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Gordie Howe's family opens visitation and funeral to public

Those who had the privilege of seeing Gordie Howe play, those who saw him compile points while carving a path up and down the ice with his elbows, can attest to his greatness. Life Magazine's three-page spread on the bloodbath served as quite a det...

UFC receives two bids topping $4 billion to purchase company

WME, together with the Dalian Wanda Group, is competing with China Media Capital; the two groups have offered up to $4.1 billion for the UFC, the report said. White is expected to stay on in some capacity if the deal goes through. Despite 100 per...

US, global stock markets weak ahead of Fed meeting

Federal Reserve soothed investors on edge over whether Britain will vote to leave the European Union. The Dow lost 57.66 (-0.33 percent) to close at 17,674.82. A British vote to leave the European Union would disrupt trade and investment relationsh...

Howe family to open doors of Joe Louis Arena for visitation

The cause of death was not announced, though his health had declined after he suffered two strokes in October 2014. Since this isn't a movie, Dave didn't go on to a successful hockey career. He was one of the best, if not the best as they say. Howe...

Walker orders Alaska flags lowered in remembrance of Orlando shooting

At least 50 people were killed and at least 53 more were hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at club Pulse Orlando early Sunday morning. It's the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on...

Rookie Taillon dominates Mets in second career start

DiComo says there's still a "good chance" that Wright chooses to rehab his injury instead of surgery, but whatever the case, Wright is expected to arrive at a decision soon. Should Cole head to the disabled list, the Pirates have a capable replaceme...

Corinthians Tite to be coach Brazil's national team

The Brazilian FA ( CBF ) released a statement reading: 'The Brazilian Football Confederation announced on Tuesday the decision to dissolve the Brazilian national team's technical commitee. He had called for patience, insisting the five-time World Cu...

Ravens' tackle Eugene Monroe believes marijuana advocacy could hasten exit

The Ravens immediately open up $6.5 million of salary cap savings, and the dead money ($6.6 million) from Monroe's deal will be absorbed on their salary cap this year and next. The New York Giants wouldn't have used the No. 9 pick in the 2015 draft o...

Cowboys back McFadden breaks elbow, likely out to start camp

McFadden underwent surgery for a broken elbow on Tuesday after participating in OTAs. Free agent signee Alfred Morris and fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft Ezekiel Elliott are also in the mix. In 2015, McFadden rushed for over 1,000 for the f...

El Salvador says confirms first case of microcephaly linked to Zika

The connection between Zika and microcephaly first came to light past year in Brazil, which has confirmed more than 1400 cases of microcephaly that it considers to be related to Zika infections in the mothers. Bruce Aylward, director of WHO's Outbr...

Scherzer Fans 11 to Lead Nationals to 4-1 Win Over Cubs

The Cubs (43-19) have been striking out a lot lately, so Scherzer was really the last guy the Cubs wanted to face. In this one, he struck out nine of the first 10 batters and victimized Dexter Fowler three times. It was the first time in six starts ...

Nova Scotia premier cheers local hero Sidney Crosby after Penguins' Cup victory

On December 12th, head coach Mike Johnston was sacked. You are part of our team, Crosby said. They deserved to win. Maybe, but for the Penguins the path might be smoother than most. "This team can stay together next year". The craziest National H...

Cavaliers beat Warriors, force Game 6

Here are the main takeaways from the Cavaliers' Game 4 loss. The Warriors weren't surprised Curry bounced back. That would be Draymond Green . The Warriors clinched last year's title with a Game 6 win on the Cavs' home floor. The Cavs led...

Baylor: No vote on fired Art Briles' employment status

Bleacher Report's Jason King also reported the news . Briles, 60, was 65-37 in eight seasons while taking the program to unprecedented heights. A vote on the matter may come down to the board of regents, who held a conference call yesterday.

Greg Anthony: Draymond Green Has 'Put the Series in Jeopardy' with Suspension

During the scuffle, James stepped on Green while the latter was guarding him prompting the Warriors player to retaliate, NBA.com reported . Thompson said the Warriors will "win for (Green)". "It's an unfortunate situation him getting caught ...

Schweinsteiger left 'out of breath' with Euro goal

Like fellow Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, who was influential in Croatia's victory over Turkey earlier on Sunday, Kroos played like a man full of confidence after winning the Champions League last month. But it wasn't enough change the record. ...

Long targets Sweden win

Crucially too, while Duffy lacks experience with just three Irish caps, that is offset by the physique he brings to the Ireland team, being just the man with the height and heft to fend off Ibrahimovic. "Qualification they just seem to get through be...

Usain Bolt runs second-fastest 100m of the year

But if they are stripped of gold it will be a huge blow to Bolt's dream of matching Carl Lewis's nine Olympic golds as three in Rio would then still leave him one short. Bolt, in his third meet of 2016, improved on the 9.98sec he posted in Ostrava on...

Former Michigan State hockey coach, athletic director Ron Mason dies at 76

Mason was a head coach for 36 seasons, passing through Lake Superior State, Bowling Green and Michigan State during his historic career. In 1980, he took the coaching job at Michigan State and led the Spartans to the national title in 1986.

Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson dead at age 41

Robinson did not have any visible wounds, and the officers found no sign of foul play in the room. Here's the statement from the Bears on Robinson's passing. He started in Super Bowl XLIII when the Cardinals lost to the Steelers. Most recently, R...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs 2-year deal with Browns

Cleveland offers excellent opportunity for playing time, as the rebuilding Browns have questionable veteran depth and surprisingly little young talent for as many draft picks as ...

Man Utd boss Mourinho blasts Real Madrid

The Real Madrid forward surpassed Jimmy Greaves' tally of 366 goals in Europe's top five leagues, netting his 367th and 368th in a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Wednesd...

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's g...

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

The Kentuckian was then transferred to hospital in Cesena further treatment and possible surgery, World Superbike reports. "There are no substantial changes from what was communi...

Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in pr...

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if he di...

Jeter's Jersey Retirement Sets Season High for MLB Ticket Sales

Jordan published a letter to Jeter in The Players' Tribune as a way to honor Jeter's legacy, which will be cemented Sunday when his number is retired at Yankee Stadium. "I got t...

Barcelona vs. Las Palmas live stream

He's not a right-back either, though. "But we have left signs of what our team has been capable of through the season". He said: " Barcelona have the league title at stake and...

Liverpool: Reds will learn - Wijnaldum

For instance, DraftKings and FanDuel have both posted slates featuring the three 10 a.m. kickoffs Saturday, plus the late game between Arsenal and Stoke City. Champions League-...

Simona Halep wins second straight Madrid Open title

Can Mladenovic make it three out of three? or will Halep resume normality? When the key moments came, Halep seems more prepared. The match looked to be a quick affair once ...

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ESPN Cleveland host fired for saying Browns rookie on drugs

The dialogue began with Parr insisting that Peppers won't make it beyond his first year in the NFL. "So I'm not going to get into that", Peppers said via Mary Kay Cabot of Clevelan...

Koeman: Everton will sell star if contract deadline not met

Asked if Barkley continuing to delay his decision is a concern, Koeman replied: "No, because I like to work with players who like to stay and we are already trying to get players i...

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

That led to the Warriors putting up a historic 45 points in the first quarter, tying for the most points in an National Basketball Association playoffs first quarter ever. "He's o...

Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after ...

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Game 3 was a nice step in the right direction, though. Despite his best efforts, he wasn't able to go on Friday night. "See how I feel, see how the ankle feels and go from there"...