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Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
- June 28, 2017

The other way in which the game will represent today's NHL is by integrating the Vegas Golden Knights , the league's first new franchise in 17 years , with a major expansion-focused addition to the Franchise mode. At even strength he had 34 helpers, the fewest in any season he's played this many games, and he tallied just 11 power-play assists, the fewest of his career outside of those very bad 2011-12 and 2012-13 injury-plagued seasons. (more...)
'Patriots problem' belongs to the National Football League not just the Steelers 'Patriots problem' belongs to the National Football League not just the Steelers
- June 28, 2017

Pittsburgh hasn't beaten the Patriots since the 2011 regular season, so there's no question the Patriots have to be a nagging pain for the Steelers. But wherever that value might settle, it just went up a little after he was finally able to participate in drills during the Steelers' mandatory minicamp, which is a not insignificant event for the new face in the locker room, regardless of how many years he might have already put in around the league. (more...)
NBA Awards show: Mike D'Antoni wins NBA Coach of the Year NBA Awards show: Mike D'Antoni wins NBA Coach of the Year
- June 28, 2017

Houston won 55 games in the regular season to earn the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference. Green beat out two-time defending champ Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. D'Antoni engineered an offense that set the National Basketball Association record for the most 3-pointers made in a season with 1,181. Draymond Green is the Defensive Player of the Year, ending Kawhi Leonard's two-year reign. (more...)
RB Leipzig set the asking price for Liverpool target Keita RB Leipzig set the asking price for Liverpool target Keita
- June 28, 2017

Liverpool's swoop for Keita could send the wrong message although any fee about €30m will surely be too good for Leipzig to reject? Reports on Thursday fuelled an excitement amongst Reds as it was suggested Keita has indicated a desire to leave RB Leipzig in the transfer window and that a move would be possible were his £70million price-tag met. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo closes in on Puskas' record Cristiano Ronaldo closes in on Puskas' record
- June 28, 2017

Chile secured its semifinal berth with a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Australia on Sunday, and the team will have only two days of rest before facing Portugal on Wednesday in Kazan . Raphael Guerreiro is also still recovering from a left ankle blow he suffered in the 1-0 win over Russian Federation. Portugal's defence has been further damaged by the suspension to Pepe , with the experienced centre-back serving a one-game ban for collecting two yellow cards in the group stage. (more...)
US coach Bruce Arena names squad to face Ghana US coach Bruce Arena names squad to face Ghana
- June 27, 2017

Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez , who has played for Mexico's Under-20 and Under-23 teams, was on the 40-man preliminary roster announced June 3, but his request for change in association has not yet been approved by FIFA. "They need to know me, I need to know them". "It's an incredible honor to represent the United States for the first time, and I want to thank everyone who has helped me make this goal a reality", Dwyer said. (more...)
Saints' Fairley ruled out for 2017 because of heart symptoms Saints' Fairley ruled out for 2017 because of heart symptoms
- June 27, 2017

It was reported June 10 that a red flag was raised after physical examinations by Saints doctors and at least one heart specialist, all agreeing things changed over a 12-month period. "The second opinion was a little different, and he's getting a third opinion or he's already gotten a third opinion, we're waiting on that opinion". After consulting multiple doctors, the Saints placed him on the NFI. (more...)
Juan Carlos Osorio hails Mexico's 'resilience' in defeat of hosts Russian Federation Juan Carlos Osorio hails Mexico's 'resilience' in defeat of hosts Russian Federation
- June 26, 2017

Hosts Russia have been eliminated from the FIFA Confederations Cup after losing 2-1 to Mexico at the Kazan Arena in Group A today. European champion Portugal showed 95th-ranked New Zealand the respect of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and other stars when rest was an option. (more...)
Jazz send pick and forward Trey Lyles to Denver Jazz send pick and forward Trey Lyles to Denver
- June 26, 2017

The only pick the organization kept was the 55th, which it used to select Gonzaga point guard Nigel Williams-Goss. Mitchell was honored on the All-ACC first team, All-ACC Defensive team, USBWA All-District IV team and NABC All-District 2 first team. (more...)
How to watch Halle Open Final online How to watch Halle Open Final online
- June 26, 2017

These two have split the only two meetings with Zverev winning the 2016 Halle Open and Federer winning the 2016 Rome Masters. Zverev, who had lost his first eight matches against top-10 players then beaten seven of the next 11 - including Federer in the semi-finals here previous year - encountered the Swiss on one of his magical days. (more...)
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016 AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016
- June 26, 2017

The analysis found Republicans won 56 percent of the votes in Ohio's Statehouse races but 66 percent of the seats. But many Democratic candidates will be facing a stacked deck as Virginia is one of several states where favorably drawn districts have given Republicans a measurable advantage in past elections, an Associated Press analysis shows. (more...)
Coyotes add 3 players to cap wild week Coyotes add 3 players to cap wild week
- June 25, 2017

Sometimes you hit, sometimes you miss. Arizona also needed a No. 1 goalie after dealing Mike Smith to Calgary, so Chayka landed Antti Raanta in the same deal that sent the No. One of the biggest goals for Arizona for years has been to find an elite, top-line center and Stepan could be the player to fill that role. "Our organization has been searching for a true number one center for over a decade and we are confident that he can be that for us". (more...)
USA military community in Japan offers support after USS Fitzgerald tragedy
- June 24, 2017

The two Navy leaders were struck by stories of heroism and sacrifice, both by the sailors aboard and their families back home. The Navy needs to "protect the integrity of those proceedings", he said, cautioning that "speculation, rumors, hearsay or second guessing won't be helpful". (more...)
Prosecutors propose swapping Messi's jail time with fine in tax fraud case Prosecutors propose swapping Messi's jail time with fine in tax fraud case
- June 24, 2017

The maximum fine would be around €255,500 on top of a almost €2 million fine handed down as part of last year's sentence. Spain's state prosecutor would swap jail time for a fine of €255,000 ($285,000; £224,000), which equates to €400 for each day behind bars. (more...)
Blackhawks Rumors: Chicago Makes Pair Of Trades, Could Deal Hossa's Contract
- June 24, 2017

Chicago re-acquired Brandon Saad and parted with Niklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin in a pair of surprising trades Friday, giving the Blackhawks a younger look and more cost certainty for their roster. But the departure of Hjalmarsson and Panarin creates two more holes that need to be filled. "His rookie year will always rank among the best in franchise history and his exciting style of play provided many memorable moments for our fans during his two seasons as a member of the team". (more...)
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
- June 22, 2017

As well as bringing the Spaniard " La Decima " - his 10th triumph in Paris - it was also Nadal's 15th grand slam overall, putting him outright second on the all-time list behind rival Roger Federer , who has 18. Nadal, who had taken the first set 6-2, broke early in the second and stretched his winning run of games to seven before Wawrinka managed to get on the board again. (more...)
Gennady Golovkin: Mayweather vs. McGregor is Big Business, Not Boxing Gennady Golovkin: Mayweather vs. McGregor is Big Business, Not Boxing
- June 22, 2017

Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will fight for the unified middleweight championship September 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather will fight Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas. "If you want to watch a true fight, true boxing fight and you respect boxing, watch my fight with Canelo ". I think Diaz's fight was one of the most profitable fights of all time, from what I've been told. (more...)
Gas prices in MA down 5 cents per gallon Gas prices in MA down 5 cents per gallon
- June 21, 2017

The average North Dakota price for gas as of Monday was $2.26 per gallon, according to the automobile association. A year ago, the average price in Rhode Island was the same at $2.29 per gallon. The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia are in Atlanta ($2.19), Savannah ($2.18) and Albany ($2.12). "These low gas prices should stick around for a while until oil prices change course". (more...)
Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims
- June 20, 2017

No, the woman planting a smooch on Koepka was actress Jena Sims , the star of "Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader" and the upcoming " Sharknado 5", who happens to be Koepka's current girlfriend. Buck's broadcasting partner, Brad Faxon, soon corrected the error. There were just two problems: Edwards, now 29, is no longer at Florida State. Sims' on-screen credits include guest appearances on "One Tree Hill", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Dexter". (more...)
Germany vs Australia Preview: Youthful German squad prepare to face Socceroos test Germany vs Australia Preview: Youthful German squad prepare to face Socceroos test
- June 20, 2017

The world champions did not bring the likes of Toni Kroos , Manuel Neuer and Thomas Muller with them to Russian Federation, but Low's experimental team proved to be more-than-adequate replacements for this test as Lars Stindl , captain Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka all found the net. (more...)