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Daily Archives: 2nd February 2018

New Hamilton contract ‘just a matter of time’

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says contract talks with Lewis Hamilton are ongoing and it is “just a matter of time” until a new deal is agreed. Hamilton is out of contract at the end of 2018 and is about to enter his sixth season with Mercedes, having won three drivers’ championships since joining the team in 2013. Hamilton’s fourth title ...

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MLB Hot Stove: Five teams that have the most to gain by signing a big free agent

It is now February, and still over 100 free agents remain unsigned, including many top free agents. Blame collusion, blame the collective bargaining agreement, blame players for wanting to much, blame whoever you want. The bottom line is so many free agents remain unemployed with spring training less than two weeks away. The slow free agent market is, unequivocally, a ...

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Pelicans bolster lineup before meeting with Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — When DeMarcus Cousins’ season ended with a torn Achilles tendon suffered in the final seconds of the New Orleans Pelicans’ Jan. 26 victory over the Houston Rockets, their chances of making the playoffs for the first time in three seasons appeared over. But the Pelicans made a move to preserve their relevance — and keep financial flexibility ...

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Seamus O'Regan Accuses Tories Of 'Amnesia' While Taking Heat Over Veterans Pensions

The treatment of Canada’s disabled veterans is again sparking heated exchanges in the House of Commons — only now it is opposition Conservatives accusing governing Liberals of having lied to ex-soldiers. Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan faced a grilling in question period Friday morning over some frank comments Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the night before.<!– TAG START { player: ...

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Learn about baseball great John Donaldson in Staples

The public is invited to hear his story at the annual meeting of the Staples Historical Society at 1 p.m. Feb. 11 at the depot. “Donaldson was a physically superior, left-handed power pitcher, the kind of pitcher everybody wanted and still want today,” stated Peter Gorton, who has been researching Donaldson’s life for 17 years, in a news release. His ...

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Outside Law Firm To Probe U.S. Olympics And Gymnastics Officials Over Larry Nassar Scandal

An independent investigation will look into former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s serial sexual abuse, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced on Friday, after widespread calls from athletes and public officials for greater scrutiny of the institutions that many say enabled his years of assaulting young women. <div class="content-list-component bn-content-list-text yr-content-list-text text" readability="3… Sports

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