Tour de France 2019: Geraint Thomas loses time on leader Julian Alaphilippe

Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphlippe after the Frenchman’s stunning time trial win on stage 13. Britain’s Thomas had set the fastest mark, only to see last man Alaphilippe finish 14 seconds quicker over the technical 27.2km course in Pau. Alaphilippe now leads More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

NEW YORK—The NFL will not suspend Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill under its personal conduct policy in a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son. The league said in a statement Friday it has not More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Raptors’ Kyle Lowry has surgery on injured thumb

Kyle Lowry has undergone surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left thumb, an injury he played through during the last two rounds of Toronto’s run to the NBA championship. The Raptors said Friday that More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Canada loses some much needed FIBA hoops experience

All those cautions about not getting too pumped up over the list of invitees to the senior men’s basketball camp until we see who shows up on the court next month should not go unheeded. Especially in light More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy’s Royal Portrush dream turns into nightmare

Media playback is not supported on this device Half an hour into his opening round at Royal Portrush and Rory McIlroy had already hit a ball out of bounds, More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Ron Francis is general manager of Seattle NHL expansion club

SEATTLE—Ron Francis has all kinds of eye-popping statistics attached to his hall-of-fame career. He averaged more than point a game, is second in NHL history in assists behind Wayne Gretzky and fifth in career More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Calgary Stampeders bounce back with win over Toronto Argonauts

Brescacin hauled in a pair of touchdown passes from Arbuckle to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 26-16 win over the Toronto Argonauts at McMahon Stadium. “It was amazing,” said Arbuckle, who made his third More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Marner’s contract talks with Maple Leafs a roller-coaster of anticipation

VAUGHAN, Ont. – Right before riders of the Yukon Striker plummet down a 90-degree, 223-foot drop, they just hang there, peering over the edge. Stuck still, way up in the air, for a full three seconds to contemplate More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Marner wants to be in Maple Leafs uniform at camp, won’t go without deal

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner comments on contract negotiations with general manager Kyle Dubas. The post Strasburg homers, has five RBIs to lead Nationals past More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Why Marcus Stroman to Yankees is a deadline deal that makes sense

With just a few weeks remaining before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, the market’s potential buyers and sellers are taking shape. It’s an intriguing group of players expected to be dealt this month, More...