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Nicklas Backstrom to hit 1K milestone as Capitals host Sabres

The Washington Capitals have scored 18 goals during their three-game winning streak. For the Buffalo Sabres, when they come to the District on Thursday night, their main problem will be figuring out how to slow down Washington. More »

 

Twenty of 22 Deshaun Watson accusers attach names to suit

Of the 22 women who formally accused Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment in an active civil suit, 20 have formally agreed to disclose their identity as ordered by the court. More »

 

Duke F Matthew Hurt declares for NBA draft

Duke sophomore forward Matthew Hurt announced Wednesday that he is entering the NBA draft. More »

 

Rangers aim to gain more ground in rematch vs. Devils

Igor Shesterkin enjoyed his first career shutout and his teammates enjoyed watching him make save after save while they struggled to generate offense most of Tuesday night. More »

 

Report: Steelers to re-sign starting ILB Vince Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back starting inside linebacker Vince Williams after releasing him last month in a salary cap move, ESPN reported Wednesday. More »

 

Iowa G Joe Wieskamp to test NBA draft waters

Iowa sharpshooter Joe Wieskamp will test the 2021 NBA Draft waters, Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday. More »

 

Islanders look to stay perfect vs. Bruins

The New York Islanders look to remain perfect against the Bruins on Thursday when the teams begin a back-to-back set in Boston. More »

 

Olympics: Coxsey up to speed and set to scale heights in Tokyo

LONDON (Reuters) - Shauna Coxsey admits her first serious attempt at speed climbing left her thinking that the Olympics were not for her after all. More »

 

Republicans want to yank baseball's antitrust immunity after MLB reaction to Georgia voting law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five Republican senators introduced a bill on Wednesday to strip Major League Baseball of its immunity to antitrust law, saying the legal shield wasn't deserved after the league moved its All-Star game away from Georgia to protest a law that could make it harder to vote. More »

 

Report: Warriors rookie James Wiseman to undergo surgery this week

Golden State Warriors rookie center James Wiseman will undergo knee surgery this week and his return to the team this season is uncertain, The Athletic reported on Wednesday. More »

 

NFL: Lions become fourth team to opt out of voluntary workouts over COVID-19 concerns

(Reuters) - The Detroit Lions became the fourth National Football League team to opt out of in-person voluntary workouts, citing concerns over COVID-19, as a rift emerged between the league and its players' union over off-season protocols. More »

 

Soccer: U.S. women's league opens investigation into racism allegation

(Reuters) - The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation under its anti-discrimination policy after Chicago Red Stars defender Sarah Gorden said she and her boyfriend were racially profiled by a Houston security guard. More »

 

Olympics: Russia unveils flagless uniforms for Tokyo Games

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian competitors at this year's Tokyo Olympics will be wearing blue, red and white uniforms, but their country's tricolour flag will not appear because of doping sanctions. More »

 

Bucs re-sign DT Steve McLendon to one-year deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed nose tackle Steve McLendon to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. More »

 

Olympics-Russia unveils flagless uniforms for Tokyo Games

MOSCOW, April 14 (Reuters) - Russian competitors at this year's Tokyo Olympics will be wearing blue, red and white uniforms, but their country's tricolor flag will not appear because of doping sanctions. More »

 

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