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Kings sign G Cal Petersen to 3-year, $15 million extension

Sep. 22, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Goalie Cal Petersen has agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday for Petersen, an Iowa native and Notre Dame product who signed with the club as an unrestricted...

Ekblad's back, a good sign for NHL's Panthers entering camp

Sep. 22, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers have their first win of the season: Aaron Ekblad has pronounced himself ready for training camp. The top-line defenseman will be on the ice when the Panthers formally begin practice Thursday, just short of six months since he...

Ware, Mathis among 1st-year eligibles for Pro Football Hall

Sep. 22, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Ten first-year eligible players, including defensive standouts DeMarcus Ware and Robert Mathis, and receivers Andre Johnson, Steve Smith and Anquan Boldin are among 122 nominees for the 2022 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Other first-year...

The Latest: Harrington to get a tattoo if Europe wins Cup

Sep. 22, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 11 a.m. What started as a pledge now appears to be a tradition in the Ryder Cup: Padraig Harrington...

Rain forces postponement of Pirates' game at Reds

Sep. 22, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The finale of Pittsburgh’s three-game series at Cincinnati was postponed Wednesday by rain about 10 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. The game was rescheduled for Monday at 1:10 p.m. The teams split the first two games of the series. The Reds...

The Latest: Biden: US doubling shots to share with world

Sep. 22, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden says the U.S. is doubling its purchase of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shots to share with the world. The U.S. purchase of another 500 million shots brings the total U.S. vaccination commitment to more than 1.1 billion doses through 2022. At a...

Sabres agree to terms with Dahlin on $18M, 3-year contract

Sep. 22, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Sabres agreed to terms Wednesday with defenseman Rasmus Dahlin on a three-year contract worth $18 million, getting the deal done on the eve of Buffalo's first training camp practice. Dahlin was among the last unsigned restricted free agents...

White Sox-Tigers game postponed until Monday due to rain

Sep. 22, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Wednesday's game between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park has been postponed because of rain. The game will be made up on Monday at 1:10 p.m. The Tigers stalled the White Sox’s drive for the AL Central title with a 5-3...

Americans champs at pingpong table, not so much Ryder Cup

Sep. 22, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau was so excited about making the last Ryder Cup team that he went out and bought a new pingpong paddle to bring with him to France. Patrick Reed celebrated the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup win in Minnesota by playing table tennis with actor Bill Murray. ...

WVa governor withdraws from consideration as boys coach

Sep. 22, 2021 04:13 AM EDT

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has withdrawn from consideration as the coach of a boys high school basketball team where he already is the girls coach. In a letter to the Greenbrier Board of Education on Tuesday, Justice asked that a boys coach...