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Media day arrives in the NBA, the start of 2021-22 season

Sep. 27, 2021 03:27 AM EDT

The NBA is back, returning Monday with most teams around the league holding media day interview sessions ahead of the official start of training camps on Tuesday. There will be new faces in new places, with five coaches — Boston’s Ime Udoka, Portland’s Chauncey...

French hockey official Luc Tardif elected IIHF president

Sep. 25, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — French official Luc Tardif was elected president of the International Ice Hockey Federation on Saturday ahead of the return of NHL players to the Olympics in February. Tardif, who was born and raised in Canada, beat German candidate Franz...

Blue Jays' Borucki gets ban dropped to 2 games on appeal

Sep. 24, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto reliever Ryan Borucki had his suspension for plunking Tampa Bay outfielder Kevin Kiermaier reduced to two games after an appeal and began serving the ban Friday night during a four-game series in Minnesota. Borucki was suspended three games...

LEADING OFF: Key showdown at Fenway, Cards on 12G streak

Sep. 24, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WILD, WILD EAST Yankees ace Gerrit Cole starts the opener of a crucial three-game series at Fenway Park with the Red Sox two games ahead of New York for the top AL wild card....

LEADING OFF: Key showdown at Fenway, Cards on 12G streak

Sep. 23, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ WILD, WILD EAST Yankees ace Gerrit Cole starts the opener of a crucial three-game series at Fenway Park with the Red Sox two games ahead of New York for the top AL wild...

N. Carolina officials: Prep sports governing deal reached

Sep. 23, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would lead to new controls upon the nonprofit body governing North Carolina high school sports has been agreed to in principle, state officials said Thursday. But there's still uncertainty, as all the details haven't been worked out. ...

Blue Jays' Borucki suspended 3 games for plunking Kiermaier

Sep. 23, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ryan Borucki has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier with a pitch in the latest salvo in a spat between the two AL East competitors. MLB announced the...

Sabres' Jack Eichel fails physical, stripped of captaincy

Sep. 23, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel was stripped of his captaincy by the Sabres on Thursday, raising further questions about his future in Buffalo due to a widening rift over how to treat a neck injury that has sidelined the center for six months. With the two sides at a...

Sharks open training camp without Evander Kane

Sep. 23, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks opened training camp with a big void at forward with Evander Kane not participating and little idea of when or if he will come back. The Sharks took the ice for the first time this season Thursday, a day after Kane was cleared...

'We want to get back to life': Most NHL players get vaccine

Sep. 23, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

Sporting a mask, Toronto Maple Leafs winger William Nylander opened his news conference at the start of training camp by informing reporters he was not yet fully vaccinated. “Had couple medical things to take care of,” he said. “I’ll be fully vaccinated by the...