Month: November 2017

The Anaheim Ducks are no longer viciously depleted down the middle. In what’s generally being characterized as a hockey trade benefiting both sides, the Ducks acquired centerman Adam Henrique, prospect Joseph Blandisi and a conditional 2018 third-round draft pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Sami Vatanen. For Anaheim, Henrique fills a
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Emily Kaplan: If I was asked this question two months ago, I would have answered McDavid, without hesitation. I believed that the Edmonton Oilers were poised to win a Stanley Cup as soon as this season. Given where things stand now in Edmonton, I’m not as bullish. I do see Auston Matthews hoisting a Cup
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Sports is better with friends – Follow us on FaceBook for more sports news – [efb_likebox fanpage_url=”sportsempire.org” box_width=”250″ box_height=”300″ locale=”en_US” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”0″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”0″ small_header=”0″ hide_cta=”0″ ] Inside the ring, 2017 has been a very good year for undefeated junior lightweight Lamont Roach Jr. He has three consecutive victories and is scheduled to fight his
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MONACO — Novak Djokovic is bringing aboard former top-10 player Radek Stepanek as a coach. Djokovic, a 12-time major champion, and Stepanek announced their partnership during a joint appearance on Instagram Live on Thursday. Said Djokovic: “So this is the new team, baby. This is my new man.” Added Stepanek: “Now it’s official.” Novak Djokovic,
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6:20 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero asked center Adam Henrique for a chat on Thursday morning. It seemed routine. It wasn’t. “I was shocked,” said Henrique, who was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in a package for defenseman Sami Vatanen on Thursday. “It wasn’t something I was expecting. In
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Sports is better with friends – Follow us on FaceBook for more sports news – [efb_likebox fanpage_url=”sportsempire.org” box_width=”250″ box_height=”300″ locale=”en_US” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”0″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”0″ small_header=”0″ hide_cta=”0″ ] In a few days, Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto will once again go through the same routine he’s done for his previous 46 fights. He’ll strap on his
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Sports is better with friends – Follow us on FaceBook for more sports news – [efb_likebox fanpage_url=”sportsempire.org” box_width=”250″ box_height=”300″ locale=”en_US” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”0″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”0″ small_header=”0″ hide_cta=”0″ ] Nov 30, 2017 Isaac RobinsonESPN Much — some say far too much — is made of mind games in boxing. On Tuesday, down countless flights of stairs in
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Sports is better with friends – Follow us on FaceBook for more sports news – [efb_likebox fanpage_url=”sportsempire.org” box_width=”250″ box_height=”300″ locale=”en_US” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”0″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”0″ small_header=”0″ hide_cta=”0″ ] The Boxing Writers Association of America has named a fighter of the year as part of its annual awards for decades. It will continue to carry on that
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The Rugby Football Union suffered a £6 million operating loss in 2016-17, while investing a record £99.6m into the game. The national governing body published its annual report and accounts on Thursday. The financial results showed lower year-on-year revenues, but that can be attributed to England hosting the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with those figures
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