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Blackhawks to Open 2017-18 Season vs. Penguins at United Center

Blackhawks to Open 2017-18 Season vs. Penguins at United Center

The Penguins' complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule will be released Thursday afternoon. The Preds are also set to face the expansion Vegas Golden Knights three times during the regular season,...

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Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

McDavid became the 10th player to win those three awards in the same year (per SB Nation ), and he is just the third to win the Hart before his 21st birthday, joining Wayne Gretzky and Sidney ...

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Tapwrit comes from behind in final stretch to win 149th Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit comes from behind in final stretch to win 149th Belmont Stakes

The $1.5 million race also is without Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing . "It's not Woody Stephens' record, but it's an odd record", Romans said, in...

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4 reasons to select Lonzo Ball second overall

4 reasons to select Lonzo Ball second overall

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Philadelphia 76ers Take Markelle Fultz With the First Pick

In case you missed anything, here are links to all of our coverage, plus some pre-draft pieces that might be of added interest now. Of the remaining 64, only one played for a team that failed to win...

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Tax fraud: Angel Di Maria fined £1.76million

Tax fraud: Angel Di Maria fined £1.76million

The Argentinian global defrauded the Spanish government to a sum of £1.14 million during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014. The four-time World Player of The Tear, who said ...

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76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball in NBA draft

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball in NBA draft

Kentucky's De' Aaron Fox , right, is congratulated by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Sacramento Kings as the fifth pick overa. Truly a blessing, something I've been drea...

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Australian players reject new CA pay offer

Australian players reject new CA pay offer

Earlier this year, Cricket Australia said that salary increases for men and women players would mean that they would no longer receive a percentage of the organisation's revenue. Full financial inform...

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Real Madrid reject Mourinho contract allegations

Real Madrid reject Mourinho contract allegations

Spanish prosecutors filed a claim against the former Real manager on counts of fraud dating from 2011 and 2012, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Portuguese-born Mourinho is accused of defrauding Spain o...

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Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

Welcome to the 2017 NBA Draft! First up in the draft order initially was the Boston Celtics , who made it to the Eastern Conference Finals before losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the team...

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

Mourinho owes the Spanish tax authorities £2.9m (€3.3m), according to a statement, which added it had presented a claim to a local court. The Argentina global spent four years at the Bernabeu and h...

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Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick In NBA Draft

Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick In NBA Draft

After the worst four-year stretch in franchise history, the 16-time National Basketball Association champion Lakers are rebuilding with the point guard who led the nation with 7.7 assists per game ...

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Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Saad, 24, matched his career-high 53 points this past season, the six-foot-one, 202-pounder's second with the Blue Jackets after Chicago dealt the-then pending restricted free agent on June 30, 2015 f...

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Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Once again, Red Bull did not appear to lose out on the long straight in sector three where the team had feared the power deficit of its Renault engine would be a burden. Verstappen's near ideal day ...

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Fleury picked up by Vegas in Wednesday's expansion draft

Fleury picked up by Vegas in Wednesday's expansion draft

In the summer of 2014, Predators general manager David Poile made a bold trade prior to the Entry Draft, sending goal scorer Patrick Hornqvist to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for another goal...

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Bulls, T-Wolves 'Seriously Engaged' In Jimmy Butler Trade Talk

But he also acknowledged that his appreciation for Thibodeau's hard-driving style increased as time went on, especially when the Bulls struggled in their first season under the more player-friendly Fr...

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Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

A record 14 were taken in the first round of last year's draft and that number should be threatened Thursday. "When I heard my name called, it was like God calling me", Fultz said after being select...

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The official Brexit negotiations have begun

The official Brexit negotiations have begun

As well as Britain's exit bill and citizens' rights , the two sides will have to discuss whether they can avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. But Davis, the British neg...

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LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

That should go without saying for the No. 2 overall pick, but in the lead-up to this draft, that somewhat got lost. In addition to#Lonzo Ball playing for the home team, the proud father believes tha...

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Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

If there is a player in this draft who could end up a Butler type, it's probably Fultz , which Celtics fans won't want to hear. A team like the Los Angeles Clippers could jump into the mix and co...

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NHL announces 2017-18 regular season schedule

NHL announces 2017-18 regular season schedule

Talking to people around the rinks, they're excited about the team. Marc-Andre Fleury will return to Pittsburgh on February 6 as the Golden Knights face the Penguins. Stoner played all three seasons...

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Fleetwood: 'Pictured winning the US Open a lot'

He three-putted on No. 13. It came after he chunked a chip, then putted his long birdie attempt off the green and down a steep slope behind the hole. "I'm a little frustrated that I shot three-over"...

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LaVar just can't let Lonzo enjoy his National Basketball Association draft moment

LaVar just can't let Lonzo enjoy his National Basketball Association draft moment

No, his father, Lavar , has a habit of doing enough of that for both father and son-and the rest of the family, for that matter. "Once he figured out I had a chance to go there, he started showing mo...

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Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud

Mourinho accused of $5 million tax fraud

Other prominent football figures have been accused of tax fraud in Spain in recent months. Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate said to be close to Ronaldo, was elected unopposed Monday for a t...

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to axe Wayne Rooney as captain

The Italian outlet says United have seen off interest from Juventus and Inter Milan to snap-up Fabinho in a deal that will see them pay £30.7m (€35m) up front with a further £4.4m (€5m) in performan...

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NBA teams go young with one-and-dones

The Philadelphia 76ers made the other trade of the first round, sending a 2020 Oklahoma City Thunder first rounder to the Orlando Magic for the 25th pick , which Philadelphia used to take Latvian c...

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LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft

LA Clippers take South Carolina's Thornwell in draft

Standing around 6'5 with a 6'10 wingspan and a strong 212 frame, Thornwell has the versatility needed to become a lockdown defender capable of guarding multiple positions. "Chris and Blake obviously a...

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David Griffin's Ask For More Money, Power Upset Cavs Owner

David Griffin , the Cleveland Cavs general manager of the past three years, stepped down yesterday after team owner Dan Gilbert failed to reach an agreement with Griffin on his contract extens...

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Conor McGregor trolls Floyd Mayweather ahead of super-fight in August

Conor McGregor trolls Floyd Mayweather ahead of super-fight in August

White told ESPN that the 12-round fight would take place at the T-Mobile Arena and that McGregor would weigh in at 154 pounds. The 40-year-old Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) last fought in September 2015...

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Lewis Hamilton: It would be 'fantastic' if Mercedes supply engines to McLaren

Lewis Hamilton: It would be 'fantastic' if Mercedes supply engines to McLaren

The Spaniard will also run with a new internal combustion engine this weekend, the fourth and final component of his allocation, following his failure in Canada when he was running 10th and on cours...

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Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police

It has been established that tile and insulation, which were recovered from the building, proved "more flammable than the cladding" - a discovery which has led police to investigate the legality of th...

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Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

The top of the 2017 National Basketball Association draft had some distinctive Pac-12 flavor, with Washington's Markelle Fultz going No. 1 overall to the Philadelphia 76ers and UCLA's Lonzo Ball g...

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India will have coach before SL tour: BCCI acting president

He added later added that he resigns with immediate effect and will not go with the team to the tour of West Indies. "I see the coach's role akin to "holding a mirror" to drive self-improvement in t...

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Celtics pick Duke's Tatum

When the Boston Celtics traded down for the No. 3 overall pick, the debate began for who they would select instead of Markelle Fultz. Chad Ford indicates he is where the front office is leaning in...

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Mexico vs. New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Mexico vs. New Zealand in Confederations Cup

The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. "He told us he could have a small fracture, fortunately it is not as serious an injury, but he won't play tom...

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