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Dave Ayres, 42, emergency goaltender and Zamboni driver gets win in NHL debut

Dave Ayres, 42, emergency goaltender and Zamboni driver gets win in NHL debut

Dave Ayres, a 42-year-old goaltender, was victorious in his National Hockey League debut for the Carolina Hurricanes in Toronto on Saturday evening. Carolina summoned the emergency backup goalie in the second period of a 6-1 game against the Toronto Maple Leafs after both Hurricanes goaltenders James Reimer and Petr Mrazek went down to injuries. Ayres…MORE

Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in seventh round of WBC heavyweight title rematch

Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in seventh round of WBC heavyweight title rematch

The self-styled “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury produced a boxing masterclass to reign again as a world heavyweight champion after he pummeled Deontay Wilder to claim a seventh round stoppage in their eagerly awaited rematch in Las Vegas Saturday. Fourteen months after their epic split-decision draw, the British boxer wrested the World Boxing Council (WBC) version…MORE

The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$

The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$

Both the National Football League and Major League Baseball are considering changing their playoff formats, according to reports by ESPN and the New York Post. How fans feel about the possible changes is up to them — some might want to watch more games, while others might be traditionalists and resistant to change. But for…MORE

Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has promised to stay at the club despite its two-year ban from European competitions. City was punished by European football’s governing body for “serious breaches” of club licensing and financial fair play regulations and, as a result, will not be permitted to play in the Champions League for the next…MORE

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged in Switzerland for criminal offenses around the awarding of media rights for various World Cups and Confederations Cups. Former FIFA secretary general Jerôme Valcke has been charged by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) with accepting bribes, several counts of aggravated criminal mismanagement and…MORE

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