CHICAGO (AP) — World Cup champions Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
Chastain, who scored the winning goal in the 1999 World Cup final shootout against China, was selected on the player ballot. MacMillan, her teammate on that squad, was voted in on the veteran ballot. Garber was chosen on the builder ballot.
Chastain played 12 seasons of international soccer,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington's Barry Trotz, Dallas' Lindy Ruff and Florida's Gerard Gallant are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL coach who has "contributed the most to his team's success."
Members of the NHL Broadcasters' Association voted at the end regular season, with the top three designated as finalists Thursday. The winner will be announced June 22 during the NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed punter Lachlan Edwards, their seventh-round draft pick, and waived wide receiver Joe Anderson, who made headlines by standing outside Houston's stadium with a sign looking for an NFL job last season.
Edwards, from Sam Houston State, is the first of the Jets' seven picks to sign. He will compete with fellow Australian Tom Hackett, who signed as an undrafted free agent.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward is out of the lineup for the fourth straight game due to a sore right wrist and is hoping to return on Friday.
Heyward tested his wrist during batting practice before Thursday night's game against Washington. As long as it responds well to the workout, he plans to play in the second game of the four-game series.
Heyward says he got hurt while working on his swing during Chicago's series at Arizona last...