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Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortiz

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The Boston Red Sox's owner John Henry told the Boston Herald that he is "haunted" by the racist legacy of former owner Tom Yawkey and that he welcomes renaming of Yawkey Way in front of the ballpark and offices. More>>

Tampa teams dedicate funds for Confederate monument removal

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The three major professional sports teams based in the Tampa Bay area say they have "dedicated funds" to help remove a Confederate monument from the city. More>>

Butcher has talks with 5 NHL teams since becoming free agent

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College hockey's top player is an NHL free agent after former Denver University defenseman Will Butcher allowed a deadline to pass to sign with the Colorado Avalanche. More>>

Oilers sign center Leon Draisaitl to 8-year extension

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed center Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an average annual value of $8.5 million. More>>

Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

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NHL's Red Wings mull legal action to stop white nationalists from using team logo at Virginia rally. More>>

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

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Authorities are on the scene after a vehicle plows into a group of people marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville. More>>

Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 of cancer

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Longtime NHL coach, general manager Bryan Murray dies at 74; worked in league for 35 straight years. More>>

Mayweather promoter tired of talk about ticket sales

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Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, addressed the media Thursday regarding the ongoing inquiry about ticket sales for the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor bout on Aug. 26. More>>

Disney to launch streaming services for movies, live sports

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Disney is launching a new streaming service for its movies, and an ESPN service for some - but not all - sports. More>>

Washington's Verizon Center will become Capital One Arena

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The downtown home of the NBA's Wizards and NHL's Capitals now will be called Capital One Arena. More>>

ESPN, facing headwinds, might still reverse its slide

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ESPN faces some major headwinds - but Disney still has a chance to reverse its slide. More>>

NHL: Players under contract in minors can't go to Olympics

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The NHL has decided that players under contract, even those in the minors, won't be able to go to the Olympics. More>>

Tony Granato to coach US men's hockey at Olympics

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Person with direct knowledge tells AP: Tony Granato will coach US men's hockey team at 2018 Olympics. More>>

Predators captain Fisher retires after 17 seasons in NHL

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Nashville Predators team captain Mike Fisher announces retirement after 17 seasons in NHL. More>>

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