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ADDS THAT STREIT SENT TO PENGUINS AFTER TRADED TO LIGHTNING - FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Mark Streit skates with the puck during an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Philadelphia. The Pittsburg Penguins sent a fourth-round pick in the 2018 draft to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Streit, just hours after the Lightning acquired Streit from Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)
March 01, 2017 - 9:00 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins' biggest trade-deadline move may end up being the one they didn't make. The defending Stanley Cup champions held on to goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury through Wednesday's NHL trade deadline, opting to keep the franchise leader in victories while instead...
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March 01, 2017 - 6:42 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top law enforcement agency has opened a preliminary investigation into Baylor University and how it handled reports of sexual and physical assault over several years. The Texas Rangers confirmed Wednesday they are working with the McLennan County prosecutor's office to "...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, Detroit Red Wings left wing Thomas Vanek, right, of Austria, celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings in Los Angeles. The struggling Red Wings dealt Vanek to the Florida Panthers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 01, 2017 - 6:41 pm
Blame Vegas and an ever-tightening playoff race for turning the NHL's trade deadline day into mostly a dud. With teams jockeying to stay in contention and eager to preserve their protected lists to brace for the NHL expansion draft in June, there were only a few notable deals completed before the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md. The NFL salary cap for the upcoming season will be $167 million per team, up more than $12 million over last year. This is the fourth consecutive year the cap has risen at least $10 million. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
March 01, 2017 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL salary cap for the upcoming season will be $167 million per team, up more than $12 million over last year. The league and the NFL Players Association compile the cap from specific revenues, and it has risen annually. It was $143.28 million two years ago. This is the fourth...
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Detroit Red Wings' goalie Petr Mrazek, of the Czech Republic, is illuminated by a spotlight as he skates to his net after the singing of the national anthems before the team's NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 01, 2017 - 2:46 pm
The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 1:40 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Mark Streit from the Philadelphia Flyers for center Valtteri Filppula and two draft picks. Philadelphia receives a 2017 fourth-round pick and conditional seventh-round pick in the...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Mark Streit, left, and Colorado Avalanche's Jarome Iginla collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 4-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 01, 2017 - 2:41 pm
Jarome Iginla and Thomas Vanek went from the bottom of the standings to playoff contention after being two of the most notable players dealt at the NHL's trading deadline on Wednesday. It was a particularly significant jump for Iginla. The 20-year veteran was dealt to Los Angeles by the league-...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2016, file photo, actor Mr. T poses for photographers after High-Wire Artist Nik Wallenda walked a tight rope in New York in honor of National Amazing Month. ABC announced Wednesday, March 1, 2017, that Mr. T is a cast member on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 01, 2017 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mr. T, Simone Biles and Nancy Kerrigan are among the competitors for the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars." ABC announced the cast for the 24th season of the reality competition on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday. Other cast members include former "Saturday Night Live...
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Rickie Fowler prepares to tee off on the 18th tee during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Fowler won the tournament. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 01, 2017 - 10:32 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Golf's two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules on Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a complicated sport. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf Association spent more than five years trying to simplify the Rules of Golf without...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles the ball past Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 01, 2017 - 10:24 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and bruised a bone in his leg. Golden State's medical staff hasn't ruled him out of returning before the end of the regular season. Durant is...
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Kentucky senior Derek Willis, right, proposes to his girlfriend Keely Potts during Senior Night ceremonies prior to the tip off of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
March 01, 2017 - 8:47 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Never had Kentucky faced such a deep hole under coach John Calipari, a situation that took nearly everything the ninth-ranked Wildcats had to overcome Vanderbilt. On Senior Night, Derek Willis had to overcome his nerves to propose to his girlfriend before the game. Kentucky's...
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