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Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President

Magic Johnson abruptly stepped down as the organization’s president of basketball operations on Tuesday night, less than two hours before the Lakers’ regular-season finale against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples Center.  The 59-year-old Johnson said he officially made up his mind on Tuesday to step down, but that a lot of factors went into the decision. ...Read more

Florida Panthers Hire Joel Quenneville As New Head Coach

On Monday, former Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville was hired to coach the Florida Panthers. It’s somewhat of a reunion, as former Blackhawks G.M. Dale Tallon hired Quenneville to coach Chicago in 2008 and wound up watching him win three Stanley Cups there in a six-year span. He posted a record of 452-249-96 in 797 games with the team, and is the second-winningest coach in team history.  ...Read more

Linebacker Kyle Emanuel Retires From NFL

Kyle Emanuel‘s name didn’t come up during the first few weeks of free agency and he won’t be signing with anyone for the 2019 season.” data-reactid=”18″ type=”text”>On Thursday, linebacker Kyle Emanuel that he is retiring from the NFL. Emanuel started 32 of the 63 regular season games he played for the Chargers over the last four years, but wrote on his Twitter page that while there is no specific reason for his decision to retire, he noted that “injuries have started to pile up” and he felt it was in his long-term interest to stop playing at this point. ...Read more