Month: December 2020

INDIANAPOLIS — Longtime Indiana Pacers executive Donnie Walsh, the architect of the franchise’s turnaround, announced his retirement on Wednesday. “Over my 30-year relationship with Donnie, I have been amazed to watch him help lead this organization to what it has become,” team owner Herb Simon said in a statement. “He was certainly the right leader
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The Canadian government, citing “national interest grounds,” gave its approval Thursday for the start of NHL training camps. It issued an exemption to the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for NHL players and team staff to return to the country. The five provinces with NHL franchises, however, must give their approval for games between Canadian teams
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DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be unavailable for Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Buffalo Bills, a source confirmed to ESPN. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday afternoon, the team announced. The Dolphins and the NFL have conducted initial contact tracing with
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Center Pierre-Luc Dubois, who led Columbus in goals, assists and points during the playoffs, signed a two-year, $10 million contract extension Thursday that keeps him with the Blue Jackets through the 2021-22 season. Dubois, who was a restricted free agent, will earn $3.35 million during the upcoming season and $6.65 million in
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Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott will miss the College Football Playoff semifinal game against Ohio State on Friday after testing positive for COVID-19, coach Dabo Swinney told ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi on Wednesday. Elliott, the Tigers’ offensive playcaller for the past six seasons, did not travel to New Orleans with the team for the Allstate Sugar
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Jan 1: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder, Queensland Pro Tip: Both the games at the Carrara Oval were high-scoring encounters. So, back a lot of big-hitting top-order batters for this game. Our XI: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha
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It has been an extremely weird year for NHL prospects, with many playing shortened seasons and/or taking long hiatuses between competitive gameplay. That takes a toll on player development. But while it is a bit more difficult to do so than in normal years, we’re ranking every pool and identifying each franchise’s top 10 prospects,
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News Allrounder Kainat Imtiaz was recalled in the touring party of 17 for the three ODIs and T20Is each Pakistan have named Javeria Khan as the stand-in captain for the South Africa tour next month after regular captain Bismah Maroof pulled out for “family reasons”. A 17-women squad was announced for the three ODIs and
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News Legspinner will miss the Melbourne Stars clash with the Hobart Hurricanes on January 2 Melbourne Stars legspinner Adam Zampa has been suspended for one match in the BBL after accepting a charge of using an audible obscenity during the Stars’ loss to Sydney Thunder on December 29. Zampa was charged by Cricket Australia with
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