first_imgShanahan stayed down for about 10minutes with his eyes closed. He was fitted with a neck brace and strapped to a board before leaving the ice. There is no timetable for Shanahan’s return. Knuble broke the orbital bone and cheekbone on the right side of his face in the violent collision. He will undergo surgery in the next few days once swelling decreases. Edmonton sent defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron to the NewYork Islanders for defenseman Denis Grebeshkov and a 2008 third-round draft pick. FOOTBALL: Brett Favre will have ankle surgery in the next few weeks, and Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says the three-time MVP will have plenty of time to recover for minicamps. The San Diego Chargers finished the first round of interviews for their head coaching vacancy when they met with New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs. TENNIS: Defending champion Andy Murray won his second career title, neutralizing Ivo Karlovic’s big serve to win a thrilling SAP Open final 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (2) in San Jose. Amelie Mauresmo won a $1.3million diamond-studded racket trophy, beating Kim Clijsters 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the final of the Diamond Games tournament in Antwerp, Belgium. Gilles Simon won his first career title, beating seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 7-6 (3) at the Open 13 in Marseille, France. WINTER SPORTS: Austria won the team competition title in Are, Sweden, and finished with nine medals, the most at the slalom World Championships. SWIMMING: Natalie Coughlin set an American pool record in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1minute, 58seconds at the Missouri Grand Prix in Columbia, Mo. Coughlin added a win in the 50 freestyle, finishing in 25.22, topping second-place finisher Amanda Weir by a half-second. Michael Phelps, who broke his own world record one night before in the 200 butterfly, won both races he entered Sunday, the 200 freestyle and the 400 individual medley. Phelps had to come from behind in the medley race, overtaking second-place finisher Ous Mellouli in the final 25 meters. He finished in 4:11.3. Phelps won the 200 freestyle in 1:46.47. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “It didn’t hurt, that’s for sure,” Rangers coach Tom Renney said. “It was good to see him standing up.” The 38-year-old left winger suffered a concussion when he slammed into Philadelphia’s Mike Knuble during the third period of New York’s 5-3 loss to the Flyers on Saturday. center_img New York Rangers forward Brendan Shanahan was released from the hospital Sunday, one day after he was knocked unconscious and taken off the ice on a stretcher. Then he made a surprise visit to New York’s dressing room about an hour before the club’s 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. last_img

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