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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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Giroud thriving in elder brother role

Olivier Giroud in some of the best form of his career Playing older brother role to the younger players Set to meet two club-mates in the semi-final By Adrien Gingold with France At the age of 31, Olivier Giroud is peaking at just the right time and giving free rein to his talent at the FIFA World Cup™. And even ...

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'Roberto is our closer': Jays GM Ross Atkins says Osuna will resume role

The Toronto Blue Jays plan to use right-hander Roberto Osuna in his usual closer’s role when he becomes eligible to return to the team. Major League Baseball has suspended Osuna through Aug. 4 for violating the league’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. The 23-year-old pitcher is facing an assault charge and is scheduled to return to ...

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NFLPA names ex-GM Whaley to scouting role

12:08 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley is taking over as the NFL Players Association’s director of college scouting. Whaley will oversee the recruitment, evaluation and selec… www.espn.com – NFL

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Mavs employee removed from role after reportedly disregarding misconduct

One Dallas Mavericks executive, who was said to have turned a blind eye to rampant workplace misconduct, has been removed from his role. George Prokos, who held the position of vice president of ticket sales, has been replaced by George Killebrew, Mavericks CEO Cynthia Marshall confirmed to Deadspin’s Di… NBA | theScore

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Eagles' Clement eying bigger role in 2nd season

After successfully scratching out a role on the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted rookie, running back Corey Clement wants to see his responsibilities expand in 2018. “I definitely want to get more touches, more carries, more catches out of the backfield this year,” Clement told <a href="… NFL | theScore

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Redskins tab Guice for role as 1st- and 2nd-down 'banger'

The Washington Redskins aren’t being secretive about how they intend to use Derrius Guice. Washington took the power back with its second-round draft pick and plans to deploy him early in downs. “He’s more of a first-, second-down banger,” head coach… NFL | theScore

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