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Avalanche acquire goaltender Devan Dubnyk from Sharks

Apr. 10, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

After injuries to their top two goaltenders derailed the Colorado Avalanche in the playoffs last year, they're loading up on depth in net in hopes of making a deep run this season. Colorado acquired veteran goaltender Devan Dubynk from the San Jose Sharks on Saturday in...

Olympic Gold: Men's gymnastics struggling to survive

Apr. 09, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote. The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the latter offered a stark glimpse into the steadily eroding support for men's gymnastics at...

Zidane hopes Messi’s 45th ‘clásico’ is not his last

Apr. 09, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi is set to play his 45th - and possibly final - “clásico” match against Real Madrid. The star status of the Barcelona forward, whose contract expires this summer, has been built on numerous titles and scoring records, as well as...

Devils set sights on rebuilding in wake of departing talent

Apr. 08, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The harsh reality of the Devils being resigned to finish out the season with little to play for hit home for defenseman Damon Severson in the wake of New Jersey trading key forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac to the New York Islanders. “It...

Hyder hopes to build off career season moving to Seattle

Apr. 08, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The first time Kerry Hyder Jr. had what was considered to be a breakout season it was followed up by an injury that cost him an entire year. At this point of his career, and moving on to his fifth different team after signing with the Seattle Seahawks,...

Bills' Allen: vaccine decision should be personal choice

Apr. 08, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is still debating whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and believes the decision be left to a personal choice. Allen shared his views during an hour-long interview on The Ringer podcast hosted by Kyle Brandt...

Pistons sign Cook after two 10-day deals

Apr. 07, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons signed forward Tyler Cook to a multi-year contract. The team did not release terms of the agreement Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 Cook signed a 10-day contract with the Pistons on March 18, followed by a second 10-day deal March 28. ...

Panda! Sandoval helps Braves sweep doubleheader against Nats

Apr. 07, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, Pablo Sandoval is 34 and in his 14th year in the majors, a two-time All-Star and a World Series MVP. He still needed to prove himself in spring training to earn a roster spot with the Atlanta Braves and a $1 million, one-year deal. He's sure...

Nike suspends sponsorship of Deshaun Watson amid allegations

Apr. 07, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Deshaun Watson amid allegations of sexual assault and harassment against the Houston Texans quarterback. “We are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and have suspended Deshaun Watson," Nike said in a statement...

Bills agree to sign OG Forrest Lamp to 1-year contract

Apr. 07, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills agreed to sign guard Forrest Lamp to a one-year contract on Wednesday in continuing a series of offseason moves to add experienced offensive line depth. Lamp spent the past four seasons with the Chargers, and was one of two...