Hockey

Connor scores late to give Jets 4-3 win over Blue Jackets

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored with 1:14 remaining to give the Winnipeg Jets a 4-3 victory over the slumping Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Winnipeg won its sixth consecutive home game and handed the Blue Jackets their four straight loss overall. Mark Scheifele scored his team-leading 26th goal of the season for the Jets, with captain Blake Wheeler getting his 54th assist. Mason Appleton and Jack
Baseball

Jordan Lyles has inside track at rotation spot

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- The Brewers saw something in Jordan Lyles when they claimed him off waivers last August. Milwaukee general manager David Stearns pointed to the right-hander's increased velocity and modified pitch mix coming out of the bullpen. Not long after Lyles joined the Brewers' bullpen, he approached their analytics staff with a question."Hey, what do you have for me?" PITTSBURGH -- The Brewers saw something in Jordan Lyles when
Basketball

Mike Budenholzer clinches spot to coach Team Giannis in All-Star Game

[ad_1] TORONTO -- Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer and his staff are heading to the All-Star Game.The Bucks' 105-92 win over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night clinched the spot for Budenholzer, who will coach in the All-Star Game for the second time in five years. He also coached in 2015, when he was with the Atlanta Hawks.Nikola Jokic of the Nuggets, Ben Simmons of the 76ers, Nikola Vucevic of
Hockey

Sanheim scores in OT, Flyers beat Bruins for 6th straight

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Travis Sanheim scored a power-play goal 2:56 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night to extend their season-best winning streak to six. Sanheim assisted on Oskar Lindblom’s tying goal with 9:24 left in the third period, then beat Tuukka Rask with a long wrist shot in the final seconds of a power play after Brad Marchand was sent off
Baseball

Adam Dunn weighs in on Kyler Murray’s future

[ad_1] OAKLAND -- Adam Dunn is one of the few people who can understand the apparent tug-of-war being waged inside Kyler Murray's mind.Murray is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from the University of Oklahoma, who's widely projected to be a first-round selection in the NFL Draft to be held April 25-27. The quarterback already has cemented his status as a first-rounder in baseball, having been chosen ninth overall by the
Hockey

Sanheim scores in OT, Flyers top Bruins for 6th straight

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Travis Sanheim scored a power-play goal 2:56 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night to extend their season-best winning streak to six. Sanheim assisted on Oskar Lindblom’s tying goal with 9:24 left in the third period, then beat Tuukka Rask with a long wrist shot in the final seconds of a power play after Brad Marchand was sent off
Baseball

30 prospects that just missed the Top 100

[ad_1] Last Saturday night, MLB Pipeline unveiled our list of the Top 100 Prospects for 2019 in conjunction with a special shown on MLB Network and MLB.com. The list's release capped a two-week stretch during which we analyzed the Top 10 prospects at each position.:: Complete 2019 Top 100 Prospects coverage ::Next up will be the rollout of our annual team Top 30 lists, beginning Monday, Feb. 18, with the
Top Headlines

Arsenal wait on Nkunku; miss out on Perisic, Carrasco

[ad_1] The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs closes on Thursday (find out league-by-league deadlines here.) Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting correspondents loose to see who could be heading to or from your club. Click here for the latest deals and keep a track of who has joined the big boys.TOP STORY: Arsenal wait on Nkunku; miss out on Perisic, Carrasco With help from former
Hockey

Mika Zibanejad has hat trick, Rangers beat Devils 4-3

[ad_1] NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mika Zibanejad capped his second career hat trick with the winning goal with 4:36 to play and the New York Rangers rallied from an early two-goal deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night. Zibanejad also had an assist on Chris Kreider’s goal, and linemate Mats Zuccarello had three assists, including the backhand pass that set up Zibanejad’s backhand winner. The line
Baseball

Bold MLB predictions for February

[ad_1] This will be the most interesting February in Major League Baseball since, well, the last one.A year ago at this time, we were still waiting on J.D. Martinez, Jake Arrieta, Yu Darvish, Eric Hosmer and many others to find a home. This year, we're still waiting on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. This will be the most interesting February in Major League Baseball since, well, the last one.A year