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The Los Angeles Kings acquired goaltender Ben Bishop in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday. Los Angeles sent goalie Peter Budaj, junior defenseman Erik Cernak, a 2017 seventh-round pick, and a conditional pick to Tampa Bay for Bishop and a 2017 fifth-round pick. Bishop, 30, a pending unrestricted free agent, helped the Lightning reach the 2015 Stanley Cup Final. The Kings now have Bishop and Jonathan Quick, who returned Saturday from a lower-body injury that had sidelined him since October. Bishop, who played college hockey at Maine, is 16-12-3 with a 2.55 goals-against average and .911 save percentage this season . . . The Minnesota Wild acquired center Martin Hanzal, forward Ryan White, and a 2017 fourth-round pick from the Arizona Coyotes for a 2017 first-round pick, 2018 second-round pick, conditional 2019 fourth-round pick, and minor leaguer Grayson Downing, who played collegiately at New Hampshire. Hanzal, 30, was considered one of the top rental players available ahead of Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline . . . Former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl. Buffalo Junior Sabres president Kevyn Adams announced the suspension, a day after the melee occurred during a game between the Peters-coached 15-and-under team and the Hamilton Junior Bulldogs . . . Erie Community College freshman defenseman Brandon Day left the penalty box and attacked a referee with 37 seconds remaining, ending his team’s 7-4 loss to Dakota College of Bottineau in the National Junior College Athletic Association championship game in Binghamton, N.Y. Day was taken into police custody following the incident.
A stunning slalom run from Mikaela Shiffrin saw her win the Alpine combined race in Crans Montana, Switzerland, to extend her advantage in the overall standings. Shiffrin was seventh after the super-G portion and knew she could make it up in her favorite discipline. The 21-year-old American is the reigning Olympic slalom champion and has won the past three world championships. She is also on course for a fourth World Cup slalom title. Shiffrin blew away her rivals on the final third of the course to finish 0.7 seconds above Federica Brignone and 0.85 seconds ahead of Ilka Stuhec, who is Shiffrin’s closest challenger for the overall title . . . Norwegian Kjetil Jansrud secured the men’s World Cup super-G title with a seventh-place finish on home snow in Kvitfjell. Italian Peter Fill won the race. Reigning Olympic super-G champion Jansrud won the overall title with a race to spare as he leads Aleksander Aamodt Kilde by 126 points with a maximum of 100 points available at next month’s last race.
Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton went to Houston, facing the possibility of another knee surgery in his bid to return to the majors. Hamilton will be examined Monday by Dr. Walt Lowe, who performed reconstructive surgery on the former AL MVP’s left knee last June. Hamilton, 35, was examined Wednesday after his knee flared up in drills. He was given a platelet-rich plasma injection and returned to camp . . . Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has a strained rotator cuff and will stop throwing for a couple days.
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert was fined $25,000 for making physical contact with an official. The incident occurred after Gobert was called for fouling Giannis Antetokounmpo midway through the third quarter of Utah’s 109-95 victory over Milwaukee on Friday. A video replay shows Gobert touching the arm of an official while disputing the call . . . The Dallas Mavericks signed former Providence College forward Ben Bentil and guard Quinn Cook to 10-day contracts. Bentil was drafted in the second round by the Celtics last year and waived during the preseason. He had two stints with Fort Wayne in the NBA’s D-League and also played for in China . . . The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said that the team and Patterson had agreed to his release ‘‘to allow Patterson to address a personal matter.’’ The Hawks signed Patterson to a multiyear contract Friday after he completed a pair of 10-day tryouts . . . Willie Reed will not travel with the Heat for Monday’s game in Dallas because of bursitis in his right ankle. Reed was injured in the fourth quarter of Miami’s win over Indiana on Saturday.
Top-seeded Milos Raonic withdrew from the Delray Beach (Fla.) Open final because of a hamstring injury, giving the title to Jack Sock. The fourth-ranked Raonic slightly tore his right hamstring Saturday night in his semifinal win over Juan Martin del Potro . . . Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won a second title in as many weeks by defeating fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille, 6-4, 6-4, in the Open 13 final in Marseille, France . . . Dominic Thiem won the Rio Open with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta . . . Top-seeded Andy Murray said he is back to his best ahead of the Dubai Tennis Championships after recounting his struggles with shingles following his early exit from the Australian Open last month. The British top-ranked player was upset in a four-set, fourth-round encounter with Mischa Zverev at the first major of the year.
Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championship because of an infection in both ears and the flu. The WGC, to be held in Mexico City this week for the first time and featuring the highest altitude for a PGA Tour event, was set to have all the top 50 golfers in the world. Day is No. 2 . . . The Carolina Panthers re-signed defensive end Mario Addison to a three-year contract. Addison had a career-high 9½ sacks last season . . . WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan agreed to terms for a fight April 23. No other details were announced. Pacquiao, who came out of retirement to win the WBO belt by beating Jesse Vargas in November, says on his Twitter account that he is fighting Khan because ‘‘this is what the fans wanted.’’ Pacquiao’s followers on Twitter recently voted for Khan to be the 38-year-old Filipino’s next opponent, ahead of Jeff Horn of Australia, Terence Crawford of the United States or Kell Brook of Britain . . . Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header to win the League Cup soccer crown for Manchester United, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton in London. It was Ibrahimovic’s second goal in the final after putting United ahead from a free kick, taking the 35-year-old Swede’s tally to 26 goals in an incredible first season at United. Ibrahimovic has now won a major trophy in a fifth country after honors in France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands . . . Quadruple Olympic champion Mo Farah maintained that he has always competed cleanly and never broken anti-doping rules, countering any association with ‘‘allegations of drug misuse.’’ The British middle-distance runner’s statement followed fresh accusations published in the London-based Sunday Times newspaper about his American coach’s use of medicines, based on information obtained by the hacking group known as Fancy Bears. The US Anti-Doping Agency is investigating coach Alberto Salazar, who has been accused of skirting anti-doping rules while training some of his athletes at the Nike Oregon Project. In a statement, Farah said it was ‘‘deeply frustrating’’ to be forced to respond when he has ‘‘done nothing wrong.’’ ‘‘I am a clean athlete who has never broken the rules in regards to substances, methods or dosages and it is upsetting that some parts of the media, despite the clear facts, continue to try to associate me with allegations of drug misuse,’’ said Farah, who won the Olympic titles at 5,000 and 10,000 meters in 2012 and 2016.
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