TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Mitch Marner to a three-year entry-level contract.
The 18-year-old Marner was selected fourth overall by the Maple Leafs in the draft.
Marner finished second in Ontario Hockey League scoring last season with 126 points (44 goals, 82 assists) in 63 regular-season games with the London Knights. He added 16 points (nine goals, seven assists) in seven playoff games.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals owner Mike Brown has changed his mind and is finally willing to honor some of the franchise's best players at a stadium where there is virtually no trace of the past.
Brown says he's never been nostalgic and doesn't care for paying tribute to past stars. The only nod to the Bengals' history at Paul Brown Stadium is that it's named after his father, something that left him with mixed feelings. There is no Bengals Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is upholding the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game.
In announcing his decision today, Goodell said that Brady had told an assistant to destroy the quarterback's cell phone -- either on March sixth or shortly before that date. That was the day Brady met with the investigator looking into the episode.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's window for another WNBA championship is still open.
That's why they worked so hard to acquire Sylvia Fowles. That's why she wanted to play for the Lynx.
The Lynx were more than willing to part with two players and a first-round draft pick for the 29-year-old Fowles, a two-time Olympian with career averages in the league of 15.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2 blocks per game. The three-team trade was finalized Monday, seven...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Austin Hill and released kicker Andrew Furney, one day before the team reports for training camp.
Hill was signed by Oakland as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Arizona by Oakland in May, but released two weeks later. He had 49 catches for 635 yards and four touchdowns last year after missing the 2013 season with a knee injury.
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Bowles is heading into training camp with his new team — and a new knee.
The New York Jets' first-year coach had a partial right knee replacement on July 6, but doesn't expect to have any restrictions during training camp practices this summer. The Jets report for camp Wednesday at their facility in Florham Park, New Jersey.
The 51-year-old Bowles, who played safety for eight NFL seasons with Washington and San Francisco, wore a...