NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have signed restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik.
General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing Thursday without releasing contract details.
Hrivik skated in 68 games with Hartford (AHL) this past season, getting 12 goals and 29 assists. The 24-year-old tied for the team lead in assists, ranked third in points, and tied for sixth in goals this past season.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Connor Murphy to a six-year contract.
Terms of the deal announced on Thursday were not released.
The 23-year-old Murphy had six goals and 11 assists in 78 games with the Coyotes last season. He has 11 goals and 21 assists in 181 career games after being drafted with the 20th overall pick of the 2011 NHL draft.
Murphy elevated his game last season, often pairing...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Veteran forward Richard Jefferson has re-signed with the NBA champion Cavaliers for two seasons after saying he would retire.
Jefferson announced his return earlier this month on his Snapchat account, and the team made it official Thursday. The 36-year-old played a vital role in the team's title run. He made two starts in the postseason and provided leadership on and off the court as the Cavs ended the city's 52-year championship drought....
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons were concerned on the opening day of training camp when star wide receiver Julio Jones was pulled out with what coach Dan Quinn described as a "little tweak."
Quinn wouldn't say what Jones hurt in Thursday's practice. Jones showed no apparent sign of an injury as he walked off the field at the end of practice.
Quinn says he held Jones out even after Jones asked to return. Quinn says he expects Jones to...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets made the re-signing of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick official, announcing the move less than 10 minutes before the start of the team's first practice of training camp.
Fitzpatrick and the Jets agreed to a one-year deal worth $12 million guaranteed on Wednesday night. The Jets tweeted out a picture of Fitzpatrick signing his deal, and the quarterback is on the field participating in practice Thursday.
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — The governing body of world motor sports says frontal cockpit protection will be introduced for Formula One cars, although not before the 2018 season, to allow for more testing.
The F1 Strategy Group that includes Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone, six leading teams and FIA President Jean Todt agreed on the move after a meeting in Geneva. Drivers, who spoke strongly in favor of the "Halo" system on Thursday, were hoping it would come into...