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Ilya Kovalchuk wants to play in NHL for 'several more years'

Former NHL forward Ilya Kovalchuk says he wants to return to the league this summer and play there for “several more years.” Kovalchuk, 34, tells Russian state sports channel Match TV that if he doesn’t try again to win a Stanley Cup, “I won’t forgive myself for it when I get older.” Kovalchuk, who won the Olympic gold medal last ...

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Judge set to play left field in Minors game

TAMPA, Fla. — Since May, “The Judge’s Chambers” has been a right-field fixture at Yankee Stadium. Could a portable version soon be necessary? Judge will appear in left field for the first time this spring in a game situation Saturday, with manager Aaron Boone saying the American League Rookie of the Year has been scheduled to move across the grass ...

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Minor League Baseball's new pace of play rules someday could reach the majors

On Wednesday, Minor League Baseball announced new pace-of-play rules that will be implemented in time for the new season. These rules concern three main areas: mound visits, extra innings, and a pitch clock. It’s important to keep up with these kinds of things because it’s possible they eventually make their way to Major League Baseball — heck, mound visit limits ...

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Boston Celtics play Washington Wizards without six players

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics were without six players for their game against the Washington Wizards. The team said Wednesday that Kyrie Irving will sit out with a sore left knee. Al Horford will miss his second straight game with an illness. Jaylen Brown remains in the concussion protocol. Marcus Smart sprained his right thumb and is listed as ...

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RB Bell to play, but nothing 'extra' without deal

11:57 AM ET PITTSBURGH — Le’Veon Bell plans to play in 2018, either under the franchise tag or a long-term contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bell told fans during an Instagram Live chat Wednesday night that he won’t miss games if asked to play on a tag for the second consecutive year. The Steelers tagged Bell on Tuesday as a ...

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Poll: NHL players weigh in on best players, worst places to play, greatest fans

The NHL Players Association released the results of its annual Player Poll on Wednesday. During the first half of this season, over 500 NHL players were surveyed on more than 20 hockey-related questions on a variety of subjects — from player talent evaluation, to coaches, officials, arenas, teams and on-ice matters. The annual poll results give fans some data and ...

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