NHL coming to Las Vegas; new team to start play in 2017

LAS VEGAS — The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas.

The league will expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season... Read more

NHL settles on Las Vegas for expansion

The NHL is ready to roll the dice on Las Vegas.

A person with direct knowledge of the NHL’s decision says the league... Read more

Predators win their first Game 7, but reward is San Jose

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Nashville Predators’ celebration of a landmark moment in franchise history consisted of a few minutes of... Read more

Old asphalt, new package point toward exciting racing at Fontana


FONTANA, Calif. — The gloriously weathered asphalt on Auto Club Speedway’s 2-mile track has a long history of... Read more

After Fontana scare, Vickers grateful to share Stewart's car

FONTANA, Calif. — One year ago this week, Brian Vickers paced around his Southern California hotel room until he accepted the... Read more

Braves trade SS Andrelton Simmons to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Atlanta Braves have traded shortstop Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels for shortstop Erick Aybar and top... Read more

GM Jerry Dipoto departs after more than 3 years with Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto resigned Wednesday, abruptly ending his 3 1/2-year tenure with the club amid... Read more

England scores early, hangs on late to eliminate Canada from World Cup, 2-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Jodie Taylor and Lucy Bronze scored in the shocking first 14 minutes, and England eliminated Canada from its... Read more

NHL salary cap to increase to $71.4 million for next season

LAS VEGAS — The NHL’s salary cap for the upcoming 2015-16 season will increase to $71.4 million, allaying some concerns about a weak Canadian... Read more

Blackhawks, Lightning to face off in Stanley Cup Final

Between the Chicago Blackhawks’ veteran poise and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s young stars, the Stanley Cup Final will have no shortage of... Read more

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