Basketball

Dwyane Wade of Cleveland Cavaliers excused for personal matter

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade was excused by the team for Friday’s game against the Indiana Pacers and when he will return is currently undetermined, according to coach Tyronn Lue. “Koby [Altman] talked to him and told him to take his time,” Lue said, referring to the Cavaliers general manager. “Personal matter. How much […]

Hockey

Brandon Dubinsky personal issue potentially career threatening: report

Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky has left the NHL team to address a potentially “career-threatening” personal matter, according to a report out of Columbus. A team spokesperson said Dubinsky, who was expected to return to the lineup this week, practised Monday but missed Tuesday’s workout because of a “maintenance day.” The team later said the […]

Hockey

Penguins goalie Matt Murray leaves team for personal matter

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is in Canada with his family to tend to a personal matter and will be away from the team indefinitely. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions recalled Casey DeSmith from their American Hockey League affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to serve behind Tristan Jarry. The Penguins host Detroit on Saturday and the […]