Month: December 2020

11:50 AM ET Associated Press 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
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4:12 PM ET Associated Press 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
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The veteran forward will be sidelined for three games after a racially insensitive social media post Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has accepted the Football Association’s decision to ban him for three games for an Instagram post made in November, but was also quick to stress his innocence. The 33-year-old was handed the suspension along with a £100,000 fine and an order
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4:56 PM ET A massive brawl broke out in the moments following the Armed Forces Bowl, marring Mississippi State‘s 28-26 win against Tulsa. It is unclear what sparked the fight, which included kicking, punching and several members from both teams. What started with some shoving near midfield during the postgame handshake, spilled toward and down
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9:01 AM ET The NBA is planning to roll out an ambitious aspect of its leaguewide contact tracing program by requiring players and many team staffers to wear sensor devices during all team-organized activities outside of games starting Jan. 7, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN. Only Tier 1 and Tier 2 individuals
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9:36 AM ET Associated Press Goteborg will return next year despite announcing the club’s dissolution two days ago. Photo by Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images Swedish women’s league champions Goteborg FC will return to defend their title in 2021 as a result of an “overwhelming” response from potential investors just two
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1:46 PM ET Zdeno Chara isn’t ready to retire, doesn’t want to play a reserve role, and that’s why he’s no longer the Boston Bruins captain. After 14 seasons with the Bruins, Chara, 43, signed a one-year, $795,000 contract with the Washington Capitals as a free-agent defenseman on Wednesday. He captained three Boston teams that
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