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&OTTAWA, CANADA - MAY 5: Jean-Gabriel Pageau #44 of the Ottawa Senators bends down to retrieve his tooth after the got a high stick in the face after scoring a second period goal against the Montreal Canadiens as team mates Colin Greening #14, Chris Neil #25, Sergei Gonchar #55 and Marc Methot #3 of the Ottawa Senators celebrate in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Place, on May 5, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

MAY 5: Jean-Gabriel Pageau #44 of the Ottawa Senators bends down to retrieve his tooth after the got a high stick in the face after scoring a second period goal against the Montreal Canadiens as team mates Colin Greening #14, Chris Neil #25, Sergei Gonchar #55 and Marc Methot #3 of the Ottawa Senators celebrate in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Place, on May 5, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Islanders agree to terms with Dennis Seidenberg

    Word surfaced on Wednesday morning that the New York Islanders were expected to sign veteran defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to TSN’s Darren Dreger earlier in the day the value is reported to be $1 million. Seidenberg is currently playing a significant role for Team Europe, a surprise finalist against the heavily favored Canadians.

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  • Week 4 FLEX rankings: Fantasy experts stack RBs, WRs and TEs

    Lean on our gurus to make lineup decisions as they stack more than a 130 RBs, WRs and TEs. Make sure you have the advice you need to set a winning fantasy lineup by studying all the position rankings. [Week 4 rankings: Overall | FLEX | QB | RB | WR |

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  • Arnold Palmer's Longtime Assistant on the Golf Legend's Life and Death: He Was a Great Golfer and Even Greater Man

    The title of Arnold Palmer's final memoir that's due out in a few weeks is called A Life Well Played, which couldn't be more appropriate, especially now in light of his passing Sunday at age 87. "His shoulder never healed and it started a bit of a downward spiral," his personal assistant for 50 years, Doc Giffin, tells PEOPLE. Palmer, the winner of 62 PGA Tour titles and seven major championships, could no longer play the game he loved so much, the game that had given the greenskeeper's son from Latrobe, Pennsylvania, so much.

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  • Four baseballs autographed by Jose Fernandez wash ashore

    Ben Badler of Baseball America has a story about how major league scouts who cover Venezuela are unhappy with the rules imposed upon them by the league. Rules, they say, which unreasonably prohibit them from scouting Venezuelan players in centralized, team-controlled locations or, alternatively, flying them to team facilities in the Dominican Republic or elsewhere. The result: international scouts are forced to travel all over Venezuela to evaluate prospect. “MLB’s rules that limit our ability to travel a Venezuelan guy to the Dominican Republic, that limit our ability to get them in a complex at different ages, all these rules are solely contributing to the risks that all of us are taking traveling from complex to complex, facility to facility in the streets,” said one international director.

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  • Jordan Spieth in New Role as U.S. Anchor at Ryder Cup

    It may be peculiar how much the Ryder Cup matters, but it does. "Honestly, I think we're just tired of being told that we haven't won in a while," Jordan Spieth said at his press conference Tuesday. Before that, it had been nine years. European players get asked about their Ryder Cup triumphs; American players get asked about their Ryder Cup shortcomings.

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  • With UFC 205 announcement, Dana White proves Conor McGregor is clearly running the show

    Who benefits most from Conor McGregor headlining UFC 205? Two things are becoming increasingly obvious in mixed martial arts: Conor McGregor runs the UFC and the company’s management is turning the featherweight division into a joke. UFC president Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Monday that McGregor, the featherweight champion, will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title in the main event of UFC 205 on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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  • Cubs sign team president Theo Epstein to five-year extension

    The architect of the Chicago Cubs’ resurgence is going to stick around to enjoy the fruits of his labor. Team president Theo Epstein has agreed to a five-year deal to remain in the organization, the team announced Wednesday. #Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts announces the team and President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein have agreed to a five-year extension. Epstein joined the organization in 2011, and was tasked with turning around one of the worst franchises in the game.

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  • High School Soccer Team Won't Play Girls

    The Scottsdale, Arizona, Foothills Academy College Prep soccer team drove an hour to play Mesa's Faith Christian team Friday, only to be told the home team refused to play. Foothills' team has two female players, which appeared to be the problem - Foothills responded by saying they wouldn't play without all of their players, AZ Central reports. When schools in the district are too small to have both a boys and girls team, the Canyon Athletic Association allows girls to try out for and play with the boys as they wish.

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  • Serena on police violence: 'I won't be silent'

    The 22-time grand slam champion is the latest of a series of high profile sports stars to protest police violence against black Americans. Basketball's LeBron James said Monday that the thought of his son getting pulled over driving when he's old enough was "scary," adding "I'm not that confident... that my son is going to return home." San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sparked outrage but also support in August when he refused to stand for the US national anthem in a pre-game ceremony, a statement against black "oppression". "I am a total believer that not "everyone" is bad," voiced Williams in a post that has been shared over 16,000 times. "It is just the ones that are ignorant,

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  • Andre Drummond is using virtual reality to be a better FT shooter

    Andre may have picked the wrong VR program this morning. The NBA’s worst free throw shooters are marked men, assailed on all sides by intentional foulers and mocking fans alike. The likes of DeAndre Jordan and Dwight Howard will try pretty much anything to improve — practicing more, changing their shooting form in minor ways, and maybe even undergoing some kind of psychological counseling.

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  • Cause of Ohio HS Football Player's Death Determined as Game Video Released

    The Ohio high school football player whose death came two days after he suffered a game-related injury died of peritonitis, or inflammation of the abdominal cavity lining, which resulted from a small-bowel laceration caused by blunt impact to his abdomen, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said. Andre Jackson’s autopsy was performed today, as video emerged showing his collision with an opposing team member in a game last week. In the video, Jackson, visible by his No. 48 jersey, can be seen attempting to retrieve the ball before he appears to be unintentionally kicked in his abdomen by a member of the Solon High School football team.

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  • USMNT Pulisic on assist vs. Real Madrid: “There’s no better feeling”

    Christian Pulisic continued his fairytale rise up through the ranks of the soccer world on Tuesday as the 18-year-old jumped off the bench and notched a crucial assist as Borussia Dortmund scored a late equalizer in the UEFA Champions League against Real Madrid. Trailing the reigning European champions heading into the final few minutes at home in their Group F game, Pulisic picked up the ball on the right flank (see video below) and drove towards Real’s defense. Dortmund’s fans went nuts and so did Pulisic.

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  • Week 4 quarterback rankings: Cam Newton ready to shine

    Cam Newton has faced some tough defenses early in the season, but could be in for a big game against the Atlanta Falcons. Make sure you have the advice you need to set a winning fantasy lineup by studying all the position rankings. [Week 4 rankings:

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  • The Nominees for PGA Tour Player of the Year Are In

    Who will take home the PGA Tour's last honor of the season? Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, and Henrik Stenson were nominated for the Player of the Year award on Tuesday, with Johnson leading as the favorite. The nominees for Rookie of the Year are Smylie Kaufman, Emiliano Grillo, and Si Woo Kim.

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  • Is it time for fantasy football owners to hop on the Carson Wentz bandwagon?

    Yahoo Sports fantasy football expert Liz Loza gives her take on whether or not it’s time to give in and pick up Eagles breakout star QB Carson Wentz.

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  • Artemi Panarin wants $6M per season on new deal: Report

    Chicago Blackhawks winger Artemi Panarin won the Calder Trophy last season and helped Patrick Kane to his Hart Trophy with outstanding play on their top line. According to the Chicago Tribune, Panarin is seeking a six-year deal with in excess of $6 million per season. Panarin’s agent, Tom Lynn, said last week that the sides were in discussions on a new deal for the winger, who will be a restricted free agent following the 2016-17 season.

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  • Riot Games expands 2017 uLoL Campus Series to include 'as many players as possible' through StarLeague parternship

    The 2016 uLoL Campus Series featured 32 League of Legends teams from around North America. The 2017 tournament will feature as many as can sign up to play, Riot Games announced Monday. The continued partnership with Collegiate StarLeague will allow for teams from colleges around the region to sign up in an open registration system.

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  • Gretzky returns to NHL fold as official ambassador of centennial celebration

    The National Hockey League was founded on November 26, 1917. Almost ninety-nine years later, the commissioner of the league, Gary Bettman, was in Toronto to announce that Wayne Gretzky, arguably its greatest player ever, would be the official ambassador of its centennial celebration. For Gretzky, whose relationship with the NHL was tested during the Phoenix Coyotes’ bankruptcy proceedings in 2009, it marks a return to representing the league in an official capacity. (In 2013, he was reportedly paid around $8 million in a settlement.) “It’s a tremendous honor,” Gretzky said in a statement. “I’ve said this a million times that everything I have in my life is because of hockey and because of the

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  • Why Anthony's leadership qualities will be tested early on

    While the New York Knicks boast a new-look team and have to deal with Derrick Rose's rape case, it will be up to Carmelo Anthony and Jeff Hornacek to keep the team focused.

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  • MLB Power Rankings - Can the Cubs maintain their reign in October?

    Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown gives his take on the Chicago Cubs’ prospects heading into the post-season.

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  • Brett Brown assures Nerlens Noel he’ll get paid if he plays inside

    As Nerlens Noel pointed out, the 76ers have too many young, talented big men – which is the biggest reason Philadelphia probably won’t extend Noel’s contract by the Oct. 31 deadline. That has to be a little disappointing for Noel, who didn’t ask to

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  • In the end, 'Big Sam' was exactly that

    If the English Football Association thought that the humiliating Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland was the nadir, how wrong they were.  It wasn't supposed to be like this, of course.'Big Sam' was the FA's "unanimous choice" back in July, following Roy

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  • Tanaka to be examined by doctor, last start in question

    Dr. Chris Ahmad, a New York Yankees physician, will examine RHP Masahiro Tanaka's forearm on Tuesday to determine whether or not Tanaka can pitch again this season, according to the New York Daily News' Mark Feinsand. Tanaka missed his last start with a right forearm strain. If Ahmad determines the injury healed, Tanaka could throw a bullpen session later this week with the possibility of pitching this weekend against the Baltimore Orioles. Tanaka, 27, is 14-4 with a 3.07 ERA this season. He last pitched on Sept. 21, giving up four runs and seven hits in six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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  • Tuscaloosa realtor uses Les Miles' firing for ingenious billboard

    Les Miles may be moving from Baton Rouge after his firing (Getty). A realtor in Tuscaloosa, the home of the University of Alabama, is already having fun with LSU’s firing of Les Miles. Take a look at this billboard that’s already posted two days after Miles was removed as the Tigers’ head coach.

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  • Clinch scenarios for Sprint Cup drivers to advance in Chase

    NASCAR has presented what it will take for Sprint Cup drivers to do this weekend at Dover International Speedway advance to the next round of the Chase. Brad Keselowski (0 Wins, 2087 Points) – Would clinch on points with 12 points (29th and no laps led, 30th and led at least one lap, 31st and led most laps) and a new winner. Kyle Busch (0 Wins, 2085 Points) – Would clinch on points with 14 points (27th and no laps led, 28th and led at least one lap, 29th and led most laps) and a new winner. Matt Kenseth (0 Wins, 2078 Points) – Would clinch on points with 20 points (21st and no laps led, 22nd and led at least one lap, 23rd and led most laps) and a new winner.

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