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Coyotes put in $1.7 billion proposal to build arena in Tempe

Sep. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have proposed a $1.7 billion development in Tempe that will include a hockey arena. Renderings released Monday by the Coyotes include proposed restaurants, shops and apartments on a 46-acre tract of land near downtown. ...

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

Sep. 17, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be...

Seattle Mariners land All-Star Game earlier than expected

Sep. 16, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the Seattle Mariners started down the path of bidding for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the target was 2024 or later to host for a third time. When MLB came back to the club earlier this year asking if 2023 was a possibility, the Mariners...

NHL expects 98% of players to be vaccinated before season

Sep. 16, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jacob Trouba was the first NHL player who allowed himself to be publicly photographed getting jabbed with a dose of coronavirus vaccine, and his wife did rotations in the emergency room in Florida with the pandemic raging. Perhaps because of that, the New...

Boston College turns to backup QB Grosel against Temple

Sep. 16, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Hafley spent the bulk of a midweek Boston College practice coaching the defense. The second-year head coach got enough of a peek of Dennis Grosel on the way out to see the new QB’s throws were on the money. “On the last play, he hit about an...

Panthers hope Gonzalez settles revolving door at kicker

Sep. 15, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zane Gonzalez thought there was a possibility he might wind up with the Carolina Panthers following a strong tryout with the team this past June in which he was “pretty much perfect” on his field-goal and extra-point attempts. It took three...

Alex Morgan: New contract must not cut existing compensation

Sep. 15, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

Alex Morgan says the U.S. women's national team needs to make sure players aren't losing any of their existing compensation under the identical contract proposals the U.S. Soccer Federation has made to both the men's and women's teams. But the team is hopeful for a new...

Buffalo Bills to require proof of vaccination from fans

Sep. 14, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills joined the Las Vegas Raiders on Tuesday as the only NFL teams to require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all fans over the age of 12. The rules will be the same for Buffalo Sabres games at the KeyBank Center when the NHL...

US Soccer says it has offered men, women identical contracts

Sep. 14, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation said it had offered identical contract proposals Tuesday to the players' associations for the men's and women's national teams, and the governing body said it would refuse to agree to a deal in which World Cup prize money is not equalized. ...

NBA goes ahead with plan to test unvaccinated players often

Sep. 14, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

For NBA players, the scenario this season is simple: Get vaccinated or get tested, and often. The league told its teams on Tuesday that it is going ahead with a plan where those who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will not need to submit to regular testing....