Daily Archives: 23rd November 2017

Blues' red-hot top line leads way against visiting Predators

ST. LOUIS — The early-season success of the St. Louis Blues can be attributed to many factors, but the decision to put Vladimir Tarasenko, Brayden Schenn and Jaden Schwartz on the same line is tops on that list. The line, which was put together in late October, has quickly developed into one of the best in the NHL. The Nashville ...

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Without Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott needs to slow the whispers

Nov 22, 2017 FRISCO, Texas — If you listen hard enough, you can start to hear the whispers. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott needs Ezekiel Elliott. Without the star running back, Prescott isn’t the same quarterback. He can’t make things happen when defenses are designed to stop him, not Elliott. Prescott can’t b… www.espn.com – NFL PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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What drivers are thankful for on Thanksgiving

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Newly-crowned Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season…. NASCAR on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Amid doping scandal, skeleton federation suspends 4 Russians

The two Russians who had their medals from the Sochi Games stripped because of doping have been barred from competing in World Cup races, at least temporarily. It’s the latest sanction against Aleksandr Tretiakov and Elena Nikitina, who had their medals – gold for Tretiakov, bronze for Nikitina – taken away Wednesday after it was determined they were part of ...

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How'd they do that?: A eulogy for the Celtics' historically unlikely win streak

Everything about this young Boston Celtics season has been cosmically unlikely, from the way it began – with their prized free-agent acquisition suffering a devastating injury on a complete fluke of a play just five minutes into his Celtics career – to the nutty run of games that followed. Boston’s post-Hayward-injury magic hit a dry spell Wednesday night when they ...

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Suicide Rates Increase For Quebec Farmers As Pressures Mount

Just before last Christmas, Rudy Ducreux, a young farmer from France, ended his life in the workshop on his Ducrêt farm, a stone’s throw away from the town hall. Saint-Basile, population 2,600, lies in the Portneuf region, west of Quebec City, where nearly half of the economy revolves around agriculture. “It’s a tragedy, because first, there’s the loss of a ...

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Author uncovers county baseball tragedy

George Barclay “Win” Mercer seemingly had everything to live for on the day of Jan. 12, 1903. The 28-year-old veteran of seven National League and two American League campaigns was a part of a barnstorming tour featuring a strong pool of baseball talent from across the country including Cleveland stars Nap Lajoie and Addie Joss. Mostly known for his exploits ...

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