OTTAWA, Ontario — The Ottawa Senators knew Alex Burrows was facing a suspension. Ten games caught them by surprise. The NHL department of Player Safety handed Burrows a 10-game suspension Wednesday night for kneeing New Jersey’s Taylor Hall on Tuesday night in a home victory.
The mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been kidnapped in Venezuela, according to multiple reports. The Pirates issued a statement Thursday saying, “We are all shocked and deeply concerned for Elias’ mother, as well as for Elias and his entire family. … We
Olympian Karlos Balderas will face Jorge Rojas on televised portion of Premier Boxing Champions card on Feb. 17
Lightweight prospect Karlos Balderas, a 2016 U.S. Olympian, is headed for prime time. On Thursday, Balderas’ next fight was added to the televised portion of the Premier Boxing Champions card on Feb. 17 (8 p.m. ET, Fox) at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso,
Magic Johnson ‘confident’ Los Angeles Lakers will land two elite stars in free agency after trade-deadline moves
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — After positioning themselves to potentially clear as much as $70 million in cap space by trading Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. to Cleveland for Isaiah Thomas, Magic Johnson reiterated that the Los Angeles Lakers will pursue two elite star players.
Danny Care, here tackling Jonathan Joseph in training, gets the chance to start following an injury to Ben Youngs Six Nations 2018: England v Wales Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 10 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio
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.
Patchell, left, has been picked out for particular scrutiny by Eddie Jones Six Nations 2018: England v Wales Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 10 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales & BBC Radio Cymru. Live text
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,
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
For the first time since professional hockey players were permitted to compete in the Olympics in 1998, those under contract to the NHL will not be participating. With rosters composed of former NHLers, prominent amateurs and those competing in other professional leagues, how do Team