Hockey

Sharks bring back longtime captain Marleau on one-year deal

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former Sharks longtime captain Patrick Marleau is returning to San Jose where he is the franchise leader in five major categories, signing a one-year contract Wednesday. An unrestricted free agent who is a three-time All-Star, Marleau recorded 84 points with 43 goals and 41 assists in 164 games over the past two seasons with the Maple Leafs. Marleau, who turned 40 last month, spent
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Locker room video shows Cardinals manager Mike Shildt giving expletive-filled speech after win

[ad_1] In a video that surfaced online Wednesday night, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt can be seen giving a fiery, expletive-filled speech to his team in the locker room following a win over the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the NLDS."The [Braves] started some s---. We finished the s---," Shildt says in the video, which outfielder Randy Arozarena later acknowledged he posted. "And that's how we roll. No
Hockey

Hart shines in 1st shutout, Flyers top Devils 4-0

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart stopped 25 shots for his first career shutout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night. Ivan Provorov scored for the Flyers, and so did Kevin Hayes, Sean Couturier and Travis Konency as part of a three-goal third period in their home opener. The Flyers played for the first time since they beat the Chicago
Football

Rams RB Todd Gurley (thigh) doesn’t practice; day-to-day

[ad_1] 8:17 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley did not practice Wednesday because of a thigh contusion in his left quadriceps and is considered day-to-day ahead of a Week 6 NFC West matchup against the San Francisco 49ers, coach Sean
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Sabres rookie Olofsson ties NHL power-play goal record

[ad_1] BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson has tied an NHL record in becoming the fourth player to score each of his first six career goals on the power play. Olofsson made it six in a row with a one-timer off Jack Eichel’s pass into the right circle to open the scoring 5:04 into the first period against Montreal on Wednesday night. The Swede’s streak dates
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Who’s college football’s No. 1 team? The case for and against each top unbeaten

[ad_1] Who's the No. 1 team in college football right now? As we approach the midpoint of the season, with the initial College Football Playoff rankings less than a month away, there are nearly a dozen teams with an argument for the top spot.Here are nine top undefeated Power 5 teams (sorry, Wake Forest, Boise State and others) that can make a claim on No. 1. Teams are listed in
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49ers RT Mike McGlinchey out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

[ad_1] SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For the second time in as many days, the San Francisco 49ers' offense suffered a major blow, this time losing right tackle Mike McGlinchey for a month-plus to a right knee injury.One day after announcing that fullback Kyle Juszczyk would be out for four to six weeks with a left knee sprain, Niners coach Kyle Shanahan revealed Wednesday that McGlinchey is set for arthroscopic surgery
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‘I am made for American TV’ Tyson Fury’s takeover continues in WWE

[ad_1] 10:55 AM ETMark KriegelESPN BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- As a kid in Manchester, England, Tyson Fury would scour the local flea markets in search of VHS tapes featuring the likes of Bret "The Hitman" Hart and Hulk Hogan, Mankind and The Undertaker. Then, as now, he was a real fighter, the only occupation that men in his Gypsy clan had known for several centuries. But it was the make-believe fighters,
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Interim coach Bill Callahan makes presence felt during first Redskins’ practice

[ad_1] ASHBURN, Va., -- As the Washington Redskins players ended practice Wednesday, they did something different: They stuck around for more. And that will become something they'll have to get accustomed to under interim coach Bill Callahan.Callahan took over Monday for fired coach Jay Gruden and made his presence felt on his first day running practice. Captains were stationed in front of their teammates during stretches; players said they jogged