Sports transactions

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 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers traded captain Ryan McDonagh and forward J.T. Miller to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Vladimir Namestnikov, two prospects and two draft picks just before Monday's trade deadline. The prospects are Libor Hajek and Brett Howden. The Rangers also acquired Tampa Bay's...
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Interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks Cynthia Marshall speaks during a newa conference, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
February 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have hired former AT&T executive Cynthia Marshall as interim CEO a week after allegations of sexual misconduct against ex-team president Terdema Ussery in a report that also painted a picture of a hostile workplace for women in the franchise. Owner Mark Cuban...
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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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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani bats during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 26, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Two-way star Shohei Ohtani hit a sharp RBI single up the middle and also walked twice in his first spring training start as a designated hitter for the Los Angeles Angels. Batting second Monday, the 23-year-old fell behind 0-2 against San Diego Padres right-hander Jordan Lyles...
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February 26, 2018 - 3:08 pm
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Colgate men's basketball coach Matt Langel has been named Patriot League coach of the year. Colgate was picked to finish fifth in the league and wound up second, matching the 2014-15 squad. The Raiders (17-12, 12-6 Patriot League) tied all-time program records with 17 regular-...
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Boston Red Sox baseball player J.D. Martinez smiles as he buttons up his jersey during an introductory news conference, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 26, 2018 - 2:05 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — It took an extra week but the Red Sox finally got the big bat for the middle of their lineup they lacked last season. Slugger J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox finalized a $110 million, five-year contract on Monday, a week after the sides agreed to the deal pending a physical. "...
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Boston Red Sox baseball player J.D. Martinez smiles as he buttons up his jersey during an introductory news conference, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 26, 2018 - 11:01 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — J.D. Martinez is finally a member of the Boston Red Sox. The five-year, $110 million contract that Martinez agreed to with the club a week ago was finalized on Monday, when he was introduced at a news conference at JetBlue Park. After hitting 45 home runs in 119 combined...
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Detroit Red Wings left wing Andreas Athanasiou (72) ceelbrate with teammates, including defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) and center Dylan Larkin (71), as Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar (21), of Slovakia, skates to the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 25, 2018 - 11:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Daley scored on a tip-in with 5.6 seconds showing on the clock in overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the rebuilding New York Rangers on Sunday night. Andreas Athanasiou and Darren Helm also scored for the Red Wings, and Jimmy Howard stopped 36 shots...
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Boston Bruins forward Rick Nash (61) lines up for a face off during 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 - 9:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As well as the Boston Bruins have been playing, general manager Don Sweeney wasn't going to pass up an opportunity to make them better. And bigger. Sweeney continued solidifying a playoff push Sunday by acquiring forward Rick Nash in a multiplayer trade with the Rangers that...
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