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Rangers F Artemi Panarin fined $5,000 for throwing glove

Nov. 27, 2021 11:17 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers forward Artemi Panarin has been fined $5,000 for throwing one of his gloves at Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand. The NHL announced the punishment on Saturday. The fine is the maximum allowed under the league's collective bargaining...

MLB, union move tender deadline amid lockout uncertainty

Nov. 23, 2021 22:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' union have agreed to move the upcoming deadline for teams to offer contracts to certain players in order to keep them out of potential limbo in the event of a work stoppage next month. The tender deadline was moved...

Broncos get head start on '22 with deals for 2 wideouts

Nov. 22, 2021 18:34 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Tim Patrick and Courtland Sutton ran extra routes after practice, making general manager George Paton and the assembled media sweat in the unseasonable 70-degree weather Monday. “We're going to make you give the money back if you don't hurry...

PGA Tour ups ante as prize money pushes toward $500 million

Nov. 22, 2021 17:31 PM EST

The PGA Tour is raising purses even higher in five of its biggest events, with two FedEx Cup playoff events now offering $15 million in a schedule that pushes prize money closer to the $500 million mark this year. The increases, which include $12 million purses in the...

Rockies, catcher Elias Díaz agree to $14.5M, 3-year contract

Nov. 19, 2021 16:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies agreed to a $14.5 million, three-year contract with catcher Elias Díaz. His deal was announced Thursday and covers one season of arbitration eligibility and two years of free agency. Díaz gets $3 million next season, $5.5 million in...

Coyotes looking to the future through awful 2021-22 start

Nov. 19, 2021 12:13 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes, by any measure, are off to an awful start. It's not just that they're losing. Sometimes it's by a lot. By three goals, four, occasionally more. The Coyotes are last in scoring, last in goals allowed and...

Manfred: Lockout preferred to in-season strike if no deal

Nov. 18, 2021 17:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — While insisting Major League Baseball is focused on reaching a labor deal, Commissioner Rob Manfred signaled Thursday that owners likely will lock out players if the current contract expires Dec. 1 without a new agreement. Baseball had eight work...

Korda, Ko take their race to final event of LPGA Tour

Nov. 17, 2021 19:12 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won tournaments nearly nine months apart, with a major and an Olympic gold medal in between. Jin Young Ko did her damage late, winning four times in the last two months. Each has four victories going into the CME Group Tour Championship,...

MLB owners meet amid labor negotiations with players' union

Nov. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said he voted for Major League Baseball’s proposal to lower the luxury tax threshold, a plan opposed by the players’ union with the sport on the brink of its first work stoppage on 26 years. The luxury tax,...

Russell Wilson wants to play 20-plus years and own NFL team

Nov. 16, 2021 15:03 PM EST

Russell Wilson wants to play another decade and hopes to buy an NFL team after he retires. The seven-time Pro Bowl quarterback is focused on helping the Seattle Seahawks (3-6) turn their season around but he also has big plans for the future. “I...