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Evander Kane was named after Evander Holyfield, but there’s a touch of Muhammad Ali to his trash talk with Ryan Reaves. The two engaged in a positively terrifying fight during the Golden Knights’ 6-3 win against the Sharks in Game 3, after heated exchanges that Pierre McGuire described as minutes-long bits of almost certainly NSFW …

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did not join his teammates at voluntary workouts Tuesday. Stafford’s wife, Kelly, announced earlier this month she plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor . She posted on Instagram two days later, thanking everyone for an outpouring of support . Center Graham Glasgow …

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has no plans to punish running back Leonard Fournette following his arrest for driving with a suspended license. Marrone made it clear Tuesday that Fournette made a mistake, saying “a law was broken,” but added that the team would have no further discipline for the fourth …

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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — New coach, same old Dolphins dysfunction. Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones skipped the first practice Tuesday under new Miami coach Brian Flores, who declined to specify a reason for the absence of the team’s highest-paid player. Flores, hired in February after the Dolphins fired Adam Gase, said Jones has been …

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.com. Here’s your daily NBC Sports Stanley Cup Playoffs update for April 16th Scroll to continue with content Ad • Uh oh. Victor Hedman is “doubtful” for Game 4, according to …

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks as the highest paid player in the NFL. Wilson posted a video on social media early Tuesday saying, “Seattle, we got a deal,” shortly after agreeing to a $140 million, four-year extension with the Seahawks, his agent Mark Rodgers told The Associated …

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RALEIGH — The return of playoff hockey to PNC Arena on Monday night, after a ten-year hiatus, began with an electric, standing room only crowd, many of whom had only heard stories about what a Carolina Hurricanes home playoff game was like. It was euphoric, a cathartic release of ten years of pent-up frustration and …

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INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The stadium that will house Los Angeles‘ NFL teams has reached another milestone with its opening less than 16 months away. Officials with LA Stadium at Hollywood Park and representatives from the Rams and Chargers held a ceremony Monday to celebrate the completion last week of the outer shell for the …

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Apr 16, 2019 Greg WyshynskiESPN After two serious incidents in consecutive playoff series against the Boston Bruins, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety has decided it doesn’t want Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri facing the Bruins again this postseason. San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton was suspended one game for an illegal check to …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Titans are enjoying their best run since this franchise moved to Tennessee more than two decades ago, stringing together three straight 9-7 seasons. That’s good. Coach Mike Vrabel’s task in his second season is figuring out how to push the Titans to greatness. That includes changing players’ mindsets when asked …

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