Vegas signs former Capitals defender
The Vegas Golden Knights signed defenseman Nate Schmidt to a two-year, $4.45 million deal after claiming him from Washington in the expansion draft. Schmidt, 26, scored 17 points in 60 games for the Capitals last season.
New Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed was jailed in Miami on a battery charge. Reed spent last season with the Miami Heat and had been working out in Miami in recent days. The 27-year-old center finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Clippers last week.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko of the Ukraine (9-1, 7 KOs) stopped Columbia’s Miguel Marriaga (253) after seven rounds late Saturday in Los Angeles to defend his WBO 130-pound title for the third time in nine months.