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Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Florida Panthers will not re-sign Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr gave the Florida Panthers star power like perhaps never before, helped them win a division championship and unquestionably played a role in energizing what had been a stagnant fan base. And now his tenure with the Panthers is over. After playing in Russia’s

Charlotte Hornets agree to 1-year deal with Michael Carter-Williams

The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a one-year, $2.7 million deal with Michael Carter-Williams, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and Chris Haynes. Carter-Williams was an unrestricted free agent after the Chicago Bulls decided not to extend him a qualifying offer. The 25-year-old Carter-Williams was

Kirk Triplett takes lead into final round of US Senior Open

PEABODY, Mass. — Kirk Triplett shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to open a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the U.S. Senior Open. Triplett improved to 15 under heading into the final round at the Donald Ross-designed Salem Country Club. He watched as Kenny

Olympic bronze medalist Joshua Buatsi makes impressive pro debut

Olympic bronze medalist Joshua Buatsi kicked off his professional career in winning style with a second-round stoppage of Cuban Carlos Mena. The 24-year-old, who impressed in reaching the semi-finals of the light heavyweight division in Rio last summer, was never troubled on debut at the

Rochford admits Mayo survived close call

“It could, it certainly could.” Mayo may have registered an 11-point extra-time win over Derry to progress to the next round of All-Ireland qualifiers but boss Stephen Rochford knows that last year’s beaten finalists were one wayward kick away from elimination. The sides were level deep

Donegal gave a ‘nervous’ and ‘edgy’ display

Donegal manager Rory Gallagher described his team’s performance as “nervous” and “edgy” following their five-point win over Longford in Saturday evening’s Round 2 qualifier in Ballybofey.  A spurt of scores in a three-minute period just before the hour mark was enough to give Donegal breathing

Tampa Bay Lightning sign Chris Kunitz to one-year deal

Chris Kunitz, who has been a part of four Stanley Cup-winning teams, will join the Tampa Bay Lightning on a one-year deal worth $2 million, general manager Steve Yzerman announced Saturday. Following a contract buyout by the Rangers last month, defenseman Dan Girardi agreed to