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Porter falls to Nuggets at No. 14 amid reported injury concerns

With the No. 14 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Denver Nuggets have selected Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr. Porter went to Missouri as arguably the favorite for the No. 1 overall selection, but back surgery forced him to miss almost the entire season. He canceled a workout during the pre-d… NBA | theScore

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World Cup games to air on free TV amid problems in Australia

SYDNEY (AP) Rather than risk further outrage from football fans, rights holders in Australia have agreed to keep sharing World Cup matches with free-to-air TV until the end of the group stage. Telecommunications company Optus bought the broadcast rights for most World Cup games in Russia but technical issues with the live streaming in Australia caused a major backlash from ...

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Senators trade Mike Hoffman amid scandal

The Ottawa Senators sent Mike Hoffman to the San Jose Sharks for Danish winger Mikkel Boedker after allegations Hoffman’s girlfriend had been harassing his captain’s family. Within three hours, the Florida Panthers announced they’d acquired Hoffman from San Jose in exchange for three draft picks. News broke last week that Melinda Karlsson, the wife of Senators captain Erik Karlsson, had filed an order of ...

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Luck resumes throwing footballs amid lengthy shoulder rehab

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, who continues to work his way back from a shoulder injury, was seen throwing regular footballs Tuesday at practice for the first time since October. Luck missed the entire 2017 season after encountering a number of setbacks in his shoulder rehab. It’s unclear what type of football Luck was handling at practice, but reporters on ...

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NFLPA highlights community efforts by players amid anthem debate

The NFLPA created a thread of tweets Wednesday to highlight the community efforts and acts of patriotism made by players. The reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles were disinvited from their White House visit on Monday by President Donald Trump, who said the Eagles disagreed with standing for the anthem. While … NFL | theScore

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Mets GM not considering rebuild amid tailspin

As the New York Mets‘ tailspin continues unabated – they’ve now lost 12 of their last 15 games – longtime general manager Sandy Alderson says he isn’t contemplating a tear-it-all-down rebuild. “Can circumstances change that, yes,” Alderson told Bob Nightengale of USA Today. “But I… MLB | theScore

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Amid rape allegation, Jordaan re-elected SAfrica soccer boss

JOHANNESBURG (AP) Danny Jordaan, the chief organizer of the 2010 World Cup, was re-elected as president of the South African Football Association for a second term despite allegations made by a singer that he raped her 25 years ago. Jordaan won the vote late Saturday with over 95 percent of the votes, SAFA said, and earned another five-year term. Former ...

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