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killorn, namestnikov file for arbitration, get qualifying offers

Lightning centers Alex Killorn and Vladislav Namestnikov were among 24 who filed for arbitration by Tuesday's 5 p.m. deadline. Both players were given qualifying offers.

If they do not reach agreements on contracts for the upcoming season they will go to arbitration. Hearings are scheduled for July 20-Aug. 4.

MORE NHL: Avs defenseman Tyson Barrie and Rangers forward Chris Kreider filed for arbitration. Other notables: Devils forward Kyle Palmieri, Senators forward Mike Hoffman and Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser. … The Blackhawks signed right winger Jordin Tootoo to a one-year deal. He played for the Devils last season. … The Devils signed free agent left wing Luke Gazdic (one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000) and re-signed center Jacob Josefson (one year, $1.1 million).

ET CETERA

cycling: Marcel Kittel claimed the fourth stage of the Tour de France, from the medieval town of Saumur to Limoges. Peter Sagan was third and kept the yellow jersey, extending his lead over Julian Alaphilippe to 12 seconds in the overall standings. Alejandro Valverde is third.

nba: Forward David West reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Warriors for the veteran's minimum. West played for the Spurs last season. … Forward Dirk Nowitzki agreed on a two-year, $40 million contract that will keep him with the Mavs for his 19th and 20th seasons. … The Knicks agreed on a multiyear deal with center Willy Hernangomez, a former teammate with Knicks forward/center Kristaps Porzingis on Spanish team Sevilla. He played for Real Madrid last season. … The Spurs reportedly traded forward/center Boris Diaw to the Jazz for point guard Olivier Hanlan, who played in Lithuania last season.

colleges: Tennessee will pay $2.48 million to settle a lawsuit filed by eight unidentified women who said the school violated Title IX regulations and created a "hostile sexual environment" with a policy of indifference toward assaults by athletes. Lawyers representing the school said no taxpayer dollars, student fees or donor funds would be used.

olympics: Professional boxer Hassan N'Dam ended the Olympic hopes of U.S. light heavyweight Jonathan Esquivel, winning a decision at the final qualifying tournament in Vargas, Venezuela.

soccer: Gerardo Martino resigned as Argentina's national coach, citing financial chaos in the Argentine Football Association and lack of Olympic preparedness.

Roger Mooney, Times staff writer; Times wires

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