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Mikheyev to have surgery; played with torn ACL

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Vancouver Canucks right wing Ilya Mikheyev is set to have season-ending surgery on his left knee. Canucks general manager Patrik Allvin said Friday night the 28-year-old Russian forward tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the team’s first preseason game Sept. 25. Mikheyev will undergo surgery next week […]

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Sources: Arsenal make £60m offer for Caicedo

Moises Caicedo has told Brighton & Hove Albion fans he wants to be allowed to leave the club after sources told ESPN that Arsenal had a £60 million offer for the midfielder rejected. Arsenal have bolstered their squad with the signings of Leandro Trossard and Jakub Kiwior so far this month. Sources have told ESPN […]

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Levito wins first U.S. women's figure skating title

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Graceful, gutsy and seemingly unfazed by the bright lights, 15-year-old Isabeau Levito decided to go for it in her free skate while reminding herself once more to just stay calm. The teen star needed a near-flawless free skate to capture gold at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships after Bradie Tennell’s beautiful […]

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Falcons poach Saints' Nielsen to run defense

LAS VEGAS — The Atlanta Falcons hired Ryan Nielsen as defensive coordinator Friday, taking him from their biggest rival after he spent last season as the co-defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints. The 43-year-old Nielsen spent the past six seasons with the Saints, where he was the defensive line coach all six years while […]

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Dolan backs Knicks pres. Rose: 'Best guy' for job

5:24 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN As part of a wide-ranging interview with New York City radio station WFAN Friday afternoon, New York Knicks owner James Dolan said he believes in the job team president Leon Rose is doing, and that he “fully expects” the Knicks to make the playoffs this season. “Yes, absolutely,” Dolan said […]

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Grizzlies, others speak out on Tyre Nichols' death

Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins watched a televised interview Friday of Tyre Nichols’ mother speaking about the loss of her son, and lost control of his emotions. “I cried,” Jenkins said. The outrage, frustration, sadness and anger was evident around the basketball world on Friday, the day a video was released showing how Nichols, a […]

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Vets Kennedy, Frazier among Rangers signees

ARLINGTON, Texas — Veteran right-hander Ian Kennedy and outfielder Clint Frazier were among five players the Texas Rangers signed Friday to minor league contracts that included invitations to major league spring training. Left-hander Danny Duffy, right-hander Reyes Moronta and outfielder Travis Jankowski also got invitations to spring training in Arizona. The 38-year-old Kennedy returns to […]

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Mavs rule Doncic (ankle sprain) out vs. Jazz

12:12 PM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Close Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Tim MacMahon Close Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic has been ruled […]

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76ers' Embiid fined $25K for 'obscene' celebration

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was fined $25,000 by the NBA for “making an obscene gesture on the playing court,” the league announced Friday. Editor’s Picks 2 Related The incident occurred midway through the third quarter of the 76ers’ 137-133 win over the Brooklyn Nets at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night. With Philadelphia holding […]

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Caufield chose surgery given Habs' playoff outlook

MONTREAL — Montreal Canadiens winger Cole Caufield said Friday he wouldn’t be having season-ending surgery on his right shoulder if the team were in playoff contention. But with the Canadiens near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings, the 22-year-old Caufield said he decided to have the surgery to protect his long-term health. The procedure […]

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