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By the time the National Hockey League entry draft concludes Saturday afternoon in Chicago , numerous players and draft picks selected by the Knights on Wednesday will be sent packing to other teams as general manager George McPhee begins transforming an abundance of unprotected, unsigned and unproven players into a competitive, 23-man roster by the time the Knights open the season on October 6 in Dallas.
  • Top 4 teams qualify for HWC 2018 in India

    Top 4 teams qualify for HWC 2018 in India

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    The Netherlands were in impressive form as they followed Argentina and Malaysia into the semi-finals by thrashing China 7-0. On the other hand, Argentina has had a dream run and has been undefeated in the competition so far. Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday announced an 18-member women squad for the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final, to be held between July 8 to 23 in Johannesburg .
  • Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

    Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

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    Police said the arrests followed complaints by local Hindus who objected to the Muslim men celebrating India's loss, which came as a shock to the entire country, as India were billed as favourites to win the trophy. "However, by the time it lifted the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at The Oval, it was undoubtedly playing its best cricket", he added. "This has been happening for several years, whenever there is an India-Pakistan match", he told CNN .
  • Germany, Chile set for heavyweight Confederations Cup clash

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    Australia kept their Confederations Cup hopes alive with the benefit of another controversial decision by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) as they drew 1-1 with Cameroon . Loew has left several key players, including Manuel Neuer Thomas Mueller and Mats Hummels at home to give them a longer summer break as he looks ahead to their World Cup title defence next year and he is eager to give younger players tournament experience.
  • Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome

    Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome

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    In Eberle, the Islanders are getting a player who was originally drafted by the Oilers with the 22nd overall pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Eberle has been a mainstay in the Oilers' lineup since the 2010-11 season. Strome has a $2.5m cap hit for the 2017-18 season. With the Islanders, though, Eberle at least has an opportunity to bounce back in a big way because he should get a chance to play with John Tavares on the top line.
  • Danilo Trying To Cope With Media Pressure At Madrid

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    The Brazilian has failed to live up to expectations during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu and according to several reports in Italy the former Porto star is being linked with a move to Juventus with the Old Lady who is looking to replace Man City-bound Dani Alves.
  • GM Griffin, Cavs part ways after title, 3 straight Finals

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    He was hired as the general manager for the Cavaliers in 2014 and Griffin made a huge impact on the franchise winning it's first National Basketball Association title ever in 2016. Gilbert has known Billups since his days with the Pistons. Billups , a likeable guy and five time All Star, played in the National Basketball Association for 17 seasons.
  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

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    Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is reportedly keen on a reunion with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho , as he looks set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer. Mourinho, who is now Manchester United manager, is accused of using a corporate structure to hide image rights earnings from the taxman in 2011 and 2012.
  • Rangers face trip to Luxembourg to play Progres Niederkorn in Europa

    Rangers face trip to Luxembourg to play Progres Niederkorn in Europa

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    They will be seeded in every qualifying round they play. Champions League play-off losers automatically make it to the Europa League group stage like Skenderbeu did in the 2015-16 campaign. The first leg is scheduled to take place on 29 June with the return on 6 July. If Pedro Caixinha's men progress to the second qualifying round then they will face the winners of the tie between Cypriot outfit AEL Limassol and St Joseph's of Gibraltar.
  • Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest

    Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest

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    Andre Ward: "I think it was plain to see that I broke him mentally and physically". The 33-year-old Ward extended his flawless record to 32 wins in an impressive performance, albeit with a controversial ending, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
  • Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

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    Portugal had an early effort controversially disallowed by the video referees but they eventually took the lead after 34 minutes through Ricardo Quaresma after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal. Portugal has won six of its last seven games. "We are calm and thinking about the next game". Portugal's next game is on Wednesday at the Spartak Stadium against Russian Federation, while Mexico will face minnows New Zealand later on the same day at the ...
  • DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

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    A deal between British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) of Northern Ireland could be delayed until next week after a massive fire engulfed the Grenfell Towers in London early on Wednesday killing at least six people and injuring 74 others, DUP sources said.
  • Savannah's Harman in quartet atop US Open leaderboard

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    He was a long shot to make the cut Friday after opening with a 79, his worst score ever in a U.S. Open , and he removed any suspense when he hit a wedge over the green at No. Most freaky about Thursday was that as many amateurs broke par as top 10 players in the world - two apiece. " I saw some positives on the back nine to take into next week and, even though this is disappointing, the last two rounds will serve me well in this busy summer".
  • 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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    After his round, McIlroy , who hit just five fairways to tie for last in the 156-man field in that category, said: "I don't think I hit a fairway from the 10th and you can not play this golf course if you are not in position off the tee".
  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

    Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

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    After the heartbreak of losing the Australian Open final to Roger Federer earlier in the year, emotion overcame Nadal after the match, but he was ruthless for its entirety. King Of Clay is no longer a suitable title for Rafael Nadal when it comes to the French Open . Nadal lost just 35 games at the tournament, the second-fewest that any player has dropped in any Grand Slam in history.