Sports team ownership changes

March 07, 2018 - 8:27 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hall of Fame player Ron Francis is out as general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes after four years but will remain with the team in another front-office position. New owner Tom Dundon said Wednesday night that the team will begin a search for a new GM to report directly to...
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New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall (9) celebrates his goal as he returns to the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 27, 2018 - 11:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taylor Hall just wants to contribute to the New Jersey Devils' playoff run. The Devils are happy that he's contributing at a historic pace. Hall equaled the Devils' franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New...
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New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall (9) celebrates his goal as he returns to the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 27, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taylor Hall equaled the Devils' franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New Jersey beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday. Noesen, playing in his 100th NHL game, broke a 2-2 tie with his ninth of the season...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh, right, looks to pass in front of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The Tampa Bay Lightning have strengthened their NHL-leading team by acquiring Rangers' McDonagh. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:47 pm
Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman now has something in common with Boston Bruins counterpart Don Sweeney. They both tapped the New York Rangers before the NHL trade deadline Monday. A day after the Bruins landed power forward Rick Nash from the Rangers, the Lightning followed suit...
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February 26, 2018 - 5:39 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning strengthened their first-place team by acquiring New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh. The Rangers spurred their franchise overhaul by adding yet another first-round draft pick in consecutive days. And Senators captain Erik Karlsson is staying in Ottawa for the remainder...
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February 26, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning strengthened their first-place team by acquiring New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh. The Rangers spurred their franchise overhaul by adding yet another first-round draft pick in consecutive days. And Senators captain Erik Karlsson is staying in Ottawa for the remainder...
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Boston Bruins forward Rick Nash (61) skates during warm-ups prior to the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
February 25, 2018 - 6:08 pm
The Boston Bruins bolstered their chances of contending for the Stanley Cup with a bold move, acquiring Rick Nash from the New York Rangers a day before the NHL trade deadline. "Our players have made a push and I wanted to inch that along if we could and reward it in a way," Bruins general manager...
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FILE - In a Saturday, Dec.23, 2017 file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Ron Hainsey (2) checks New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) as he controls the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden in New York. On Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, the New York Rangers traded forward Rick Nash as part of a multiplayer deal with the Boston Bruins. The Rangers acquired the Bruins' first-round pick in this year's draft as well as forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
February 25, 2018 - 1:55 pm
The Boston Bruins have made a bold move, acquiring Rick Nash from the New York Rangers a day before the NHL trade deadline. Boston added the veteran forward Sunday morning in a market filled with players in the last season of their contracts. The retooling Rangers received the Bruins' first-round...
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February 23, 2018 - 9:11 am
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's fiancee has sued the estates of three men the former New England Patriots player was charged with killing in an effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of the ex-NFL star's home. The families of Odin Lloyd, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:01 am
The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California's capital city for the first time ever. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and local tourism officials are set to detail plans for the bid for the game in either 2022 or '23 later Thursday and officially...
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