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Sharks GM Doug Wilson takes medical leave

Nov. 26, 2021 17:03 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson will take a temporary leave to deal with an undisclosed medical issue. The Sharks said Friday that assistant general manager Joe Will will take over the team's day-to-day operations during Wilson's...

Packers stock sale nets more than $41 million in 8 days

Nov. 25, 2021 11:01 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have sold more than $41 million worth of stock in just over a week into their sixth stock offering in franchise history. The team said Wednesday it had sold more than 138,000 shares of stock, at $300 a share. The NFL’s only...

Texans snap 8-game skid, end Titans' 6-game streak 22-13

Nov. 21, 2021 19:08 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Culley relished a big win a couple of hours from his Tennessee hometown with his brother and sister watching. Just not enough for the first-year Texans coach to hand out game balls. “We ain’t won enough ballgames...

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner praises Cashman, Boone

Nov. 17, 2021 19:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner praised general manager Brian Cashman and manager Aaron Boone on Wednesday, and said he is open to a new contract for slugger Aaron Judge. Boone got a three-year contract after New York went 92-70 this season,...

MLB owners meet amid labor negotiations with players' union

Nov. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said he voted for Major League Baseball’s proposal to lower the luxury tax threshold, a plan opposed by the players’ union with the sport on the brink of its first work stoppage on 26 years. The luxury tax,...

Red Sox owners in talks to buy NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins

Nov. 17, 2021 15:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The owners of the Boston Red Sox are in talks to buy the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy confirmed on Wednesday that Fenway Sports Group, which owns the Major League Baseball team as well as Liverpool FC of the Premier League and...

Surprising teams on wrong side of Week 10 blowouts in NFL

Nov. 17, 2021 09:51 AM EST

It was another blowout-filled weekend in the NFL, only this time several of the teams on the losing end were teams near the top of the standings. For the second time in four weeks, six games were decided by at least 21 points, the first time that has happened twice in a...

Packers sell $10 million in stock in 1st 3 hours of offering

Nov. 16, 2021 17:36 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers opened its sixth stock offering in franchise history Tuesday and sold $10 million worth of stock in the first three hours, the team said. The NFL's only community-owned club last offered stock 10 years ago. There are 300,000...

Russell Wilson wants to play 20-plus years and own NFL team

Nov. 16, 2021 15:03 PM EST

Russell Wilson wants to play another decade and hopes to buy an NFL team after he retires. The seven-time Pro Bowl quarterback is focused on helping the Seattle Seahawks (3-6) turn their season around but he also has big plans for the future. “I...

Packers plan to open stock offering Tuesday morning

Nov. 15, 2021 17:21 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Any Green Bay Packers fans wanting to invest a personal stake in their favorite team has a chance to do so this week. The NFL’s only community-owned team is opening the sixth stock offering in franchise history Tuesday morning. The price per...