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Penguins look to rebound in rubber match vs. Flyers

It's something much more common in baseball than hockey, but Saturday afternoon's contest between the host Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia ...

Rutgers bids to rebound vs. skidding Minnesota

Rutgers is still projected to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991, however another dismal performance could ...

Report: Pistons agree to buyout with F Blake Griffin

Six-time All-Star Blake Griffin will become an unrestricted free agent after reaching a buyout deal with the Detroit Pistons, ESPN ...

Eight Astros pitchers out due to COVID-19 protocols

Eight Houston Astros pitchers have left spring training camp due to COVID-19 protocols, manager Dusty Baker said Friday. Baker said ...

Walter Gretzky, Wayne's father, dies at 82

Walter Gretzky, the father of Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, has died. He was 82. "The Great One" confirmed his ...

Report: Eagles, C Jason Kelce agree to new deal for 2021

The Philadelphia Eagles and All-Pro center Jason Kelce agreed to a restructured contract. NFL Network reported the new deal covers ...

Maia Chaka becomes NFL's first Black female official

Maia Chaka is the first Black woman to be named to the NFL's officiating staff, the league announced Friday. The ...

Odds plummet for Villanova title minus Collin Gillespie

Two significant losses add up to lengthening odds for Villanova to win the 2021 national championship. Oddsmakers reacted to the ...

Yankees' Aaron Boone doing 'great' after pacemaker surgery

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said he is doing well following pacemaker surgery. "To all of you that have ...

Blackhawks D Brent Seabrook retires after 15 seasons

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook announced his retirement Friday due to a hip injury. The three-time Stanley Cup champion played ...

Washington officially releases QB Alex Smith

The Washington Football Team officially released Comeback Player of the Year Alex Smith on Friday, making the quarterback a free ...

Blackhawks aim to shake off disappointment vs. Lightning

Buzzer-beaters in March typically are reserved for college basketball teams. However, the Tampa Bay Lightning got in on the action ...

No. 3 Baylor staves off No. 17 Oklahoma State

Jared Butler finished with 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting and had five assists to help No. 3 Baylor hold off ...

NHL roundup: Flames win game, fire coach

Dillon Dube recorded his first career hat trick and the host Calgary Flames rode a four-goal first period to a ...

Flames blow out Senators, then fire coach

Dillon Dube recorded his first career hat trick and the host Calgary Flames rode a four-goal first period to a ...

NBA roundup: Bucks win thriller over Grizzlies

Jrue Holiday's step-back, baseline jumper with two seconds remaining powered the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-111 win over the host ...

Flames fire coach Geoff Ward, rehire Darryl Sutter

The Calgary Flames, after beating the visiting Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Thursday, fired head coach Geoff Ward and hired Darryl ...

Damian Lillard scores 44 points in Blazers' win over Kings

Damian Lillard matched season bests of 44 points and eight 3-pointers and added seven assists to lead the Portland Trail ...

No. 20 Loyola Chicago draws SIU in MVC tourney

Whether or not they win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament this weekend in St. Louis, No. 20 Loyola Chicago seems ...

Suns rout Warriors, reach break 2nd in West

The host Phoenix Suns finished the NBA's first half in second place in the Western Conference after shellacking the Stephen ...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 33 as Thunder defeat Spurs

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 33 points, including a big 3-pointer in the final minutes, as the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder came ...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 33 points, leads Thunder past Spurs

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 33 points, including a big 3-pointer in the final minutes, as the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder came ...

Alex Killorn beats OT horn as Lightning top Blackhawks

Alex Killorn beat the overtime buzzer by a fraction of a second and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots as the ...

Blue Jackets hold off struggling Stars

Boone Jenner collected a goal and an assist and Joonas Korpisalo made 22 saves to fuel the visiting Columbus Blue ...

Jimmy Butler's return sparks Heat's win over Pelicans

Jimmy Butler returned from a two-game absence to score 29 points as the visiting Miami Heat defeated the Zion Williamson-less ...

Panthers hold on for win over Predators

Aaron Ekblad notched two goals and two assists, Mason Marchment netted his first career marker and the Florida Panthers opened ...

Jrue Holiday's last-second shot propels Bucks past Grizzlies

Jrue Holiday's step-back, baseline jumper with two seconds remaining powered the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-111 win over the Memphis ...

Nuggets hold off Pacers for fourth straight road win

Michael Porter Jr. had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Nikola Jokic added 20 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and ...

Julius Randle, Knicks knock off Pistons

Julius Randle regained his All-Star form, finishing with 27 points and 16 rebounds to help the host New York Knicks ...

Orlando's Terrence Ross, Michael Carter-Williams fined by NBA

Orlando Magic guard/forward Terrence Ross and guard Michael Carter-Williams were each fined $15,000 by the NBA on Thursday. The fines ...

Hurricanes surge past Red Wings with strong third period

Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal 45 seconds into what became a three-goal third period for the Carolina Hurricanes in ...

Bears TE Jimmy Graham 'unscathed' after car crash

Chicago Bears tight end Jimmy Graham avoided injury after being involved in a car crash Thursday morning. The 34-year-old Graham ...

Wizards rally past Clippers behind Bradley Beal's 33 points

Bradley Beal had 33 points and seven rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied to beat the visiting and short-handed Los ...

Jazz stars selected last in NBA All-Star draft

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert of the NBA-leading Utah Jazz were the last two players selected in the draft for ...

Chris Kreider notches hat trick as Rangers beat Devils

Chris Kreider continued his roll by recording a natural hat trick as the visiting New York Rangers recorded a 6-1 ...

Matt Martin leads Islanders past Sabres

Matt Martin produced his first multi-goal game in almost seven years Thursday night for the surging New York Islanders, who ...

Flyers escape three-goal hole, stun Penguins

Claude Giroux scored his second goal of the game with 2:08 left as the visiting Philadelphia Flyers erased an early ...

Jayson Tatum, Celtics extend win streak, hold off Raptors

Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Jaylen Brown scored 20 of his 21 points in the second half ...

Devils place Nico Hischier (head) on injured reserve

The New Jersey Devils placed forward Nico Hischier on injured reserve Thursday night because of a head injury. Hischier has ...

No. 3 Baylor staves off Oklahoma State rallies, secures Big 12 win

Jared Butler finished with 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting and had five assists to help host Baylor hold off Oklahoma ...

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Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Bank of Ireland to reduce branch network by almost half

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Bank of Ireland plans to close some 100 branches, as customers increasingly perform banking transactions online.Bank ...

Stock markets in Asia reverse course, dollar continues recovery

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Another spike in bond yields, and oil prices sent shares in Asia sharply lower on Friday, ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Nasdaq sell-off sparks tumble on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday, spurred on by rising bond yields. "There is a fork ...

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