• Lou Lamoriello will not return as Maple Leafs' general manager next season

    Lou Lamoriello will not return as Maple Leafs' general manager next season

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    Shanahan told media Monday he did not have a timetable for hiring a new GM, but with Lamoriello staying on as an advisor, the transition between Lamoriello and his replacement will be smooth and productive. The former National Hockey League forward has continued to oversee Toronto's pro scouting, amateur scouting and player evaluation departments and is credited for the team's successful drafts in recent years that have seen several players graduate to the National Hockey League, including ...
  • Lukaku's foot injury a concern

    Lukaku's foot injury a concern

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    And Mourinho revealed his concern over the Belgian's fitness for the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 19. Some supporters have also been left disgruntled with Mourinho's alleged defensive tactics and his handling of United's most valuable asset, Paul Pogba.
  • Conor McGregor's coach: I'm sure we'll see that fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Conor McGregor's coach: I'm sure we'll see that fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

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    The UFC is waiting to see what happens in NY before they decide what to do with McGregor, yet it would seem they're cooling on punishing him in order to hopefully have his services return before the end of the year. Video footage appeared to show McGregor throwing a hand truck through the window of the bus. The 29-year-old was released on bail but is scheduled to return for a hearing on 14 June.
  • Dallas Cowboys select CSU's Michael Gallup in third round of NFL Draft

    Dallas Cowboys select CSU's Michael Gallup in third round of NFL Draft

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    During the draft process, it was very clear that the Cowboys had interest in the Boise State linebacker. Three days ago, I used this space to talk about the looming inevitability of Leighton Vander Esch , Dallas Cowboy . He also ran track and played basketball, where he averaged 29.4 points per game as a senior. Gallup became the fourth CSU player ever to be named a consensus All-American, joining Mike Bell (1978), Greg Myers (1995) and Rashard Higgins (2014).
  • It's IN for top recruit IN Hoosier State, Romeo Langford

    It's IN for top recruit IN Hoosier State, Romeo Langford

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    Kyle Guy, Caleb Swanigan, Trey Lyles, Zak Irvin, Glenn Robinson, Marquis Teague, Deshaun Thomas, D.J. Byrd and Tyler Zeller all opted to attend college elsewhere. Basketball in seven years to commit to the Hoosiers. It's hard to see how this won't work out wonderfully for him and IN next season. "At 6'5" and 191 pounds, Langford has a college-ready body that can instantly transform IU's roster for next season.
  • Stephen Curry will return to Warriors lineup for Game 2

    Stephen Curry will return to Warriors lineup for Game 2

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    Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Stephen Curry-who was upgraded to " probable " for Game 2-won't be on a minutes restriction when he returns to the court. However, it is a good thing for the Warriors to get him back and up to speed for what should be an eventual Western Conference Finals matchup with the Houston Rockets.
  • Five keys to Raptors' success in Round 2 series against the Cavaliers

    Five keys to Raptors' success in Round 2 series against the Cavaliers

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    In the short time frame that exists for the Cleveland Cavaliers to savor their Game 7 victory over the Indiana Pacers and get ready for Game 1 of their second-round matchup against the Toronto Raptors , J.R. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 109.2 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.2 points on 46.6 percent shooting. He has averaged 30 points in those 10 games, 8.4 rebounds and 6.2 assists, while shooting 60 per cent from the field and nearly 42 per cent from three point ...
  • Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid

    Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid

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    Last week, Trump tweeted his support for the joint bid while also cautioning it would be a "shame" if us allies lobbied against it. While Trump seems to be anxious by Morocco's FIFA World Cup bid, an article on Washington Post suggest that the United States' joint bid with Canada and Mexico might be back in the hosting contention after FIFA found Morocco to have not declared its anti-LGBT laws to the soccer governing body on an unexpected inspection in the country last week.
  • Vikings exercise 5th-year option on former Michigan State CB Trae Waynes

    Vikings exercise 5th-year option on former Michigan State CB Trae Waynes

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    The move was made Monday by the Vikings, who drafted Waynes with the 11th overall pick in the first round in 2015. BC-FBN-Vikings-Newman, 143 Vikings re-sign Terence Newman , NFL's oldest on defenseEds: APNewsNow. He recorded two interceptions, 65 total tackles one sack, and 11 passes defended last season. Newman has 205 career starts. Holmes, a 270-pound defensive end at Ohio State, likely will play inside for the Vikings.
  • One GM was reportedly only willing to trade up for Baker Mayfield

    One GM was reportedly only willing to trade up for Baker Mayfield

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    That was one of the biggest stories of draft weekend. He was one of 13 players charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief after they were accused of entering a dorm room and taking $2,400 worth of items. The Browns took Ohio State's Denzel Ward with the fourth overall pick of the draft on Thursday. This offseason, Browns coach Hue Jackson has repeatedly declared trade-acquisition Tyrod Taylor will be the starting quarterback for the September 9 season opener at home against the ...
  • Sabathia shuts down Angels, lead Yankees to 9th straight win

    Sabathia shuts down Angels, lead Yankees to 9th straight win

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    BC-BBA-Yankees-Angels, 392Sanchez homers, Sabathia stays solid, Yanks win 9th straightAP Photo ANS105, ANS104, ANS106, ANS103, ANS102, ANS114, ANS110, ANS113, ANS115Eds: APNewsNow. The Yankees are starting left-hander C.C. Sabathia on Sunday, so Valbuena will take a seat. He has allowed just one earned run in three starts since returning from a right hip injury.
  • Browns draft pick profile: Simeon Thomas

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    It was written here the day after his selection that Manziel "need only be something more than a JaMarcus Russell or Ryan Leaf - a huge bust - to enter the national conscience". 4. Mayfield said he wouldn't have become the top pick if he hadn't made strides in maturity and humility. Watch every draft pick now. The Browns will again pick first on Day 2 of the National Football League draft.
  • Roberto Firmino agrees new long-term deal at Liverpool

    Roberto Firmino agrees new long-term deal at Liverpool

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    With 27 goals and 16 assists this season, Firmino has nearly been directly involved in 50 goals this season, truly cementing himself as one of the Premier League's most talented players. "I am very, very happy here", the Brazilian continued. 'Everything fits in the best possible way. "They are excellent footballers with a lot of quality and I am grateful to play beside them".
  • Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners

    Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners

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    When: 1:10 p.m. Where: Progressive Field. With a new outfielder potentially on the way, the Cleveland Indians will host the Seattle Mariners on Thursday in the opener of a four-game series. "He's amazingly consistent", Francona said. "It was hard to understand why we would lose a run there". Umpire crew chief Mark Wegner asked for a replay review since it dealt with the boundaries of the field.
  • Mourinho keen on remaining ManU boss for a long time

    Mourinho keen on remaining ManU boss for a long time

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    Arsene Wenger the Manager waves to the crowd before the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester , England. Mourinho wasn't sure about the seriousness of the Belgium striker's injury, with the FA Cup final against Chelsea three weeks away and the World Cup just over six weeks away.
  • Pochettino sidesteps questions on Spurs future

    Pochettino sidesteps questions on Spurs future

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    But Pochettino, targeting Champions League qualification for a third straight year, said his approach would not change as he strives to take the club to the next level and win silverware after a barren decade. At today's press conference ahead of the visit of Watford to Wembley on Monday, Pochettino responded to questions about what he thought of the tweet.