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Sean Burke, Willie Desjardins to lead Canada's Olympic hockey squad

Sean Burke, Willie Desjardins to lead Canada's Olympic hockey squad During their time in Saskatoon, the tandem helped the Huskies to the 1983 national championship in Moncton, where Desjardins was named tournament MVP. "The thing that impressed me most about Willie and his teams is how hard they play for him", said Burke during the announcement at Hockey Canada headquarters in Calgary. [Full Article...]

Li makes history - and Masters field

Li makes history - and Masters field Grace was only thinking about trying to get through the third round without a bogey. "I was just so in the zone of playing hole after hole". "It is unbelievable actually". Grace added: "It's special, it really is". "But I was really sorry for her". When Phil Mickelson missed a 62 by fractions at last year's Open , with a last-hole lip-out, he claimed to have been denied by malevolent outside fo... [Full Article...]

Giants third baseman Eduardo Nunez traded to Boston Red Sox

But perhaps the bulk of Nunez's time with the Sox is to be spent at third base, where he fits as a right-handed complement to the left-handed hitting Devers in a platoon. The veteran infielder was pulled in the fifth inning and was later seen on television shaking hands with several teammates in the Giants' clubhouse. It's the first win by a Giants starting pitcher since July 5. [Full Article...]

Liriano gets first win in three starts, Jays beat A's 4-2

Liriano gets first win in three starts, Jays beat A's 4-2 Valdez (1-0), making his first start and fifth appearance as a Blue Jay, allowed five hits, one walk and one run. With less than a week remaining until Monday's Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, Atkins says the front office's focus has shifted from this year to the next when it comes to considering improvements to the struggling lineup. [Full Article...]

110 of 111 former National Football League players' brains have CTE disorder, study shows

110 of 111 former National Football League players' brains have CTE disorder, study shows McKee said at the time that: "Even though he was only 27, he played 16 years of football , and we're finding over and over that it's the duration of exposure to football that gives you a high risk for CTE". It should also be noted that the study doesn't determine exactly how common CTE is among players, nor does it make it clear how many years playing football could lead to a player b... [Full Article...]

Brock Lesnar Says 'Anytime, Anywhere' Regarding Possible Jon Jones Superfight

Brock Lesnar Says 'Anytime, Anywhere' Regarding Possible Jon Jones Superfight Jones will look to regain the UFC light heavyweight championship title in a rematch against Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214 . While White went on to say that he was upset with Jones for pulling out of last summer's aforementioned event, he was still complimentary of Jones, who has 22 wins in 23 career MMA fights. [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp Is Not Happy With Jose Mourinho's Comments About Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp Is Not Happy With Jose Mourinho's Comments About Liverpool Mourinho has identified two positions in his team that he feels he needs to strengthen and suggested that with the arrival of two new faces, United's transfer window will be complete. Romelu Lukaku should not be compared to Lionel Messi but will be a highly successful signing for Manchester United , according to Kevin De Bruyne, his Belgium team-mate. [Full Article...]

Patriots wideout Andrew Hawkins opts to retire

Patriots wideout Andrew Hawkins opts to retire Hawkins, 31, played 74 games over six seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns . "I don't want to just go to the National Football League, I want to go and I want to contribute to a team winning". Additionally, Brandin Cooks , Chris Hogan , and Malcolm Mitchell all appeared to be ahead of Hawkins entering camp. Despite Hawkins' retirement, the Patriots should still be ... [Full Article...]

Mourinho's plan to 'rebuild' Manchester United enticed Lukaku

Mourinho's plan to 'rebuild' Manchester United enticed Lukaku Jose Mourinho , never an advocate of playing two up top throughout his managerial career, has experimented with fielding two instead of one to lead the line on quite a few occasions at United-most notably in the 2-0 win against Chelsea at Old Trafford , when Lingard provided the ideal foil for Rashford's early goal that set the tone for the day. [Full Article...]

Big Ten announces 6-year partnership with ESPN and Fox Sports

Big Ten announces 6-year partnership with ESPN and Fox Sports It's not clear which one will step up as the biggest challenger. "And I think the Big Ten East right now is every bit as strong as I can remember the SEC East". Each network will get about 25 football games and 50 basketball games per year under the deal. "And what we will do is allow our schools at least the opportunity to schedule an FCS game in years where they have four conference games", he s... [Full Article...]

Vincent Kompany hopes Bernardo Silva, Benjamin Mendy fit in at City

Vincent Kompany hopes Bernardo Silva, Benjamin Mendy fit in at City Both players were crucial to Monaco's success last season when they won the French title and reached the semifinals of the Champions League - knocking out City on the way. Given the expected competition for places between the new arrivals at full-back, Danilo's versatility is a bonus for City. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss had already lured England right-back Walker to the Etihad... [Full Article...]

Newspaper: CM foresees failure of those seeking PM's ouster

Newspaper: CM foresees failure of those seeking PM's ouster In response to another significant question posed to the participants of the survey, 59 per cent people expressed their willingness to accept Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif (PM's brother) as a replacement of the prime minister. "Janay do janay do Mian sahib (Nawaz Sharif) janay do, aur aanay do aanay do Mian Shahbaz Sharif ko aanay do (Mian sahib let it go (step down) and allow Shahbaz Sha... [Full Article...]

Frazier's run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2

Frazier's run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2 Unfortunately, things didn't go as Frazier would've liked as he somehow hit into a run-scoring triple play. Eventually, the mistake cost the team as we got a 6-3-4 triple play with a pickle caught in between. The Yankees, meanwhile, are just 1-4 in their last five home games but have taken five of six when a team starts a right-hander. The rookie left-hander lost his no-hit bid two pitches int... [Full Article...]

Manchester United transfer report

Manchester United transfer report Spalletti added : "From my point of view, it's very simple: Ivan's an important player for me, after that you have to ask him how he's dealing with the interest from Manchester United ". But Woodward has again struggled to get some of the deals over the line as he finds it hard to reign in the valuations other clubs have put on their stars. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government proposes mandatory drone registrations and safety awareness tests

United Kingdom government proposes mandatory drone registrations and safety awareness tests Twenty-two incidents involving drones , balloons or unknown objects were investigated by the UK Airprox Board from January to April this year. No details on implementation, or a timeline on when the new rules will be in force, were posted alongside the notice, so it remains unclear how long drone owners in the United Kingdom have before they will have to put their names on the list. [Full Article...]

The Open: Branden Grace shoots 62 to make golf history

The Open: Branden Grace shoots 62 to make golf history And there were plenty of low scores offered on this day at Royal Birkdale. Spieth looked up from his ball, curious about the cause of the cheers. Spieth's final five holes, lurching from hands on his head to bottom of a dune to behind the Titleist trucks and onto the practice range - potential Jean van de Velde territory - spoke to what sets him apart from the rest. [Full Article...]

Antalyaspor confirm bid for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere

Antalyaspor confirm bid for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere Wilshere, an England global, is undoubtedly talented, but a consecution of injuries have resulted in him dropping out of Arsene Wenger's plans going forward - with the Evening Standard quoting club president Ali Safak Ozturk calling the move "difficult" this week. [Full Article...]

How £58m Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata played on his debut vs Bayern

How £58m Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata played on his debut vs Bayern Chelsea were handed some sort of a lifeline when Nigeria worldwide, Victor Moses , provided an assist to Marco Alonso who scored late to make the first half end 3-1 in favour of Bayern Munich . "There are very good players here and I think we can do something wonderful this year", the Spaniard added. Bayern suffered a humiliating 4-0 loss to AC Milan in a Shenzhen friendly on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Katie Ledecky becomes first woman to win 12 gold medals

Katie Ledecky becomes first woman to win 12 gold medals Ledecky also helped the United States to a brilliant gold in the women's 4x100m relay - which included a world record for Swede Sarah Sjostrom for the 100m freestyle - as the American quartet ruined Olympic champions Australia's title defense. [Full Article...]

Stunningly scary news about the National Football League and CTE

Stunningly scary news about the National Football League and CTE While alarming, the JAMA's summary of the study notes that the study, "lacked a comparison group that is representative of all individuals exposed to American football at the college or professional level, precluding estimation of the risk of participation in football and neuropathological outcomes". [Full Article...]


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