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Report: NBA passes 3 rule changes for 2018-19

The NBA Board of Governors has passed three rule changes for the upcoming season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The reported changes are as follows: Reset of the shot clock to 14 seconds after an offensive rebound; A simplification of the clear-path rule; and Expanded definition of “hostile act” for triggering replays The NBA also passed an increase in retirement ...

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Angels' Double-A affiliate changes name to Rocket City Trash Pandas

The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, will have a new name when the team relocates to Madison, Ala., in 2020: The Rocket City Trash Pandas. Trash Pandas beat out ThunderSharks, Moon Possums, Space Chimps, and Comet Jockeys in an online naming contest, receiving 44.75 percent of the vote, according to <a href="… MLB | theScore

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NFL: No changes will be made to new helmet rule

NFL vice president of football operations Troy Vincent released a statement Wednesday stating that no changes will be made to the new helmet rule, which aims to prevent players from initiating contact with their helmet. Statement from @NFL Executive Vice Presiden… NFL | theScore

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NCAA announces major changes to eligibility requirements

In what can be described as a massive development, the NCAA announced on Wednesday major changes to eligibility requirements for college basketball players who wish to declare for the NBA draft. Most notably, student-athletes who enter the draft and aren’t selected will now be able to return to school as long as they notify their university athletic director by the ...

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Tavares signing changes Kadri's role with Leafs, and he's just fine with that

Nazem Kadri has always seen himself as a No. 1 centre, but he’d have no problem being No. 3 on the Toronto Maple Leafs’ depth chart this season after the addition of John Tavares. Toronto strengthened itself up the middle July 1 by signing free-agent Tavares to a seven-year, $ 77-million US deal. The 27-year-old Mississauga, Ont., native had 272 ...

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