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The Los Angeles Angels have fired manager Phil Nevin

Oct. 02, 2023 19:15 PM EDT
ANAHEIM, Caif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have fired manager Phil Nevin.

Andretti Global clears first hurdle to join Formula One as an 11th team with FIA expansion approval

Oct. 02, 2023 17:42 PM EDT

Michael Andretti cleared a major hurdle in his bid to launch an American team in Formula One after the FIA said Monday that Andretti Global meets all required criteria to expand the world's top motorsports series to 11 teams. The decision does not guarantee Andretti will get the...

Stamkos, Kucherov, Hedman, Point motivated to help Lightning remain among NHL elite

Oct. 02, 2023 17:42 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING COACH: Jon Cooper (480-250-67). SEASON OPENER: Oct. 10 vs. Nashville. DEPARTURES: C Alex Killorn, C Ross Colton, F Corey Perry, F Pat Maroon, F Pierre Edouard-Bellemare, D Ian Cole, G Brian Elliott. ADDITIONS: F Conor...

Antetokounmpo praises Lillard acquisition and says he wants to be a Buck 'as long as we're winning'

Oct. 02, 2023 17:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo praised the Milwaukee Bucks for showing a commitment to winning another championship by acquiring Damian Lillard but added that it still doesn’t make financial sense for him to sign a contract extension right now. Antetokounmpo is eligible...

Dynamic center Trevor Zegras agrees to 3-year contract extension with Anaheim Ducks

Oct. 02, 2023 16:57 PM EDT

Trevor Zegras has already proved he is one of the NHL's most marketable young players. He will now have three years to prove he can be one of the league's top-tier players. Zegras agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks on Monday worth $17.25 million, with an...

With Saints' offense continuing to struggle, coach Dennis Allen rules out staff changes

Oct. 02, 2023 16:44 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' brass expected their $150 million investment in Derek Carr to pay off in the form of enhanced production from a proven set of skill players around him. So far, no good. After being kept out of the end zone in a 26-9 loss to...

Rangers looking for increased scoring chances under Laviolette, team's third coach in four years

Oct. 02, 2023 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK RANGERS COACH: Peter Laviolette, (752-503-25-150 over 21 seasons, 1 Stanley Cup title). SEASON OPENER: Oct. 12 at Buffalo. DEPARTURES: RW Patrick Kane, RW Vladimir Tarasenko, C Tyler Motte, G Jaroslav Halak, coach Gerard Gallant. ...

Milwaukee Bucks add former Suns guard Cameron Payne to their backcourt

Oct. 02, 2023 11:48 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have signed former Phoenix Suns guard Cameron Payne. Payne, 29, played 48 games for the Suns last season and averaged 10.3 points, 4.5 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 20.2 minutes. The 6-foot-1 guard had been a free agent since getting waived by the...

Disgruntled Harden no-show at 76ers' media day, training camp status unclear after trade demand

Oct. 02, 2023 11:15 AM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — James Harden skipped the Philadelphia 76ers’ media day and his status for training camp this week in Colorado is unclear because the franchise has yet to meet the disgruntled guard’s demand for a trade. “He's not here today,” team president Daryl Morey...

Columbus Blue Jackets will try to look past a disastrous, injury-plagued season and coaching drama

Oct. 02, 2023 06:16 AM EDT

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS COACH: Pascal Vincent (first-time NHL head coach), hired Sept. 17 after the forced resignation of Mike Babcock amid allegations of violating the privacy of players by asking to see their cell phone photos. SEASON OPENER: Oct. 12 vs. Philadelphia....