TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning backup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy could be sidelined up to three months after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot from near his left collarbone.
Team vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman said Friday that the 21-year-old Russian was treated for a type of Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and is expected to make a full recovery and return to the ice in two to three months.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been throwing tennis and weighted balls as he recovers from a sore right elbow.
Coach Mike Pettine said Manziel is "on schedule" in his rehab program and that he could begin throwing a football again as early as Friday. Manziel has been dealing with tendinitis in his forearm and elbow, a condition that has bothered him since his freshman year at Texas A&M.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have released defensive lineman Darnell Dockett and five other players.
The 49ers also released linebacker Philip Wheeler, safety Craig Dahl, offensive linemen Joe Looney and Patrick Miller, and receiver Issac Blakeney on Friday to leave 69 players on the roster. San Francisco needs to cut down to 53 by Saturday.
Dockett was one of the more prominent free agents added by San Francisco this offseason...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Luke Donald took a big step toward advancing to the next FedEx Cup playoff event in Chicago. Jason Day took a small step toward No. 1 in the world.
As for Jordan Spieth? He took another step in the wrong direction.
Donald advanced to the second playoff event at the Deutsche Bank Championship, and then he managed blustery conditions at the TPC Boston on Friday for a 4-under 67 and a share of the lead with Colt Knost among the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Elijah Holyfield, the top-rated running back in the state of Georgia and the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield, says he will sign with Georgia.
Holyfield, a senior at Woodward Academy in the Atlanta area, announced his decision on Friday. He says he chose Georgia over Alabama and Auburn. He also had offers from Tennessee, South Carolina and other schools.
Holyfield brought out two white bulldog puppies for his...