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NHL notebook: Coyotes, Blue Jackets swap prospects

The Arizona Coyotes acquired defenseman Jacob Graves and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2019 draft from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Ryan MacInnis, both teams announced Wednesday. The 23-year-old Graves registered three goa…

Mets’ Cespedes plays 1B, homers in rehab game

New York Mets star Yoenis Cespedes played first base for the first time in his professional career during a rehab game with the team’s Rookie League affiliate Wednesday. Cespedes, typically an outfielder, went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in playing all nine innings of the contest at first

AP Source: Dodgers land All-Star Machado from Orioles

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, garnering the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night. A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed the trade to The Associated Press. The person s…

Saints add veteran running back Shane Vereen

The New Orleans Saints have signed veteran running back Shane Vereen in a move that could help the club respond to Mark Ingram’s early season suspension. Vereen, whose signing was announced by the club on Wednesday, has served as a runner and receiver with New England and the New York Giants during

Pacific Coast League suspends Round Rock outfielder Scott Heineman

Triple-A Round Rock outfielder Scott Heineman, playing his way into the Texas Rangers’ thinking, received a three-game suspension from the Pacific Coast League on Wednesday for his role in an incident with Oklahoma City (Los Angeles Dodgers). On Saturday, Heineman walked against Oklahoma City right-hander

Dodgers’ trade deadline deals in the Andrew Friedman era

July 30, 2015. As part of a three-team trade, the Dodgers send Zachary Bird, Hector Olivera and Paco Rodriguez to Atlanta and Victor Araujo, Jeff Brigham and Kevin Guzman to Miami in exchange for Bronson Arroyo, Luis Avilan, Jim Johnson, Mat Latos, Mik…

Giannis Antetokounmpo shuts down talk of ‘2K curse’

After the Raptors traded DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs as part of a deal for Kawhi Leonard on Wednesday, 2K Sports digital marketing director Ronnie Singh and others brought up the NBA 2K cover curse. DeRozan graced the front of the first Canadian 2K cove…