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Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

New York Rangers waive defenseman Brendan Smith on 29th birthday

NEW YORK — The New York Rangers have waived defenseman Brendan Smith, less than eight months after re-signing him to a four-year, $17 million contract. The move came Thursday, on Smith’s 29th birthday. He has one goal and seven assists in 44 games this season.

Defensive end Julius Peppers has surgery on right shoulder

Defensive end Julius Peppers had surgery on his right shoulder Thursday. Peppers, who is not under contract for 2018, played for the Carolina Panthers this season and recorded a team-high 11 sacks. He has not said whether he plans to play next season. Peppers, 38,

Tyson Pedro’s journey to the UFC shaped by father

When Tyson Pedro walks to the Octagon on Saturday night at UFC 221, he’ll do so with the two things in life he cherishes most. UFC veteran Mark Hunt insists he has no regrets over a foul-mouthed Instagram post he aimed at UFC president Dana