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Sabres hire Phil Housley as Head Coach

Sabres hire Phil Housley as Head Coach

Coming off of a very successful season in Nashville where the Predators qualified for their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history, Housley will now get a chance to prove that he can run an National Hockey League team as a head coach, rather than an assistant. Read More

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Clippers, city of Inglewood negotiate on proposed new arena

Jerry West is in the NBA's DNA. West played 14 years for the Lakers , earning the nickname "Mr". Not that West was not active with the Warriors , he just likes to accept and take on new challenges. West praised Ballmer, furthermore, he stated that Ballmer is a victor he is a person who wants to win and hopefully he could help out in some aspects of making decisions. Read More

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Leeds to appoint former Spain striker

Leeds to appoint former Spain striker

One of the first tasks Christiansen will face is adding to his current squad that finished seventh in the Sky Bet Championship last season, with hope it will be enough for Leeds to break into the top-six next year. The Whites had been linked with Victor Sanchez, Alan Pardew, Quique Flores and most recently Fernando Hierro , but in the end the club has fooled us all by going left field with Christiansen , who didn't even feature in the betting until the very last second at 1/10! That ... Read More

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What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky

I'm here to play golf. There's a term for guys who do well historically at certain places: "Horse for the Course". The USGA aims to make the U.S. Open the toughest test in golf annually, and Erin Hills is a monster at 7,693 yards (par 72), making it the second-longest host of the tournament ever. Read More

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Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton as Russia Probe Turns to Him

It was a surprise move from the Clinton campaign's Twitter account, which hasn't been active since a day before the 2016 election when Clinton lost to now-President Trump. Trump responded to reports he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched earth defense: claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling into question the probity of his accusers. Read More

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Ostapenko wins first major title at Roland Garros

Ostapenko wins first major title at Roland Garros

I was 3-0 down [in the second set] but I was fighting for every point. "Of course", she said, "I didn't expect that when I came here". "This will be tough for sure but I think she will regroup and she'll be a better player for it". The last player, male or female, to win their first career title at a major was Gustavo Kuerten in 1997 - incredibly on the Ostapenko was born, so perhaps it was just fate. Read More

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Fleury waives NMC, will be exposed to Vegas

Fleury waives NMC, will be exposed to Vegas

Fans lined the streets during the parade before moving on to a mass gathering at Point State Park. At their parade one year ago coach Mike Sullivan ended his speech by saying "let's do this again next year". Pittsburgh Penguins fan Matt Nesbella, center, of Pittsburgh , waits for the start of the Penguins' NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade in Pittsburgh , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . Read More

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Warriors take rubber series for 2nd title in 3 years

Warriors take rubber series for 2nd title in 3 years

Three-point jump shots, points in the paint, and a tight defense gave them the lead going into the fourth quarter . Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench and stingy defense on James in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy Finals that many had stamped on the calendar from the moment Durant departed Oklahoma City to join Curry and Co. Read More

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Two Alabama players selected in Major League Baseball draft

Joining the selections of Tide signees Bubba Thompson and Jacob Heatherly, who were taken in the first two days of the draft, three more members of Alabama's 2017 signing class were picked Wednesday. The 40-round draft is ongoing throughout Wednesday, and a number of Quakers still have potential to get picked up, including the 2016 Ivy Player of the Year, Tim Graul. Read More

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Hamilton and Bottas race to one-two in Canada

Hamilton and Bottas race to one-two in Canada

While Mercedes quickly rediscovered their mojo, they will need to keep it with Vettel leading Hamilton in the drivers' championship by 12 points. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP). Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was third for the third straight week, celebrating on the podium by drinking champagne out of his race-worn shoe. The post-race awards to the top three were presented by Britsh actor Patrick Stewart. Read More

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Golden State Warriors take NBA title

Durant pumped in 39 points and the Warriors won their second championship in three seasons by taking Game 5 of the finals, 129-120 over the Cavaliers . "It was just ridiculous", Curry said. James had 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. "I'm just so happy to be a part of it, man. He's had an incredible career, but he just took it to the next level", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Read More

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Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

The only outlier in that span was Los Angeles' 2014 win over the New York Rangers that was decided on Alec Martinez's double-overtime goal in Game Five at Staples Center. If Crosby brought his "A" game, Pekka Rinne once again brought his road game. I know that our guys understand the importance of that short-term focus, just staying in the moment, and I think it's arguably the most important for the goaltending position because of the importance of that position. Read More

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Manchester United agree transfer of Benfica's Lindelof

Manchester United agree transfer of Benfica's Lindelof

Speaking on Wednesday, Southgate lamented the 3-2 loss, and told reporters "We have got some young players coming through that have got really good potential and can be exciting, but there is no shortcut". Zlatan scored 17 goals in the Premier League this season. In defence, Mourinho now boasts an impressive array of options with Lindelof joining the likes of Eric Bailly, Marcos Rojo , Chris Smalling , Phil Jones and Daley Blind. Read More

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England, France Unite With Britpop

England, France Unite With Britpop

France: Hugo Lloris 6, Benjamin Mendy 6, Djibril Sidibe 8, Raphael Varane 5, Samuel Umtiti 8, Paul Pogba 7, N'Golo Kante 7, Thomas Lemar 8, Ousmane Dembele 9, Kylian Mbappe 8, Olivier Giroud 7. "We have been competitive in all three games but we needed to play at our absolute limits to stay in all of those matches and that has shown in the end", Southgate said. Read More

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Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

On the way to his first NBA Championship, Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, including a five-of-eight showing from three-point range, to go along with seven rebounds , five assists and one steal. James had a spectacular series, averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds , and 10 assists . That would be all the noise Thompson would make as he would score 13 points in game 4 and 11 points on Monday in game 5. Read More

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US Open at Erin Hills: New course generates mixed views from players

Open that starts Thursday, and one more day for the USGA to order the lengthy fescue that lines the fairways at the first-time U.S. Open venue to be shaved back on four holes. He was forced withdraw from the US Masters in April after injuring his back in fall at his Augusta residence. "When someone has cancer and you don't know whether or not they're going to survive or what the outcome is going to happen - and plus with my mom, who sacrificed a lot for me to be in this position ... Read More

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Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

France went ahead just befor half-time when Heaton again saved from Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund, but Monaco's Djibril Sidibe netted from the loose ball. TOM HEATON: Rewarded for his fine campaign at Burnley with a first global start in which he produced a string of fine saves. England impressed in March's narrow 1-0 defeat in Germany, having been held to a 2-2 draw by Spain at Wembley after conceding twice late on last November. Read More

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Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

Durant scored more than 30 points in each game as he fully vindicated his decision to leave Oklahoma City to play in California. "I ain't got to say nothing", Durant said , as if that was all he had to say. "From my eyes, they're built to last a few years". The game-changing spurt ended with a scuffle when Golden State's David West shoved Irving as he tried to grab the ball away. Read More

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USGA pledges no repeat of rules gaffe from last US Open

USGA pledges no repeat of rules gaffe from last US Open

So coming up with a winning score, never mind a victor, is perhaps a little more hard than in past years. For someone who is driving the ball as phenomenally as Johnson , all this is fodder for low score. Good luck, guys. You're going to need it. So the longer guys are going to have choices to make on many tees. Walker shot 14 under to win by one. "Bottom line? I wouldn't completely eliminate the possibility of a medium-length hitter winning. Read More

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Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

But for the teams who all strive for the same thing, this conundrum exists in both conferences. The third time around, there was no doubt. The Cleveland Cavaliers' bid to defend their National Basketball Association championship ended in defeat Monday night, as the Golden State Warriors prevailed 129-120 to win the league championship series in five games. Read More

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A look at the victims of the congressional baseball practice shooting

As one lawmaker would later note, it could have been a vehicle backfiring. The shooting took place at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray neighbourhood of Alexandria , across the Potomac River from Washington . "I saw the officer get hit, kind of slumping near the SUV", Filous said. "We do it for really three reasons". Three officers from the Capitol Hill force were on the scene, two of them assigned to Scalise because of his position in House leadership. Read More

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Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals Win Takes Social Media by Storm

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. The Warriors superstar joined the likes of such league legends that the only respectable way to list them is by era. "We've learned from everything we've been through to bring (the trophy) back home", Curry said. Read More

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Trump willing to testify, won't say if tapes of Comey talks exist

At a second meeting in February, Trump dismissed all other officials so he was again alone with Comey. The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Read More

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Birmingham sign goalkeeper David Stockdale

Birmingham sign goalkeeper David Stockdale

Instead, Stockdale has chose to leave the club at the end of his current deal, which expires this month, and join Birmingham on a three-year deal which keeps him at St Andrew's until 2020. And this led to a race to sign Stockdale, with reports suggesting plenty of Premier League teams were trying to sign him. Harry Redknapp, the Birmingham manager, wants to add experience to a side who narrowly avoided relegation from the Championship last season. Read More

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