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Evander Kane wants to fight Jake Paul after Nate Robinson knockout

Sharks' Kane wants to fight Jake Paul after Robinson KO originally appeared on NBC Sports BayareaEvander Kane wants to fight Jake Paul.The Sharks forward challenged the YouTuber to a fight a day after Paul knocked out former Warrior Nate...

When the Detroit Red Wings made Steve Yzerman cry

The following is an excerpt from "The Big 50: The Detroit Red Wings," written by Free Press sports writer Helene St. James and published by Triumph Books. On June 7, 1997, sitting in his owner’s box at Joe Louis...

Contact sports ban leaves San Francisco 49ers, other Bay Area teams in limbo

5:35 PM ETNick WagonerCloseESPN Staff Writer Covered Rams for nine years for stlouisrams.com Previously covered University of Missouri football Member of Pro Football Writers of AmericaKyle BonaguraCloseESPN Staff WriterCovers the Pac-12.Joined ESPN in 2014.Attended Washington State University.SANTA CLARA, Calif....

49ers may need temporary home because of new COVID-19 rules

The San Francisco 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks.County officials issued the directives...

Wake Forest pausing football activities

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing.The announcement came shortly after the...

Re-signing Tatar, Danault will be challenge worth exploring for Canadiens

We continue our look at next offseason’s potential free agent class by trying to project the next contract for some of the top players that could be available. Today we look at the Montreal Canadiens and their two biggest...

Arizona Coyotes look stuck to start 2020-21 NHL season

Different NHL teams come into the 2020-21 season with different expectations. Yet, with COVID-19 looming to throw a wrench in even the best-laid plans, PHT asks: what if each of the NHL’s 31 teams had to “punt” their 2020-21...

Middle Tennessee-FAU football game canceled

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Middle Tennessee has canceled Saturday’s home football game against Florida Atlantic due to COVID-19 cases, contact tracing and injuries inside the Blue Raiders.No makeup date has...

No movement with Cirelli; Penalty-killing vs. Gretzky

Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from the NHL and around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit for the PHT Morning Skate? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.com.• Not that long ago, PHT...

Top 300 player rankings for the 2020-21 fantasy hockey season

So, a lot has changed since we last saw you in March. The Stanley Cup was decided in Edmonton, between two southern teams. The words Bubble, Qualification Round, and Kraken entered our vocabularies. There have also been some changes...

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