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Bruce Arena voted MLS Coach of Year for record 4th time

Nov. 29, 2021 12:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Arena won a record fourth Major League Soccer Coach of the Year award on Monday after leading the New England Revolution to a league-record 73 points. The 70-year-old, a member of the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame, also won the award with D.C....

Jarry, Pens keep Isles winless in new arena, 1-0

Nov. 26, 2021 23:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tristan Jarry made 25 saves, Kasperi Kapanen scored in the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins kept the depleted New York Islanders winless at their new arena with a 1-0 victory Friday night. Pittsburgh won its fifth straight, with Jarry driving...

Kreider, Rooney lift Rangers to 4-1 win against Islanders

Nov. 24, 2021 23:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider and Kevin Rooney each scored twice, and the New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders 4-1 Wednesday night. Igor Shesterkin made 20 saves as the Rangers won for the sixth time in seven games. Ryan Reaves added two assists. ...

Flames spoil opening of Islanders' new arena with 5-2 win

Nov. 20, 2021 23:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored two power-play goals to help the Calgary Flames spoil the Islanders' debut of their new home arena next to Belmont Park, beating New York 5-2 on Saturday night. Brad Richardson, Trevor Lewis and Johnny Gaudreau also scored, and...

Home at last: Islanders play opener at new UBS Arena

Nov. 20, 2021 22:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders’ long wait is finally over. Nearly four years after winning the bid to build a new home next to Belmont Park, the Islanders opened the doors to UBS Arena on Saturday night. The Calgary Flames were the Islanders’ first home...

Chiefs to discuss future of Arrowhead Stadium in coming year

Nov. 18, 2021 19:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs plan to begin discussing the future of Arrowhead Stadium within the next year after the neighboring Royals announced plans earlier this year to explore moving to a new downtown ballpark. Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said...

Tennessee Smokies to return to Knoxville after 2 decades

Nov. 18, 2021 11:37 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Smokies minor league baseball team will return to Knoxville after a two-decade absence thanks to an agreement among local officials to help fund a new stadium, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. The former...

Vanderbilt planning largest stadium renovation in 40 years

Nov. 12, 2021 15:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt is replacing each end zone of its football stadium with multi-story buildings under renderings released Friday detailing the university's plans for its biggest makeover in 40 years. University officials...

Brock Nelson scores 4 goals, Islanders beat Canadiens 6-2

Nov. 05, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Brock Nelson scored a career-high four goals and the New York Islanders beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Thursday night. “It’s nice to chip in and get a couple,” Nelson said, underplaying his big night. Anthony Beauvillier,...

NY study backs Buffalo Bills in bid to build new stadium

Nov. 02, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills’ bid to land a new, taxpayer-backed stadium has been narrowed to two sites, with renovating their existing facility essentially being ruled out as being cost-prohibitive. A feasibility study financed by the state of New...