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Red Wings re-sign Marc Staal; Canucks to buy out Virtanen

Jul. 25, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

Defenseman Marc Staal is staying put in Detroit, while the Vancouver Canucks placed forward Jake Virtanen on waivers on Sunday for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract. The Red Wings announced reaching an agreement with Staal. A person with direct...

AP source: Watson plans to report to Houston Texans camp

Jul. 25, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson plans to report to Houston Texans training camp Sunday, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the...

Spotlight on Hurricanes, Avalanche with free agency looming

Jul. 25, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

Hours after signing Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Cale Makar to a long-term contract, Joe Sakic still is not sure the Colorado Avalanche will be able to bring back captain Gabriel Landeskog and starting goaltender Philipp Grubauer. “I don’t know,” Colorado's...

LA Kings re-sign F Trevor Moore for 2 years, $3.75 million

Jul. 25, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Trevor Moore is returning to the Los Angeles Kings with a two-year, $3.75 million contract extension. The Kings announced their re-signing Saturday. Moore set career highs last season with 10 goals and 13 assists in...

Tellez homers twice to help Brewers beat White Sox 6-1

Jul. 24, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez said he'd never received a curtain call before his two-homer performance Saturday night had a sellout crowd chanting his first name. Then the Milwaukee Brewers slugger quickly corrected himself. “I had one in the...

Five homers help Braves power past Phillies, 15-3

Jul. 24, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Atlanta used the long ball in a big way as Freddie Freeman, Abraham Almonte, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and Joc Peterson all homered to lead the Braves past the Philadelphia Phillies in a 15-3 rout Saturday night. The win allowed the Braves to move...

Meadows hits 2 homers, Rays win 11th in row over Indians

Jul. 24, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Meadows hit a pair of two-run homers, Ji-Man Choi had three RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Cleveland 8-2 on Saturday night, extending their winning streak over the Indians to 11 games. The Rays moved into a first-place tie with Boston in the AL...

Tatis homers but Marlins rally late to beat Padres 3-2

Jul. 24, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Fernando Tatís Jr. hit his NL-leading 30th homer for an early lead but the Miami Marlins rallied late and defeated the San Diego Padres 3-2 Saturday night. Jesús Aguilar lined a go-ahead, two-run single to center with one out in the seventh inning after...

Flyers trade Voracek to Blue Jackets on busy Day 2 of draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

A familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets' longest tenured player is off to Philadelphia. The player the Flyers got back? Well, Cam Atkinson is already in love with Philly’s favorite, familiar orange-bearded face. The...

Coyotes pick Shane Doan's son Josh in 2nd round of NHL draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

Shane Doan recused himself from any scouting meetings when son Josh was brought up. One of the faces of the Arizona Coyotes for two decades, Doan is part of their front office now, and only Friday night saw the draft list whittling down to the point he knew it was...