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Dolphins cut Williams, looking to trade Albert

MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins released veteran defensive players Mario Williams and Earl Mitchell on Thursday, freeing up $12.5 million on their salary cap, but starting left tackle Branden Albert wasn't also released as expected.

Cavs’ Love out six weeks

NEW YORK — Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love underwent successful arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee in New York on Tuesday and is expected to miss six weeks.

NHL suspends Red Wings RW Nyquist for six games

DETROIT — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist for six games Wednesday for a high-sticking incident in Sunday’s game against the Wild in Minnesota.

A healthy Gallardo seeks a fresh start with Mariners

PEORIA, Ariz. — This was the first step Wednesday in right-hander Yovani Gallardo’s revitalization plan as he pushed through the Mariners’ initial workout for pitchers and catchers at the Peoria Sports Complex.

Cruz, Jennings released by Giants

NEW YORK — The New York Giants released wide receiver Victor Cruz and running back Rashad Jennings on Monday, creating significant salary-cap space by parting ways with two veteran members of their offense.

Seahawks add former Viking Walsh

The Seahawks on Thursday signed veteran place kicker Blair Walsh, a move that likely signals the end of the line in Seattle for Steven Hauschka, who has been with the team since 2011 but is now an unrestricted free agent.

Former Knicks star Oakley arrested at game

NEW YORK — Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley had to be restrained by Madison Square Garden security after an altercation in the first quarter of New York’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.

Bucks F Parker out for season with torn ACL

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season, the Bucks announced Thursday.

Speedy additions could make M’s outfield dynamic

Similar to some of the “resolutionaries” in your local gym for the first few weeks of January, the Mariners set a goal of becoming faster and more athletic with their roster the last two offseasons.

Past, present, and future: Can Jean Segura be the best M’s shortstop since A-Rod?

There are just certain positions that some teams struggle to fill. The Mariners’ struggles to find a competent starting catcher since the retirement of Dan Wilson has already been covered here. There have been countless stories written in past years about their difficulty in finding a good left fielder, particularly when the Mariners were experiencing their highest levels of success.

Dempsey plays first half of Sounders’ scrimmage loss

TUCSON, Ariz. — Sounders forward Clint Dempsey took another step towards being able to compete during the regular season, playing the entire first half of his team’s 1-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes in a scrimmage in Tucson, Ariz. on Tuesday. Dempsey played just 30 minutes of his team’s pre-season opener on Saturday, so the additional 15 minutes was a positive step. Still, he was kept off the field in the second half as the Sounders continue to ease him slowly back into games.

Rangers bring Napoli back on one-year deal

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers and Mike Napoli agreed to terms on a one-year contract that brings the 35-year-old back for his third stint with the club. The deal is contingent on Napoli passing a physical. Napoli will be utilized as a first baseman and designated hitter for Texas. He was a member of the Rangers in 2011-12 — making his lone All-Star team in 2012 — and again for the latter part of the 2015 campaign.

Bruins fire coach Julien, name Cassidy interim

BOSTON — Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien was fired Tuesday morning after 10 years on the job. Julien, 56, had been the NHL's longest-tenured coach and is the Bruins' all-time leader in coaching victories with 419. He guided the team to a Stanley Cup championship in 2011, the Bruins' first title in 39 years.