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ECHL suspends Panetta after he is accused of racial gesture

Jan. 24, 2022 00:30 AM EST

The ECHL suspended Jacob Panetta on Sunday after the brother of longtime NHL defenseman P.K. Subban accused the Jacksonville defenseman of making “monkey gestures" in his direction. The league said the indefinite suspension is pending a hearing under its collective bargaining...

Grant's 2 goals lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 rout of Tampa Bay

Jan. 22, 2022 01:39 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Derek Grant scored two goals, John Gibson made 32 saves and the Anaheim Ducks emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kevin Shattenkirk and Vinni Lettieri had a goal and an assist apiece,...

Stars aligned: Rams confident their big names will deliver

Jan. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Von Miller remembers every detail of each time he has sacked Tom Brady, starting all the way back in his second NFL season a decade ago. He savored and catalogued their meetings over their years, highlighted by the AFC championship game in which Miller...

MLB's snail-paced lockout talks to resume with union offer

Jan. 20, 2022 20:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Locked out baseball players plan to make a counteroffer to management on Monday, 11 days after clubs gave the union a proposal when the snail-paced negotiations resumed following a 42-day break. The players’ association asked Major League Baseball on Thursday to...

NCAA ratifies new constitution, paving way to restructuring

Jan. 20, 2022 18:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA member schools voted to ratify a new, streamlined constitution Thursday, paving the way for a decentralized approach to governing college sports that will hand more power to schools and conferences. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor, 801-195, and was...

Dallas' Ferreiras 1st father-son designated players in MLS

Jan. 18, 2022 20:06 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jesús Ferreira joined his dad David as the first father-son combination of higher-priced designated players in the history of Major League Soccer, agreeing to a four-year contract with Dallas. The deal announced Tuesday for the 21-year-old forward includes a...

Paraguayan Sebastián Ferreira signs with Houston Dynamo

Jan. 18, 2022 17:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Forward Sebastián Ferreira has signed a four-year contract with Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo, leaving Paraguay's Libertad. The 23-year-old is a designated player, the team said Tuesday. Designated players last year counted a maximum $612,500 to a team's...

Column: Boost in Women's Open purse, are men's majors next?

Jan. 18, 2022 12:28 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Women’s Open is nearly doubling its prize money to $10 million, an announcement that was celebrated across golf and genders. The LPGA Tour this week starts its 73rd season of running a league all on its own, and no one begrudges the players finally...

Women's hockey league to increase salary cap, add 2 teams

Jan. 18, 2022 07:37 AM EST

The Premier Hockey Federation is more than doubling each teams’ salary cap to $750,000 and adding two expansion franchises next season in a bid to capitalize on the wave of attention women’s hockey traditionally enjoys following the Winter Olympics. The PHF’s announcement on...

Eagles have a long way to go to compete for championship

Jan. 17, 2022 17:27 PM EST

The Philadelphia Eagles have a long way to go to compete for a championship despite reaching the playoffs. There’s a large gap between the Eagles (9-9) and teams that advanced past the wild-card round. That was quite evident when the defending Super Bowl champion Buccaneers (14-4)...