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He worked under Dave Gettleman, who has been the Panthers' general manager since 2013. Nearly immediately after Doug Whaley was sacked as GM of the Bills, Beane's name rose to the front as the favourite to replace him. In Buffalo, Beane joins a franchise in the midst of yet another front-office overhaul during what's now grown into a 17-year playoff drought - the longest active streak in North America's four pro leagues.
  • Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs

    Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs

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    Including the regular season, the Warriors have won 23 of their last 24 games. In an impressive and dominating win the Warriors swept their opponents once again, marking the second time in a row they have done so in this year's playoffs. Well, if it's any consolation, while the Thunder got snuffed out, Westbrook ended up as the league's triple-double king of all time. Utah never fully recovered after enduring another sluggish first quarter.
  • Proposed Raiders stadium would be finished by 2020

    Proposed Raiders stadium would be finished by 2020

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    The stadium authority board is expected to discuss the timeline at Thursday's meeting at 1 p.m.at the Clark County Government Center. "Parking, access, soil - I assume we can get to the answer of "yes" on each one". November 2017: Land for the stadium is transferred to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority; Developers funding provided pursuant SB1, Sec. That would allow site work to start in December and stadium construction to commence in January.
  • Atletico Madrid Player Completed Medical At Real Madrid This Morning

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    Real are preparing for the second-leg of their semifinal at Atletico. Barcelona were reportedly also interested in signing the youngster, but Real beat their counterparts after agreeing personal terms with the player. "It's very hard to overturn this result but we will keep believing until the end because that's our mentality and we will be playing with our fans behind us", Atletico defender Stefan Savic said.
  • Predators beat Blues to reach first Western Conference final in team history

    Predators beat Blues to reach first Western Conference final in team history

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    Rinne made 23 saves, none bigger than his pad stop on Kyle Brodziak at the goalmouth about halfway through the third period. The three points place Rinne in a tie for 98th among playoff scorers, more than forwards such as the much-maligned Jordan Eberle, who still has just two points in 12 games despite the Oilers putting up a touchdown on the Ducks during a 7-1 blowout in Game 6.
  • Washington Capitals rout Pittsburgh Penguins, forcing Game 7

    Washington Capitals rout Pittsburgh Penguins, forcing Game 7

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    But a barrage of goals from Washington stars in the third period extended the series back to Pittsburgh for Game 6. On the brink of elimination and trailing a Pittsburgh team that went 37-1-1 in the regular season and 6-0 in the playoffs when up after two periods, the Presidents' Trophy-winning Capitals finally responded like the Cup contenders everyone thought they should be.
  • Morata: I expected to play more at Real Madrid

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    Atletico have a huge task to overturn a 3-0 semifinal first-leg deficit if they are to avoid elimination at the hands of Real in the Champions League for a fourth consecutive season in the last ever European game at Atletico's Vicente Calderon stadium tomorrow.
  • Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar makes incredible diving catch

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    According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Indians are the clear favorite on the road, as they are getting odds of -175 to win. The win went to Marcus Stroman (3-2, 3.38). Some strong recent play from the bullpen continue to get the Jays out of the jam. Joe Smith battled through long at bats to strike out both Encarnacion and Ramirez, both of whom represented the tying run.
  • Senators must rediscover identity to rebound vs. Rangers

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    Regardless, they have nearly come back from the brink to tie this series up and make it a whole new party. "We were able to score a couple, get early pace and we were able to bring it home and win the game". The Turris victor also was reviewed, when New York's bench challenged that he was offside. The officials ruled no goal on the ice but video replay showed that the puck had indeed crossed the goal line.