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Detroit Red Wings assign Filip Hronek, Robbie Russo to AHL

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have assigned defensemen Filip Hronek and Robbie Russo to Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League. The Red Wings announced the moves before their preseason finale at Toronto on Saturday. Detroit also released center Corey Elkins from a professional tryout, recalled defenseman Dan Renouf from Grand Rapids and signed right wing Dominik Shine to a tryout. Russo played 19 games for the Red Wings last season and did not have a point. Source link

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Huddersfield Town 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane’s second was the best of Tottenham’s goals at the John Smith’s Stadium Harry Kane said he has probably had his “best month” after taking his September goal tally to 13 with two in the victory at Huddersfield. The 24-year-old bettered his personal record for goals scored in a calendar month as the Terriers became the fifth club side to suffer at the hands of the England marksman this month. “It’s nice. I feel good, I feel confident when these boys are up the pitch putting in good crosses…

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Presidents Cup — With another stellar showing at the Presidents Cup, Mickelson soaking it all in

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Phil Mickelson watched his four-ball partner Kevin Kisner sink a 7-foot putt on the 17th green to clinch their Saturday morning match. Scrapping the celebratory dance they’d performed after a win one day earlier, they simply hugged. The man who’s never missed a Presidents Cup, who already owned the all-time points record, had just established a new mark for the most victories in the event’s still-budding history. He then walked straight over to his family. His wife Amy, daughter Sophia and son Evan were waiting nearby…

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Danny Trevathan of Chicago Bears suspended two games by NFL

Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan has been suspended two games without pay by the NFL for a frightening hit Thursday night that sent Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams to the hospital. The league announced the suspension Saturday, saying Trevathan violated Rule 12, Section 2, Article 6: “There shall be no unnecessary roughness. This shall include, but will not be limited to: (i) using any part of a player’s helmet or facemask to butt, spear, or ram an opponent violently on unnecessarily.” Trevathan will appeal, a league source told…

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Paul George of Oklahoma City Thunder says Russell Westbrook’s extension ‘absolutely’ a factor for his decision next summer

OKLAHOMA CITY — All-Star forward Paul George said Saturday that Russell Westbrook‘s five-year extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder will “absolutely” factor into his decision on his own future next summer. “We’ve been on an unbelievable start right now, and for him to be committed here, it says a lot,” George said. “Not only in us pairing together, but just knowing what type of dude Russ is and his values and his beliefs and him being committed to this organization says a lot. And I’m one person that’s enjoying it…

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New York Islanders’ arena saga takes another turn

NEW YORK — Just two years after they unfurled their four Stanley Cup championship banners from the 1980s at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the New York Islanders are seeking to move to yet another spot on Long Island, a little closer to the arena at which they became a suburban sports dynasty. But it might not be the best solution. On Thursday, the New York Arena Partners LLC, which includes the Islanders and owners of the New York Mets, announced it had “submitted a comprehensive proposal to create a world-class…

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Pro14: Dragons 29-13 Southern Kings

The visitors managed to hold Ashton Hewitt on this occasion but conceded four tries in all on Saturday Pro14: Dragons v Southern Kings Dragons (22) 29 Tries: Amos 2, Dee 2 Cons: Henson 3 Pen: Henson Southern Kings (6) 13 Tries: Ntsila Cons: de Wet Pens: de Wet 2 Wales back Hallam Amos scored twice in the first half as Dragons left Pro14 newcomers Southern Kings, of South Africa, winless after round five. The Kings have yet to earn even a losing Conference B bonus point and were a clear…

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New biography on Muhammad Ali offers view into life of former heavyweight champion

The first and last image Jonathan Eig says he saw each day in his boyhood bedroom was a poster of Muhammad Ali on the ceiling. In Eig’s view then, Ali was a “superhero.” The 53-year-old journalist told an audience on Sunday at Chicago’s Emanuel Congregation that he was dumbfounded a few years ago over a realization about Ali. “There have been a hundred books written about him. There have been terrific books written about him,” Eig said. “But nobody had written the full-blown biography.” So the author of four books…

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Ben Stokes: England can win Ashes without all-rounder, says Moeen Ali

England captain Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali celebrate England’s 3-1 Test series win over South Africa this summer England can still win the Ashes even if all-rounder Ben Stokes does not go to Australia, says all-rounder Moeen Ali. Stokes, 26, was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and video footage emerged that allegedly showed him in a brawl on Monday. The England and Wales Cricket Board said Stokes would not be considered for selection until further notice. Asked if England can win without him, Moeen said:…

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David Goffin to face Alexandr Dolgopolov in the Shenzhen final

11:41 AM ET ESPN staff David Goffin reached his third final of 2017, where he will face Alexandr Dolgopolov for the Shenzhen title Sunday. The Belgian, seeded No. 2, battled past Henri Laaksonen 7-6 (7), 5-7, 6-3 Saturday to set up a clash against the unpredictable Dolgopolov in what he must hope will be third time lucky for a title this year. Dolgopolov, who beat Damir Dzumhur 6-3 6-4, leads the head-to-head over world No. 12 Goffin, winning both their previous encounters. The Ukrainian is also contesting his third final…

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