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British sports fans are making up for lost time

LONDON (AP) – Few countries have elevated the role of sport in society as much as Britain, so the lack of crowds during the pandemic has been a constant reminder, if need be, of the heavy toll of coronavirus. The steady return of supporters in recent weeks and the promise …

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Pandemic-tired Montreal sports bars see relief with home team in Stanley Cup final

MONTREAL, July 2 (Reuters) – Bars in downtown Montreal reeling from lost summer festivals and months of closure due to COVID-19 pandemic see godsend as hockey-mad city crumbles preparing to cheer on his beloved Canadians on Friday in their home game of the Stanley Cup Final. The Montreal Canadiens lost …

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Doncic and Slovenia race in Olympic qualifying | News, Sports, Jobs

Luka Doncic barely had to play in Slovenia’s Olympic qualifying tournament debut. Zoran Dragic scored 16 points, Doncic and Vlatko Cancar each added 13 and Slovenia beat Angola 118-68 on Wednesday in qualifying in Kaunas, Lithuania. Doncic only played 17 minutes, checking for a good midpoint in the third quarter. …

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Hancock School Approves Fall Calendar | News, Sports, Jobs

HANCOCK – The school board, at its regular June meeting, approved the schedule for the 2121-2022 school year, Superintendent Steve Patchin said in an email on Tuesday. The first day of school will be Tuesday. On September 27, the day after the Memorial Day vacation, Patchin said. – The Thanksgiving …

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Lightning knows winning the Stanley Cup opener isn’t everything

TAMPA – Emotions are sure to be high for tonight’s Stanley Cup Final opener at Amalie Arena, but history shows that if the Lightning don’t win Game 1, fans shouldn’t panic . In their three previous Cup final appearances, the Lightning have never won Game 1, but have won two …

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Brewers and Hiura dominate the Rockies in 11th place | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo AP Milwaukee Brewers Keston Hiura is hosed down after hitting a sacrifice fly to win the game against the Colorado Rockies in the 11th inning Friday in Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE (AP) – Willy Adames hit a two-run homerun in the ninth inning and scored a single to set up Keston …

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Sports Digest: NC State shorthanded at CWS due to coronavirus outbreak

BASEBALL The state of North Carolina was short of four starting position players and only had 13 available for its College World Series game against Vanderbilt on Friday in Omaha, Nebraska, due to a COVID-19 issue in the ‘team. The game was delayed an hour after the NCAA said it …

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Ferrari Unveils $ 320,000 Hybrid Sports Car in Electric Race

MILAN, June 24 (Reuters) – Ferrari (RACE.MI) on Thursday unveiled a new first plug-in hybrid car as the luxury sports car maker famous for its roaring combustion engines revamps its lineup for an electric era. The 296 GTB is Ferrari’s third hybrid to enter series production, which excludes limited edition …

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Wrestlers End 2020-21 Prep Season With State Tournaments | Sports

The 2020-21 IHSA wrestling season started on April 19 and ended on June 12. No playoff activity was involved. Just workouts and a series of double, triangular, and quadrangular meetups to make up for the lack of a traditional season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials …

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