Luke Littler effect puts Alexandra Palace future as host of PDC World Darts Championship ‘under discussion’ | Darts News

Barry Hearn says the World Darts Championship’s future at Alexandra Palace is “under discussion” after Luke Littler’s dramatic effect on the sport. Hearn says the 17-year-old is the “the gift that keeps on giving” after bursting onto the scene and taking darts into the mainstream. Littler stormed to the 2024 World Championship final in his…

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WNBA feeling ‘Caitlin Clark effect’ as season tips off

Indiana Fever’s Caitlin Clark dribbles during the second half of an WNBA preseason basketball game against the Atlanta Dream, Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) A new era for women’s basketball gets under way on Tuesday when Caitlin Clark makes her full professional debut for the Indiana Fever as the new WNBA…

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The Luke Littler effect and who will make the Premier League Darts Play-Offs? Michael van Gerwen to miss out? | Darts News

Who will make the Premier League Darts Play-Offs? We asked pundits Wayne Mardle, Mark Webster, Stuart Pyke and Polly James about the Luke Littler effect, who they think will reach London’s O2 – and who will miss out! Warrington superstar Littler moved two points clear at the top of the table after leaving Birmingham with…

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Mourinho is leaving Roma ‘with immediate effect’

Roma’s head coach Jose Mourinho stands on the pitch during his team’s warm up ahead of the quarterfinal Italian Cup soccer match between Lazio and Roma at Rome’s Olympic Stadium, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) ROME — José Mourinho is leaving Roma “with immediate effect,” the club announced Tuesday — ending an at…

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The Ginebra effect: Kings assignment has Fuel Masters scurrying to drawing board

Phoenix Fuel Masters’ import Johnathan Williams III. –PBA IMAGES Phoenix Super LPG coach Jamike Jarin swiftly put his charges’ spirited 99-98 victory over desperate Converge behind him after Saturday’s PBA Commissioner’s Cup clash. Tough to dwell on one win when you have the Kings coming up. The Fuel Masters’ resolve and record will be tested…

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Alex Hales: England batter announces retirement from international cricket with immediate effect

England batter Alex Hales has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect. Hales’ three-year England exile for failing a recreational drugs test came to an end last year when he was added to his country’s T20 World Cup squad as a replacement for the injured Jonny Bairstow. The 34-year-old went on to score…

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