In the 16 years since the salary cap has been a reality in the NHL, it has never been this much of a challenge to maneuver. Teams that made moves in 2019 and right up to the 2020 trade deadline expected the cap to increase substantially from the current $81.5 million. Then the pandemic hit, …

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The New York Mets were, relatively, a few bucks away from beating out the Toronto Blue Jays’ offer to George Springer. The longtime Houston Astros center fielder is heading north of the border to patrol center for the Blue Jays, but the Mets were hot on his trail. New York already has landed Francisco Lindor …

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The Guardian Hero, villain or troll? Kyrie Irving remains the NBA’s oddest genius To some the Brooklyn Nets guard is an entitled conspiracy theorist. To others he is a superstar millionaire with a conscience Kyrie Irving takes a moment on court during a game against the Golden State Warriors earlier this season. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA …

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Perhaps is there is some merit to the rumor that there was tension between Tom Brady and Bill Belichick leading up to the quarterback’s departure from New England. Bill Belichick’s longtime girlfriend, Linda Holliday, a few weeks ago took to Instagram to share a New Year’s post. A fan in the comment section wrote “Too …

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Penguins spent the better part of 30 minutes skating in slush. They surrendered a three-on-none break. Twice, they fell behind by two goals. They played the third period with just four defensemen after injuries to a pair of regulars. And still, they found a way. Having Sidney Crosby involved tends to …

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The Telegraph Who is the greatest quarterback of all time? 5. Dan Marino (Miami Dolphins 1983-1999) Perhaps a controversial pick, given that Dan Marino famously never won a Super Bowl. However, Marino’s output was so impressive he cannot be denied from the list. Marino was the first quarterback to pass for 5,000 yards in a …

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First, it was the Toronto Blue Jays reportedly locking up George Springer. Now, the Los Angeles Angels are getting in on the fun. L.A. reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with pitcher José Quintana to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reported the terms. Free-agent left-hander José Quintana in agreement with the Angels, pending …

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DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Bertuzzi scored 15 seconds into overtime and Bobby Ryan became the first player to score four times in his first three games with Detroit, leading the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Bertuzzi was credited with the winning goal after the puck went …

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Outfielder George Springer, a cornerstone player in the recent rise of the Houston Astros, has agreed to terms with the Toronto Blue Jays, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports the deal is for six years and $150 million. Outfielder George Springer and the Toronto Blue Jays are in agreement on a deal, …

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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Frank Vatrano scored 2:50 into overtime, and the Florida Panthers beat the winless Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Tuesday night. Patric Hornqvist and Carter Verhaeghe each scored two goals for Florida (2-0-0). Keith Yandle had two assists. Hornqvist, who was acquired in a September trade with Pittsburgh, has three goals and an …

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