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Author: 0 Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

After leading the Black Bears to the 1993 NCAA title, with an incredible 42-1-2 mark, Kariya was selected fourth overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. He was elected in his ninth year of eligibility. Selanne and Kariya are joined by Dave Andreychuk , Mark Recchi , women's star Danielle Goyette , coach Clare Drake and Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs .

Sports Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open
Author: 0 Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open

But about an hour after his final putt, as the size of his accomplishment sank in and everything it meant began to dig into Koepka, he conducted a remarkable long mass interview in which he opened up so much, was so frank and interesting, that the Man of No Emotion who won the U.S.

Sports Aussie boasts of 10-point plan to bring Pacman down
Author: 0 Aussie boasts of 10-point plan to bring Pacman down

Pacquiao, who briefly retired a year ago before making a successful comeback against Vargas in November, said after arriving in Australia at the weekend he was confident of taking out Horn before an expected crowd of 50,000. He's undefeated and young. "I reckon the key punch is the right hand with Pacquiao. He has good amateur experience", Pacquiao told The Courier-Mail website.

Author: 0 Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

Hard-throwing reliever Bruce Rondon will replace Rodriguez in the Tigers' bullpen. Rodriguez declined to talk to reporters after the giving up a grand slam in a 9-6 loss to the Mariners in Seattle on Thursday. Spending the last two seasons in the "Motor City", a stint that includes the early part of the 2017 campaign, Rodriguez has already made 28 regular-season appearances this time around.

Author: 0 NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

There were so many different directions he could have gone in to craft an identity for the NHL's newest team, each one with its own unique set of strengths and weaknesses. Engelland's career has also come full circle as he began his professional hockey career in the ECHL playing for the Las Vegas Wranglers, the Calgary Flames' former minor-league affiliate.

Sports Lester goes seven strong as Cubs beat Marlins
Author: 0 Lester goes seven strong as Cubs beat Marlins

Russell bobbled a first-inning grounder for an error that led to three unearned runs and was 0 for 2 when he left the game. "Right now, I'm not hearing bad, so I just need to be educated more on it, because I'm hearing with maintenance, with exercise, all that kind of stuff, he should be able to play".

Author: 0 Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

French point guard Frank Ntilikina went to the Knicks with the eighth choice before Dallas landed North Carolina State guard Dennis Smith at No. 9. That's two first-overall picks and two third-overall picks from the past four NBA Drafts.

Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico reach Confed Cup semifinals

However, it was the minnows who created the first clear-cut opportunity of the match with Leeds United forward Chris Wood forcing a decent save out of Rui Patricio, who got down well to his left. Mexico winger Hirving Lozano took advantage of an very bad mix-up in the Russian defence to score an extraordinary goal which gave his side a 2-1 win and knocked the Confederations Cup hosts out of the tournament on Saturday.

Author: 0 Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

Red Bull Racing celebrate Daniel Ricciardo win in Azerbaijan. He could have had second too if not for the speedy Bottas pipping him right on the finish line. The incident was immediately placed under investigation by the stewards and Vettel was deemed to have been wholly at fault, for which he served a 10-second stop-go penalty.

Sports Donovan Mitchell Selected by Denver Nuggets in NBA Draft
Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell Selected by Denver Nuggets in NBA Draft

After several years spent adding young talent and major pieces, the Utah Jazz came into the 2017 NBA Draft in an unfamiliar position, having two late first-round picks at No. Still, anything can happen on draft night and there are plenty of factors in play. I think I can do both. Lydon led Syracuse in rebounding (8.6 per game) and ranked second in scoring (13.2 points per game) last season and brings another physical presence to the Nuggets' front court.

Author: 0 Marin Cilic storms into Queen's Club Championship final beating Gilles Muller

Blood was spilt on the grass of the Queen's Club the last time the habitually peaceful but nevertheless aggressively powerful Marin Cilic hoisted the oversized Aegon Championships trophy. "I think the first set was the best I've played all week". "For me, it's so special to be in the final", Lopez said, as quoted by ATP's official website .

Author: 0 Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

On Wednesday, AS reported that Ronaldo is already having second thoughts about leaving the Santiago Bernabey after his positive response to Perez's decision to publicly defend him after the tax fraud allegations . "I hold the opinion that nobody is indispensable, not just Cristiano Ronaldo ", Figo said to Gol when asked about the Portugal forward's future. This is all very odd.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: "We delivered a real blow to the Ferrari's"

Vettel's hopes were hit when his front wing was damaged by Max Verstappen's Red Bull at the first corner, and he had to stop to replace it. Native Montrealer Lance Stroll was ninth - the first-ever points for the 18-year-old rookie; Hamilton gave him a thumbs-up as he passed on the track.

Author: 0 India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win

Police in central Indian state Thursday dropped sedition charges against 15 Muslim men for allegedly raising anti-India and pro-Pakistan slogans following the country's defeat in the global cricket tournament. India made its debut in the Championship in 1978, the time it hosted the event for the first time . Pakistan's win over India resulted in pockets of violence breaking out across the country, notably in West Bengal .

Author: 0 Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

South Africa reached the score of 174 for eight thanks to blistering knocks from JJ Smuts and skipper AB de Villiers striking 45 and 46 runs respectively. Roy had his back towards the fielder when the ball hit his toes, however, he was looking at the fielder when he was throwing the ball. To this incident, the third umpire had a close look at the replay which took some time.

Sports Mourinho denies £2.9m Spanish tax fraud claim
Author: 0 Mourinho denies £2.9m Spanish tax fraud claim

However, allegations of tax fraud - denied by the forward - have brought Ronaldo's future into question and United have been heavily linked with a swoop for their former star. He also confirmed that Ronaldo s contract was ring-fenced by a one billion euro release clause. "But something really weird would have to happen if he were to leave this club".

Sports Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud
Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives have strongly denied an accusation that the Real Madrid forward concealed earnings and defrauded the Spanish tax authorities out of €14.7million. The court found Messi had funneled income earned from his image rights through countries such as Uruguay, Switzerland and Belize, evading more than 4 million euros in taxes from 2007 to 2009.

Sports S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile
Author: 0 S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

Two U.S. officials who spoke to Fox on the condition of anonymity said the engine test took place in Yunsong, North Korea , where other tests had taken place. North Korea flatly rejected Lee's call through an editorial released Sunday in the state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun , reiterating its warning that South Korea needed to distance itself from the United States if the country truly wanted to improve ties.

Sports Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'
Author: 0 Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'

Coach Steve Hansen may want to bite back later in the week but veteran forwards Jerome Kaino and Brodie Retallick were quick to dismiss Gatland's claims ahead of the first Test in Auckland on Saturday. British and Irish Lions (v the Chiefs tomorrow, 8.35am BST): L Williams (Wales); J Nowell (England), J Payne, R Henshaw (both Ireland), E Daly (England); D Biggar (Wales), G Laidlaw (Scotland); J Marler (England), R Best (Ireland), D Cole (England), I Henderson (Ireland), C Lawes, J Haskell ...

Author: 0 India beat England by 35 runs

West Indies also come into the tournament with plenty of confidence having lifted the ICC Women's World Twenty20 just past year, as part of a hat-trick that included the ICC World Twenty20 won by the men's team and the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup taken home by their colts.

Sports Rossi takes his first MotoGP win in more than a year
Author: 0 Rossi takes his first MotoGP win in more than a year

By then Rossi had taken both reigning champion Marc Marquez and the early leader Johann Zarco to power himself back in contention to regain the crown as he dictated terms from the front - though amid anxieties as spots of rain fell in the closing stages he had to fend off Petrucci who had briefly nosed ahead.

Sports Gatland concerned by targeting of Lions scrum-half Murray
Author: 0 Gatland concerned by targeting of Lions scrum-half Murray

Gatland didn't name names but he felt Murray , whose box kicking was one effective weapon for the Lions , was being put at risk by All Blacks looking to charge down his punts and rough him up. New Zealand suffered a degree of back division disruption - full-back Ben Smith went off for a head injury assessment, while centre Ryan Crotty departed with a leg injury and Anton Lienert-Brown took over - as Farrell and Barrett exchanged penalties.

Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Reports have since suggested that Ronaldo may have made a decision to leave Real Madrid amid claims he is angry at his treatment by Spanish authorities and that Portugal has launched its own tax fraud probe into the world's highest paid athlete.

Sports Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida
Author: 0 Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

Before his final game with Columbia Fireflies, Tebow spoke with reporters about his time in the city. Tim Tebow is coming back to Florida - this time in a baseball uniform. Adonis Uceta (3-0) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Ben Wright (1-6) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game. Tebow helped push the Fireflies' average attendance up almost 40 percent over a year ago to a South Atlantic League-lead of 5,230.