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Capitals sign Sonny Milano to $5.7 million, 3-year extension

Feb. 04, 2023 19:30 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Sonny Milano to a three-year extension worth $5.7 million. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the contract Saturday, adding to an already busy All-Star break for taking care of future business. The Capitals...

Super Bowl-bound Chiefs are built around Patrick Mahomes

Feb. 04, 2023 16:21 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are built around their half-billion dollar All-Pro quarterback, and for the past five years, Super Bowl-bound Patrick Mahomes has made everyone else around him all the more valuable. He's taken marginal wide receivers and turned them...

Embiid's double-double keys 76ers as Spurs drop 8th straight

Feb. 03, 2023 23:22 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat San Antonio 137-125 on Friday night, sending the scuffling Spurs to their eighth straight loss. Tyrese Maxey had 25 points and James Harden added 16 for Philadelphia, which has the...

Hield helps Pacers top Kings

Feb. 03, 2023 22:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 21 points against his former team and the Indiana Pacers beat the Sacramento Kings 107-104 on Friday night to stop a four-game losing streak. Hield shot 5 of 9 from 3-point range and grabbed 10 rebounds. Aaron Nesmith added 17 points for the...

Capitals sign Dylan Strome to $25 million, 5-year extension

Feb. 03, 2023 22:37 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals signed forward Dylan Strome to a five-year extension worth $25 million. The team announced the contract Friday during NHL All-Star Weekend, which is taking place in South Florida — the place Strome was drafted third in 2015. ...

NHL takes skills showcase outside, McDavid shines inside

Feb. 03, 2023 22:36 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby got dunked into a tank of water, Nick Suzuki holed a golf ball with a hockey stick and the NHL made hockey an outdoor sport for its skills showcase in South Florida. Two new events outside in the sun highlighted the league's annual skills...

Sean Payton is officially named Broncos head coach

Feb. 03, 2023 20:36 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos named Sean Payton the 20th head coach in franchise history Friday, 40 days after firing rookie head coach Nathaniel Hackett. “Sean Payton is an outstanding leader and Super Bowl champion with a brilliant offensive mind. He shares our...

AP source: Kyrie Irving requests trade from Nets

Feb. 03, 2023 19:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to get a new contract, Kyrie Irving is looking for a new address. The All-Star guard has asked the Brooklyn Nets for a trade, a person with knowledge of the details said Friday. The request comes less than a week before the trade deadline and...

AP source: Alabama hiring Notre Dame OC Tommy Rees

Feb. 03, 2023 18:58 PM EST

Alabama is hiring Notre Dame assistant coach Tommy Rees to be its offensive coordinator, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was being finalized and still needed university...

WNBA free agent Azurá Stevens signs with Los Angeles

Feb. 03, 2023 15:14 PM EST

Azurá Stevens is heading west, signing with the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced Friday. The 6-foot-6 free agent forward won a WNBA title with the Chicago Sky in 2021 and has averaged 9.0 points and 4.4 rebounds in her career. “I am beyond excited to be...