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Basketball-WNBA star Griner makes freedom appeal to Biden

(Reuters) – U.S. WNBA basketball star Brittney Griner has made a direct plea to President Joe Biden to stand up for her in an emotional letter sent to the White House on Monday as she remains detained in Russia on drug charges. Griner, who was held at a Moscow airport on Feb. 17 when a…

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London Knights: Upcoming NHL draft an ‘exciting time’

Isaiah George is not the kind of person who lets things get to him. As a 17-year old defenceman with the London Knights who entered the 2021-22 season after a year without playing much hockey George was immediately slotted into the Knights top-four. He didn’t miss a beat. When injuries bumped him up to the…

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THREE NHL PLAYOFF CONTENDERS WITH SOME WORK TO DO THIS SUMMER

Some teams might be one piece away. Others might need a couple. Here’s a look at three teams with interesting off-seasons ahead of them. “We’re just one piece away” You hear it all the time in professional sports. It’s the Hockey Man’s favorite phrase, one uttered to buy himself another year or two of time…

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Buffalo Sabres Currently Hold 11 Picks in 2022 NHL Draft

As of writing, the Buffalo Sabres currently hold 11 picks in this week’s NHL Draft. Buffalo is one of two teams with a trio of first-round picks, as the Sabres are set to pick 9th, 16th and 28th overall on Thursday night. The Colorado Avalanche and Florida Panthers currently do not hold picks in either…

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Color of Hockey: Nine players eligible for 2022 NHL Draft

QMJHL defenseman Warren, NTDP forward Kaplan among North American skaters William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog since 2012. Douglas joined NHL.com in 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, he profiles players of color eligible for the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bell Centre in Montreal…

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NHL: The Ten Current Best American Hockey Players In The NHL

Guys like Troy Terry, Brady Tkachuk and Charlie McAvoy have some bright futures in this league and are definitely going to find their names on this list in the next few years. Another guy who definitely is going to be on this list in the future has to be rookie sensation Trevor Zegras. Zegras shocked…

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Firework NFL Trade Ideas That Would Transform The League in 2022

One thing we’ve learned this NFL offseason is that star players are no longer off-limits. So far in 2022, we’ve seen the likes of Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan, Davante Adams, Tyreek Hill and Khalil Mack traded. These trades all have the potential to change the Super Bowl race in the coming season. To celebrate American…

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NFL Most Underrated: Who’s Falcons Best Candidate?

This young star is underrated nationally, but certainly not inside the Falcons organization. The Atlanta Falcons know they have something special in third-year cornerback A.J. Terrell. After turning in an outstanding second season highlighted by an All-Pro nod, Terrell has established himself amongst the top players in the NFL at his position. Still, according to…

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1 NFL Player at Each Position Who Will Explode into Stardom in 2022

The NFL is like a great white shark—constantly on the move. Part of that perpetual motion machine is when new players take the place of old ones. For every player who is released or retires, another claims his spot on a roster. It’s as true for big names as it is for players fighting for…

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NFL analysts dubs Colts ‘Super Bowl Sleeper’

The Indianapolis Colts will be contending for a playoff spot in a crowded AFC picture, and one NFL analyst believes they can be sleepers for the Super Bowl. NFL Network’s Cynthia Frelund picked the Colts as her Super Bowl sleeper team entering the 2022 season thanks to the many new additions made to the roster…

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