The Buffalo Sabres fired general manager Jason Botterill in a change-of-course three weeks after co-owner Kim Pegula said his job was secure. In announcing the decision, the Sabres promoted senior vice president of business administration Kevyn Adams as Botterill’s successor. With a 3031-8 record, Buffalo finished 13th in the Eastern Conference standings and one spot short of qualifying for the NHL’s expanded 24-team playoff.
A review of Olympic sports bodies published Tuesday found none had equal representation of women on their ruling boards. Men were able to stay in high office because more than one-quarter of governing bodies had no term limits for presidents and other elected officials, according to an Association of Summer Olympic International Federations survey of 31 sports on the Tokyo Olympic program. Only one of the 31 achieved more than 40% of women on its board.
Seattle Sounders midfielder Harry Shipp announced his retirement after seven seasons with three Major League Soccer teams. Shipp played the last four seasons with the Sounders and also played with Montreal and Chicago earlier in his career. The 28-year-old started 41 of 64 matches played during his time with Seattle and scored 10 goals with seven assists.