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Arkansas hires John Calipari to coach the Razorbacks, a day after stepping down from Kentucky

Arkansas hires John Calipari to coach the Razorbacks, a day after stepping down from Kentucky

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Fireworks went off as new Arkansas men's basketball coach John Calipari was introduced to fans at Bud Walton Arena. If his past success is an indicator, many more fireworks are forthcoming.
Oilers superstar Connor McDavid out against visiting Golden Knights

Oilers superstar Connor McDavid out against visiting Golden Knights

Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid is out for Wednesday's game against the visiting Vegas Golden Knights. McDavid did not take warm-up before the game after missing the team's morning skate and practice on Tuesday.
Raleigh hits two-run homer in 10th inning as Mariners top Blue Jays 6-1

Raleigh hits two-run homer in 10th inning as Mariners top Blue Jays 6-1

Toronto relievers Jordan Romano and Erik Swanson had bags packed by their locker-room stalls at Rogers Centre on Wednesday ahead of a trip to Buffalo to continue building up for a return from the injured list.
Quebec Superior Court judge authorizes QMJHL hazing class-action lawsuit

Quebec Superior Court judge authorizes QMJHL hazing class-action lawsuit

MONTREAL — Quebec Superior Court has authorized a class-action lawsuit against the Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League and its teams over alleged hazing abuse. Justice Jacques G.
Preparations are being made for a potential NHL team in Salt Lake City

Preparations are being made for a potential NHL team in Salt Lake City

Preparations are being made behind the scenes and in the public eye in case an NHL team is in Salt Lake City sooner than later, perhaps as early as this fall.
Canada's Julien's homers twice, Correa nabs Ohtani at the plate in Twins' 3-2 win over Dodgers

Canada's Julien's homers twice, Correa nabs Ohtani at the plate in Twins' 3-2 win over Dodgers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Edouard Julien homered twice and scored three runs for the Minnesota Twins to spark a lagging lineup and lead a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
Adam Silver says gambling probe of Toronto's Jontay Porter could lead to banishment from league

Adam Silver says gambling probe of Toronto's Jontay Porter could lead to banishment from league

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto's Jontay Porter could face expulsion from the league if the gambling-related accusations against him are found to be true, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday.
Canada wary of quarterfinal opponent Sweden at world women's hockey championship

Canada wary of quarterfinal opponent Sweden at world women's hockey championship

UTICA, N.Y. — Canada's women intend to be on their toes against a quarterfinal opponent that took them to the brink of elimination in last year's world hockey championship. A Sarah Nurse overtime goal was required in Brampton, Ont.
Message delivered: When NHL head coaches go public with criticism

Message delivered: When NHL head coaches go public with criticism

Sheldon Keefe walked into the Maple Leafs locker room and did something he loathed. Toronto's head coach addressed his team after a loss — a particularly ugly one at that. He called out his leaders, including captain John Tavares, by name.
Fury says Usyk won't overcome size difference in the fight to crown the undisputed heavyweight champ

Fury says Usyk won't overcome size difference in the fight to crown the undisputed heavyweight champ

MORECAMBE, England (AP) — For Tyson Fury, size will count for everything in his fight with Oleksandr Usyk to crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 2000. Usyk, a former cruiserweight, might be giving away around 50 pounds (22.