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February 23, 2018 - 3:46 am
OLYMPICS Canada's Serwa races to victory in skicross PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canada's Kelsey Serwa has raced to victory in women's skicross, giving her a gold medal to go with the silver she won in Sochi four years ago. Serwa raced to the lead early in the final and was well in front by the...
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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Antti Niemi makes a save against New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 3:12 am
MONTREAL (AP) — After weeks without a win, the Montreal Canadiens finally found a team they could beat in the struggling New York Rangers. Antti Niemi made 31 saves and the Canadiens topped the Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night to snap their six-game losing streak. Tomas Plekanec, Jeff Petry and...
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Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo (1) talks to fans about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, prior to an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
February 23, 2018 - 2:09 am
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Luongo spoke eloquently on the ice and then played brilliantly in net. On a night when the Florida Panthers honored the victims of last week's shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, their veteran goalie delivered a stirring speech to the crowd during a...
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Calgary Flames goalie Jon Gillies, right, celebrates the team's 5-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes with center Matt Stajan (18) and defenseman Brett Kulak (61) after an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 23, 2018 - 1:19 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Gillies looked a bit foolish when he lost sight of the puck at his feet and turned the wrong way as Derek Stepan tucked in a first-minute goal. "I don't think you say, 'Oh, boy,'" the Calgary rookie said. "I didn't know where it went and it ended up on his stick. Just a...
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella (6) is surrounded by teammates after scoring in overtime against the Detroit Red Wings in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Detroit. The Sabres won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
February 23, 2018 - 12:49 am
DETROIT (AP) — Evander Kane showed his skill, scoring a wraparound goal under the watchful eye of many NHL teams evaluating him in person. Kane had a go-ahead goal late in the second period and Marco Scandella scored with a second left in overtime, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 win over the...
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Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson battle for the ball in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
February 23, 2018 - 12:16 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Maybe life without John Wall won't be as miserable as the Wizards feared. The All-Star break barely slowed them down, and the Cavaliers couldn't stop them either. Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new...
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Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal, right, drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Rodney Hood in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
February 23, 2018 - 12:11 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday night. The Wizards nearly blew a late 11...
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New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammate left wing J.T. Miller (10) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 11:51 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have acquired speedy winger Michael Grabner from the New York Rangers in the first trade between the cross-river rivals. New Jersey sends a 2018 second-round draft pick and 20-year-old defensive prospect Yegor Rykov to New York. The teams announced the deal...
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New York Knicks guard Courtney Lee (5) goes up for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 22, 2018 - 11:10 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The New York Knicks got a season-high 26 points from Trey Burke and put up 120 playing without their All-Star. Yet all they talked about was defense after breaking an eight-game losing streak with a 120-113 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night. "Our defense was...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr. (24) dunks against Washington Wizards' Ian Mahinmi (28) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
February 22, 2018 - 10:59 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers will again have a No. 22, and he looks eerily familiar. Larry Nance Jr. is getting to honor his father by wearing his dad's retired No. 22 jersey with the Cavs, who worked with the NBA to make the unique tribute possible. "My dad's jersey will get to stay retired in...
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