• Jack Wagner leads celebrity golf event in Tahoe

    STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Actor Jack Wagner had five birdies in a 27-point round Friday to take a three-point lead over former hockey player Mike Modano in the American Century Championship.

  • In this Dec. 26, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Sabres' Evander Kane (9) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston. Buffalo police say Sabres forward Evander Kane has been charged with four counts of non-criminal harassment and one count of misdemeanor trespass after an incident at a city bar last month.
Police say the 24-year-old Kane surrendered to authorities Friday, July 22, 2016,  and was issued a court appearance ticket. Investigators say two women accused Kane of grabbing them at a bar on June 24. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

    Sabres’ Evander Kane charged with harassment at bar

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres forward Evander Kane was arrested by Buffalo police Friday, and faces numerous charges for allegedly grabbing three women by the neck, hair and arms during an altercation at a downtown bar last month.

  • Matthieu Reeb, General Secretary of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, speaks to journalists during the release of the decision in the case between the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), 68 Russian athletes and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in front of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the appeal of 68 Russian athletes seeking to overturn the ban imposed by the IAAF following allegations of state-sponsored doping and cover-ups.  (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

    How Russia could challenge Olympic bans at CAS and beyond

    GENEVA (AP) — Much of the intense Olympic action before the Rio de Janeiro Games open in less than two weeks is set to play out in the law courts.

  • In this Dec. 17, 2015, file photo, New York Rangers' Chris Kreider gets into position for a face-off during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, Minn. The Rangers have signed Kreider to a four-year contract that will pay him an average of $4.625 million. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the deal on Friday, July 22, 2016, the day the two sides were to go to arbitration. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

    Rangers sign Chris Kreider to 4-year contract

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers signed forward Chris Kreider to a four-year contract worth $18.5 million in a last-minute deal that helped the sides avoid arbitration.

  • This July 20, 2016, photo shows a 1936 Rolls-Royce that was owned by Edward Stanley, son of the man who founded the Stanley Cup, at the Bonanzaville museum in West Fargo, N.D. The car, which has been on loan at the museum since the early 1970s, will be on display on July 30 when Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen brings the Stanley Cup to the Fargo, N.D. and Moorhead, Minn., area, where Cullen grew up and still resides. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

    Stanley Cup to go on display next to Stanley family car

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The most popular trophy in sports won’t be the only historical artifact on display next week when Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen shows it off in the Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, metropolitan area.

  • Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore (23) drives by Atlanta Dream's Bria Holmes (32) during a WNBA basketball game, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in Minneapolis. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)

    Lynx to play next 2017 in St. Paul while arena is renovated

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx are on the move, temporarily.

  • Group hoping to bring hockey to Maine says it has investor

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group that wants to bring a new minor league hockey team to Portland says it has found an investor who will bankroll most or all of the deal.

  • Avalanche, forward Mikhail Grigorenko agree to 1-year deal

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a one-year deal with forward Mikhail Grigorenko on Wednesday.

  • Ryan Harrison beats 10th-seeded Viktor Troicki in Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Back when Ryan Harrison participated in the 2011 edition of the hard-court ATP tournament in the nation’s capital, he was still a teen, still considered the next big thing in American men’s tennis, and still talking about wanting to be, in his words at the time, a “multiple Grand Slam champion.”

  • David Freeman, right, talks to his lawyer, Ed Yarbrough, in a courtroom Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Lawyers argued that Freeman, an investor in the Nashville Predators' NHL hockey ownership group, should be able to continue suing the team's chairman in Tennessee rather than leave the issues to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to arbitrate. (Samuel M. Simpkins/The Tennessean via AP)

    Attorneys disagree on NHL’s role in Predators’ legal dispute

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A chancellor will rule within the week on whether a co-owner of the Nashville Predators can keep his lawsuit against the team’s ownership group in a Tennessee court or have to submit to arbitration.