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Changing places: Hyman to Edmonton, Chara to Isles

Sep. 27, 2021 03:38 AM EDT

One call from Connor McDavid was all Zach Hyman needed to put unfinished business with the Toronto Maple Leafs behind him upon joining the Edmonton Oilers. Hyman left his hometown team to sign a $38.5 million, seven-year contract with McDavid and the Oilers, who are...

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...

Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big

Sep. 27, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The kids are more than alright. After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Two decades-and-counting worth of frustration poured out alongside plastic cups filled with...

Braves, Phillies to go head to head with division in balance

Sep. 27, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies are in an old-fashioned battle for the NL East title, with the wild card looking unlikely for whoever finishes second. They'll face each other in a three-game series starting Tuesday. Atlanta leads the...

Choi wins at Pebble Beach for 1st PGA Tour Champions victory

Sep. 27, 2021 03:05 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — K.J. Choi shot a closing 4-under 68 Sunday for a two-shot victory over Bernhard Langer and Alex Cejka at the PURE Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach for his first PGA Tour Champions win. The 51-year-old Choi reeled off four consecutive...

Kraken released: Seattle opens preseason topping Vancouver

Sep. 27, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The concourses of the Spokane Arena were jammed. The merchandise lines snaked through the crowds, causing bottlenecks as fans filed in for their first glimpse of the Seattle Kraken. There seems to be little doubt about the popularity and reach of...

Djitte, Gaines get 1st goals, Austin FC beats LA Galaxy 2-0

Sep. 27, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Orrin McKinze Gaines II scored his first professional goal for his hometown club to highlight Austin FC's 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday night. Moussa Djitte also scored his first goal for the expansion Austin FC (6-16-4). Djitte...

Yankees sweep, beat Red Sox 6-3 to take AL wild-card lead

Sep. 27, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone watched two of his Gold Glove fielders drop easy popups to hand the Red Sox the lead. Then Boston fumbled a pair of foul balls with Aaron Judge at the plate, twice giving the slugger new life before his two-run double propelled...

Hamlin holds off Elliott, takes first NASCAR win in Vegas

Sep. 26, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Turns out 21 was Denny Hamlin's lucky number in Vegas. After finally getting his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on his 21st try, Hamlin is on an undeniable hot streak he just might ride all the way to his long-sought first NASCAR Cup...

Giolito's 6 scoreless innings leads White Sox past Indians

Sep. 26, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings, Eloy Jiménez had a two-run single and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Sunday. Chicago clinched its first Central title since 2008 by beating the Indians in a...