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Daily Archives: 8th June 2018

NHL playoffs 2018: Capitals vs. Golden Knights one of NHL's top-selling Stanley Cup Finals

One of the most improbable Stanley Cup Finals in recent NHL history has been selling tickets at one of the best rates in recent NHL history. That’s according to StubHub, which told CBSSports.com on Thursday that the Washington Capitals vs. Vegas Golden Knights series has already outsold every other Stanley Cup Final since the ticket marketplace started reselling championship game ...

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Driver Dylan Lupton leaves JGL Racing's Xfinity team

For the second time in a month, an Xfinity Series driver with JGL Racing has left the organization. Driver Dylan Lupton confirmed Thursday that he is no longer with JGL and will not compete with the team in this weekend’s Xfinity race at Michigan International Speedway. As of Thursday afternoon, he was still listed on the official entry list for ...

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Struggling Pirates face rival Cubs (Jun 07, 2018)

CHICAGO — It wasn’t all that long ago that the Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves in the thick of the race in the National League Central Division. But if the Pirates can’t find a way to turn things around, any thought of remaining in that conversation will be long gone. Finding their footing over the next few days won’t be easy, ...

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Mets farmhand Laffey retires after allowing 14 runs in Triple-A start

This was probably not how Aaron Laffey envisioned his professional baseball career coming to an end. Laffey, a veteran of eight major-league seasons who was pitching for the Las Vegas 51s – the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets – this season, got absolutely shelled in his start Wednesday, allowing 14 runs (12 earned) on 15 hits in just ...

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Alvin Gentry agrees to contract extension with New Orleans Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alvin Gentry’s ability to coach the Pelicans into the second round of the playoffs despite the mid-season loss of All-Star DeMarcus Cousins persuaded the club that Gentry deserved to be under contract beyond next season. Gentry agreed on Thursday to an extension covering two additional years, running through the 2020-21 season. “He did a tremendous job last ...

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New York Knicks hire Keith Smart, 3 others as David Fizdale's assistants

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have hired former NBA coach Keith Smart and three others as assistants on David Fizdale’s coaching staff. Jud Buechler, Pat Sullivan and Royal Ivey were also added Thursday to join Fizdale, who was hired last month to replace Jeff Hornacek. Smart coached Cleveland, Golden State and Sacramento and was most recently an ...

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Martin homers over Monster in Detroit's 5-run 1st

BOSTON — Thirsty to get on the right track, the Tigers immediately pounced on Red Sox starter Jalen Beeks in his big league debut on Thursday. Things started out well enough for Boston’s No. 15 prospect, who struck out the first batter he faced, <span class="token token-playerCar… MLB News Index

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