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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Boston Bruins to retire Rick Middleton’s No. 16 sweater

BOSTON — Rick Middleton’s No. 16 is headed to the TD Garden rafters. The Boston Bruins say Middleton’s sweater will be retired by the team on Nov. 29, before its game against the New York Islanders. Rick Middleton played 12 seasons with the Bruins from

KeyArena renovation to cost more than originally expected

SEATTLE — Renovating KeyArena will cost $100 million more than previously expected as project leaders attempt to make it fully ready for an expected NHL franchise and possibly a future NBA team. Oak View Group on Tuesday announced it had selected Skanska and AECOM Hunt

Blackhawks defenseman Gustav Forsling out with wrist injury

CHICAGO — Blackhawks defenseman Gustav Forsling will miss the start of the season because of a right wrist injury. The 22-year-old Swede had surgery on Tuesday. Team physician Dr. Michael Terry says the expected recovery time is 14 weeks. Chicago acquired Forsling in a 2015

New York Rangers keep Ryan Spooner with 2-year deal

One day after keeping Kevin Hayes on a one-year deal, the New York Rangers agreed to terms with fellow restricted free-agent Ryan Spooner on a two-year contract. Multiple media reports say that the 26-year-old’s deal carries a $4 million annual average value. Spooner was acquired

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez heads to DL again

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Carlos Martinez on the 10-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain Tuesday. Martinez left Monday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies with two outs and two batters on in the fifth inning. He was making his first start

Shawn Porter to face Danny Garcia in welterweight showdown

Shawn Porter hoped he would challenge welterweight world titlist Keith Thurman in a rematch this fall for a chance to avenge a close decision loss in 2016 and win a 147-pound belt for the second time. Although that fight won’t happen he landed a fight

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle to stop leukemia treatment

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle, who three times has undergone leukemia treatment, has decided to end his fight, according to social media posts by his wife, Briony. Lyle, 36, who twice won on the Tour and has long been a revered figure in Australian golf,