Month: December 2021

While most of the fantasy IR moves in the NHL of late have been of little concern, as they tend to be a COVID-related absence we know will be short, Max Pacioretty’s wrist surgery is a big blow to fantasy managers. In his 16 games this season, which has already been hampered by injury, Pacioretty
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ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Football Team placed starting running back Antonio Gibson and left guard Ereck Flowers on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday. That potentially further weakens a lineup entering Sunday’s pivotal game against the Philadelphia Eagles (8-7). Washington (6-9) remains a playoff long shot but could stay in the race by beating the Eagles.
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The NBA has postponed the Golden State–Denver game scheduled for Thursday night after COVID-related issues have left the Nuggets without the necessary eight players required to play. It is the 11th game to be postponed this season for COVID-related reasons. Nuggets coach Michael Malone entered the league’s health and safety protocols earlier Thursday along with
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The shiny brass-and-leather belts worn by UFC champions do not merely signify achievement and ascendance. For the select few fighters who earn them, these esteemed titles can bestow an aura of invincibility. Yet nothing is forever. Among the 12 weight classes in the UFC, seven fighters now wear championship belts who did not own one
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When the 2021-22 season began in October, it kicked off the first normal NBA schedule since the COVID-19 pandemic paused the league in March 2020. The 2021 playoffs were played in NBA arenas again after the 2020 postseason was held in the NBA’s Orlando, Florida, bubble. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks, who took the
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The concept of “can’t” hasn’t really applied to the NHL during the COVID-19 pandemic. When faced with adversity, it has shown undeniable and admirable ingenuity. This is a league that halted its 2019-20 season, restarted it in two Canadian “bubble” cities and rewrote its postseason rules to allow 24 teams to participate while temporarily adding
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Beginning Friday, the Toronto Raptors and Maple Leafs will host home games without selling tickets to fans for the next three weeks following a decision by the province of Ontario to limit venue capacities. Ontario’s government capped attendance at concert venues, arenas and theaters to 1,000 people or 50% (whichever is less) amid the current
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News » Premier League news » Newcastle United news December 30, 2021 20:55 GMT (UK), by Sri Aswin Trippier off to Newcastle? Newcastle United are reportedly in pole position to sign former Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier next month. The England international has been with Atletico Madrid since 2019, but he has been regularly linked with a Premier League
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News » Premier League news » Arsenal news December 30, 2021 20:38 GMT (UK), by Sri Aswin Arsenal handed boost in landing Zakaria Arsenal have the opportunity to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria next month. The Swiss has no plans of renewing his contract expiring next summer, and the same has been confirmed by the club. According to
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December 30, 2021 20:27 GMT (UK), by Sri Aswin Aubameyang joins Gabon squad early Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been granted permission to join Gabon for their African Cup of Nations preparations. The 32-year-old has been dropped by manager Mikel Arteta since his disciplinary breach earlier this month. He has missed five games on the
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NFL executive Troy Vincent hopes hiring minority candidates becomes so common that the Rooney Rule is unnecessary. “We should be creating a workplace culture that doesn’t require mandates to interview people of color and minorities,” Vincent told The Associated Press on Thursday. “They should be doing the right thing for the right reasons, not because
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