7:15 PM ET Forward Gabriel Landeskog will return from a lower-body injury Thursday night when the Colorado Avalanche take on the Montreal Canadiens. Landeskog, 27, Colorado’s captain who missed 16 games, confirmed coach Jared Bednar’s decision before pregame warm-ups at Bell Centre. Throughout the course of the injury, the team was vague about details. Landeskog
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6:58 PM ET Former two-division world titlist Carl Frampton has been diagnosed with fractures in both hands following his win against Tyler McCreary. Frampton dominated McCreary, knocking him down twice with body shots and winning a 10-round shutout decision in their junior lightweight bout on Saturday night on the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN+ card
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6:27 PM ET Former Auburn Tigers quarterback Joey Gatewood is transferring to Kentucky, he announced Thursday. Gatewood, who left Auburn’s program in late October after serving as the team’s backup quarterback, said on Twitter that he’ll be joining the Wildcats. He took an official visit to Kentucky last month. The 6-foot-5, 237-pound Gatewood redshirted last
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4:53 PM ET Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have a deal for a new downtown arena, a 35-year agreement that keeps the NHL club in the city for that time. The team, the city and the Calgary Stampede rodeo signed an agreement Thursday to replace the 36-year-old Scotiabank Saddledome. The new 19,000-seat
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Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s Vicky Williamson has announced she is switching sports from track cycling to bobsleigh. The 26-year-old returned to racing in January after three years out because of serious injuries sustained in a crash in Rotterdam in 2016. In February, she and Katy Marchant came 14th in
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3:07 PM ET Montreal Canadiens goaltender Cayden Primeau will make his NHL debut Thursday night against the Colorado Avalanche. Coach Claude Julien, preparing for back-to-back games the next two nights and looking to give starting goaltender Carey Price a rest, confirmed the decision after the morning skate at Bell Centre. “My message to him tonight,
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1:56 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri isn’t sure he’ll play again this season due to a left knee injury. “I don’t have an answer,” he said Thursday. “I don’t know. We’ll see how it feels tomorrow and the next day and the next day.” Vinatieri, the NFL’s all-time leading scorer, showed up
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2:00 PM ET As follow up to last week’s Black Friday-inspired view of potential steals on the fantasy trade market, here’s a complementary round-up of overachieving assets to deal away in the here and now. As always, expect to see some prominent names on this list. One key to fantasy success is knowing when to
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1:09 PM ET Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James took to social media on Thursday to shrug off criticism made by Utah Jazz television announcers and defend his actions for coming onto the court in socks to cheer his teammates in the closing minutes of Wednesday night’s blowout win. James, who had already exited the
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1:19 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Two 31-year-old players from the South Korean League have been posted by their clubs and made available to major league teams. Negotiations may start Friday with left-hander Kwang-Hyun Kim of the SK Wyverns and outfielder Jae-Hwan Kim of the Doosan Bears, the commissioner said Thursday. A deal
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12:51 PM ET Associated Press KENNESAW, Ga. — Kennesaw State University’s decision to remove its cheerleaders from the field after they protested police brutality during the national anthem has cost Georgia taxpayers $145,000 in a legal settlement. Former KSU cheerleader Tommia Dean settled her lawsuit and will get $93,000 of the award, with the rest
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9:02 AM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — NASCAR has signed Busch Beer, Coca-Cola, Geico and Xfinity as its “premier partners” in a change to its traditional sponsorship model. The premier series starting next year will be known as the NASCAR Cup Series and not feature a title sponsor. Winston, Nextel, Sprint and most recently
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