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FILE - In this June 25, 2017, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Miguel Montero hits a single during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. Montero has been acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Cubs, six days after he blamed Chicago pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a 6-1 loss to Washington. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
July 03, 2017 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cast off by the World Series champions, Miguel Montero has a new home north of the border. The veteran catcher was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, six days after he blamed Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a 6-1 loss to...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals' Karl Alzner skates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. The Montreal Canadiens signing defenseman Karl Alzner to a $23.125 million five-year deal on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
July 03, 2017 - 6:49 pm
After building up to a playoff run that ended in the second round yet again, the Washington Capitals are going through a salary-cap nightmare usually reserved for Stanley Cup champions. The same struggles that led to the deconstruction of the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings over the years...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers' Jaromir Jagr skates in the team's NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. Making official what was suspected for some time, the Panthers revealed Saturday, July 1, 2017, that they're going in a different direction without the future sure-fire Hall of Fame forward. So on a day dominated by free-agent signings–like adding forwards Evgeny Dadonov, Radim Vrbata and Micheal Haley–the biggest news out of Florida was that Jagr is no longer in the Panthers' plans. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
July 03, 2017 - 2:02 am
A busy weekend to kick off NHL free agency has left a few prominent players still looking for landing spots, and teams still needing to fill some holes. The leftover list is a who's who of stars from previous decades, notably Jaromir Jagr and Jarome Iginla, while Montreal is working to bring back...
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In this April 28, 2017, photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) shoots against Washington Wizards forward Jason Smith (14) in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, July 2, that Paul Millsap has agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $90 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 03, 2017 - 12:19 am
The Denver Nuggets have been chasing starry veterans the last two years, determined to add experience and firepower to a promising young core. They finally landed a big one Sunday, agreeing to terms with four-time All-Star Paul Millsap on a three-year deal worth $90 million, a person with knowledge...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12) gains control of the puck against Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon (46) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn. Marleau has left the Sharks and signed an $18.75 million, three-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs.(AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
July 02, 2017 - 11:32 pm
Carey Price couldn't imagine wearing anything but a Canadiens uniform, while Patrick Marleau agonized about trading in his Sharks jersey for a Maple Leafs one. On Sunday, Price signed an $84 million eight-year extension that means he'll likely finish his career in Montreal, Marleau left San Jose to...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12) gains control of the puck against Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon (46) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn. Marleau has left the Sharks and signed an $18.75 million, three-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs.(AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
July 02, 2017 - 9:49 pm
Carey Price couldn't imagine wearing anything but a Canadiens uniform, while Patrick Marleau agonized about trading in his Sharks jersey for a Maple Leafs one. On Sunday, Price signed an $84 million eight-year extension that means he'll likely finish his career in Montreal, Marleau left San Jose to...
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July 02, 2017 - 6:03 pm
Kyle Lowry is staying home, saying he wants to finish what he started in Toronto. Lowry announced on The Players' Tribune site Sunday that he will re-sign with the Raptors, adding that it was an easy decision. Lowry will sign a three-year deal worth $100 million, according to a person with...
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FILE - This April 1, 2017 file photo shows Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. The Canadiens have signed Price to an eight-year contract extension. General manager Marc Bergevin announced the deal Sunday, July 2, 2017 the second day Price was eligible to be extended. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
July 02, 2017 - 5:42 pm
Several big winners in the first hours of the NHL's free-agent signing period didn't even have to move. From Carey Price to Cam Fowler, a bunch of hockey veterans got paid by their current teams when the free-agent floodgates opened during the weekend. Several clubs moved quickly to lock up proven...
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FILE - This April 1, 2017 file photo shows Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. The Canadiens have signed Price to an eight-year contract extension. General manager Marc Bergevin announced the deal Sunday, July 2, 2017 the second day Price was eligible to be extended. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
July 02, 2017 - 5:40 pm
Several big winners in the first hours of the NHL's free-agent signing period didn't even have to move. From Carey Price to Cam Fowler, a bunch of hockey veterans got paid by their current teams when the free-agent floodgates opened during the weekend. Several clubs moved quickly to lock up proven...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2016, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Bonino plays against the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The Western Conference-champion Nashville Predators took care of an area of concern, signing center Nick Bonino away from the Stanley Cup champion Penguins with a $16.4 million, four-year contract on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
July 01, 2017 - 10:49 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators took care of an area of concern and added to an area of depth Saturday, signing center Nick Bonino away from the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins with a $16.4 million, four-year contract and acquiring defenseman Alexei Emelin in a trade with...
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