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Capitals owner saw the trip to the Stanley Cup Final coming

TAMPA – Owner of Washington Capitals Ted Leonsis admitted that he suspected he was something different about his team this season than previous years. [RELATED: Complete Golden Knights vs Capitals Series Coverage ] He was right. The funds go to the Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1998, one year before Leonsis took ownership of the team. Video: …

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Former MLB player Lenny Dykstra arrested charges he threatened the Uber driver

Formerly New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra were arrested early Wednesday morning in Linden, New Jersey, claiming that an uber driver was threatened when he had drugs, according to NJ.com. The website reported that Dykstra authorities (55) were accused of making terrorist threats and a number of drug offenses. The Uber driver told the police to pick …

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This series shows that Yankees will have to switch to a pot

ARLINGTON, Texas – October is far from, but it was a valuable lesson that Yankees learned about these three games at Globe Life Park against Rangers. The Yankees are in desperate need for higher quality of startup. It's not very smelly than Yankee's 12-10 loss for Rangers Wednesday night, a game where CC Sabathia staked to a 4-0 leader. After …

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What's next? NFL sparks new issues with anthem policy

ATLANTA (AP) With its popularity threatened and critics stretch all the way to the White House, the NFL would only come across the debate of killing the national anthem. Focus on football. Instead, the league seemed to spoil the shattering issue even more with a new policy for defenders of freedom of speech, which prompted a couple of owners to …

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NFL National Anthem Policy, Owner, Roger Goodell

ATLANTA – The owners had been locked in discussion for almost three hours, and momentum began to build against a resolution to be voted on. This, under certain circumstances, would be when NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would take charge of space. But not this time. The National Anthem has been the most sensitive issue the league has dealt with in …

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Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Reach Finally Stanley Cup Final After Game 7 Victory Over Tampa Bay Lightning

1:29 ET Greg Wyshynski ESPN TAMPA – It finally happened. "We're going to the Stanley Cup final," Captain Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals says, after Caps' 4-0 Game 7 victory over Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday. "I think everyone is happy, but we're still unfinished … you know what I mean. I do not know. I'm emotional right now. I think …

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Highlights from 49ers state-of-franchise show

SAN JOSE – Here's an ongoing thread of what goes down Wednesday night at 49ers Second Annual Franchise Address, held among 2,000 rowdy fans at the California Theater: – The two-hour deal ended without the appearance of Jimmy Garoppolo , which had a previous commitment. But Jerry Rice had a surprise come when he joined other players who donated this …

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How Twitter is reacting to the NFL's national anthem policy

by Washington Post Staff May 23 at 11:48 PM Philadelphia's Chris Long, shows shows support for Malcolm Jenkins, 27, as he and Rodney McLeod, 23, in October. (Matt Rourke / AP) If there were any doubt how the Trump administration would react to the NFL's new national anthem policy, Vice President Pence ended the suspense with a single word: "Winning." …

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Reports from Welington Castillo's transient PED suspension overthrow White Sox's 11-1 win over Orioles

Reporting that White Sox Catcher Welington Castillo will be interrupted for 80 games to use a performance-enhancing drug that makes a damper on an 11-1 win against Orioles on Wednesday. Dominican journalist Américo Celado S. reported first that Major League Baseball was planning to resign Thursday for "steroid use". Athletics Ken Rosenthal confirmed by sources that Castillo would be interrupted …

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