Caufield, college stars add ‘young energy’ to NHL playoffs

When the Montreal Canadiens were one goal away from being eliminated in the first round, and then again when they were one goal away from reaching the Stanley Cup semifinals, Cole Caufield set up the overtime winner each time.



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Caufield was dominating college hockey just two months earlier and suddenly at age 20 had become a key player for the NHL’s most storied franchise. Along with Colorado forwards Alex Newhook and Sampo Ranta, and Florida goaltender Spencer Knight, Caufield’s success jumping right into the playoffs fresh off playing a full college season could inspire

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Lewis Hamilton labelled the ‘perfect F1 driver’ amid ‘sensational’ Max Verstappen battle

Lewis Hamilton’s ‘natural ability is fantastic’ says Button

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Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 rivalry with Max Verstappen has lit up the open six rounds of the 2021 season, with the pair winning five of the six races to-date between them.

Neither driver picked up points in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku last time out, with Verstappen suffering a tyre failure and Hamilton finishing towards the back of the field after a rare late error.

But former F1 star Felipe Massa believes that the rivalry between the two drivers is the perfect thing for the sport.

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Jim White to leave Sky Sports News after 23 years with broadcasting giants

Sky Sports News presenter Jim White has announced his decision to leave the broadcaster after 23 years working on the channel.

White, 64, who also works for talkSPORT, became synonymous with transfer deadline day in particular during his long spell at the station.

But on Friday he announced to his near-500,000 Twitter followers that the time has come to step down.

In a statement he said: “Breaking news!! After 23 fantastic years, it’s time to bid farewell to Sky Sports.

“After much thought and with a heavy heart I leave Sky Sports News – but what a journey it has

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Jim White leaves Sky Sports News after 23 years as devastated fans say ‘Transfer Deadline Day is RUINED’

SKY SPORTS NEWS presenter Jim White has announced he is leaving the channel after 23 years.

The 64-year-old became synonymous with Transfer Deadline Day, and famed for his yellow tie while presenting.

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Jim White has signed off from Sky Sports News once and for all

White posted the news on Twitter with the statement: “After 23 years, it’s time to bid farewell to Sky Sports.

“After much thought and with a heavy heart I leave Sky Sports News – but what a journey it has been.

“To

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No funding threat to sports that do not meet expectations at Tokyo Olympics

Sports that fail to live up to expectations in Tokyo will not face the threat of funding cuts for future Olympic cycles, according to UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger.

Grainger intimated that Britain’s elite sports funding body is unlikely to set rigid medal targets for next month’s Games due to the lack of data arising from the wholesale cancellation of international competitions during the crisis.

The 12-month delay in the Tokyo Games put UK Sport in the unprecedented position of announcing its funding programme for the subsequent Games in Paris 2024 last December, and the PA news agency understands

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College Football World Reacts To The New Playoff Format

Ohio State’s Haskell Garrett looks to tackle Alabama RB Najee Harris.

Sports fans were promised major news regarding the College Football Playoff this week, and moments ago, Pat Forde and Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated delivered.

According to the latest report from Forde and Dellenger, the College Football Playoff working group is recommending a 12-team format.

“The CFP working group is recommending a 12-team playoff: 6 highest-ranked conference champs & 6 at-large,” Dellenger tweeted. “The 4 highest-ranked champs get a bye while other 8 play 1st-round games on campus. Long way from done, but this is the recommendation.”

Some

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