OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have promoted Larry Harris to director of player personnel and hired Lachlan Penfold as head of physical performance and sports medicine.
The Warriors announced the moves Thursday.
Harris has served as a scout and consultant for the Warriors the past six seasons, evaluating college and professional players for the draft and free agency. He spent the previous 19 years in various roles with the Milwaukee...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have signed 19-year-old goaltender Brandon Halverson to an entry-level contract.
General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing Thursday as prospects skated at the team's Westchester facility.
Halverson appeared in 50 games with Sault Ste. Marie of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) this past season, posting a 40-5-2 record, along with a 2.63 goals against average, a .913 save percentage and six shutouts....
MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez's comeback required a comeback.
The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching six innings and hitting a homer Thursday to help the Miami Marlins rally past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 and complete a three-game sweep.
The first two batters to face Fernandez scored, and he screamed at himself as he walked off the mound to end the first inning.
LONDON (AP) — Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.
Dustin Brown, a German of Jamaican heritage with a clever touch and a throwback serve-and-volley game, beat Nadal 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court on Thursday in by far the biggest surprise of the tournament so far.
Brown kept Nadal off balance with a mixture of drop...