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Blues Sign GM Doug Armstrong to 5-year Extension

Sep. 25, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues signed longtime president of hockey operations and general manager Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extension Saturday. Armstrong, 57, was named the organization's 11th general manager after the 2009-10 season after joining the...

MLB, union send notices of intent to seek labor changes

Sep. 23, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association sent the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service letters of intent to seek new labor terms as the Dec. 1 expiration of the sport's collective bargaining agreement approaches. The notices, a formality...

Missouri court says Kroenke must release financial records

Sep. 23, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has refused to block an order that required Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and other NFL officials to release their financial records if they lose a lawsuit filed after the Rams moved out of St. Louis. Lawyers for...

Face-to-face meeting got Kaprizov deal done for Guerin, Wild

Sep. 22, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — These complex contract negotiations between the Minnesota Wild and Calder Memorial Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov were crawling closer and closer to training camp, and neither side wanted to cope with such a distraction for the budding star left wing. ...

Timberwolves fire basketball ops boss Rosas after 2 seasons

Sep. 22, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves fired president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas on Wednesday, less than a week before training camp in yet another change in leadership for this long-languishing franchise. Owner Glen Taylor announced that the...

Blues promote Peter Chiarelli, Ken Hitchock returns

Sep. 22, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanley Cup-winning general manager Peter Chiarelli has been promoted to vice president of hockey operations for the St. Louis Blues, who also brought back Ken Hitchcock as a coaching consultant. Former VP of hockey operations Dave Taylor is now senior...

US Soccer asks 9th Circuit to uphold ruling against players

Sep. 22, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation has urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower court’s decision to throw out the wage discrimination portion of a lawsuit filed by members of the women’s national team, arguing the law doesn't require the federation to pay...

Broncos seeking to clear decks for potential sale of team

Sep. 22, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The next quarterback clash in Denver could very well pit John Elway and Peyton Manning vying to serve as the public face of any new Broncos ownership group. The decks must be cleared of any possible pitfalls before any multibillion-dollar bid, however,...

Josh Rogers allows 1 run to lead Nationals over Marlins 7-1

Sep. 21, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Rogers pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Rogers (2-0) scattered five hits, struck out four and walked two in his longest outing since joining the club Sept. 4. ...

AP sources: Grievance over shortened MLB season opens Monday

Sep. 21, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of difficult negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, Major League Baseball and its players' association are scheduled to start a grievance hearing next Monday over the union's claim the 2020 pandemic-affected season was too short. ...