Friday, September 22, 2017

Hockey

White nationalist demonstrators hold their ground as they clash with counter demonstrators in Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

BY STEPHEN WHYNO The Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a “disturbing” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The team ...
Jim Johannson speaks during a news conference in Plymouth, Mich., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.

BY STEPHEN WHYNO Not only will Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and most of the best hockey players in the world not be going to the Olympics, neither will ...
In this March 21, 2016, file photo, Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher is honored for his 1,000th NHL hockey game before the first period of a game against the Los Angeles Kings, in Nashville, Tennessee.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has retired in what he calls the hardest decision he’s had to make, leaving the defending Stanley Cup finalists in need ...
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017.

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there ...
In this April 1, 2017, file photo, Montreal Canadiens right wing Alexander Radulov celebrates his overtime goal during the team's NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla.

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars signed right winger Alexander Radulov on Monday to a $31.25 million, five-year deal, the richest contract given to an unrestricted free agent this offseason. ...
In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers' Jaromir Jagr skates in the team's NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh.

BY STEPHEN WHYNO A busy weekend to kick off NHL free agency has left a few prominent players still looking for landing spots, and teams still needing to fill some ...
In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) passes the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Washington.

BY JOHN WAWROW Aside from defensemen Kevin Shattenkirk and Karl Alzner attracting $20 million-plus contracts, NHL free agency isn’t what it used to be. Not in a stagnant salary-cap era. ...
Andrew Tokasz puts his feet up to catch a breather as Team White's only substitute as the 11-day hockey marathon entered its seventh day in Buffalo, N.Y., early Thursday, June 29, 2017.

BY JOHN WAWROW BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — It was just past 4 a.m. on Thursday when Andrew Tokasz decided it was time to inject some energy into a hockey game ...
In this Oct. 30, 2016 file photo, Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews, left, speaks with Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Atlanta.

NEW YORK (AP) — Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former NHL player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot. Publicists for Andrews confirm that the 39-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and “Dancing ...
In this Sunday, April 9, 2017, file photo, St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (49), of Russia, chases Colorado Avalanche's Matt Duchene (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in St. Louis.

BY STEPHEN WHYNO As New York Rangers players cleaned out their lockers after a second-round playoff exit, all the talk was about impending change. That’s just getting started — for ...
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