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Warriors’ Lacob fined $50K for Simmons remarks

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Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has been fined $50,000 for violating the NBA’s anti-tampering rule, the league announced Wednesday. Lacob’s fine came after he cast doubt during a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle that the Warriors would be interested in acquiring disgruntled Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons.......

NHL finds no evidence Kane bet on Sharks games

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The NHL completed its gambling investigation of Evander Kane and said it has found no evidence that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games. The investigation, which was conducted by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, in conjunction with NHL Security, was spurred by allegations in social......

Rays’ Kiermaier plunked amid scouting-card snafu

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — So much for that water under the bridge. Just one day after Toronto manager Charlie Montoyo downplayed the fact that Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier had scooped up a scouting card that fell out of Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk‘s wristband as “agua under......

USOPC: Olympic hopefuls must be fully vaxxed

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U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a new policy announced Wednesday by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. CEO Sarah Hirshland wrote in a letter obtained by The Associated Press that, starting Nov. 1, the USOPC will require staff,......

Grim echoes of history in images of Haitians at US-Mexico border

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“That’s exactly what it is. It’s horrible, and it’s pure evil,” Angela Byrd, an African-American resident of Washington DC, told BBC News. “It’s very disheartening, because of the historical connections that we – whether it be Haitians, Cubans or African Americans – have with a man, on a horse, with......

Student killed in shooting at Louisville bus stop

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Student killed in shooting at Louisville bus stop – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Police in Louisville are asking for help after a 16-year-old was killed and two other students were injured when someone opened fire at a bus......

Kiffin: Transfer ‘cherry picking’ gives Bama edge

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The battle of top-15 teams Alabama and Ole Miss is still a week and a half away, and already Rebs’ coach Lane Kiffin has some things to say about his former employer. Kiffin, who served as offensive coordinator at Alabama under Nick Saban from 2014-16, said on Wednesday that the......

CFP board delays vote on 12-team proposal

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The College Football Playoff board of managers, which is comprised of 11 presidents and chancellors who have the authority to change the playoff, will not vote next week on a proposed 12-team format, further delaying any major changes to the current four-team field. The board was originally scheduled to meet......

Gronk clears the air on his film-watching habits

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TAMPA, Fla. — After jokingly telling Peyton and Eli Manning on their ESPN Monday Night Football MegaCast that he “doesn’t watch film,” Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski cleared the air Wednesday, saying that, yes, he actually does watch film and that his job isn’t as cushy as he......

Hat-trick for Asensio as Real score six

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Marco Asensio joined Real Madrid from Mallorca Marco Asensio scored a superb hat-trick as Real Madrid reclaimed top spot in La Liga with an emphatic victory over Mallorca at the Bernabeu. Asensio scored twice in five first-half minutes – either side of Lee Kang-in’s well-taken response for the visitors. The......

Winless Vikings ‘to continue to play’ Cook (ankle)

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EAGAN, Minn. — Dalvin Cook racked up 148 all-purpose yards and a right ankle injury that was classified as a “little sprain” by Vikings coach Mike Zimmer late in Minnesota’s 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Yet despite Cook’s injury, the Vikings still plan to use him as they normally......

Product scarcity may impact holiday shopping, construction projects and car industry

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Product scarcity may impact holiday shopping, construction projects and car industry – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains why there is a supply shortage, what items will see the most impact and what......

76ers’ Rivers wants to convince Simmons to stay

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Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers wants to change Ben Simmons‘ mind. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the star guard has told the team that he will not report to training camp next week and does not plan to play for the franchise again. “Well, I hope we can change that......

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