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Could Kevin Shattenkirk help stabilize the Winnipeg Jets defence?

Wednesday  15:16,   24 may 2017
MSN

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Safety-turned-neurosurgeon Rolle regrets playing through concussions

Wednesday  15:16,   24 may 2017
theScore

If we're making bets on who might solve the NFL's concussion problem, former Tennessee Titans safety-turned-neurosurgeon Myron Rolle might be the favorite. He's got plenty of experience. Related: Former NFL safety Myron Rolle graduates[...]

Getzlaf gets GoFundMe support after fine

Wednesday  15:16,   24 may 2017
Leader Post

A crowdfunding effort is supporting Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, who received a $10,000 fine for apparently using a homophobic slur during a playoff hockey game The GoFundMe page, which was created Saturday by a California man, is trying to[...]

Elliotte Friedman reports Colorado Avalanche are talking to Kyle Dubas

Wednesday  15:16,   24 may 2017
MSN

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Anthony Alford’s first MLB hit a special memento for his mom

Wednesday  14:32,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

The ball from Anthony Alford’s first major-league hit has already found a permanent home. The 22-year-old Toronto Blue Jays outfielder, who was called up from double-A on Friday, recorded his first career hit in the top of the seventh against the[...]

Donaldson, Tulowitzki have strong outings during rehab assignment

Wednesday  14:32,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

Not only did the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday, but Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki both had strong outings in a rehab game.Donaldson was 2-for-3 with one RBI, while Tulowitzki had a solo home run against the Fort Myers[...]

Mike Babcock’s philosophy of development: ‘Arrive when you’re ready; be good right away’

Wednesday  13:41,   24 may 2017
MSN

Mike Babcock’s philosophy of development: ‘Arrive when you’re ready; be good right away’Sportsnet did an intermission interview with Maple Leafs’ coach Mike Babcock at the Memorial Cup this past weekend. Babcock is there as part of his spring tour[...]

Kyrie put Cavs on his back when it mattered most

Wednesday  13:40,   24 may 2017
USA TODAY

Kyrie put Cavs on his back when it mattered most USA TODAY See more videos SHARE SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL What to watch next Boston Celtics focused on slowing LeBron James in Game 4 of East finals [...]

‘Cyborg’ faces charges after hitting fellow UFC fighter at athlete retreat

Wednesday  12:46,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

‘Cyborg’ faces charges after hitting fellow UFC fighter at athlete retreatCristiane “Cyborg” Justino, the consensus top pound-for-pound fighter in women’s mixed martial arts, is facing misdemeanour battery charges after striking strawweight Angela[...]

Big Papi: I wanted to kill Pierzynski when we played together

Wednesday  10:53,   24 may 2017
theScore

Big Papi: I wanted to kill Pierzynski when we played together ," Big Papi said of his former teammate.Of course, it didn't stay that way. "I was going through some tough time at some point and he was the one that was there for me," Ortiz said. "It[...]

Anderson ties Senators record for all-time postseason wins

Wednesday  10:52,   24 may 2017
theScore

Anderson ties Senators record for all-time postseason winsThe victory came after a forgettable Game 5 performance in which he was yanked after allowing four goals on 14 shots in a 7-0 blowout loss on his 36th[...]

O.J. Simpson up for parole, could be released this year

Wednesday  09:56,   24 may 2017
theScore

O.J. Simpson is set to face a parole hearing this summer after spending nearly a decade behind bars and could be released before the year is over, according to multiple reports. O.J. Simpson is set to face a parole hearing this summer after [...]

NHL playoffs: Sens owner disturbed crucial Game 6 may not sell out

Wednesday  09:56,   24 may 2017
Sporting News

Eugene Melnyk is a bit concerned his team won't get the full support it needs. The Senators owner finds it surprising that the Canadian Tire Centre, as of mid-day Tuesday, had yet to sell out that night's crucial Game 6 matchup against the[...]

Ben Kuzma: Malhotra hoping Canucks draw on his coaching savvy

Wednesday  09:21,   24 may 2017
The Province

Ben Kuzma: Malhotra hoping Canucks draw on his coaching savvyFor the Vancouver Canucks, that task falls somewhere in the middle, because continuity and familiarity to chart the direction of the rebuild are imperative after Willie Desjardins was[...]

Shots fired! Jordan Eberle's practice habits called out by Edmonton Oilers insider

Wednesday  09:21,   24 may 2017
Edmonton Journal

Shots fired! Jordan Eberle's practice habits called out by Edmonton Oilers insiderRemenda started off saying that with Eberle’s $6 million per year salary, he’d trade him[...]