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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Okposo scored the only goal of the shootout, Frans Nielsen scored twice in regulation and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Tuesday night. Jaroslav Halak had 43 saves through overtime and stopped all three Flyers attempts in the tiebreaker, and...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) reacts in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday. The undefeated Panthers remain atop the AP’s power rankings. AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman
NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are rolling along while Tom Brady and the Patriots are surprisingly sliding with four games left in the regular season. The Panthers moved to 12-0 after rallying past the Saints 41-38 on Sunday and remain on top of the latest AP Pro32 rankings...
Steph Curry goes up for a layup during Tuesday night’s basketball contest in Indiana. The Warrors improved to 23-0 with a victory over the Blazers. AP Photo/Ann Heisenfeldt
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors spent the first three quarters playing as flawlessly as their unbeaten record. They spent the last 12 minutes Tuesday trying to protect their perfect quest. On a night Thompson scored a season-high 39 points and reigning MVP...
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cavaliers rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to get the 105-100 win over the Portland Blazers. Kevin Love added 18 points, and a second-half lineup adjustment by coach David Blatt helped Cleveland break a three-game...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. Shaughnessy received 185 of 417 votes from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The late Furman Bisher of The Atlanta...
MIAMI (AP) — Police say there was “insufficient evidence” to charge Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman in a domestic disturbance incident between the pitcher and his girlfriend at his South Florida home, and they’ve closed the investigation. But the matter appears to have put on hold a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to acquire All-Star right-hander Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves for overall No. 1 draft pick Dansby Swanson, outfielder Ender Inciarte and pitching prospect Aaron Blair, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Maddon thought back to 2002, when he was the Angels’ bench coach and John Lackey, a 24-year-old rookie, beat the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the World Series. “He actually helped pay for my daughter’s wedding,” Maddon said. “I was really grateful for many years...
Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday. The Bruins lost to the Nashville Predators, 3-2. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson went to the net, and it paid off in a big way for the Nashville Predators. Arvidsson scored with 4:56 left, Roman Josi had two goals and the Predators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night. On the game-winner, Arvidsson came flying down the left wing,...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots will practice with a sense of urgency this week, but that’s not because the team has lost back-to-back games. It’s simply the way they’re programmed. “We’ve always been on alert and we’re going to continue to work hard,” Patriots running back...

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