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'I owe my life to this game': Jordin Tootoo retiring from NHL

The first Inuk to play in the National Hockey League is retiring. Jordin Tootoo, 35, made the announcement Friday afternoon in Brandon, Man., where he began his hockey career playing for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League in 1999. “This community has embraced me and looked beyond Jordin Tootoo the hockey player, they just didn’t judge me for how I ...

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Sabathia rips ump Hernandez: 'He shouldn't be anywhere near a playoff game'

It’s safe to say that Angel Hernandez and CC Sabathia won’t be exchanging Christmas cards. Sabathia started Game 4 of the ALDS for the New York Yankees on Monday, and Hernandez, the veteran umpire whose work yet again came under scrutiny following a <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///news/1624994" href="https://www.thescore.com/news… MLB | theScore

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Jorge Lopez's bid for history: No-hitters, one-hitters and the MLB.TV era of 'Turn on the game!'

Maybe the craziest thing about Nolan Ryan’s seven career no-hitters is how many more he might’ve racked up, with a bit of luck. That’s because the Ryan Express also threw a ridiculous twelve one-hitters. If you didn’t know about Ryan’s many near-misses, you’re not alone. For the first century-plus of the sport’s history, many of baseball’s most impressive accomplishments happened ...

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Ray Allen says he's talked about 'He Got Game' sequel with Spike Lee

Twenty years after its release, Spike Lee’s “He Got Game” still stands as a landmark basketball movie. Ray Allen was a young Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard when he was cast as the film’s main character Jesus Shuttlesworth, and he hinted Thursday that a sequel may be in the works. “There’s so much more to that movie that we’ve got to ...

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Steve Nash expresses regret over style of play: 'I probably should have shot the ball 20 times a game'

Steve Nash is one of the greatest point guards to ever play the game. A two-time MVP, eight-time All-Star, seven-time All-NBA performer and five-time assist champion, Nash will be recognized for his excellence later this week when he’s inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.  But even after a spectacular career with the <a href="https://www.cbssports.com/nba/… CBSSports.com Headlines

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'This is why we play the game': Canada stuns Mexico at Little League World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., — With the bases loaded, the crowd roaring and Mexico down to their final out, Canada’s pitcher Nate Colina caught a line-drive to secure a stunning 6-4 victory over the Mexicans at the Little League World Series on Monday night. The capacity crowd erupted in Canadian celebration on one side and Mexican devastation on the other as the ...

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Mariners' comeback stuns Red Sox: 'Felt like a World Series game'

SEATTLE (AP) Denard Span came to the plate in the eighth inning, knowing the situation was why the Seattle Mariners traded for him three weeks ago. The veteran outfielder kept his cool and stroked a pinch-hit double that scored two runs, leading the Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Span, batting for Guillermo ...

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'We like our road game': Jets confident as series shifts to Vegas

The Jets won’t be flying to Nevada carrying a heavy load of anger or desperation. After Monday’s 3-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights tied the Western Conference final best-of-seven series at one game apiece, the Winnipeg players were taking their lumps and confidently looking ahead to Wednesday’s Game 3. “We’ll be ready to bounce back,” veteran Jets centre Paul Stastny said ...

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