Friday, July 3
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Gabriel Bourque has accepted his qualifying offer and has signed a one-year contract worth $866,250. The 24-year-old Bourque has 30 goals and 44 assists in 220 career NHL games, all with Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Goalkeeper Brad Guzan is intent on following up a disappointing spring with a sizzling summer, giving the United States reason for optimism as it heads into the CONCACAF Gold Cup. After losing his starting job with Aston Villa of the English Premier League earlier this year, Guzan has come up big for the U.S. national team.
ATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals last night. Pinch-hitter Pedro Ciriaco began the Atlanta ninth with an infield single, beating shortstop Danny Espinosa's throw to stop a string of 10 retired by Scherzer.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Every track that hosts a NASCAR national series race has asked its fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at its events. In a statement signed by International Speedway Corp., Speedway Motorsports Inc. and 30 tracks, the facilities vowed to have "welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment."