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8:58 PM ET ESPN staff George Floyd’s murder — and the graphic footage that captured his final breaths — rocked athletes, coaches and executives throughout professional and amateur sports. With the country already on edge just a couple months into the COVID-19 pandemic, a viral video showed then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s
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8:37 PM ET ESPN News Services Patrick Marleau tied Gordie Howe’s mark of 1,767 games played on Saturday night, when the San Jose Sharks played the Minnesota Wild. On Monday night, health permitting, he will set a new NHL record, against the Vegas Golden Knights. It will add to a lengthy list of accomplishments, of
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7:00 AM ET The 2021 NHL trade deadline was this week. “Dead” being the operative word. There were only 17 deals made on April 12, involving 26 players. Compare that with last season’s deadline day, which yielded 32 trades involving 55 players. But the 2020 NHL trade deadline happened in “the before times.” Obviously, a
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2:02 PM ET The 2021 Memorial Cup tournament has been canceled, marking the second straight year in which the storied Canadian junior hockey championship will not be handed out due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Hockey League made the announcement Tuesday in conjunction with the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major
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9:14 PM ET The 2021 NHL trade deadline was like no other, from the current economic landscape to immigration and quarantine challenges to the non-traditional format for the season. There were just 17 trades involving 26 players on trade deadline day, but some teams did significantly better than others. Here are our winners and losers
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