2 pounds, to make the 155-pound championship weight. As long as he does, he will replace Max Holloway, who was ruled out earlier this morning for…
A different Rory McIlroy sits on cusp of history heading into Masters Sunday

A different Rory McIlroy sits on cusp of history heading into Masters Sunday

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The most important moment in Rory McIlroy's career, he believes, is also the moment most of us would assume was his most embarrassing. You probably remember it well, but it's worth recounting. On Sunday in 2011, he came to the 13th tee at the Masters, looking shaky but still in contention after…
Patrick Reed has his chance to finally roar like a Tiger at the Masters

Patrick Reed has his chance to finally roar like a Tiger at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Like legions of golfers his age, young Patrick Reed wanted to grow up to be like Tiger Woods. He took lessons at Hank Haney's ranch in Texas at a time when Haney was teaching Woods. He studied Tiger as if he were a grown-up NFL scout trying to find the secret to…
Everything you need to know about Sunday’s final round at the Masters

Everything you need to know about Sunday’s final round at the Masters

9:16 PM ET Bob Harig Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University Nick Pietruszkiewicz Close ESPN.com Senior editor for college basketball Joined ESPN in 2008 Graduate of the University of Maryland AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The final round of Masters…
Mourinho must build on Man Utd’s derby win

Mourinho must build on Man Utd’s derby win

MANCHESTER, England -- It has taken almost five years for Manchester United to remember how they used to play under Sir Alex Ferguson, so it is perhaps appropriate that it all came flooding back during a 3-2 derby victory against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. Only Jose Mourinho can legitimately answer whether it was…
IPL 2018 | Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians at wankhede: Bravo Super Kings!

IPL 2018 | Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians at wankhede: Bravo Super Kings!

Dwayne Bravo dashed Mumbai Indians’ hopes with some spectacular hitting off left-arm seamer Mitchell McClenaghan and Jasprit Bumrah to hand Chennai Super Kings a spectacular victory in the Vivo-IPL-11 opener at the Wankhede Stadium. Bravo smashed 20 runs each off the two as he made a lightning-fast 68 with seven 6s and three 4s. The…
Yet to see irreversible steps for change on the ground in Pakistan, says U.S. envoy Alice Wells

Yet to see irreversible steps for change on the ground in Pakistan, says U.S....

The US has seen Pakistan take some steps against terror groups, though none that are irreversible, says U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells, who has been travelling in the region for the past two weeks. Tell us about your meetings in Delhi, both bilateral and trilateral with Japan. The…
Mission Battees cleans a dirty spot

Mission Battees cleans a dirty spot

On most evenings, Lallan can be found plying a cycle rickshaw through the streets of Karol Bagh. On this April day, however, Lallan is in his home village of Virhamatpur, more than 650 km away from the national capital. He has returned home for two weeks specifically to build a toilet. He stands shoulder-deep in…
‘Impeachment not always the solution’

‘Impeachment not always the solution’

Impeachment is not the solution to deal with an errant judge, Justice Jasti Chelameswar said on Saturday. He said efforts should be made first to correct the system or put a “proper, alternative” system in place. The judge, who was delivering a talk on the topic “Role of judiciary in democracy”, agreed with the government’s…
What Smart Stats say about Bravo’s incredible performance

What Smart Stats say about Bravo’s incredible performance

The Dwayne Bravo show While Dwayne Bravo was at the crease, the batsmen at the other end scored 12 off 12 balls, while he made 68 off 30 balls. It fetched him an incredible Smart Strike Rate of 343.14, the highest for the day. ESPNcricinfo LtdBravo's death-overs exploits with the ball were on show as…
3rd match (N), Indian Premier League at Kolkata, Apr 8 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo

3rd match (N), Indian Premier League at Kolkata, Apr 8 2018 | Match Preview...

Big picture When Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore walk out on Sunday, both sides will be conspicuously lacking a familiar left-handed opener. Royal Challengers let go of Chris Gayle, perhaps their biggest match-winner ever, ahead of the January auction, and Knight Riders did the same with Gautam Gambhir, their captain for seven seasons…

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