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The role of the captain in NHL has changed

With the announcement by the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday that there would be no team captain, with four alternates acting as a pseudo-captain’s committee instead, there was a bit of talk about just what the Canadiens were doing. How could they go without a captain, especially given their rich history of leaders? How can a team go forward without a clearly defined leader? You name...
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Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
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Would Scottish independence affect the Open Championship’s future?

Tiger Woods competes at the Old Course at St. Andrews’ during the 2010 Open Championship More than 700 years have passed since William Wallace and King Robert the Bruce faced off against England and their monarchs, Edward the Longshanks and son Edward II, in Scotland’s quest for independence. The tale is emblazoned in Americans minds thanks to the 1995 epic, Braveheart, which...
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NFL, NFLPA agree on revised drug policy

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to a revised drug policy, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning. Source: The @NFL and @NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new drug policy. Finally. Announcement coming. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 17, 2014 The NFL players’ union voted last week to approve a new proposal that included HGH testing...
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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, out indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that they have put running back Adrian Peterson on the NFL’s exempt/commissioner’s permission list until his child-abuse case is resolved. Peterson was indicted last week in Montgomery County, Texas, on a felony count of reckless or negligent injury to a child. This has been an ongoing and deliberate process since last Friday’s news...
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Washington Nationals clinch NL East

Your browser does not support iframes. The Washington Nationals won their second National League East title in three seasons by beating the Atlanta Braves, 3-0, at Turner Field on Tuesday night. “We are so proud of this organization,” said Ted Lerner, managing principal owner of the Nationals. “Watching them clinch their second NL East division championship in three years...
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Washington Nationals clinch NL East

Your browser does not support iframes. The Washington Nationals won their second National League East title in three seasons by beating the Atlanta Braves, 3-0, at Turner Field on Tuesday night. “We are so proud of this organization,” said Ted Lerner, managing principal owner of the Nationals. “Watching them clinch their second NL East division championship in three years...
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Baltimore Orioles clinch AL East

Your browser does not support iframes. The Baltimore Orioles earned their first American League East crown since 1997 with an 8-2 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years. Ubaldo Jimenez (5-9), making his first start in a month, retired the final 10 he...
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NFLPA appeals Ray Rice suspension

The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday. The former Baltimore Ravens running back was originally given a two-game suspension in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator. On Sept. 8, a video surfaced showing Rice punching Janay...
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Brandon Marshall rips ESPN for E:60 profile: ‘They lied to me’

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says ESPN lied to him about the E:60 piece that airs tonight. Marshall took to Twitter just before the profile aired and says ESPN and reporter Lisa Salters misled him about what the E:60 piece would entail. “E:60 is running a piece on me tonight that they lied to me about,” Marshall wrote. “It was suppose to be a story on a camp...
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Ben Roethlisberger still hurting from Courtney Upshaw’s hit

Pittsbugh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is still feeling sore after getting drilled in the chest by Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw early in the Steelers’ 26-6 loss to Baltimore on Thursday night. Roethlisberger said Tuesday on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh that the hit is the second-hardest he has absorbed in his NFL career. “I’m hurting today as much as I was...
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Does Tom Brady trust his receivers?

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that he has to do a better job establishing balance within the offense. “I think offensively we could certainly stand to get a lot more balance into our attack overall, period,” said Belichick. “We didn’t have it in the run-pass ratio in Miami and we didn’t really have enough of it in the passing game last week or really...
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Does Tom Brady trust his receivers?

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that he has to do a better job establishing balance within the offense. “I think offensively we could certainly stand to get a lot more balance into our attack overall, period,” said Belichick. “We didn’t have it in the run-pass ratio in Miami and we didn’t really have enough of it in the passing game last week or really...
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Cleveland Browns’ Terrance West proving he belongs

The Cleveland Browns selected Towson running back Terrance West with the 94th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and they thought that he could develop into a very good player in the future. While they did see the talent in him, they didn’t think that he would be forced into the starting role in just his second NFL game. Ben Tate went down with injury last week, and that forced...
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MLB announces Roberto Clemente Award nominees

Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday the names of the 30 club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award.   American League nominees include Nick Markakis of Baltimore, Craig Breslow of Boston, Paul Konerko of the Chicago White Sox, Nick Swisher of Cleveland, Justin Verlander of Detroit, Jason Castro of Houston, Eric Hosmer of Kansas City, C.J. Wilson of the...
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Rory McIlroy named PGA of America Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy,  who won the Open Championship and PGA Championship, has been named PGA of America Player of the Year. McIlroy finished No. 1 on the PGA TOUR money list and No. 3 in the FedExCup.  He has also earned his second Vardon Trophy, posting an adjusted scoring average of 68.82 through 66 complete rounds. The PGA of America Player of the Year Award is presented to the...
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Tony Stewart case sent to grand jury

The Ontario County of New York District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday that they will send evidence from its investigation into the Kevin Ward Jr.-Tony Stewart incident to a grand jury. The statement from Michael Tantillo, Ontario County District Atttorney, reads in full: “Over the past several weeks I have reviewed with members of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department...
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Waitress says Floyd Mayweather didn’t leave tip on $25K bill

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. earned $32 million on Saturday night and din’t share a penny of it with the waitress that served him $25,000 worth of booze and chicken wings, according to TMZ. Nik Nguyen told TMZ that she expected a big tip when Mayweather walked into Rehab at the Hard Rock Sunday afternoon with around 150 people. They ordered...
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Montreal Canadiens opt for captaincy by committee

It’s been a little while since the Montreal Canadiens have gone without a formal captain. When Saku Koivu left Montreal for the Anaheim Ducks in 2009, the team didn’t immediately fill the vacated role, instead opting for multiple players to wear the “A” of the alternate captain. Brian Gionta would fill the role the next season. For the 2014-15 season, it looks like the Canadiens...
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Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles ‘feel good’

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams says he feels like a new man after undergoing surgery on both ankles. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday to the New York Post. “Any time that happens, that’s bad. “[Now] they feel good. I’ve been working out hard every day, getting ready to go.” Last season, Williams...
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Brett Keisel: Change on defense needs to 'happen now'

The Pittsburgh Steelers allowed the Cleveland Browns to gain 183 yards on the ground in Week 1 and the Baltimore Ravens to gain 157 yards in Week 2. Defensive end Brett Keisel says a change needs to “happen now. ” “It’s going to take some time unfortunately, but we don’t have time,” said Keisel, via Steelers.com. “We don’t have time for this to be a natural progression...
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Foles, Sproles, McCoy rally Eagles past Colts

Nick Foles, Darren Sproles and LeSean McCoy combined for 633 yards of offense and three touchdowns to help lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 30-27 win at the Indianapolis Colts. Sproles had seven receptions for 152 yards to go along with 26 yards rushing and a touchdown.  McCoy had 79 yards rushing and a score to go with 23 yards receiving. “Without Sproles, we would be in some...
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Buffalo Bills off to solid start after tumultuous offseason

For most NFL franchises, navigating through the often endless player movement, dealing with the annual draft and finding a way to keep everyone already in the locker room both happy and healthy is more than enough to fill every minute of the offseason. But for the Buffalo Bills and their many loyal supporters, the past six months have been marked by the loss of founder Ralph Wilson...
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Oregon’s Marcus Mariota remains early Heisman favorite

With three weeks of fight song-filled Saturday’s already in the books and some of the nation’s best programs off to solid starts, the annual debate surrounding the current crop of Heisman Trophy candidates can be heard in local watering holes and on college campuses in every corner of our football-crazed country. But while reigning Heisman Trophy winner and Florida State starting...
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Jonathan Papelbon suspended 7-games for obscene gesture

Your browser does not support iframes. Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended for seven games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions in the top of the ninth inning Sunday at Citizens Bank Park. Papelbon, who made contact with umpire Joe West, was ejected after he made an obscene gesture, adjusting his groin, toward the crowd. West explained...
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