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Canelo vs. Jacobs fight: How to watch, live stream, PPV price, start time

Canelo vs. Jacobs fight: How to watch, live stream, PPV price, start time

One of boxing's biggest stars makes his 2019 debut this weekend in a Middleweight unification championship bout as Saul "Canelo" Alvarez faces Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs in a middleweight title unification fight. 

Alvarez will put his WBA, WBC and The Ring middleweight titles on the line against Jacobs, who will be putting his IBF middleweight title on the line, Saturday, on the DAZN streaming app.

Canelo (51-1-2), who only has a loss against Floyd Mayweather Jr., takes on Jacobs (35-2) in an DAZN streamed bout this Saturday, May 4, at T-Mobile Arena, in Paradise, Nevada.

Canelo is coming off a TKO victory over Rocky Fielding back on Dec. 15, 2008. While Jacobs is coming off a split decision victory over Serhiy Derevianchenko back on Oct. 27, 2018. With both men putting up their titles in this fight, there should be plenty of action for fans to see.

Here is everything you need to know about how to watch Canelo vs. Jacobs.

WHEN IS CANELO VS JACOBS?

The  Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs fight takes place on  Saturday, May 4, streaming live on DAZN starting at 9:00 p.m. ET.  

WHAT TIME DOES CANELO VS JACOBS START?

The main card begins at 9:00 p.m. ET, which means the Alvarez vs. Jacobs main event fight is likely to take place around midnight ET.

WHERE IS THE CANELO VS JACOBS FIGHT TAKING PLACE?

Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs face-off at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The arena holds 20,000 fans for boxing matches, and has played host to some of the biggest bouts in recent history including Canelo vs. Gennady Golovkin, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, and Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward.

HOW TO WATCH CANELO VS JACOBS FIGHT?

You can watch the entire Canelo vs. Jacobs fight on the DAZN streaming app. To get an DAZN account, log onto dazn.com. The Canelo vs. Jacobs PPV will begin streaming at 9:00 p.m. ET with the main event fight between Canelo and Jacobs taking place around midnight ET.

CANELO VS JACOBS BETTING ODDS, BETTING LINE:

According to Pro Boxing Odds, here are the odds as of April 30th:

Alvarez is listed as a -400 to -500 favorite to win the fight while Jacobs is listed as a +300 to +400 underdog in the fight

CANELO VS JACOBS MAIN CARD:

Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2) vs. Daniel Jacobs (35-2): WBA, WBC, IBF, Middleweight unification championship (160 pounds)

 Vergil Ortiz Jr. (12-0, 12 KO) vs. Mauricio Herrera (24-8, 7 KO): Welterweight (147 pounds)

Lamont Roach Jr. (18-0-1, 7 KO) vs. Jonathan Oquendo (30-5, 19 KO): Junior Lightweight (130 pounds)

Joseph Diaz Jr. (28-1, 14 KO) vs. Freddy Fonseca (26-2-1, 17 KO): Junior Lightweight (130 pounds)

Sadam Ali (27-2, 14 KO) vs. Anthony Young (20-2, 7 KO): Welterweight (147 pounds)

John Ryder (27-4, 15 KO) vs. Bilal Akkawy (20-0-1, 16 KO): Vacant WBA Interim Super Middleweight championship (168 pounds)

Alexis Espino (1-0, 1 KO) vs. Billy Wagner (1-0): Super Middleweight (168 pounds)

 

Beyond the Scoreboard: Change atop the Big Ten and more on DeMarcus Cousins' recovery

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Beyond the Scoreboard: Change atop the Big Ten and more on DeMarcus Cousins' recovery

By Rick Horrow

Podcast edited by Tanner Simkins

 

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- Kevin Warren, a trailblazer in the pro football ranks, will soon leave his mark on college sports. The Minnesota Vikings’ COO has been named the new Big Ten commissioner. He will replace Jim Delany, who is retiring in 2020 after 30 years at the helm. Warren has spent 21 years working in the NFL, the past 14 with the Vikings. In his new job, Warren becomes the Big Ten’s sixth commissioner and the first African-American to head one of college sports’ Power 5 conferences. Warren, 55, will succeed Jim Delany, who has been the Big Ten commissioner since 1989. Warren begins his new role on September 16. Delany will officially step down on January 1, 2020, following a 30-year career with the conference. A member of the Vikings for the past 20 years, the last four as COO, Warren has been the highest-ranking African-American executive working on the business side for an NFL team and the first African-American to hold that position in the pro football league. Warren, a Sport Business Handbook contributor, played a key role in the construction of U.S. Bank Stadium as well as the Vikings’ TCO Performance Center. 

- While some major league teams balk, the MiLB Iowa Cubs proactively expand netting. According to the Des Moines Register, team President and General Manager Sam Bernabe said the Cubs plan to extend the nets all the way down to both fouls poles for the start of next season. The move has been in the works for quite some time now, but the precautionary measure has become a national subject after Chicago Cubs outfields Albert Almora Jr. laced a line drive into the stands that hit and injured a young girl. The incident has prompted plenty of debate about whether more protected netting needs to be added to ballparks. As far as Bernabe is concerned, it’s not a debate. It will happen at Principal Park. Bernabe said his organization has been talking about making the move long before the scary situation occurred in Houston. Netting around parks reentered the forefront of the baseball safety conversation last week after Almora’s line drive into the stands. It’s great to see some clubs taking the matter into their own hands before the more cumbersome decision – often involving collective bargaining – is made at the major league level.

- Boogie-ing through injury, Cousins helps Warriors. By some estimates, DeMarcus Cousins’ torn Achilles tendon last season cost him at least $100 million because it happened right as he was entering free agency. As he rehabbed, Cousins joined the Warriors for a mere $5.3 million – "pennies in the NBA economy,” per the Los Angeles Times. While Cousins should be just fine, “In many orthopedic applications like Achilles or rotator cuff repair, with traditional materials like allograft or acellular dermis, you are limited to the void fractions, porosity, strength and bioactivity of the raw material,” said Jeff Conroy, CEO of Embody, whose goal is to restore peak performance for orthopedic patients through advanced regenerative technologies. “However, we are able to tune the attributes to mimic the native tissue intended to enhance cell remodeling with greater cell adhesion (tenocytes) and more tendon-like tissue formation. This is particularly beneficial in high demand applications like rotator cuff, ACL and Achilles repair where the re-tear rates far exceed an acceptable norm for surgeons or patients.” While Cousins is not an Embody patient, Conroy noted that Embody’s implantable devices can significantly improve patient outcomes in soft tissue surgical applications and get pro athletes back in record time. 


2019 Citi Open Tournament: Field, Schedule, Players, Times, How to watch

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2019 Citi Open Tournament: Field, Schedule, Players, Times, How to watch

 

The 2019 Citi Open will once again bring some of the world's best tennis stars to the nation's capital. Another strong class of ATP stars paired with several up-and-coming WTA players are set to square off in late July for a tournament title. 

As a part of the U.S. Open series, the Citi Open is a hard court tournament that serves as a warm-up event. On the men's side it is a 500-level ATP event and for the women, it is a part of the WTA's International tournaments. This will be the 51st year of the event and the ninth year that a women's competition will be held. 

Continuing its recent tradition of drawing top players, the 2019 Citi Open field will be loaded once again. In particular, the men's side shows a great balance of experience and exuberant youth. Stefanos Tsitsipas is the highest ranked player, but both the men's and women's draws feature a slew of players with impressive resumes. A staple of the tournament and past Citi Open champion, Kei Nishikori, returns for another year of competition, as well as top American male John Isner. Local products, Frances Tiafoe from Hyattsville, Md. and Denis Kudla from Arlington, Va. will be prominently featured men's players as well.

As of June 18 ATP rankings, 22 of the world's top 50 ranked male players will be at the Citi Open. 

The women's bracket is one of the most impressive fields that the tournament has had. Former U.S. Open champion, Sloane Stephens highlights the field and will be joined by fellow American Madison Keys as two of the tour's top stars in D.C. They represent only two of the 32 women who will make up the women's main draw.

Twelve of the world's top 50 women in the world are also in the field.

Who is in the 2019 Citi Open Field?

The 2019 Citi Open will have players from both the ATP World Tour and the WTA competing this summer. Aside from qualifying, there will be four draws: the ATP Men’s Singles, the WTA Women’s Singles, the ATP Men’s Doubles, and the WTA Women’s Doubles.

2019 Citi Open Men's Singles Field (48 slots):

Player, country (ATP world ranking)

-Stefanos Tsitispas, Greece (No. 6)
-Kei Nishikori, Japan (No. 7) 
-Kevin Anderson, South Africa (No. 8)
-Karen Khachanov, Russia (No. 9)
-John Isner, USA (No. 11)
-Daniil Medvedev, Russia (No. 13)
-Marin Cilic, Croatia (No. 15)
-Gael Monfils, France (No. 16) 
-Milos Raonic, Canada (No. 18)
-Felix Auger-Aliassime, Canada (No. 21)
-Denis Shapovalov, Canada (No. 25)
-Alex de Minaur, Australia (No. 26)
-Benoit Paire, France (No. 28)
-Kyle Edmund, Great Britain (No. 30)
-David Goffin, Belgium (No. 33)
-Adrian Mannarino, France (No. 34)
-Jan Lennard Struff, Germany (No. 35)
-Frances Tiafoe, USA (No. 36)
-Gilles Simon, France (No. 38)
-Nick Kyrgios, Australia (No. 39)
-Pierre-Hugues Herbert, France (No. 43)
-Jordan Thompson, Australia (No. 46)
-Hubert Hurkacz, Poland (No. 53)
-Reilly Opelka, USA (No. 61)
-Daniel Evans, Great Britain (No. 63)
-Ugo Humbert, France (No. 64)
-Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan (No. 67)
-Sam Querrey, USA (No. 68)
-Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania (No. 73)
-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France (No. 77)
-Denis Kudla, USA (No. 79)
-Matthew Ebden, Australia (No. 80)
-Andrey Rublev, Russia (No. 81)
-Miomir Kecmanovic, Serbia (No. 82)
-Ivo Karlovic, Croatia (No. 83)
-Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic (No. 108)
-One unannounced player
-Five Wild Cards
-Six qualifiers

2019 Citi Open Women’s Singles Field (32 slots):

Player, country, (WTA world ranking)

-Sloane Stephens, USA (No. 9) 
-Belinda Bencic, Canada (No. 13)
-Madison Keys, USA (No. 17)
-Bianca Andreescu, Canada (No. 23)
-Su-Wei Hsieh, Chinese-Taipei (No. 28)
-Sofia Kenin, USA (No. 30)
-Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine (No. 32)
-Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic (No. 38)
-Camila Giorgi, Italy (No. 39)
-Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia (No. 45)
-Kristina Mladenovic, France (No. 48)
-Ekaterina Alexandrova, Russia (No. 50)
-Barbora Strycova, Czech Republic (No. 51)
-Monica Puig, Puerto Rico (No. 53)
-Yafan Wang, China (No. 58)
-Margarita Gasparyan, Russia (No. 62)
-Ons Jabeur, Tunisia (No. 63)
-Rebecca Peterson, Sweeden (No. 64)
-Iga Swiatek, Poland (No. 65)
-Jennifer Brady, USA (No. 66)
-Anastasia Potapova, Russia (No. 73)
-Jessica Pegula, USA (No. 74)
-Eugenie Bouchard, Canada (No. 78)
-Vera Zvonareva, Russia (No. 79)
-Four Wild Cards
-Four Qualifiers

**The field was updated on June 18. All world rankings are as of the June 17 rankings update.

What is the 2019 Citi Open Schedule:

The 2019 Citi Open runs from Saturday, July 27 to Sunday, August 4. 

Qualifying for the tournament is on July 27 and 28 with the time TBD. The main draws for the event begin on July 29. The 2019 Citi Open Semifinals will likely be on Saturday, August 3. The Citi Open Men’s and Women’s Final matches will be on Sunday, August 4. The full Citi Open schedule is TBA.

Where is the 2019 Citi Open?

The 2019 Citi Open will be held at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center: 16th & Kennedy Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

How to Watch the 2019 Citi Open Tournament?

Select matches of the 2019 Citi Open will be shown on Tennis Channel. All matches though can be seen at the Rock Creek Tennis Center in Northern D.C.

Citi Open Coverage: