10:11 PM ET The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped New Jersey‘s 13-game winning streak on Wednesday night, 2-1, leaving the Devils one win shy of a franchise record. John Tavares and Pontus Holmberg had first-period goals for the Leafs. Dougie Hamilton had the Devils’ lone goal with 5:08 left in the third period. Toronto goalie Matt
5:26 PM ET Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — The New York Rangers traded enforcer Ryan Reaves to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday for a 2025 fifth-round pick. Reaves had been a healthy scratch for eight of the past 12 games for the Rangers. He gives struggling Minnesota some extra muscle and a veteran presence.
Nov 21, 2022 Matty Beniers won’t read this or any story about himself. Beniers is so serious about this edict that he asked his parents to stop sending him articles that had anything to do with him. Humility means everything for Beniers. That is why he feels it is better to concentrate on other items
8:00 AM ET This is the week in which we all give thanks for family, friends, good health and great food. Or, if you’re an NHL franchise, for residing in a Stanley Cup playoffs seed at the quarter mark of the season, because that usually means you’ll still be in one when the postseason begins.
Nov 22, 2022 ESPN News Services TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs placed defenseman Morgan Rielly on long-term injured reserve with a knee injury Tuesday. Rielly was hurt in a collision with New York forward Kyle Palmieri early in the third period of Toronto’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders at home Monday night. Rielly
Nov 18, 2022 The 2022-23 MLB hot stove is heating up. Which teams will go all-in for a 2023 World Series push? Where will top free agents such as Aaron Judge, Trea Turner, Jacob deGrom and Carlos Correa sign? Who will make the trades that has everyone buzzing this offseason? Below is a running list
Nov 18, 2022 Cody Bellinger, a 27-year-old outfielder who was an MVP as recently as 2019, was non-tendered by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, a somewhat expected move that nonetheless encapsulates his precipitous downfall offensively. Bellinger was due to make something in the neighborhood of $18 million in 2023, which would have been his
Nov 18, 2022 The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran infielder Gio Urshela from the Minnesota Twins on Friday, a move that helps the team’s desire to add more major league-quality depth to its roster. The Twins received 19-year-old starting pitcher Alejandro Hidalgo in exchange. Urshela’s primary position is third base, where the Angels have the
Nov 18, 2022 Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins acquired shortstop Kyle Farmer from Cincinnati on Friday night in a trade that sent minor league right-hander Casey Legumina to the Reds. Farmer gives the Twins middle infield flexibility regardless of whether they get a new deal done this winter with free agent shortstop Carlos
Nov 17, 2022 Aaron Judge etched a permanent spot in the memories of baseball fans when he set the American League single-season home run record and chased a Triple Crown down the stretch for the New York Yankees. Now, he has a final accolade to top his historic 2022. The slugger was crowned AL Most
Nov 17, 2022 St. Louis Cardinals slugger Paul Goldschmidt has been voted the National League MVP, beating out teammate Nolan Arenado and San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado. Goldschmidt, 35, took home his first MVP honor, receiving 22 of 30 first-place votes and eight seconds for 380 points from a Baseball Writers’ Association of
Nov 18, 2022 Associated Press DENVER — Right-hander Tyler Kinley and the Colorado Rockies agreed Friday to a $6.25 million, three-year contract, a deal that could increase to $9.25 million if he becomes the team’s closer when he returns from elbow surgery. Kinley gets $1.2 million next year and $1.3 million in 2024, which would
Nov 18, 2022 Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. — Longtime executive Billy Beane is stepping away from the day-to-day operations of the Oakland Athletics to become the senior adviser to owner John Fisher. David Forst will lead baseball operations, maintaining his title of general manager. “This is really as much as me taking on a new
Nov 14, 2022 EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was originally published on Aug. 31. Rodriguez was named the AL Rookie of the Year on Monday night. JULIO RODRIGUEZ WAS barely 18, playing baseball in the United States for the first time, when he made his biggest impression on a Seattle Mariners franchise that now adores him.
Nov 6, 2022 It’s time for the offseason! Which means it’s time for our annual way-too-early 2023 power rankings. The 2022 season came to an end on Saturday night in Houston, as the Astros won their second World Series title since 2017 after defeating the Phillies in Game 6. What do the next few months
4:05 PM ET Associated Press PHOENIX — Ty Gibbs knew his teammate had to win the final regular-season race to qualify for the Xfinity Series championship. And yet Gibbs still spun Brandon Jones out of the lead on the final lap last week at Martinsville Speedway as Gibbs picked up his sixth win of the