• Niskanen out; Pacioretty's injury; enjoying the Leafs (Puck Headlines)
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    Puck Daddy

    Niskanen out; Pacioretty's injury; enjoying the Leafs (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Max Pacioretty got off to a slow start. • Former NHL player Kevin Stevens entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to sell Oxycodone in a Boston court.

  • USGA, R&A create local rule in wake of Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open issues
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    Devil Ball Golf

    USGA, R&A create local rule in wake of Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open issues

    Eventual winner Dustin Johnson had his final round and championship put into limbo when his ball moved on the fifth green at Oakmont Country Club. After the walking rules official declared Johnson didn’t cause the ball to move, USGA officials kept looking at the footage. As Johnson was making his back-nine run toward his first major, the USGA informed Johnson that he might — might — be penalized for the ball moving.

  • NFL MVP, ROY and awards rankings: Is Eric Berry a defensive player of the year candidate?
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    Shutdown Corner

    NFL MVP, ROY and awards rankings: Is Eric Berry a defensive player of the year candidate?

    If the Kansas City Chiefs end up doing some special things this season, they can point back to safety Eric Berry’s big day at the Atlanta Falcons as a big factor. Berry had a pick-six and also an interception on a two-point conversion that he returned for two points for his own team in a 29-28 win.