Major League Baseball

September 20, 2017 - 11:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dave Scott is quick to note he wasn't at Comcast Spectacor when the company sold the Philadelphia 76ers six years ago. The NBA franchise Comcast Spectacor sold for about $280 million in October 2011 was valued this year by Forbes at $800 million and could probably sell for more...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:57 pm
New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor said can largely be treated with medication. Boyle has been away from the team during training camp while getting diagnosed. On a conference call Tuesday,...
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Sabres Head Coach Phil Housley
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Richard Root
September 19, 2017 - 4:46 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Phil Housley enjoyed his first NHL game as a head coach, albeit a pre-season game, and a lot of youngsters got a shot in the bigs. That's the take-away from the Sabres' first pre-season game this year, if you ignore the 3-2 overtime loss against the Carolina Hurricanes. The...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:23 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) Sabres center Jack Eichel isn’t mincing words when assessing his first two NHL seasons. “Actually, I think I’ve proven nothing,” the 20-year-old face of the franchise said before bluntly outlining his lack of accomplishments. “If you look at what I’ve done, it...
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September 15, 2017 - 3:18 pm
After being outspoken about going to the 2018 Winter Olympics no matter the consequences, even Alex Ovechkin has given up and turned his attention to the Beijing Games in 2022. The Washington Capitals' Russian superstar acknowledged the door is closed on him and other NHL players playing in South...
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Richard Root
September 15, 2017 - 6:12 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Sabre training camp kicked of yesterday, but gets into full swing today with some on-ice sessions this morning. We got to hear from some players after a long summer off during several press conferences. Where do you start? There are so many story-lines. Yes, we know Jack Eichel...
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September 15, 2017 - 3:21 am
With 644 words and two exclamation points, Alex Ovechkin put a final period on his and other NHL players' dreams of playing in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Washington Capitals' Russian superstar acknowledged in a lengthy statement released by the team Thursday night that, although he'd love to...
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September 15, 2017 - 1:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin released a statement Thursday night through the Washington Capitals acknowledging that the ability to represent Russia in the 2018 Olympics has been taken out of his hands. On the eve of the first day of on-ice training camp workouts, Ovechkin said in the statement...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin released a statement Thursday night through the NHL team expressing frustration about the league's decision to skip the Olympics. "I wanted to make this statement so that my words are clear and nobody misunderstands what I am saying," the...
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September 14, 2017 - 4:36 pm
DENVER (AP) — Matt Duchene didn't even skate around his situation. The Colorado Avalanche forward simply sidestepped the topic with as much speed as he flashes on the ice. "I'm here to honor my contract. I'm here out of respect for the fans. I'm here for my teammates," Duchene said Thursday before...
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