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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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Frank Hamblen, former Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls assistant coach, dies at age 70

LOS ANGELES — Frank Hamblen, who won seven NBA championships as an assistant to Phil Jackson in Los Angeles and Chicago, died Saturday. He was 70. The Lakers said Hamblen died in Del Mar. They did not provide a cause of death. Hamblen helped the Lakers win three straight titles from 2000 to 2002 then back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010. He also was an assistant to Rudy Tomjanovich in between Jackson’s stints in Los Angeles and was briefly the head coach after Tomjanovich stepped down in February 2005. Hamblen…

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Roy Hodgson: Crystal Palace ‘like an outclassed boxer’

Roy Hodgson has previously managed Blackburn, Fulham, Liverpool and West Brom in the English top flight Roy Hodgson said Crystal Palace were “a boxer fighting in a class he’s not able to handle” after their 4-0 Premier League loss to Manchester United. “We took blows to the chin and got knocked down, but we didn’t stay on the canvas. We tried to get up as best we could,” added Palace boss Hodgson. The Eagles have lost their first seven games this season without scoring. It is the worst start ever…

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Presidents Cup — Jordan Spieth forced to concede hole after bizarre rules violation

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Golf’s sometimes maddening rule book caught up with Jordan Spieth on Saturday at the Presidents Cup, where he was forced to concede a hole in match play when he stopped an opponent’s moving ball on the green at Liberty National. Louis Oosthuizen‘s chip for eagle-2 on the 12th hole had sped well past the cup, and since the next stroke would not have mattered — Oosthuizen’s partner, Jason Day, already had been conceded his birdie putt — Spieth stopped the ball as it was moving to…

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Transfer gossip: Hazard, Ancelotti, Sanchez, Wilshere, Deeney, Benitez

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, is set to sign a £300,000 a week deal to make him the highest paid player in the Premier League. (Sunday Express) Carlo Ancelotti wants to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager after being sacked by Bayern Munich. (Mediaset, via Metro) AC Milan are plotting a January transfer move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28. (Don Balon, via Daily Star) Arsenal are planning to give 25-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere a new four-year deal. (Sunday People) Chelsea are following Steaua Bucharest‘s 19-year-old winger Florinel Coman. (Mail…

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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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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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