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Ducks retain C Ryan Getzlaf on one-year deal

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is remaining in Anaheim, agreeing Wednesday to a one-year contract. The Orange County Register and The ...


Bruins sign F Nick Foligno, G Linus Ullmark

The Boston Bruins signed free-agent forward Nick Foligno to a two-year, $7.6 million deal on Wednesday. The Bruins also signed ...


Lightning sign star Brayden Point to eight-year, $76M extension

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed standout forward Brayden Point to an eight-year, $76 million extension on Wednesday. The deal begins ...


Reports: Devils sign D Dougie Hamilton to seven-year, $63M deal

The New Jersey Devils are signing All-Star defenseman Dougie Hamilton to a seven-year, $63 million contract, ESPN and TSN reported ...


Randal Grichuk, Blue Jays top Red Sox to open twin bill

Randal Grichuk hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fourth inning and drove in three runs as the Toronto Blue ...


Reports: Mike Hoffman joins Canadiens on three-year deal

Veteran forward Mike Hoffman signed with the Montreal Canadiens on a three-year deal at the start of free agency Wednesday, ...


Oilers sign free agent F Zach Hyman to seven-year, $38.5M deal

The Edmonton Oilers signed free agent forward Zach Hyman to a seven-year, $38.5 million deal on Wednesday. Edmonton also re-signed ...


Blake Coleman signs six-year, $29.4M deal with Flames

The Calgary Flames signed forward Blake Coleman to a six-year, $29.4 million deal on Wednesday. Coleman is fresh off winning ...


Kings sign C Phillip Danault to six-year deal

The Los Angeles Kings have signed free agent center and former first-round pick Phillip Danault to a six-year, $33 million ...


Maple Leafs sign G Petr Mrazek to three-year deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Petr Mrazek to a three-year contract worth $11.4 million. ...


Senators extend D.J. Smith, agree with Michael Del Zotto

The Ottawa Senators on Wednesday signed head coach D.J. Smith to a two-year extension and agreed to terms with journeyman ...


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After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

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Avalanche acquire G Darcy Kuemper from Coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes traded goaltender Darcy Kuemper to the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday in exchange for a 2022 first-round draft ...

ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev survives heat to make Olympics quarters

Second seed Daniil Medvedev battled oppressive heat and humidity that required him to take two medical timeouts on his way ...

Ducks retain C Ryan Getzlaf on one-year deal

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is remaining in Anaheim, agreeing Wednesday to a one-year contract. The Orange County Register and The ...

Biden meets Belarus opposition leader in White House

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) met with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya ...

US Treasury sanctions Syrian prisons, officials

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): The US Treasury Department on Wednesday (local time) announced sanctions on eight Syrian prisons run ...

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Packers make deal to bring back WR Randall Cobb

Wide receiver Randall Cobb reunited with reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Wednesday, as Green Bay acquired ...


Red Sox win nightcap to split twin bill with Blue Jays

Taylor Houck pitched four solid innings, Jarren Duran settled for a triple on an exciting trip around the bases and ...


Cowboys QB Dak Prescott could miss 2 weeks with shoulder injury

An MRI showed Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott had a muscle strain in his right shoulder, the team said Wednesday ...


Big 12 sends ESPN cease-and-desist letter over alleged meddling

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby alleged in a cease-and-desist letter that ESPN reached out to at least one of the ...


Reports: Yankees trade for Rangers slugger Joey Gallo

The New York Yankees, battling for a playoff spot in the American League, acquired Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Gallo on ...


Yuli Gurriel drives in three as Astros win series vs. Mariners

Yuli Gurriel singled, doubled, homered and drove in three runs as the Houston Astros defeated the host Seattle Mariners 11-4 ...


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