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Vegas is the best expansion team ever, period. By a lot

As the Vegas Golden Knights begin the Stanley Cup Final in their first year of existence, it’s worth reflecting on the wild season they’ve had. It’s not wild because Vegas doesn’t have some good players (it does) or because nobody figured hockey could work in a new market (plenty thought it could). It’s wild because […]

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Is Lou Williams the greatest Clipper ever?

Heading into Wednesday, the Clippers hadn’t beaten the Warriors since Christmas 2014, losing 12 straight to Golden State. While the Warriors were without Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on Wednesday, Kevin Durant was back to join the full complement of complimentary players. The Clippers, meanwhile, were without Blake Griffin and basically every other player whose […]

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Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in someone his age, researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine disclosed at a conference Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the school’s CTE center, said the 27-year-old’s brain was “clearly at the severe end […]

Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in someone his age, researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine disclosed at a conference Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the school’s CTE center, said the 27-year-old’s brain was “clearly at the severe end […]

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One week after the 2nd-biggest collapse ever, Texas A&M is on UPSET ALERT vs. FCS Nicholls

Texas A&M’s on upset alert against FCS Nicholls State on Saturday night. Early in the fourth quarter, the Colonels were tied with the Aggies in College Station, 14-all. The Aggies pulled ahead with a touchdown with 7:34 left, but they’re not clear yet. A&M had the worst Week 1 of pretty much anybody in college […]

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Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open, reminding us he’s the best ever on clay

A Rafael Nadal win at the French Open is about as sure a thing as any in sports. It’s his territory, where he’s able to put his body through the wringer to outsmart opponents with lateral movement a 31-year-old with his injury history shouldn’t still have. The 2017 Open was no different than what we’re […]

LeBron James is better than ever

BOSTON — It was after Game 1 and Brad Stevens was asked to consider the impossible quandary that is LeBron James. It had been a ruthlessly efficient night for LeBron, who had 38 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and there wasn’t a damn thing the Celtics could do about any of it. He ran through […]

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These Skiers Are On Course To Become Afghanistan's First Ever Winter Olympians

LONDON, March 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sajjad Husaini and Sayed Ali Shah Farhang from Afghanistan’s persecuted Hazara minority make unlikely ski champions. But the pair, now training in the Swiss Alps, are hoping to become war-torn Afghanistan’s first winter Olympians. Husaini, 25, and Farhang, 26, are from the mountainous Afghan province of Bamiyan, famed […]

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Richest Ever Boxer Attends Richest Ever President's Inauguration

A little rain didn’t stop Floyd Mayweather Jr. from attending President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. After a November meeting with Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr., the undefeated five-division world boxing champion told TMZ that he planned to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the 45th president of the United States. “Y’all see me in […]