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Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL's 31st Franchise Name, Logo Unveiled

They are the yet unassembled members of the Las Vegas NHL franchise which will take the ice in the desert next fall. Shortly after the name and logo for the Golden Knights was revealed outside of T-Mobile Arena, which rests just behind the Monte Carlo and New York-New York Hotel and Casino, hotels up and down the Strip were scheduled to reveal signs welcoming the Golden Knights to Las Vegas .

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Kirk Cousins amuses himself against the Packers

It was a festive locker room, to be sure, but several of Washington's players were clearly looking ahead. "You know, we have to keep winning, so it's big to get this one", Crowder said. Prescott and Elliott will be too much for the Washington defense to handle, and Cousins won't be able to outscore them. "Last year, the playoff game, we had a hard time protecting those guys and I feel like tonight they really answered the call".

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Accused cop-killer apparently got married during manhunt

In San Antonio , a detective was shot and killed while writing a traffic ticket in his squad vehicle Sunday morning outside police headquarters, authorities said . That's when he approached an unmarked police auto and fired another shot. Police have not said why the unidentified suspect appeared at the station or who he spoke to while there.

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For all the Apples: Huskies, Cougars clash for Pac-12 North

With a victory U-Dub would be Pac-12 North champs, setting up a showdown with Colorado or USC in the Pac-12 title game. Like Colorado , Washington State has surprised everyone this season as they carried over last season's breakout year to contend in the Pac-12.

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Mutual respect between Apple Cup coaches

This year's game has so much riding on it that both teams' coaches have tried to downplay the rivalry aspect of the game. Will Washington State cover as a home dog today when it takes on in-state rival Washington at 3:30PM ET? For the Huskies (10-1, 7-1) it would mean a possible berth in the four-team national playoffs.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic jumps to "perfect player" Wayne Rooney's defence

Rooney is already his country's all-time leading goalscorer and the most potent marksman in United's European history, and now needs just one more to draw level with the legendary Sir Bobby Charlton at the top of the Red Devils' all-time list.

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Ronda Rousey needed 'consolling' backstage at the UFC 205 weigh-ins

After the face-off, Joe Rogan interviewed Nunes while Rousey left the stage. It will be interesting to see how it all affects her emotional state when going into the December 30 championship fight main event at UFC 207. "My production guy screwed that up". Rousey and Nunes stared each other down, and each fighter was supposed to be interviewed directly afterwards.

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'Good one Dude!' - Riise laughs off claims Gerrard was scared of Diouf

England didn't progress beyond the first knockout round in those three tournaments as the team's performances never matched the hype and expectation that Gerrard sought to temper as a cool leader. He also won 114 England caps, captaining his country at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. "There is nothing to talk about and I am absolutely the wrong person to talk about it", said Klopp in a press conference.

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Old Trafford hero Giroud frustrated with bench role

Mourinho added: "We all know inside, internally, that in this moment that we are the unlucky team in the Premier League". "The midfield is playing very well", Mourinho said. "The players who came on made a massive difference today". He said: "I know that it is or isn't a penalty, I watch on the video a few times so I know, but I don't say what I think".

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Love scores 34 in 1st to lift Cleveland

Cleveland also set a franchise with 20 3-pointers. He was only four points shy of breaking Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson record of 37 scored in any quarter. The Warriors made a franchise-record 47 assists - on 53 baskets - which is the most in the National Basketball Association this season. NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis exuded an unmistakable swagger as he strode slowly toward the charged-up crowd behind the basket where he'd just rolled in an off-balance scoop while being ...

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Impact-Toronto playoff series a milestone for Canadian club soccer

But I'd rather be in this locker-room than that one right now". "We had the [Concacaf] Champions League final here". The match was delayed 30 minutes after it was discovered that the penalty areas were two yards short of regulation size.

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FanDuel and DraftKings to merge

The company will be co-headquartered in NY and Boston. Dustin Hecker, a Boston lawyer, says a more pressing question is whether the companies, even when merged, remain viable. The two privately held companies did not disclose the terms. At least that will be their pitch to regulatory committees, who might see the merger of the two largest Fantasy Sports sites as a monopoly on the market.

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Fantasy giants DraftKings and FanDuel all in on merger

Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close late next year, were not disclosed. The combined company will have dual headquarters in NY and Boston, where DraftKings and FanDuel are based, respectively. The companies will be co-headquartered in Boston and NY and will retain their names and branding "for the foreseeable future", a spokesperson told Mashable .

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Ilkay Gundogan Happy With Borussia Monchengladbach Draw

Celtic are a different team when away from Celtic Park and Manchester City will try to exploit that in their final match of the group-stage. During the game, City gave up on their shape, which began with a three-man defence, and they sat back after going down to 10 men, which Gundogan has claimed was necessary.

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Burnley vs Manchester City, 2016 Premier League: Players to Watch

The Clarets are a different proposition at Turf Moor than they are on the road and that is highlighted by the fact that 13 of their 14 points have been earned in their seven home matches this season. City's final Group C game will be against Celtic in a fortnight. "Yes, of course it's better to go in at half time at 1-1". Plan A had looked freaky from the moment the team sheets landed.

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LSU's Ed Orgeron has backing of players as coaching candidate

LSU fired Les Miles on September 25 after the team's 2-2 start to the season. Regardless of how this situation plays out, the spate of reports ensures that LSU (lost out on top two choices) or Texas (failed to land their top candidate while simultaneously hanging their current coach out to dry) will have egg on their face if they don't ultimately reel in Herman.

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Ranieri: Leicester qualification to last 16 'Unbelievable'

With 0 points in this group, Club Brugge are on the last position, with a 1-10 goal difference. "The relegation is very close to us and we have to react", Ranieri said after the loss to Watford. "It's another journey through to the knockout - unbelievable". Leicester defender Christian Fuchs has targeted a big scalp in the Champions League after the Foxes reached the knockout stages.

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Former Dodgers Pitcher Ralph Branca Dies at 90

On October 3, 1951, the Dodgers were facing the New York Giants, their crosstown rivals, in the finale of a three-game series that would determine who would win the National League pennant and go on to the World Series. "And I understand his position". Branca was with the Dodgers for 10 of his Major League Baseball seasons and made his big-league debut in 1944. I once told Ralph Branca that if only managers were held to the standard in 1951 that they are in modern times, he either would ...

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Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard retires from football

Graduating from Liverpool's youth academy, Gerrard made his professional debut in November 1998. Steven Gerrard congratulations on your incredible career. Speaking on French television he said: "when I arrived (at Liverpool) I showed him he was nothing at all". "At an global level, I feel privileged to have won 114 England caps and to have had the honour of captaining my country".

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Here are the best online Black Friday 2016 deals in Australia

The popular wholesale outlet will open on 7:00 a.m. ET on Friday and closes at 9:00 p.m. Black Friday deal hunters will need to be at Sam's Club stores before 7am to get their hands on the best doorbuster deals. Word is that most of the hot Black Friday deals will go live at the UK's biggest retailers at 8pm this evening! Core i7, 16GB, 1TB Laptop, $ 249 Sony PS4 Slim 500GB Uncharted 4 Bundle , $ 249 Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle w/ Extra Controller , and a $ 249 Xbox One S Minecraft Bundle ...

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Bruce Arena confirmed as new USMNT head coach

Arena will take over on December 1, and ASN will provide exhaustive coverage on this changing of the guard, what it means in the short term, and what it means over the long haul. With the Americans now lying bottom of the table, Arena, who led the U.S. team to the quarterfinals of the 2002 World Cup, has been called to try and change the team's fortunes.

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Seahawks avenge Super Bowl 49 loss to the Patriots

Belichick didn't bother using either of his last two timeouts after Jermaine Kearse's spectacular 33-yard catch to the Patriots 5 with 1:06 left. Super Bowl is not fast approaching yet, but Tom Brady remains amped and excited to play with the Seattle Seahawks.

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Badgers fall to North Carolina in Maui

The Tar Heels went up by as many as 24 points and locked down some of Wisconsin's top players. Vitto Brown scored 15 points for Wisconsin (4-2). Adrian Atkinson: Analytics prove that the Tar Heels might be best suited with running Kenny Williams out on the court as their shooting guard.

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Best Memes of Michigan, Clemson & Washington Getting Upset

But that's an extremely unlikely scenario. Ohio State prevailed but would be upset by current Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer and his Florida Gators. As a result, Utah has once again moved up in the rankings following their 49-23 win over Arizona State Thursday. Ohio State jumping MI now doesn't mean anything if they don't get into the conference title game.

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Baseball roundup: Angels' Trout, Cubs' Bryant win MVPs

And he did it playing for an Angels' club that finished 74-88, fourth in the AL West. What this Jersey-born superstar center fielder once again did night after night after night for the Los Angeles Angels was too much to ignore. Jason Castro made the most starts at catcher for the Astros a year ago, batting.210 with 11 homers and 32 RBIs. He finished his third season in NY after signing an $85 million, five-year deal as a free agent.

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Breaking down chaotic final weekend before college football playoff

The Gamecocks are having a forgettable season, but if they beat the Tigers you better believe there will be celebratory couch burnings in Columbia. To upset No. Alabama remains on top of the rankings at 11-0 following its win over Chattanooga last week. Mike Weber has been doing it all as only the third freshman in Buckeyes history to rush for more than 1,000 yards.

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World number one might be a step too far, says Wawrinka

His dip in form coincided with Andy Murray's rise to the top, as a result of which, the latter ended Djokovic's long-standing streak as the world's best-ranked player. My overall aim now is on how much I can achieve". After an incredible start to 2016, Novak Djokovic's has found himself in a mini-slump. "It was a really good atmosphere.

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David Haye v Tony Bellew is confirmed for early 2017

The build-up will be electric as will fight night. 'The build-up will be electric as will fight night, I like millions of fight fans around the world can not wait'. There is no title at stake but you can guarantee tickets for this genuine grudge match will be sold out in minutes as two of Britain's most charismatic fighters go to war.

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Cavs finish strong to beat Raptors, Hawks edge Heat

Besides the duo, other players such as Kevin Love (19 points) and Tristan Thompson (15) looked decent, but the former, who is a good shooter from beyond the arc had a disappointing night from the three-point range. They scored 28 and 26 points respectively, but failed to help their team emerge triumphant. Are the Cavaliers becoming the best three-point shooting team in the league? The Pacers were without G Rodney Stuckey (right hamstring strain).

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'He's back' - Kroos reacts to Goldberg's WWE return

Goldberg said he would like to thank everyone for giving him the ability to come into the ring and be "Goldberg" again and for letting him be in the limelight. Story Time paints an animated picture of some of the most entertaining stories in WWE , as recounted by the Superstars and Legends who lived them. Plus, it was also noted prior to the match that Goldberg has tweaked his shoulder which never allowed him to get into the ring with a hundred percent physicality.

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Wenger admits Cazorla absence hurting Arsenal

Santi has been on the sidelines since aggravating a long-standing Achilles injury against Ludogorets over five weeks ago and is still not able to resume first team training, so Wenger is reluctant to set a time-frame over his recovery. We missed that fluency, that security in our decision making that made us risky in the final third a little bit. Many fans have been surprised Wenger has not called upon Granit Xhaka to start a game since November 6, when he was named the Gunners' man of the ...

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England captain Wayne Rooney apologises to the FA for 'inappropriate' pictures

Despite being the manager of a rival team, Klopp has absolutely nailed it. "There's a human being behind the kid", said Klopp. "These boys, this generation, is the most professional generation of footballers". I'm not aware of anything else. 'Most of the time I speak about things I have no idea about so why shouldn't I do it now? "Someone will have to review it".

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Under-strength Spurs face defensive problem for Chelsea clash

Chelsea are 3/4 with Sky Bet to inflict further misery on Tottenham , who are 100/30 to halt their London rivals' title charge with a win and 11/4 to leave with a point. But since then their momentum has deserted them, with last weekend's gritty 3-2 comeback win over West Ham United, secured by Harry Kane's late brace, the only subsequent victory they have recorded.

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Las Vegas will learn name of NHL team tonight

The NHL also wants the Las Vegas team to be competitive right away and has tried to create more favorable expansion draft rules. You've spent millions of dollars on this franchise and this is your day. At least 20 of those players must be under contract for the 2017/18 season . The pair used all of the parameters, inputted all the player information including contracts and digested it into a simple and user friendly experience.

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Rokoduguni brace helps England to demolition of Fiji

Each England player was receiving STG22,000 ($A37,000) for the match, compared to STG400 ($A672) for each Fijian. If England's second stringer players can't be outstanding against a team like Fiji then what hope is there for them against more serious opposition? Go anywhere in Fiji and you see kids aged 10 throwing 10-15 metre torpedo passes through their legs.


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