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FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Atlanta Falcons President, CEO and NFL competition committee member Rich McKay speaks about rule changes during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. All calls will be subject to an in-game video review conducted in New York. The new rule can apply to both offensive and defensive players. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL ruleThe NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyle Korver (26) shoots over Boston Celtics' Semi Ojeleye (37) in the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5Home Cooking: Celtics hoping return to TD Garden for Game 5 can help slow Cavaliers' resurgence
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello speaks to reporters during a news conference on the first day of NHL hockey training camp, in Toronto.  Longtime NHL executiveLamoriello has joined the New York Islanders and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The team on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, announced the hiring of the 75-year-old Lamoriello as president of hockey operations.  (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Lou Lamoriello hired to run hockey operations for IslandersLongtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joins Islanders, with full authority on all hockey matters
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
George McPhee's strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup FinalVegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee constructed the team last summer, but his tactical moves at the trade deadline proved just as beneficial toward their run to the Stanley Cup Final
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Minnesota Wild NHL hockey team owner Craig Leipold, left, poses with new general manager Paul Fenton during an introductory press conference in St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Shari L. Gross/Star Tribune via AP)
Cup-seeking Wild unveil new GM Fenton: 'No pressure, Paul'Wild owner lays out Stanley Cup goal for new GM Fenton upon intro: 'No pressure, Paul, but that is where it starts'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Jose Bautista bats during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. The Braves have released Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Mets sign Bautista, recently cut Braves, goes into lineupThe New York Mets have signed free agent Jose Bautista, getting the former home run champion two days after he was cut by the Atlanta Braves. The 37-year-old Bautista was in the starting lineup against Miami.
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
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