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Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks

Jun. 23, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — With labor talks having already begun on an informal basis, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of...

Subban excited with trade to Devils

Jun. 23, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — P.K. Subban wasn't exactly shocked Saturday when the six-time NHL defenseman was traded from the Nashville Predators to the New Jersey Devils. "I've been through the process before," Subban said in a conference call with the media Sunday. "There was a lot of talk after the season about...

Salary cap-related trades overshadow 2nd day of NHL draft

Jun. 22, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The traditional team-by-team roll call to open the second day of the NHL draft hadn't yet begun when the league's looming salary-cap crunch began overshadowing the final six rounds Saturday. Norris Trophy-winning defenseman P.K. Subban is off to New Jersey. Forward...

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Patrick Marleau to Hurricanes

Jun. 22, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have freed up valuable salary-cap space by trading veteran forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes acquired a conditional first-round pick and a seventh-round selection in next year's draft. The trade was announced...

The draft is over, and now on the clock: Free agency

Jun. 21, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

Now on the clock: Chaos. The NBA offseason is about to kick into high gear. A draft that had good bits of intrigue — at least after New Orleans' Zion Williamson, Memphis' Ja Morant and New York's R.J. Barrett were chosen first, second and third in moves that were widely expected for weeks — is now...

AP source: Whiteside opts in for $27 million with Heat

Jun. 21, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hassan Whiteside is not leaving the final year of his Miami Heat deal on the table. A person with knowledge of the situation said Friday that Whiteside is exercising his $27.1 million option for next season in Miami. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...

US player Anna Tatishvili appeals $50,000 French Open fine

Jun. 21, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — American tennis player Anna Tatishvili has appealed her fine of about $50,000 for what the Grand Slam Board ruled was a violation of its first-round performance rule at the French Open last month. Tatishvili was docked a first-round loser's full prize money after losing to 29th-seeded Maria...

Nets trade 1st-round pick, pointing toward free-agent spree

Jun. 21, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets made another move pointing toward a possible free-agent spending spree, trading first-round draft pick Mfiondu Kabengele of Florida State to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. The Nets received UCLA point guard Jaylen Hands, taken in the second round, 56th...

T-wolves land Texas Tech's Culver after draft-day trade

Jun. 21, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves, under new president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas, have embarked on a roster revamp to improve their defense and 3-point shooting in an attempt to thrive in the current pace-and-space era in the NBA. With center Karl-Anthony Towns well established as...

The Latest: Duke, ACC have big night as NBA draft concludes

Jun. 21, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday's NBA draft (all times local): 1:30 a.m. The trade-filled NBA draft is complete. Sacramento took Serbian guard Vanja Marinkovic with the 60th and final selection. That capped a night that saw Duke and Zion Williamson start off a big draft haul for the Atlantic Coast...