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NHL Power Rankings: Lightning bolt ahead of the pack

theScore’s NHL Power Rankings are published every other Monday. Our second go-round is put together by editors Josh Gold-Smith, Sean O’Leary, and Josh Wegman. 1. Tampa Bay Lightning (7-1-1) ▲ Previously 12th Imagine a team where a healthy Steven Stamkos isn’t even the top offensive weapon? Thanks to Nikita Kucherov, that’s the Lightning these days – and… NHL | theScore ...

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Hamilton wins in Austin ahead of Vettel and Räikkönen

Lewis Hamilton moved one step closer to a fourth Drivers’ Championship title with a convincing sixth career US Grand Prix win at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas. The win, ahead of the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen, allied to a fifth place for Valtteri Bottas also handed Mercedes their fourth Constructors’ Championship crown in a row. Hard-charging Vettel ...

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Dodgers' Seager ahead of World Series: 'I'm ready to go'

The Los Angeles Dodgers advanced past the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series without shortstop Corey Seager, but it appears they won’t have to attempt … MLB | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Preview: Jaguars leaning on defense ahead of showdown with Colts

TV: CBS Time: 1 p.m. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts center Ryan Kelly understands this week’s challenge. Make the right pass protection calls, and perhaps the Colts can add another chapter to their home mastery over Jacksonville. Make a mistake, and the Jaguars pass rushers could be off and running. It’s the kind of challenge the 2016 first-round pick embraces every ...

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Astros manager A.J. Hinch looks ahead to the World Series: 'We're going to bring back four wins'

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Johnson struggles to regain rhythm ahead of playoff cutoff

As Jimmie Johnson & Company continue to find the answer to their qualifying woes, the defending series champion has begun exploring a new area: Himself. Or more specifically, his rhythm. “It seems that the more effort we put into it, in some respects I think we’re overthinking it – or I’m overthinking it and causing more problems,” Johnson told RACER. ...

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Ric Flair to yell 'Play Ball' ahead of Game 7 in Houston

It’s the most exciting event in sports: a Game 7. And when there’s one in the offing, you bring out the big guns. The Houston Astros are pulling out all the stops for Saturday’s winner-take-all clash at Minute Maid Park against the New York Yankees. Prior to the game, wrestling legend Ric Flair will start the proceedings by yelling “Play ...

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F1 – Hamilton tops FP2 timesheet in Austin ahead of Verstappen and Vettel

F1 – 2017 United States Grand Prix – Free Practice 2  Lewis Hamilton continued to set the pace at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas as he beat Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen top spot in second practice for the US Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver had registered the quickest time of the weekend’s opening session to beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel ...

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Mike Babcock helps put Leafs ahead of schedule

​Before their hockey marriage went splitsville three years ago, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland would meet daily with head coach Mike Babcock. Sometimes it would be in the morning, sometimes in the afternoon and sometimes they would talk on the phone. In their decade together in Detroit the two hockey minds would discuss a wide range of subjects ...

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