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Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Minnesota Wild sign leading scorer Mikael Granlund to 3-year deal

The Minnesota Wild held on to their leading scorer, avoiding arbitration by giving Mikael Granlund a three-year contract that averages $5.75 million per season. The 25-year-old set career highs with 26 goals, 43 assists and a plus-23 rating last season. The 69 points are tied

Shamrock Rovers unveil deadline day signings

Shamrock Rovers have revealed that they completed deals for Collinstown FC duo Dean Carpenter and Darren Clarke ahead of Monday’s transfer deadline. Carpenter, who is a versatile defender, and winger Clarke have been training with the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division club for the last

Football transfer gossip: Aurier, Iheanacho, Coutinho, Dembele, Dendoncker

For completed deals, check our transfers page. Manchester United are interested in signing Paris St-Germain’s 24-year-old right-back Serge Aurier, who is currently banned from entering the UK. (Mirror) United have also made an enquiry about Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker, but are not expected to sign

Carolina Hurricanes give defenseman Brett Pesce extension

Defenseman Brett Pesce has turned his breakout season into a new contract. The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Tuesday that the 22-year-old has agreed to a six-year extension that pays $4.025 million per season. The deal starts in the 2018-19 season. Brett Pesce, left, celebrates a

Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens in straight sets at Citi Open

WASHINGTON — Top-seeded Simona Halep defeated Sloane Stephens 7-6 (3), 6-0 in her opening match at the Citi Open on Tuesday. After beating Stephens, the 2015 Citi Open champion, Halep will face Mariana Duque-Marino in the second round. Stephens played her second match of the