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Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70

[ad_1] VIENNA -- Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.The Austria Press Agency reported Lauda's family saying in a statement he "passed away peacefully'' on Monday."His unique achievements as an athlete and entrepreneur are and will remain unforgettable, his
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Tommy La Slugger — How Angels’ La Stella found his power stroke

[ad_1] ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Tommy La Stella had compiled 947 plate appearances across five major league seasons by the time he turned 30, a sample representative enough to typecast. The numbers described him as a slap hitter with no power, and La Stella could've been fine with that. His strengths -- putting pitches in play, differentiating balls from strikes, getting on base -- were enough for sustained employment in his
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Wilder does his part to build anticipation for heavy collision with Joshua

[ad_1] Opening Bell: Wilder shines but wants moreNEW YORK -- Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder's first-round obliteration of mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn only added to the hunger for the real fight boxing fans want to see: the undisputed title showdown between Wilder and British star Anthony Joshua.2 RelatedWilder did his part, retaining his belt courtesy of his money punch, a devastating right that
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Holzhauer extends ‘Jeopardy!’ run with $89K day

[ad_1] James Holzhauer, the Las Vegas sports bettor who's on a historic run on "Jeopardy!," returned to the airwaves Monday and got right back to business.Holzhauer won his 23rd consecutive game in Monday's episode, racking up $89,229 to close in on past champion Ken Jennings' all-time regular-play winnings record. It was Holzhauer's first appearance on "Jeopardy!" in two weeks due to a teachers tournament.Holzhauer has won $1,780,237 during his run.
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Warriors’ Iguodala (calf strain) out for Game 4

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala will not play in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left calf."He has a sore left calf," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said before Monday night's game, "So he's not going to play."Kerr did not want to divulge who would start in Iguodala's place. Alfonzo McKinnie is expected to get the
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Tfue lawsuit could ‘dramatically’ change contracts for pro streamers and esports competitors

[ad_1] On Monday, pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney filed suit against his organization, FaZe Clan, and filed a complaint with California Labor Commissioner's Office, alleging the team restricted his ability to pursue his profession and violated the California Talent Agency Act for its role as a middleman for his brand endorsement and appearance deals.2 RelatedFor years, esports industry professionals have been outspoken about players' rights and the difficult relationship
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Callaway stays; Cespedes breaks ankle on ranch

[ad_1] On a hectic day at Citi Field, the slumping New York Mets announced they are sticking with embattled manager Mickey Callaway "for the foreseeable future'' -- and that sidelined slugger Yoenis Cespedes broke his right ankle in an accident on his ranch.Cespedes has not played this season after undergoing surgery to remove calcification on both of his heels last year. Those surgeries were expected to keep him sidelined for
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Redskins’ Foster (ACL) done for season

[ad_1] ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a season-ending tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Monday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.He was injured on the third snap of the team's first organized team activity session and was carted off the field. He later underwent an MRI. A source said that Foster will see a specialist to see if his knee suffered more
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Jets’ Gase disputes power struggle with fired GM

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Commenting for the first time on the team's front-office turmoil, New York Jets coach Adam Gase took issue Monday with the perception that he undermined Mike Maccagnan, who was fired last week after four seasons as the general manager."I disagree with that, as far as a power struggle," Gase said. "Because whoever is getting hired [as the new GM] is going to have the same