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Plays of the Week: Caufield bangs home first playoff goal and Vas stands tall thumbnail
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Plays of the Week: Caufield bangs home first playoff goal and Vas stands tall

3:45 | June 17, 2021 All the best plays from the past 7 days from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including Habs rookie Cole Caufield banging home his first career playoff goal, Vasilevskiy standing tall to deny the Isles multiple times, and Carey Price just doing his thing.

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India pick spinners Ashwin & Jadeja for WTC final vs NZ

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — India is playing spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin in a five-man bowling attack against New Zealand in the world test championship final starting on Friday.India surprised by announcing its team a day early on Thursday, rather than wait as long as possible to try and confirm the weather forecast, which…

NBA DFS: Top Bucks vs. Nets DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for June 17, 2021 thumbnail
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NBA DFS: Top Bucks vs. Nets DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for June 17, 2021

After missing essentially the first four games of the series due to a hamstring injury, Nets’ guard James Harden returned to action in his team’s Game 5 win over the Bucks. Harden played 46 minutes but clearly wasn’t his usual self and finished with just five points on 1-of-10 shooting. Whether you chalk his performance…

2021 PFL 5's Jordan Young unfazed by Tom Lawlor: He's a tough guy but he's not a killer thumbnail
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2021 PFL 5’s Jordan Young unfazed by Tom Lawlor: He’s a tough guy but he’s not a killer

Jordan Young respects what Tom Lawlor brings to the table, but doesn’t think he has a killer instinct. Young (11-1) meets Lawlor (10-8) at 2021 PFL 5, which takes place Thursday at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The main card airs on ESPN2 following prelims on ESPN+. Looking for the finish at all costs, Young…

Dan Ige ready for ‘zombie apocalypse,’ but if TKZ tries to brawl ‘he will get knocked out cold’ thumbnail
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Dan Ige ready for ‘zombie apocalypse,’ but if TKZ tries to brawl ‘he will get knocked out cold’

When Dan Ige called for a fight against Chan Sung Jung, he immediately touted it as “The Hawaiian Zombie” against “The Korean Zombie.” Jung’s credentials in legendary wars are well documented, which is why his nickname as The Korean Zombie is so befitting. But Ige is more than happy to test his toughness and durability…

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Amanda Nunes nominated in two categories at 2021 ESPY Awards

Two-division UFC champion Amanda Nunes has been nominated in two categories for the 2021 ESPY Awards. She’s been nominated in the categories of Best Athlete in Women’s Sports and Best MMA Fighter. Nunes (21-4) holds the UFC women’s bantamweight and featherweight titles. The “Lioness” is on an impressive 12-fight winning streak and hasn’t tasted defeat…

Jack Grealish reveals plea to Kalvin Phillips to have a word with Leeds fans – ‘they give me stick 24/7’ – as England star says ‘Yorkshire Pirlo’ is even better than people think thumbnail
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Jack Grealish reveals plea to Kalvin Phillips to have a word with Leeds fans – ‘they give me stick 24/7’ – as England star says ‘Yorkshire Pirlo’ is even better than people think

Jack Grealish has revealed to talkSPORT he has urged Kalvin Phillips to ‘have a word’ with Leeds United supporters, to get them to stop giving him stick on social media. The Aston Villa captain says he ‘gets absolutely caned 24/7’ by the Elland Road faithful over their clubs’ recent rivalry. Getty Grealish has revealed he’s…

Sweet relief: Neris seals Phils' shutout of LA thumbnail
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Sweet relief: Neris seals Phils’ shutout of LA

7:20 AM UTCLOS ANGELES — Héctor Neris exorcised old and new demons Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.“Eventually, everyone gets over everything, I believe,” Phillies manager Joe Girardi said after a 2-0 victory over the Dodgers. “Hopefully, that’s gone.”Girardi could have been talking about Rhys Hoskins and José Alvarado, too. Hoskins homered in the first inning…

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Mancini delighted by Sassuolo pair´s intuition

Roberto Mancini said that Domenico Berardi and Manuel Locatelli did “what I’m always asking them to do” in combining for Italy’s first goal in a 3-0 win over Switzerland. The result, which came courtesy of a Locatelli brace and a third goal added by Ciro Immobile, confirmed Italy’s place in the knockout stage of Euro…

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Dumoulin continues comeback with fourth Dutch time trial win

Tom Dumoulin secured the fourth Netherlands time trial title of his career on Thursday, storming to victory in Drenthe.The Jumbo-Visma rider dominated in humid conditions in the Dutch province, setting the fastest time at the opening split and maintaining that dominant pace across the 29.5km course, finishing 28 seconds ahead of EF Education-Nippo’s Sebastian Langeveld.Koen…