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Former Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe gets the New Jersey Devils top job, source tells AP

May. 22, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Keefe is being hired as the coach of the New Jersey Devils, less than two weeks after he was fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs. A source close to the franchise confirmed the hiring in a telephone call with The Associated Press, adding the official...

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner credits clubhouse technology for improved health, fast start

May. 22, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner credits new clubhouse technology with helping New York get off to an AL-best 33-17 start, is pleased Juan Soto has bonded with teammates and fans, and is confident his club can return to the playoffs after a one-year absence. “Our...

If this is Rafael Nadal’s last French Open, it should be similar to Serena Williams’ last US Open

May. 22, 2024 09:41 AM EDT

If this is, as expected, Rafael Nadal's final French Open, it will be one that everyone — the 37-year-old Spaniard included — surely will remember vividly. No matter how healthy the guy everyone calls “Rafa” might be. No matter how long his stay in the bracket lasts. No...

Concussion replacements added for Copa America under the pink substitution pass system

May. 21, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

LUQUE, Paraguay (AP) — Coaches at next month's Copa America will be able to make a 6th and extra substitution in cases of suspected head trauma or concussion. South American soccer’s governing body CONMEBOL announced the decision Tuesday, making it valid for all its competitions...

The 49ers begin on-field work in offseason with Nick Bosa in town and Brandon Aiyuk missing

May. 21, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers began their on-field work in the offseason with a surprise participant and a predictable absence. Star pass rusher Nick Bosa took part in the voluntary portion of the offseason for a change after spending previous seasons working...

Jets QB Aaron Rodgers is 'doing everything' at practice in his return from torn Achilles tendon

May. 21, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is throwing and, more importantly, running again — and officially putting his torn Achilles tendon behind him. The New York Jets quarterback has no limitations as he practices with the team during organized team activities, which began...

Bills linebacker Matt Milano still at least a month away from being cleared to practice, coach says

May. 21, 2024 16:06 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills linebacker Matt Milano isn’t expected to be cleared to resume practicing until the team’s three-day mandatory minicamp next month at the earliest, coach Sean McDermott said on Tuesday. McDermott added Milano has spent much of the past...

Caitlin Clark returns for 2nd half against Sun after apparent left leg injury in 1st half

May. 20, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark returned to the Indiana Fever's starting lineup for the second half against the Connecticut Sun on Monday night after missing the final 5 1/2 minutes of the first half with appeared to be a lower left leg injury. She was hurt after running into a...

Avalanche face hard decisions with Landeskog, Nichushkin in offseason after 2nd round loss to Dallas

May. 20, 2024 13:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The biggest factor in the direction of the Colorado Avalanche's offseason plans may just hinge on trust. Trust in whether captain Gabriel Landeskog can make a comeback after missing two full seasons with a knee injury. Trust also in whether Valeri Nichushkin can be...

Simone Biles shines in return while Gabby Douglas scratches after a shaky start at the U.S. Classic

May. 19, 2024 08:33 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Simone Biles certainly looks ready for Paris with more than two months to go before the Olympic games begin. The gymnastics superstar began her bid for a third Olympic team looking as dominant as ever at the U.S. Classic on Saturday, posting an all-around...