Sports News Roundup: Golf LIV fans know how to party, but golf? Not so much; NBA roundup: Luka Doncic gets triple-double in Mavs’ OT win and more

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NHL roundup: Connor McDavid puts hat-trick in Oilers win

Leon Draisaitl scored the go-ahead goal with 38 seconds left and captain Connor McDavid scored his second hat-trick of the season to power the visiting Edmonton Oilers with a 6-5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. Chicago’s Patrick Kane cleared a rebound to forge a 5-5 tie with 3:11 remaining in the third period before Edmonton answered in the last minute. Evander Kane’s cross-slot sailed past Blackhawks defenders Caleb Jones and Seth Jones to an unmarked Draisaitl, who celebrated his 27th birthday with his fourth goal of the season.

NBA roundup: Luka Doncic gets triple-double in Mavs’ OT win

Luka Doncic racked up 41 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his first triple-double of the season, as the visiting Dallas Mavericks dominated most of the overtime, taking a 129-125 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. The Mavericks defeated the Nets 17-13 in the extra session and Doncic broke a 112-112 tie by hitting a leading 18-footer at first possession. He then got assists on three-pointers from Tim Hardaway Jr., Maxi Kleber and Reggie Bullock to extend the Mavericks’ lead to 123-114 with 3:10 to go.

Golf LIV fans know how to party, but golf? Not so much

While golfers tucked into some of LIV Golf’s $50 million dollar record on a steamy afternoon at Trump National on Friday, an energetic crowd seemed more interested in the party than the scores. Branding itself as “Golf, But Louder,” LIV certainly seems like a perfect fit for Miami with non-stop music providing a thumping soundtrack to the Saudi Arabia-backed venture’s season finale that will decide the first-team champion. .

Motor racing – Red Bull must pay $7 million fine for violation of F1 cost cap

Formula 1 champion Red Bull has been fined $7 million for violating a budget cap last season and will have 10% less wind tunnel time next year, the ruling FIA said on Friday. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) added in a statement ahead of this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix that the decision, accepted by Red Bull, was final and not subject to appeal.

Thousands of workers deported in capital Qatar ahead of World Cup

Qatar has emptied apartment buildings housing thousands of foreign workers in the same areas in the center of the capital Doha, where visiting football fans will be staying during the World Cup, workers who were evicted from their homes told Reuters. They said more than a dozen buildings had been evacuated and closed by authorities, forcing the mostly Asian and African workers to seek shelter – including beds on the sidewalk in front of one of their former homes.

NFL Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen Finalize Divorce to End 13-Year Marriage

Tom Brady, widely regarded as the greatest NFL quarterback of all time, and supermodel Gisele Bundchen have ended their 13-year marriage, the seven-time Super Bowl winner said Friday, marking the end for one of the sport’s power couples. and entertainment world. Brady, who plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, said on Instagram that after “a lot of consideration” they had decided to end their marriage.

Football-Ten Hag calls Ronaldo’s goal a reward for his tenacity

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag said Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal in Thursday’s 3-0 Europa League win over Sheriff Tiraspol was a fitting tribute to his perseverance after the Portuguese attacker returned to the team after disciplinary issues. Ronaldo trained away from the team towards the end of last week and was excluded from their squad on Saturday for their Premier League trip to Chelsea after being dropped for refusing to continue as a substitute against Tottenham Hotspur.

Football Spanish prosecutor drops fraud charges against Neymar, others

Spanish prosecutors on Friday dropped all charges of fraud and corruption against Brazilian attacker Neymar and other defendants in a case over his transfer from Santos to Barcelona in 2013. Prosecutors had sentenced Neymar to two years in prison and the payment of €10 million. ($9.95 million) fine in the case brought by Brazilian investment company DIS, which owned 40% of the rights to Neymar when he was with Santos.

Tennis Great Britain’s Raducanu withdraws from Billie Jean Cup

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu has withdrawn from Britain’s Billie Jean King Cup team due to a wrist injury, which is a major blow to the host nation’s hopes. “I am disappointed to get the news from the doctors that I will not be ready in time, especially as it is on home soil,” Raducanu said in a Twitter post.

Football Serie A’s Mari sidelined for two months after stabbing in supermarket

Serie A footballer Pablo Mari has been out of action for at least two months after undergoing surgery on Friday for stab wounds from an attack at an Italian supermarket that killed a man. Milan’s Niguarda hospital said the trauma team had reconstructed two muscles in the back of the 29-year-old Spanish centre-back who was loaned to Monza from Premier League club Arsenal.

(With input from agencies.)

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