Sources: Timmons’ suspension lifted after one week by Dolphins

MIAMI — Two people familiar with the decision say linebacker Lawrence Timmons’ suspension has been lifted after one week by the Miami Dolphins, and he’s eligible to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints in London. The people confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Dolphins have not commented. Timmons was suspended indefinitely after he went AWOL the day before the Dolphins’ season-opening win at the Los Angeles Chargers. The Dolphins filed a missing person report before making contact with Timmons, who apparently was dealing with a personal matter. Coach Adam Gase was angered by the disappearance of Timmons, who wasn’t with the… Read More

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One remaining training camp question for each Canadian NHL team

Training camp is winding down and we’re just eight days away from the opening of the NHL season. But there are still some roster spot battles going on and some surprising names still with the big club, after others have been cut and sent back to junior, Europe, the AHL or elsewhere. Each of the Canadian teams has at least one question mark remaining from the pre-season, so we look at what’s going on with each team. EDMONTON OILERS: WILL IT BE YAMAMOTO OR PULJUJARVI, NOT STROME, ON MCDAVID’S WING? When the Oilers sent Jordan Eberle to the Islanders for Ryan Strome, it was an opportunity for the team to… Read More

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Glen Abbey owner wants to demolish parts of course despite heritage status

OAKVILLE, Ont. — A plan to demolish the historic Glen Abbey golf course despite its heritage status goes before an Ontario town council tonight. Glen Abbey’s owner ClubLink filed an application Monday to demolish or remove the golf course and some buildings to make way for a mix of homes, offices and stores. ClubLink is battling local residents over its redevelopment plan for the golf course, which has hosted the Canadian Open 28 times. In August, the Town of Oakville voted in favour of designating Glen Abbey as a heritage site, giving it some protection under Ontario heritage laws. ClubLink has accused the Town of overreaching but says it will… Read More

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Bulls announce contract for forward Nikola Mirotic

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls say they have re-signed forward Nikola Mirotic. The Bulls did not announce the terms Tuesday, though a person familiar with the situation said two days earlier that two-year deal could pay as much as $27 million. The club holds an option for the second season. The 6-foot-10 Mirotic averaged 10.6 points last season. He has scored 10.8 per game over three seasons. …read more Source:: Sportsnet.ca

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‘One of the guys,’ Lonzo Ball has Lakers teammates believing in him and a bright future

EL SEGUNDO — Julius Randle has seen most of this before. For four consecutive years he has arrived at training camp with a Lakers team boasting a bright future based around an exciting young core with great chemistry. Each season, he has watched those hopes disintegrate into losing and the inevitable roster change that follows What Randle has not experienced before is a teammate like Lonzo Ball. On one hand, Ball is already an L.A. icon without playing a single game; on the other hand, he’s kind of boring. “Everybody’s following his every move,” Randle said. “But honestly Zo is just Zo. Zo is relaxed, he’s chill. He doesn’t even… Read More

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Devils cut 19 players from training camp roster | Who’s gone and who’s left?

Chris Ryan may be reached at The Devils made their first big cuts of training camp, cutting 19 players from their roster. Watch video The Devils cut 19 players from their training camp roster on Friday, leaving them with 32 players left in competition for the opening night roster. Among the players cut, goalie Scott Wedgewood, forward Ben Thomson and forward Bracken Kearns were placed on waivers. If they clear at noon on Wednesday, they can be assigned to Binghamton in the AHL. Observations from Monday’s games Here is the full breakdown of the Devils cut from training camp, plus where they were assigned. The full remaining training camp roster… Read More

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