Jorge (Gamebred) Masvidal has stepped in on six days notice to fight welterweight champion Kamaru (The Nigerian Nightmare) Usman on Saturday at UFC 251.

Usman (16-1-0) was due to face Gilbert (Durinho) Burns, ranked No. 1 among 170-pound contenders, but the Brazilian tweeted Saturday he was sick. On Sunday, Burns sent out a social-media post saying he was quarantining at home with a “heavy headache.”

The UFC announced the fight on social media.

Masvidal (35-13-0) is ranked third among welterweight contenders. He has won his last three bouts, including a high-profile matchup with Nate Diaz last November, but had been

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An elated Lando Norris jumped out of the MCL35, ran over towards his team and embraced boss Zac Brown. A maiden podium for the Englishman and a second in three races for McLaren. It was a brilliant moment.

Although no fans were present to take in a spectacular season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, won by Valtteri Bottas, McLaren continue to make positive strides after a number of disappointing campaigns.

The Woking outfit have climbed from ninth, sixth and fourth in the constructors’ championship since 2017, and Norris’ stunning result at the Red Bull Ring maintains this upward trajectory.

The 20-year-old crossed

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INDIANAPOLIS — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400.

And on a cooling track, Hamlin’s worn tires simply gave out.

As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from one of the few victories that has eluded him, he went careening into the first turn wall with a flat right front-side tire, and Harvick beat Matt Kenseth off the final restart to win his second straight Brickyard.

“We had great tire wear today, so I was able to really push my car as hard as I could,” Harvick

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The Milwaukee Bucks are the latest team to close their facilities after getting COVID-19 test results back, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

Wojnarowski adds that the Bucks have no plans to re-open facilities in Milwaukee for workouts before the team travels to Orlando on July 9.

Wojnarowski reports the decision to close

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DETROIT — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power.

The plan is working.

With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes Sunday for his first victory of the season and sixth overall. He became the first PGA Tour player since 2004 to lead a tournament in driving distance, along with shots gained off the tee and putting.

“This is a little emotional for me because I did do something a little different,”

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Senior Writer at ESPN Tim Keown joined to discuss Cam Newton heading to New England, if he fits the team’s “Patriot Way”, Cam adjusting to Head Coach Bill Belichick style and vice versa, Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels helping Newton transition to the team, how much could the Patriots’ offense change in the upcoming year, and the chances Cam signs a long-term deal in New England.

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