1. Wild Notes: Being Better on the Road Is Critical

    DENVER – If the Wild wants to take the next step this season, it would behoove the team to earn home-ice advantage in the playoffs...

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  2. Fired by Yankees, Kevin Long Could Be a Candidate for Mets Hittingcoach

    Kevin Long was fired as hitting coach of the Yankees yesterday after eight seasons on the job, but he might not have to look very far for his next opportunity...

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  3. Patrick Kane Hopes Shootout Woes Are in the Past

    DALLAS — Few teams in the NHL are better suited than the Blackhawks to the open ice of four-on-four overtime play or the individual skills competition of the shootout...

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  4. Mirtle: Is This the End of the NHL Enforcer?

    Kevin Westgarth sighed into the phone. He, like so many other NHL enforcers these days, was trying to make sense of it all...

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  5. Orpik Rubbing the Caps the Right Way

    Brooks Orpik was going through the paces of a typically rugged hockey game in the Caps' season opener on Thursday night when Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty took him down along the boards with a slew foot midway through the first period...

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  6. Montreal Canadiens off to Best Start This Decade

    It's only two games into the 2014-15 season, but the Montreal Canadiens are already off to their best start since 2009-10, when they also went 2-0 and ended up reaching the Eastern Conference Final...

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  7. Lightning Ready to Settle in for the Long Haul

    TAMPA — Now the business of playing hockey begins. After three weeks of training camp, six preseason games and a plethora of questions regarding all the heightened expectations ...

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  8. Injuries Force Shuffle of Rangers' Lineup

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - One win is in the books, but before the Rangers could play a second regular-season game, they found their lineup in flux...

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  9. Illegal Contact Quadruples, Defensive Holding Doubles from 2013

    The NFL was serious when it said officials would throw more flags for illegal contact and pass interference this season...

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  10. Kelce Takes a Giant Shot at Jason Pierre-Paul's Intelligence

    Jason Pierre-Paul was in no mood to discuss math. On Thursday, Pierre-Paul made one of the stranger statistical statements when he said the 4-1 Eagles could “easily” be 0-4...

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  11. Kobe on Julius Randle: 'Still Getting His Feet Wet'

    After experiencing the worst season since moving to Los Angeles, the Lakers selected Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and have high expectations for the 19-year-old...

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  12. Louis Murphy Fined $11K for Abusive Language

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  13. Chargers Rule out Donald Brown (Concussion)

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  14. Jim Irsay Returns to Twitter, Strange as Ever

    Jim Irsay's suspension as owner of the Colts has ended, which means Irsay is back on Twitter. And he's the same old Jim Irsay...

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  15. D.J. Fluker Returns to Chargers Practice

    D.J. Fluker tested his sprained ankle Friday morning. Whether he'll play Sunday in Oakland will be known soon enough. The Chargers right tackle partook in his first practice of the week...

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  16. Bears Rule out LB Lance Briggs (ribs) and LT Jermon Bushrod

    Bears rule out LB Lance Briggs (ribs) and LT Jermon Bushrod (right knee/ankle) for Sunday's game against the Falcons ...

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  17. Bakhtiari Expected to Play, Datone Jones 50/50

    Meeting with the media Friday morning, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy provided the latest injury status for his players...

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  18. Egypt Take AFCON Qualifier 2-0

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  19. Hester Questionable for Game vs. Chicago

    Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (hamstring) is officially questionable for Sunday's game vs. Chicago, the team said Friday...

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  20. Jags List Gerhart as Out for Sunday vs. Titans

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  21. Angry Dansby Wants to Get His Hands on Steelers' Roethlisberger

    According to the shadow world that sheds light on such things, the Cleveland Browns have cut their odds against winning the Super Bowl to 100-1...

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  22. Titans Desperately Seeking Sacks

    With the Cleveland Browns in the midst of a history-making comeback against the Titans last Sunday, linebacker Shaun Phillips had a chance to make a difference...

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  23. 49ers Fans' Frat House Culture Must Change

    SANTA CLARA -- After the 49ers ' preseason debut at Levi's Stadium, one of the local television stations interviewed fans about their experience...

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  24. Chargers Wary of Potential L.A. Relocations

    SAN DIEGO -- With reports the NFL would like to have one or two teams in Los Angeles within the next two years, the San Diego Chargers could present a potential roadblock for owners looking to move...

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  25. Sheldon Richardson: Jets Are Not out of It

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The stampede was fast and furious as cameramen jockeyed for prime position before Geno Smith even entered the locker room Wednesday...

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