WWE SmackDown results: Live recap, grades as major women’s title match headlines WWE Draft episode

The WWE Draft kicks off Friday night on WWE SmackDown as the centerpiece of a loaded offering. After this week, much will be different on the blue brand — from the locker room makeup to the fates of some of the biggest SmackDown superstars. While Raw and SmackDown will be going back and forth making picks throughout the night, there is some notable action scheduled to go down in the ring. 

The headlining match of the night will see Bayley defending the SmackDown women’s championship against former best friend Sasha Banks, weeks after a violent attack executed by the champion. Bayley continued to blindside Banks after the duo split, but Banks finally had enough and fired her own return shots, leading to a pay-per-view main event-quality match being set up to go down live on Fox from the ThunderDome in Orlando.

2020 WWE Draft: Round-by-round results for Raw and

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North Carolina-Virginia women’s soccer match postponed over coronavirus, injuries

Thursday’s women’s soccer game between No. 1 North Carolina and No. 10 Virginia has been postponed because of roster depletion among the Cavaliers caused by the coronavirus and injuries, the schools announced Wednesday.

The game between two of the most successful programs in women’s soccer is the first involving ACC teams that has been postponed this season. The ACC is one of four conferences playing women’s soccer in the fall, along with the Big 12, SEC and Sun Belt.

North Carolina coach Anson Dorrance said it was evident watching Virginia’s win over Miami on Sunday that the Cavaliers were without several regular starters. He said Cavaliers coach Steve Swanson called Monday to say Virginia would not be able to make the trip to Chapel Hill for

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Aussie women match Ponting-era record with 21 straight wins

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The Australian women’s team beat New Zealand by 232 runs Wednesday to record its 21st consecutive win in one-day international cricket and equal a world mark set by Ricky Ponting’s Australian men’s team in 2003.

The Australian women haven’t been beaten in an ODI since losing to England on Oct. 29, 2017. The winning streak started in India in March 2018 and also included series wins over Pakistan, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka and New Zealand.

Regular captain Meg Lanning, who missed Wednesday’s game because of a hamstring injury sustained while scoring an unbeaten century in Australia’s series-clinching win on Monday, said her team wanted to cap off the Rose Bowl series and reach the milestone 21 with an emphatic win.

“It’s nice to finish off with a big win today,” Lanning said as she accepted the trophy. “It’s a really special effort, especially over a

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