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We knew that the Chicago Blackhawks would likely make a trade or two soon to help with their cap situation, but I am not sure this is what any of us had in mind. Cap space continues to be at a premium for the Hawks with Kane and a number of other core players locked up long-term. With news that Marian Hossa will be out for next season - and that his career may be over - thanks to a skin disorder, Chicago is left with his contract without any production.
  • Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

    Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

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    John's Sea Dogs, Beaulieu split time between Montreal and their AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs. The nail in the coffin was Beaulieu being a healthy scratch during Game 6 of the first round of the postseason against the New York Rangers .
  • Victor Martinez placed on DL with irregular heartbeat

    Victor Martinez placed on DL with irregular heartbeat

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    There is a little bit of an unknown factor to it, which causes more anxiety than anything else". Free Press sports writer Anthony Fenech discusses Tigers story lines, including Miguel Cabrera's ailments, Francisco Rodriguez's struggles, and Justin Verlander and Victor Martinez after Tigers' 5-3 walk-off win over the Rays on June 15, 2017.
  • Calgary Flames acquire Mike Smith

    Calgary Flames acquire Mike Smith

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    Calgary will take on Smith's $5.667 million cap hit, which expires after the 2018-19 season. It's possible Smith's numbers go up a little bit playing behind a much better team in Calgary but I still don't like this deal for the Flames. Elliott was coming off a.930 season and had led the Blues into the third round at the time of his acquisition, but could never recover from a miserable start to his tenure with the Flames and saw his numbers plummet to.910.
  • Diego Costa Talks Potential New Destinations; Praises Atletico Madrid, Rules Out China

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    Milan would not be able to meet Costa's £200,000-a-week wage demands, while Atletico are under a transfer ban until the winter transfer window. "Signing for Atletico doesn't mean that I wouldn't be playing". Costa has said he will "have to find a way out", given his relationship with Conte and the club has effectively been fractured beyond fix. Furthermore, the fact that Chelsea will now nearly certainly be losing their leading centre forward for next season, will only harden Everton's ...
  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

    Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

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    Willett shot a 9-over 81 in the first round and then withdrew before his tee time in the second round. June 14, 2017; Erin, WS, USA; With approaching lightning and storms, play is suspended during the practice for the 2017 U.S. McIlroy said: "It was just one of those days ". World number one Dustin Johnson opened defence of his U.S. Open crown with a shaky three-over 75 while number two Rory McIlroy , sidelined for much of the year with rib and back injuries, opened with an eagle but ...
  • Granderson snaps tie with 300th HR, Mets rally past Cubs 9-4

    Granderson snaps tie with 300th HR, Mets rally past Cubs 9-4

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    Curtis Granderson lifts the Mets to perhaps their most impressive win of the season, 9-4, over the Cubs . Maddon's experiment of putting first baseman Anthony Rizzo in the leadoff spot looked masterful again as Rizzo hit the first pitch he saw from Matt Harvey out of the park.
  • Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

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    The Warriors stormed to an National Basketball Association championship with a 16-1 record in the playoffs, one year after winning a record 73 games in the regular season. When I worked for the Vikings and Titans, we went into nearly every season thinking we had a shot at winning the Super Bowl. LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title past year and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if ...
  • England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

    England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

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    Chasing 237 against Sri Lanka , Pakistan looked comfortable at 92 for one but once again the middle order collapse nearly costed them a chance in the semi-final and were reduced to 162 for seven before Sarfraz and Mohammad Amir took them past the line with a spirited eighth wicket stand.
  • Kane blames poor defence for loss to France

    Kane blames poor defence for loss to France

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    Despite being a man down, France continued to push for a third goal but England goalkeeper Jack Butland did well to deny Kylian Mbappe in the 65th minute. He put exciting newcomers Mbappe, Thomas Lemar and Dembele in his starting line-up. "You have got to control possession and stay calm but I thought we looked more anxious with 10 men", Southgate told reporters.
  • Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

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    According to early morning reports , a gunman fired on members of Congress practicing baseball Wednesday morning. A staffer for U.S. Rep. Roger Williams was among those shot and wounded when a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice, and Williams himself hurt his ankle - but the other three Republican Texas congressmen.
  • CT 17: Sarfraz leads by example, takes Pakistan to the semis

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    It was his fifth boundary in 79 balls and led the joyous wicketkeeper to run a semicircle round the ground. Pakistan will hope their lucky charm of Cardiff continues as they take on title favourites and hosts England in the first semi-final on Wednesday, having blown hot and cold in the Champions Trophy tournament.
  • Premier League TV audiences down for Sky, BT

    Premier League TV audiences down for Sky, BT

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    Premier League clubs are said to be considering the option of having games played at 7:45 pm on Saturday nights. Supporters are likely to oppose the change as travelling to games will become harder compared to the current 3 pm kick-offs but the league's growing worldwide popularity is expected to provide incentive to showcase more matches.
  • Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

    Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

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    The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet for the third NBA Finals in a row. There is definitely a credible path or two to victory for Cleveland . “Its probably up there; I mean its up there, ” James admitted, adding Golden State was indeed a “high-powered team.”. Less than a month earlier, the Cavs were victorious against the Warriors in Cleveland .
  • French Open for THU JUNE 8

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    He might need another level, however, against Swiss former champion Wawrinka, who annihilated Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1. Last year, Murray prevailed on four sets but the Briton has been struggling to find his A-game this season. I think I'm playing well. Serving at 1-1, deuce in the second set Murray was bizarrely given a time violation warning by umpire Carlos Ramos after he had let an errant ball toss land - prompting an exchange of views between the pair.
  • Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

    Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

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    I enjoyed it, it was fun, it was good racing . "I did not do a great restart after the safety auto went in, but once I got on to the main straight it was all under control from there". While Mercedes celebrated a return to form, the struggles continued down the paddock at McLaren as double world champion Fernando Alonso, back from his Indianapolis 500 adventure, failed to get out of the second qualifying and will start 12th.
  • Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

    Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

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    The nine-time Roland Garros champion has been in fantastic form on clay this year, winning a 10th title at Barcelona and in Monte Carlo. The fourth seed is to meet Estonia's Anett Kontaveit for a place in round 3. Novak Djokovic faced little resistance from Marcel Granollers in first round of French Open 2017. The match on the Philippe Chatrier court has started at a high pace, with both players trading some superb shots.
  • Walters' late goal salvages draw for Ireland against Austria

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    However, O'Neill's men improved substantially after the break and Walters' equaliser earned them a point. Walters was the goal-hero at the Aviva, with the Stoke attacker latching onto a long-ball before blasting past Heinz Lindner. It's hard for us, it is and we can't afford to take the time that we did to get into the game. "I think the manager has good options, not just with the goalkeepers - talk about the centre halves, midfield..." We had a very poor opening 15 minutes, put no real ...
  • Saratogian on the Record Belmont Stakes preview podcast

    Saratogian on the Record Belmont Stakes preview podcast

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    The race was already missing Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness champion Cloud Computing. Irish War Cry , who finished 10th in the Kentucky Derby, paid $4.70 and $3.90. We were hoping he had enough when it came to crunch time. So did 86-year-old owner Isabelle de Tomaso, who has her first Belmont starter since she started owning thoroughbreds in 2003.
  • Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

    Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

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    According to thehill.com, a new report says that in light of rising tensions with President Trump, Sessions floated the idea of him resigning. Sessions announced his recusal shortly after he became attorney general and a day after The Washington Post revealed that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign and did not disclose that fact to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing.
  • Manchester United confirm signing of centre-back Victor Lindelof

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    The 22-year-old is now away with the Sweden squad ahead of their upcoming global double-header but the newspaper says he'll have his medical after the World Cup qualifier against Norway next Tuesday night. Namely, Lindelof will only undergo medical tests after representing Sweden in the 2018 World Cup qualifier against France, where Blagult are 19/4 to upset Les Bleus .