Pool players heading to Iowa

Six local billiards players will be heading to Iowa later this month for the American Poolplayers Association (APA) junior championships.

The trial of two men accused of stealing millions of dollars from NHL players such as Michael Peca is likely heading to a jury next week. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Men accused of scamming NHL players

The trial of two men, accused of stealing millions of dollars from NHL players and other investors, heard closing arguments from the prosecutor on Thursday in a New York courtroom.

The Red Wings signed free agent defenceman Mike Green (left) and Brad Richards (right) during the first day of NHL free agency on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Bruce Bennett/Elsa/Getty Images/AFP)

Wings ink Mike Green, Brad Richards

The Detroit Red Wings signed longtime Washington defenceman Mike Green to a three-year, $18 million contract and veteran centre Brad Richards to a one-year, $3 million deal on Wednesday.

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera grabs his left leg after a steal attempt during the fourth inning as Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes looks on during MLB action in Detroit on Friday, July 3, 2015. (Duane Burleson/AP)

Tigers' Cabrera on DL for first time

Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera will be sidelined with a calf injury for at least six weeks after the Tigers placed the AL batting leader on the disabled list for the first time in his career.