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Capitals beat the Bruins 2-0 to move one win away from making the playoffs

Apr. 15, 2024 22:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaving the ice and seeing the results of other games around the NHL after beating the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Monday night, Washington Capitals players took turns telling each other that it doesn't matter. “We take care of our business, we know where we’re going...

Hawks' Trae Young says he feels better after late-season warmup for play-in game versus Bulls

Apr. 15, 2024 19:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A healthy Trae Young gives the Atlanta Hawks' their best hope for overcoming season-long injury woes and advancing past the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament. Young hopes he can provide his normal production after playing three games at the...

Raiders pass rusher Maxx Crosby says he has recovered from a knee injury that limited practice time

Apr. 15, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The second half of last season took on a familiar routine for Las Vegas Raiders pass-rush maniac Maxx Crosby. Sit out the week of practice and be ready on Sunday. Bad knee and all, Crosby was ready and played in all 17 games. But he also knew...

Zion Williamson, at long last, set to suit up for the Pelicans in the NBA postseason

Apr. 15, 2024 19:09 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It's been nearly five years since Pelicans fans packing a downtown block party erupted as New Orleans officially selected Zion Williamson first overall in the 2019 NBA Draft. On Tuesday night, Williamson is slated to play in a postseason game for the first time...

Mariners call up 21-year-old prospect Jonatan Clase in hopes of sparking an underperforming offense

Apr. 15, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners called up top prospect Jonatan Clase on Monday, looking to help spark an offense that has underperformed in the first 2 1/2 weeks of the season. Clase was in the lineup batting eighth and playing left field in Monday's series opener against...

NFL's first medical summit brought teams together to collaborate on improving player safety

Apr. 15, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The NFL has implemented new rules, banned another type of tackle and introduced equipment aimed toward improving player safety. Keeping players healthy has been a priority for a league that had so many star players suffer significant injuries in 2023. Aaron...

Giants quarterback Daniel Jones hopes to be ready for the start of training camp

Apr. 15, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Quarterback Daniel Jones is now throwing while moving in his rehabilitation from major knee surgery and he hopes to be ready to play when the New York Giants open training camp in late July. Speaking after the Giants reported for the opening phase of...

LaMelo Ball again considering ankle braces after injuries limited him to 58 games over two seasons

Apr. 15, 2024 13:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball is once again contemplating wearing ankle braces if it means staying on the court. Ball has been limited to 58 games the past two seasons because of ankle issues and hasn’t played for the Charlotte Hornets since Jan. 26. The 2022 All-Star point...

Holloway's last-second KO of Gaethje likely will be lasting memory of UFC 300

Apr. 14, 2024 02:54 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pereira left no doubt he was the true light heavyweight champion in the main event, knocking out Jamahal Hill 3:14 of the first round Saturday night. But the lasting image of UFC 300, one that likely will resonate for years to come, was Max Holloway's...

Capitals' Nick Jensen walks out of arena, avoids hospital trip after being stretchered off

Apr. 13, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nick Jensen walked out of the arena with his family, avoiding a trip to the hospital after the Washington Capitals defenseman crashed headfirst into the boards and was stretchered off the ice Saturday. That update from coach Spencer Carbery came after the team...