• AP source: 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

    Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.

  • Coyotes trade goalie Mike Smith to Flames

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes traded longtime starting goaltender Mike Smith to the Calgary Flames on Saturday for a conditional 2018 third-round pick, defensive prospect Brandon Hickey and the rights to unrestricted free agent goalie Chad Johnson.

  • Devils get defenseman Mirco Mueller from Sharks for picks

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have acquired defenseman Mirco Mueller from the San Jose Sharks.

  • Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from the Montreal Canadiens for a third-round pick.

  • Anaheim Ducks move to buy out injured D Simon Despres

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks are parting ways with defenseman Simon Despres, whose once-promising career has been curtailed by serious concussion issues.

  • Pitcher Kyle Wright gets $7M bonus from Braves

    ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Kyle Wright and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a minor league contract with a $7 million signing bonus, the highest in baseball since 2011.

  • Edwin Jackson agreed to minor league deal with Nationals

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Edwin Jackson has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals following his release by the Baltimore Orioles.

  • Whitecaps’ Williams charged with assault in domestic case

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams was suspended by Major League Soccer on Friday, a day after he was arrested and charged with assault in a domestic case.

  • NCAA sanctions unlikely to hurt Louisville with recruits

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rick Pitino and Louisville officials are preparing their appeal to the sanctions the NCAA levied on them after its escorts investigation.

  • Stanford hires Esquer to replace Marquess as baseball coach

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford has hired coach David Esquer away from rival California to replace the retired Mark Marquess as head of the baseball program.