Sports activities Digest: Chad Epperson returning for subsequent interval as Sea Canines supervisor


Sports activities Digest: Chad Epperson returning for subsequent interval as Sea Canines supervisor

Chad Epperson will return for his subsequent season because the Portland Sea Puppies supervisor, the Pink Sox launched on Saturday. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Workforce Photographer

Chad Epperson might be again for a 2nd 12 months as supervisor of the Portland Sea Canines, foremost a training group for the 2023 time that was declared Saturday by the Boston Pink Sox.

Epperson guided the Sea Pet canines to their first Japanese League playoff berth contemplating that 2014, as Portland was the Northeast Division’s second-fifty p.c winner with a historical past of 45-24. Generally, the Sea Puppies had been 75-63.

Doug Clark can be returning for his subsequent interval as hitting mentor, and Joe Hudson continues to be the vitality and conditioning coach.

The employees additionally accommodates pitching mentor Sean Isaac, assistant coaches Mickey Jiang and Pablo Cabrera and coach Brian Stachura.


WOMEN’S Globe CUP: American skier Mikaela Shiffrin dominated a slalom Saturday in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic for her eighty fifth occupation victory to shift inside an individual of the Globe Cup doc set by Swedish good Ingemar Stenmark within the Eighties.

Shiffrin can match the best mark of 86 wins in yet one more slalom Sunday.

Shiffrin had shared the ladies’s doc of 82 wins with former teammate Lindsey Vonn earlier than triumphing at back-to-back once more large slaloms in Italy this week and including a 3rd straight earn Saturday.

The American celebrated with a shoulder wiggle and a vibrant smile quickly after ending the race, earlier than Third-location Wendy Holdener and runner-up Lena Dürr arrived greater than to hug her.

MEN’S Total world CUP: Swiss skier Marco Odermatt gained a males’s World Cup tremendous-G in Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy in a triumphant return from his injury layoff, 10 occasions earlier than the beginning off of the world championships.

Odermatt skipped two races earlier 7 days to relaxation a sore left knee however the defending complete champion was again once more to his best on the scenic Olympia delle Tofane coaching course, beating his Norwegian rival Aleksander Aamodt Kilde by .35 seconds.

It was Odermatt’s third super-G get of the time, although Kilde gained the opposite two occasions.


EUROPEAN TOUR: Prime rated-rated Rory McIlroy and rival Patrick Reed had been being two images off the lead on the halfway situation of the Dubai Desert Widespread in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Richard Bland, Thomas Pieters and novice Michael Thorbjornsen all achieved 10-under common at Emirates Golf Membership for a share of the direct simply after two rounds of the climate conditions-impacted match, which can conclude Monday.

Thorbjornsen, who’s No. 2 within the planet novice rankings, shot an 8-less than 64. He began off on the tenth and birdied 5 of his 1st six holes simply earlier than chipping for an eagle on the par-5 18th. He included a bogey and two much more birdies.


FA CUP: Leeds and Leicester averted potential upsets to progress to the fifth spherical of the FA Cup, however Premier League survival continues to be the precedence for equally golf tools.

Leeds acquired 3-1 in opposition to third-tier Accrington Stanley, whereas Leicester overcame fourth-tier Walsall 1-.

The wins supplied a non everlasting distraction for the 2 groups who every particular person sit simply 1 stage increased than the relegation zone within the league.


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