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Sep 23

Cowboys beat Roosters in NRL preliminary final

Nothing short of a boilover, you’d have to say. The story is about the Cowboys, who are playing with both verve and steel at the most important part of the season. They’re genuinely getting better. Every plaudit you read about Michael Morgan this week will be deserved. It’s well worth forgetting

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Sep 23

NBA Training Camps 2017: Start Dates, Schedules and Top Storylines to Watch

Consider yourself forgiven if you didn’t realize the NBA had an offseason in 2017. The league spent the summer spinning from one blockbuster transaction to the next. The Oklahoma City Thunder beefed up their security around Russell Westbrook, the Association’s reigning MVP. James Harden now has

Permanent link to this article: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2734517-nba-training-camps-2017-start-dates-schedules-and-top-storylines-to-watch?src=rss

Sep 23

Blues take first bite, win opener against Sharks

ST. LOUIS—Brian Elliott had another standout game in net, David Backes and Jori Lehtera had goals and the St. Louis Blues opened their first Western Conference final in 15 years with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. Tomas Hertl scored on a first-period deflection for the Sharks

Permanent link to this article: https://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/2016/05/15/blues-take-first-bite-win-opener-against-sharks.html?src=rss

Sep 23

Cubs’ bats break out to tie NLCS vs. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES—Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell and the rest of the Chicago Cubs’ bats broke out in a big way. Rizzo homered and ended a post-season slump with three RBIs, Russell’s two-run drive highlighted a four-run fourth that stopped Chicago’s 21-inning scoreless streak, and the Cubs routed

Permanent link to this article: https://www.thestar.com/sports/baseball/2016/10/20/cubs-bats-break-out-to-tie-nlcs-vs-dodgers.html?src=rss

Sep 23

NBA scheduling change means no Canada Series games this fall

Stretching out the NBA’s regular season and condensing the exhibition season has caused some temporary collateral damage for Canada. With the start of the regular season moved up two weeks this October and most teams cutting back from seven or eight pre-season games to four or five, there will be

Permanent link to this article: https://www.thestar.com/sports/basketball/2017/08/03/nba-scheduling-change-means-no-canada-series-games-this-fall.html?src=rss

Sep 23

Yost plans return as Royals manager in 2018

ESPN.com news services Royals manager Ned Yost says he plans to return for 2018, the final season on his contract and his ninth with Kansas City. “Was there ever a question about it?” the 63-year-old Yost said Friday. “One more year, two more years, we’ll see what happens.” The

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Sep 23

Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China

The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in penalties to win both of the NHL’s first preseason games in China. Saturday’s game in Beijing caps a push by the National Hockey League to popularize the sport in China ahead of the country’s hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Game

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Sep 23

Report: Carmelo Anthony “heavily considering” adding Portland to trade list

Portland’s stars Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum have been very public in their recruitment of Anthony.

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Sep 23

Jets CB Buster Skrine fined for unnecessary roughness vs. Raiders

Even the hits the Jets didn’t miss last week were costly. Just ask Buster Skrine. The New York cornerback was fined $24,309 after being called for unnecessary roughness against the Raiders last Sunday. Skrine’s infraction came on a helmet-to-helmet hit on Raiders running back DeAndre Washington

Permanent link to this article: http://jetswire.usatoday.com/2017/09/23/jets-cb-buster-skrine-fined-for-unnecessary-roughness-vs-raiders/?src=rss

Sep 23

NFL Broadcasting Stocks Slump As Protests Rise And TV Ratings Slump

During the past month the overall stock market is up more than 2% but shares of companies that broadcast NFL games–Comcast, Walt Disney, Fox, CBS–are all down between 1% to 8%. The NFL is now a hotbed of protests–a carry over from last year that began when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

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Sep 23

Ravens’ European fans excited team finally spreading its wings overseas

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer Close University of Maryland graduate Lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and son Follow on Twitter LONDON –- Every year, from his home in Saint-Claude, France, Sebastien Juliard would wait in anticipation for the announcement of which NFL teams would play in England

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Sep 23

Early returns good for Brandon Marshall, Broncos’ run defense

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer Close Covered Broncos for nine years for Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Previously covered Steelers, Bills and Titans Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 1999 Follow on Twitter ENGLEWOOD, Co…

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Sep 23

Biggest Week 3 NFL questions, stats and predictions

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com Follow on Twitter Taking a spin around the NFL to get you ready for Week 3, starting with a look at high-powered offenses…

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Sep 23

Panthers still wary of Drew Brees even though Saints are 0-2

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Panthers, NFL for 11 years More than 25 years experience covering NFL, college football and NASCAR Joined ESPN in 2006 Follow on Twitter CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Pro Bowl linebacker Luke Kuechly couldn’t think of one play Drew Brees made against the Carolina

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Sep 23

Chuck Pagano’s job seat will get hotter if winless Colts lose to lowly Cleveland

Mike Wells: This was the question I was asked most by fans Friday. It wouldn’t be in my best interest to speculate on what Chuck Pagano’s job status would be if the Indianapolis Colts lose to the Cleveland Browns and drop to 0-3 for the first time under him as coach. It’s ultimately owner

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Sep 23

What Giants offensive line should look like vs. Eagles

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — If there is any “drastic” change to to the starting offensive line when the New York Giants take the field on Sunday afternoon against the Philadelphia Eagles it is not believed to involve the left tackle position

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