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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, the Detroit Red Wings play an NHL preseason game against the Boston Bruins at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The Red Wings are desperately trying to keep fans filing into Little Caesars Arena while the allure of the relatively new facility wears off while the team goes through a painful rebuild. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
September 24, 2019 - 12:42 am
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings season-ticket holder Matt Larson pays about $74 for two of the cheapest seats in Little Caesars Arena. The 32-year-old fan gets a pair of high top chairs set up behind a counter, giving him plenty of space for food and drink, in a spacious area perched near the...
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September 23, 2019 - 6:27 pm
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Work has begun on a $1.3 billion arena for the New York Islanders hockey team at Belmont Park. The 19,000-seat arena will also include shops, restaurants and a hotel. Work is expected to be completed in time for the 2021-2022 season. Until then, the Islanders will play home...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) on the sidelines,during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Patriots released Brown on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
September 23, 2019 - 1:10 pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Antonio Brown is going back to school. Central Michigan University spokeswoman Heather Smith said Monday that Brown began taking online courses last week, adding he is not attending classes on campus. Brown played for the Chippewas from 2007 to 2009 before Pittsburgh...
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Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) stops Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) after a catch during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)
September 23, 2019 - 12:08 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey missed practice Monday because of an apparent illness, potentially adding another twist to his trade request. Coach Doug Marrone said Ramsey notified the team trainer Sunday night, three days after a 20-7 victory over Tennessee...
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St. Louis Blues' Jordan Binnington (50) is congratulated by teammate Alex Pietrangelo (27) after their 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
September 23, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Jordan Binnington still doesn't look nervous. For the first time in his career, he is going into a season as a starting NHL goaltender and for the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. No big deal. "It's the same game though, right?" Binnington said. "It's a new opportunity. Obviously it'...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) is shown during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL Eastern Conference first-round hockey playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, in Tampa, Fla. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Tampa Bay Lightning have signed restricted free agent forward Brayden Point to a $20.25 million, three-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn’t been announced. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
September 23, 2019 - 10:48 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed restricted free agent forward Brayden Point to a $20.25 million, three-year contract on Monday. Point will count $6.75 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23 season. Point's contract ends a long stalemate with the Lightning that...
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FILE - In this July 11, 1995, file photo, the National League celebrates with fireworks following Tuesday night's All-Star Game at The Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Before moving across the street next season into a $1 billion-plus air-conditioned stadium with a retractable roof, the Rangers have three games this week against the Boston Red Sox and then end the season with three games against the AL East champion New York Yankees. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
September 22, 2019 - 11:24 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus has spent his entire career as a player in the Texas Rangers' ballpark, from his debut as a 20-year-old shortstop to consecutive World Series and now being the team's longest-tenured player. Hunter Pence grew up in Arlington dreaming of what it would be like to...
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In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown waits for the team's NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins to begin in Miami Gardens, Fla. \Brown was released by the Patriots on Friday, Sept. 20, after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
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September 22, 2019 - 5:19 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown went on a Twitter rant on his first NFL Sunday without a team, announcing he was done for good with the league that exiled him. Even though, he claimed, it had been more lenient toward others facing allegations of sexual misconduct. On the morning his most...
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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) pumps his fist after a play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
September 22, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7:45 p.m. Daniel Jones will be the talk of New York this week after the rookie quarterback led the Giants to a win. Jones ran for two touchdowns, including a 7-yarder on fourth down with 1:16 remaining, and then the Giants held on when Tampa Bay missed a...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Alshon Jeffery, left, celebrates with Jason Kelce after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 22, 2019 - 9:22 am
The Philadelphia Eagles will be without receivers Alshon Jeffery and DeSean Jackson for their game against visiting Detroit. Jeffery and Jackson are both inactive Sunday. Jeffery, who had been listed as questionable, has a calf injury. Jackson won't play because of a groin injury. Eagles tight end...
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