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Daily Archives: May 7, 2018

Nicklas Backstrom of Washington Capitals out for Game 6

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will not play in Game 6 against the Pittsburgh Penguins because of an upper body injury, the team announced. He is considered day-to-day, the team said. Backstrom left Game 5 with the injury. The Capitals lead the series 3-2. Backstrom

San Francisco 49ers releasing offensive lineman Zane Beadles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After losing his starting job to Laken Tomlinson before last season, offensive lineman Zane Beadles lost his backup job on the San Francisco 49ers on Monday. The Niners announced Monday that they released Beadles after he spent two seasons with the

Carolina Panthers sign ex-Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers have signed veteran running back C.J. Anderson to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday. Anderson will compete with Cameron Artis-Payne to be the change-of-pace back behind starter Christian McCaffrey, a 2017 first-round pick. Carolina released Jonathan Stewart, the

Rafael Nadal in soccer controversy over Atletico Madrid jersey

MADRID — Tennis star Rafael Nadal has put himself in the middle of a soccer controversy in Madrid. A longtime Real Madrid supporter, Nadal appeared with an Atletico Madrid jersey during the club’s Europa League match against Arsenal last week, making headlines across Spain and

Limerick begin U21 defence with emphatic victory

Clare 0-13 Limerick 3-18 Seamus Flanagan scored 1-02 as Limerick impressed in their Munster quarter-final victory over 14-man Clare at Cusack Park in Ennis. Limerick were 0-10 to 0-08 in front at half-time but they dominated much of the first half and should have led by

Gennady Golovkin wants Canelo Alvarez next, if he’s drug-tested

The opening bell: On to Canelo? The fight between unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and late replacement Vanes Martirosyan went just as expected on Saturday night, with GGG scoring a violent second-round knockout over an opponent nobody gave a chance to win or even