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Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

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Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Oklahoma City Thunder’s Enes Kanter has received online death threats and suspects his recent detention at a Romanian airport stems from his criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. On Monday…

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/21/17

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:
INTERLEAGUEL.A. Angels 12, N.Y. Mets 5AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2Toronto 3, Baltimore 1Cleveland 8, Houston 6Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Boston 12, Oakland 3Chicago Whi…

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Kyle Busch takes $1M prize at Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

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Kyle Busch takes $1M prize at Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) — It might not have earned him any points, but that $1 million prize sure must have been sweet for Kyle Busch who won the Monster Energy All-Star Race on Saturday Night.Not only did he take home the $1 million, he also…

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Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter claims he was detained in airport over political views

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Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter claims he was detained in airport over political views

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Enes Kanter, an NBA center with Turkish roots, is returning to the U.S. on Sunday after having been detained for several hours at a Romanian airport following statements he made criticizing Turkey’s presi…

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/20/17

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/20/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Mets   7  L.A. Angels   5AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland         8  Boston     &n…

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NBA player Enes Kanter in London after being detained in Romanian airport

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NBA player Enes Kanter in London after being detained in Romanian airport

J Pat Carter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is now safe in London after being detained in an airport in Romania, a spokesman has told ABC News.
Enes’ representative, Hank Fetic, said the athlete plans to di…

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NHL fines Ducks captain for ‘inappropriate remark’

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NHL fines Ducks captain for ‘inappropriate remark’

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has been fined thousands of dollars for making an “inappropriate remark” during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
The NHL announced on Saturday that Getzlaf will f…

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Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics in Game 2 as Isaiah Thomas aggravates injury

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Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics in Game 2 as Isaiah Thomas aggravates injury

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 130-86 drubbing of the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James learned he was not named a top 3 finalist for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. He did no…

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/19/17

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/19/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Mets   3  L.A. Angels   0AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore       5  Toronto       3, 1…

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Predators’ Ryan Johansen out for rest of NHL playoffs

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Predators’ Ryan Johansen out for rest of NHL playoffs

Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The Nashville Predators have lost center and leading scorer Ryan Johansen for the rest of the NHL playoffs because of a thigh injury.

Johansen, 24, sustained a left thigh injury during Thursday night’s Game 4 against the Anaheim Ducks, according to a statement from the team on Friday.

An update on Ryan Johansen’s status: pic.twitter.com/Et2vuaR0GI

— Nashville Preds PR (@PredsPR) May 19, 2017

Nashville said the center had to undergo emergency surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Although the surgery was successful, the team said Johansen will be out for two to three months to recover.

The Predators will face the Ducks in Anaheim on Saturday.

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