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Think fast! PGA Tour takes steps to institute a pace-of-play policy

The PGA Tour has unveiled a new pace-of-play policy that will include keeping a list of its slowest players on a week-to-week basis and levying penalties for "excessive shot times."Based on ShotLink data the tour compiles, players will be placed on an observation list with warnings given if they exceed 60 seconds to play a shot and a second bad time resulting in a 1-stroke penalty.2 RelatedThe fine structure the
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NHL experts predict Coyotes’ final record, Taylor Hall’s free-agent home, Devils’ next steps

After weeks of trade rumors and a pair of healthy scratches in the New Jersey Devils' past two games, Taylor Hall has finally been traded, with the Arizona Coyotes now the employers of the 2018 Hart Trophy winner.Where will the Yotes wind up in the standings? Where will Hall sign in free agency next summer? What's the path forward for the Devils? Our panel of experts weighs in:Where will the
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Dequan Towsend steps in to fight Bevon Lewis

Bevon Lewis has a new opponent for his third UFC appearance. Originally scheduled to fight Alen Amedovski, Lewis (6-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) now will face Dequan Townsend at UFC on ESPN+ 24. Two people with knowledge of the situation informed MMA Junkie of the booking, but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an official announcement. The reason for Amedovski’s removal or withdrawal is unknown at
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NFL office steps in amid confusion over Rams-Cowboys coin toss

The NFL officiating department stepped in Sunday to reverse the team set for the second-half kickoff in Sunday's game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys, an unusual move that corrected a mistake during the pregame coin toss.After the Cowboys won the toss, quarterback Dak Prescott first told referee Walt Anderson that "we want to kick it," but then followed up with: "We defer to the second half."Anderson replied,
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Chris Petersen steps down at Washington, Jimmy Lake named head coach

Washington coach Chris Petersen will step down after the Huskies' bowl game and be replaced by defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, the school announced Monday.As part of the shocking announcement, the school said Petersen, 55, will transition into a "leadership advisory role" within the athletic department."It has been a privilege and a professional dream fulfilled to be part of this world-class institution," Petersen said in a statement. "I will forever be
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Luka Doncic steps back on LeBron James to highlight most impressive win yet for Mavs

LOS ANGELES -- Almost a year ago, at the end of October of his rookie season, Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic faced the player whom he watched for years growing up overseas: LeBron James. The game was held at Staples Center, and it was Doncic's first matchup against a player he idolized."I remember that day," Doncic said Sunday. "Normally, I was never nervous before a game. That game, I was
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Jacob Kilburn steps in to fight Billy Quarantillo at UFC on ESPN 7

It didn’t take long for Billy Quarantillo to get a new opponent for UFC on ESPN 7. “Dana White’s Contender Series” season 2 signee Quarantillo (12-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will now face season 1 competitor Jacob Kilburn on Dec. 7. Two people with knowledge of the situation informed MMA Junkie of the booking but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an announcement. UFC on ESPN
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Joe Giannetti steps up to face Paddy Pimblett

Former UFC and “The Ultimate Fighter 27” athlete Joe Giannetti is all set to step up and face one of Cage Warriors’ biggest stars on just 10 days’ notice at Cage Warriors 111. Giannetti (8-2-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), who has competed three times already for the Boston-based Cage Titans promotion in 2019, has signed to face former Cage Warriors featherweight champion Paddy Pimblett in a lightweight bout at the Indigo
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Redskins’ Dwayne Haskins steps in for Case Keenum in 2nd half

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Washington Redskins wanted rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins to sit at least a couple of weeks more before putting him in a game. But they didn't have a choice but to play him Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings.Haskins opened the second half as the quarterback, because starter Case Keenum was placed in the concussion protocol. Keenum was later ruled out for the rest of the game.Haskins finished