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Feb 21

NBA-Mavericks owner fined $600,000 for tanking comments

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $600,000 for public statements detrimental to the NBA, it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday. Speaking on Monday’s episode of the House Call with Dr. J podcast, Cuban said it was the Mavericks’ best interest to lose games on

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Feb 21

3-way trade sends Souza to D-backs, Drury to Yanks

After losing free agent slugger J.D. Martinez, the Arizona Diamondbacks are trying to replace some of the missing power. In a three-way trade Tuesday, Arizona dealt infielder Brandon Drury to the New York Yankees and received slugging right fielder St…

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Feb 21

Arvidsson, Predators edge Red Wings

Viktor Arvidsson scored his third goal in two nights and the visiting Nashville Predators squeaked past the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena. Arvidsson notched two goals in a 5-2 home victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday….

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Feb 21

Felicio, Nwaba will start as Bulls continue youth movement

The Chicago Bulls are fully committing to a youth movement, benching veteran starters Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday in favor of Cristiano Felicio and David Nwaba, the team’s executive vice president John Paxson explained on Tuesday. Reserve guard Cameron Payne will also see time as the backup point

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Feb 21

NFL Notebook: Buccaneers release RB Martin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday released veteran running back Doug Martin. Martin, 29, spent six seasons with the Buccaneers but struggled in 2017, rushing for 407 yards on 2.9 yards per carry in 11 games. In the final weeks of the regular season…

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Feb 21

MLB notebook: All teams to participate in Stoneman Douglas tribute

All 30 Major League Baseball teams will recognize the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by wearing the school’s baseball hats at the opening spring training games Friday and Saturday. Baseball’s tribute began when the Miami Marlins announced Tuesday that players, coaches and personnel

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Feb 21

NHL notebook: Flyers trade for G Mrazek from Red Wings

Ron Hextall finally found the Philadelphia Flyers a veteran goaltender as the Flyers agreed on Tuesday to part with a conditional third-round pick in 2018 and another in 2019 to pry Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings. Hextall, general manager of t…

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Feb 21

NBA notebook: Hornets fire GM Cho

Hornets owner Michael Jordan fired general manager Rich Cho and will seek a replacement in a restructure of the Charlotte front office immediately. According to ESPN, the Hornets plan to pursue former Los Angeles Lakers’ personnel boss Mitch Kupchak. Jordan hired Cho in 2011 after only one year

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Feb 20

Maple Leafs deal F Fehr to Sharks

The Toronto Maple Leafs dealt veteran forward Eric Fehr to the San Jose Sharks for a future draft pick, the club announced Tuesday. Toronto received a seventh-round pick in the 2020 draft in exchange for the 32-year-old Fehr. Fehr was scoreless in fo…

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Feb 20

Red Sox trade minor-league slugger Brentz to Pirates

The J.D. Martinez signing in Boston caused its first ripple effect. The Red Sox traded minor league outfielder Bryce Brentz to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations, the Red Sox announced Tuesday. Brentz, 29, in out of minor-league options a…

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Feb 20

Report: Phillies talking deal with RHP Arrieta

Perhaps the Philadelphia Phillies can pull an ace out of their sleeve days into spring training. According to MLB Network, the Phillies are engaged in preliminary contract talks with ace right-hander Jake Arrieta, the 2015 National League Cy Young Awa…

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Feb 20

Giants, Watson finalize 2-year contract

The San Francisco Giants finalized a two-year contract with free agent relief pitcher Tony Watson on Monday. The 32-year-old left-hander will make a minimum of $9 million, but the contract features a player option for a third year plus bonuses tied to…

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Feb 20

NHL roundup: Capitals top Sabres, regain division lead

John Carlson had a goal and an assist, and Alex Ovechkin scored as the Washington Capitals defeated the host Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in a Monday matinee. Carlson assisted on Ovechkin’s goal that gave Washington a 1-0 lead, and then the defenseman scored his 11th goal this season as the Capitals rebounded

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Feb 20

Ducks blank league-leading Knights

Ryan Miller and John Gibson combined to stop 33 shots as the Anaheim Ducks handed the Western Conference-leading Vegas Golden Knights a rare home loss, 2-0, on Monday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Both Anaheim goalies were helped by a defense …

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Feb 20

NHL roundup: Capitals top Sabres, regain division lead

John Carlson had a goal and an assist, and Alex Ovechkin scored as the Washington Capitals defeated the host Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in a Monday matinee. Carlson assisted on Ovechkin’s goal that gave Washington a 1-0 lead, and then the defenseman scored his 11th goal this season as the Capitals rebounded

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Feb 20

NHL: Blackhawks ban four fans from home games over racist taunts

(Reuters) – The Chicago Blackhawks have banned four fans from home games at the United Center after they shouted racist taunts at Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly during Saturday’s NHL game. The fans chanted “basketball, basketball” at Smith-Pelly, who is black, while he

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