Dolphins GM Chris Grier says turnaround can come quickly
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier says this year's roster dismantling has been more drastic than he expected, but a turnaround can come quickly because the team will be...
AP source: NBA set to vote on raising tampering fines
BEIJING (AP) — NBA teams could be fined up to $10 million for tampering and up to $6 million for entering into unauthorized agreements with players, a person with knowledge of the league's plans...
Sharks open camp with new captain after Pavelski’s departure
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks wasted little time in replacing Joe Pavelski as captain, giving the role to Logan Couture even before starting camp.
Bills’ 2-year pursuit of free agent Brown begins to pay off
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — What impressed receiver John Brown upon signing with the Buffalo Bills in free agency is how the team wouldn't take no for answer.
Torey Krug says contract talks with Bruins ‘nonexistent’
CHICAGO (AP) — Torey Krug says there have been no talks with the Boston Bruins on a new contract with one season left to unrestricted free agency.
Cowboys cut safety George Iloka, keep 2 RBs behind Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released safety George Iloka, one of their most notable signings in free agency, to get their roster down to 53 players for the regular...
Kwon Alexander ready to show 49ers he’s healthy again
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kwon Alexander is ready to show why he was the prime target for the San Francisco 49ers when free agency started last March.
Artemi Panarin did not have to imagine what he might look like in a New York Rangers uniform.
His likeness in Rangers blue adorned the giant video screens at Madison Square Garden with the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The baseball players' association has outlined goals for the sport's unprecedented midterm collective bargaining, objectives likely to meet resistance from management unless the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized the acquisition of six players for roster depth and reserve roles, including a sign-and-trade deal with Portland for forward Jake...
CLEVELAND (AP) — His free agency delayed a year because the Chicago Cubs kept him in the minor leagues for one extra day, Kris Bryant is the shining example of why players are agitating for change...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis.
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Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a conference call with local reporters that he doesn't regret not trading...
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A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons and Markieff Morris have agreed on a two-year contract.
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A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Rodney McGruder will be signing a three-year deal worth roughly $15 million...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Realizing how difficult it is to lure free agents to Buffalo, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has spent the past two-plus years relying on trades to stock his roster...
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From the start of New York Islanders' training camp last September, Anders Lee insisted his impending free agency situation was different from the one John Tavares went through.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets watched three of their best players leave for other teams on the opening day of free agency and did relatively little to fill the holes.
DETROIT (AP) — Steve Yzerman is practicing patience in his first year as the Detroit Red Wings' general manager.
On the opening day of free agency, the Hockey Hall of Famer and former Red...
The New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators came out ahead on Day 1 of NHL free agency, signing the best players available to seven-year contracts.
Point guards got paid.
Much like the quarterback in football, the point guard is still a critical component in basketball, the on-court leader of a club in most cases — and in the opening...
The much-anticipated breakup of the Columbus Blue Jackets' star-laden core came quickly.
Once Artemi Panarin completed the exodus of talent leaving Columbus by signing with the New York...
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Enes Kanter is coming back to the Eastern Conference, joining the Boston Celtics.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild zeroed in on Mats Zuccarello as free agency approached, desiring his competitive drive and playmaking skills for a top-six forward group in need of a new...
Klay Thompson is staying home with Golden State. Jimmy Butler finally has a new home in Miami.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida won its offseason. Now it is all about the postseason.
The Panthers' offseason transformation is essentially complete after free agency netted them four players...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford began his team's longer-than-expected offseason by talking about the need for a culture change.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils added Wayne Simmonds in free agency on Monday, agreeing to a $5 million, one-year contract with the physical winger.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — For San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson, the start of free agency was a day of mixed emotions.
The joy of locking up forward Timo Meier with a four-year, $24...
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The Montreal Canadiens have tendered an offer sheet to Carolina Hurricanes restricted free agent forward Sebastian Aho.
NEW YORK (AP) — Just three seasons ago, the Brooklyn Nets were the worst team in the NBA.
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A person with knowledge of the details says the Brooklyn Nets capped their big day by agreeing to a deal with Kyrie Irving.
Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant is headed to the Brooklyn Nets, leaving the Golden State Warriors after three seasons.
His decision was announced Sunday at the start of the NBA free agency...
Damian Lillard wasn't a top-five pick. Tobias Harris wasn't a lottery pick. Khris Middleton wasn't even a first-rounder.
Their bank balances won't know the difference soon.
A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press that free agent forward Richard Panik is expected to sign with the Washington Capitals.
A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press that free agent forward Brett Connolly is expected to sign with the Florida Panthers.
It begins: NBA free agency finally starts Sunday
Kawhi Leonard is planning meetings in Los Angeles. Kevin Durant will do the same in New York.
Those are the cities where they'll begin free agency.
The goodbye came quickly if respectfully for Anaheim Ducks veteran Corey Perry.
After a knee injury limited the 34-year-old forward to 31 games, general manager Bob Murray last week bought...
Toronto's Kawhi Leonard and Golden State's Kevin Durant are both very difficult to figure out. They seem to enjoy giving cryptic answers, a minimum of clues, and clearly relish having enigmatic...
Erik Karlsson wanted some time and space.
When the San Jose Sharks acquired the Norris Trophy-winning defenseman in a trade last September, he and his wife told them up front they wouldn't...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst took a break from his busy schedule Monday night to collect the 2018-19 NBA Executive of the Year Award.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State general manager Bob Myers plans to meet with both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson ahead of the start of free agency this weekend.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Where many express concern, Jarmo Kekäläinen says he sees only opportunity regarding the uncertain state of the Columbus roster a week before NHL free...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The traditional team-by-team roll call to open the second day of the NHL draft hadn't yet begun when the league's looming salary-cap crunch began overshadowing...
Larry Bird's place in NBA history stretches from the record book to the rule book.
A Hall of Fame player later became a successful coach and team executive. Along the way, he watched free...
The draft is over, and now on the clock: Free agency
Now on the clock: Chaos.
The NBA offseason is about to kick into high gear.
A draft that had good bits of intrigue — at least after New Orleans' Zion Williamson, Memphis' Ja Morant and...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics continued to amass more young talent via the NBA draft as they look to fortify a roster facing uncertainly with free agency looming.