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ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Blues said that forward Jori Lehtera will be sidelined for six to eight weeks after recent surgery on his right ankle.Lehtera had surgery on Aug. 4.The Blues said the 27-year-old Lehtera was injured at the end of the season. St. Louis was...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas left practice because of an injury to his right leg. He has never missed a play in his NFL career.Thomas yelled when his leg was rolled into during an 11-on-11 scrimmage Monday. He was checked by a trainer, who...
CANTON, Ohio (AP) The humbled men in gold jackets entering football immortality were unmistakable. So was the endless sea of twirling yellow Terrible Towels there to greet them and the outpouring of compassion for the legend who wasn't there.Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis headlined the Pro Football...
TIMMINS, Ontario (AP) Angus ''Gus'' Mortson, the eight-time NHL All-Star defenseman who helped the Toronto Maple Leafs win four Stanley Cup titles, died Saturday. He was 90.Mortson's family announced the death through the Miron-Wilson Funeral Home in Timmins.Morton had 46 goals, 152 assists and 1,380 penalty minutes in...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) Taiwan Jones is making another position switch.Two years after moving from running back to cornerback for the Oakland Raiders, Jones is going back to the offensive side of the ball.Oakland's new coaching staff led by head coach Jack Del Rio and offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A lawyer has been hired to represent Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, who is under police investigation over something that may have happened at his home last weekend.Lawyer Paul Cambria didn't provide any further information in a text message to The Associated Press on Saturday....
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Aldon Smith's teammates, coaches and everybody else around the San Francisco 49ers kept hoping the star linebacker had matured and moved forward from all the legal issues that overshadowed his young career as one of the NFL's most talented defenders.Just when things were looking...
DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have re-signed Jameer Nelson to primarily serve as a backup and mentor for rookie point guard Emmanuel Mudiay.In addition to signing Nelson to a multiyear deal Friday, Denver also brought back Darrell Arthur and Will Barton, general manager Tim Connelly announced.Nelson played 34...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Right wing Jakob Silfverberg has agreed to a four-year, $15 million contract through the 2018-19 season.The Ducks announced the deal Friday with Silfverberg, a restricted free agent.Silfverberg set career highs with 13 goals and 26 assists last season, playing frequently on the second line for...
SANTA CLARA, California (AP) The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker Aldon Smith on Friday after his fifth run-in with the law.Smith received second chance after second chance with the Niners before they finally had enough, parting ways with the troubled but talented pass-rusher after Santa Clara police accused...
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) Hamburg Police Chief Gregory Wickett confirms his department has launched an investigation into Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane over an alleged incident at the player's home last weekend.Without revealing the nature of the investigation, Wickett said Friday that police are still gathering information and...
NEW YORK (AP) Coaches, players and game officials will be allowed to examine video on the sideline during preseason games. And there's a chance they will be able to do so in the regular season by 2016.NFL teams began using Microsoft Surface tablets last year to examine photos...

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