Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner expected to miss 2022-23 season due to hip surgery

The Vegas Golden Knights announced on Thursday that goaltender Robin Lehner is expected to miss the 2022-23 season after he has hip surgery. A full timeline on Lehner’s recovery is still to be determined, and Vegas did not provide further details on when or how it was determined that Lehner needed surgery. The 31-year-old Lehner …

Tom Brady absent from Buccaneers practice due to ‘personal reasons’, will return after Aug. 20

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Todd Bowles told reporters that quarterback Tom Brady missed practice Thursday for personal reasons, and will not return to the team until after the Bucs’ second preseason game on Aug. 20 against the Titans.  Bowles said was a planned, 11-day absence from the team, and the 45-year-old quarterback’s break from practice was arranged …

Detroit Tigers fire general manager Al Avila after seven seasons

The Detroit Tigers announced on Wednesday they have fired executive vice president and general manager Al Avila after 22 years with the organization, including seven years as the GM.  Tigers chairman and CEO Chris Illitch said in a statement: “Once I decided to make a change, I sat down with Al and thanked him for …

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jakeem Grant placed on injured reserve list; is ruled out for season

The Cleveland Browns announced on Wednesday they have placed wide receiver Jakeem Grant on injured reserve after he tore an Achilles at training camp, ending his 2022 season. Grant was carted off the field after he sustained the injury Tuesday in Berea, Ohio. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said in a statement: “I really feel awful for …

Serena Williams shares plans to retire from tennis after 2022 U.S. Open

23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams says she plans to retire from tennis sometime after competing in the 2022 U.S. Open. In an interview for Vogue, Williams said: “I have never liked the word retirement. It doesn’t feel like a modern word to me. Maybe the best word to describe what I’m up to is …

Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch arrested on DUI charge in Las Vegas

Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested and charged with driving under the influence by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday morning at 7:25 a.m. PT. Per TMZ Sports:  Lynch was allegedly driving into roadside curbs before police stopped him. Officers spoke to Lynch and believed he was under the influence, leading to …

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker signs four-year extension through 2027 season, worth $24M

The Baltimore Ravens announced that kicker Justin Tucker has agreed to terms on a four-year extension worth $24 million with $17.5 million guaranteed. Tucker’s contract runs through the 2027 season. Tucker owns a career field-goal conversion rate of 91.1 percent, is both a five-time All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowler, and he was named to the …

Chicago Cubs will release outfielder Jason Heyward at the end of 2022 season

Chicago Cubs president Jed Hoyer announced on Monday the organization will release veteran outfielder Jason Heyward from the final year of his deal at the end of the 2022 season. ,” Hoyer said, via CHGO Sports: “I’ve talked to Jason about this, and he’s been such a great pro with us and a leader, and we want …

Joohyung Kim wins PGA Wyndham Championship to earn spot in FedExCup Playoffs

20-year-old Joohyung Kim won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday, earning him a spot in the FedExCup Playoffs. The South Korean Kim posted a 9-under 61 to take the five-shot win in the season-finale event at Sedgefield Country Club. The victory was the first for Kim on the PGA Tour, giving him an instant Tour membership …

Cleveland Browns decline trade request from running back Kareem Hunt amid his ‘hold in’ during training camp

All-Pro running back Kareem Hunt is “holding in” by not participating in team drills during training camp, admit his request that the team either pay him or trade him. Hunt held out of team drills on Friday and Saturday as a way to let Cleveland know he was unhappy with his contract. However according to reports, the …