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Carolina Hurricanes re-sign coach Rod Brind'Amour and staff to multiyear deals

May. 19, 2024 14:18 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed coach Rod Brind’Amour and his staff to multiyear contracts, keeping one of the best in the NHL behind the bench around for the long term. The team announced the re-signings Sunday for Brind'Amour, assistants Jeff Daniels...

Toronto Maple Leafs hire Craig Berube as coach, hoping veteran can turn around longtime playoff woes

May. 17, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs hired Craig Berube as their coach on Friday, bringing in someone with Stanley Cup-winning experience to try to help the storied franchise end the longest championship drought in the NHL. Berube coached the St. Louis Blues to the Cup in 2019....

Juventus fires coach Massimiliano Allegri for his outburst toward the refs in the Italian Cup final

May. 17, 2024 13:09 PM EDT

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus fired coach Massimiliano Allegri on Friday for his ugly outburst toward the referees in the Italian Cup final. The move comes with only two games remaining in Serie A. Allegri lost his cool in stoppage time when he grew angry at a...

Dallas Wings' Natasha Howard will miss up to 6 weeks after breaking foot in season opener

May. 17, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

Dallas Wings forward Natasha Howard is expected to miss up to six weeks after breaking her foot in a season-opening victory on Wednesday. Howard’s injury left the Wings with only eight healthy players, enabling them to sign free agent Monique Billings to a salary-cap hardship...

Juventus has fired coach Massimiliano Allegri for his outburst at referees in the Italian Cup final

May. 17, 2024 11:48 AM EDT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus has fired coach Massimiliano Allegri for his outburst at referees in the Italian Cup final.

Wyatt Johnston scores twice as Stars push Avs to brink of elimination with 5-1 win in Game 4

May. 14, 2024 11:59 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Wyatt Johnston scored twice on the eve of his 21st birthday as the Dallas Stars pushed Colorado to the brink of elimination Monday night with a 5-1 win in Game 4 that came hours after Avalanche standout Valeri Nichushkin was suspended for at least six months. Johnston...

Drouin returns from injury for Game 4, tries to fill void for Avs on heels of Nichushkin suspension

May. 14, 2024 02:36 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Jonathan Drouin returned to the lineup Monday night against Dallas, trying to fill a scoring void on the heels of Valeri Nichushkin's suspension. Drouin had an assist in just over 19 minutes of action during a 5-1 loss to the Stars in Game...

Super Bowl champion Chiefs will open regular season at home against Ravens in AFC title game rematch

May. 13, 2024 22:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs will open the regular season at home against the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 5 in a rematch of the AFC title game, the NFL announced Monday. The NFL will release the entire 2024 season schedule on Wednesday night on the NFL...

American Jesse Marsch hired as coach of Canada's men's national soccer team through 2026 World Cup

May. 13, 2024 19:36 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — American Jesse Marsch was hired Monday as coach of Canada's men's national soccer team and signed to a contract through the 2026 World Cup. The 50-year-old takes over Canada ahead of the Copa América, where Canada plays defending champion Argentina in the tournament...

Saints sign interior offensive lineman Lucas Patrick and defensive tackle Kendal Vickers

May. 13, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed offensive lineman Lucas Patrick and defensive tackle Kendal Vickers to one-year contracts. The roster moves were announced Monday by Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, who also said the club has waived nose tackle John...