Coyotes close road trip with 4th straight loss

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Craig Smith, Filip Forsberg and Ryan Ellis scored in the second period, and the Nashville Predators beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Tuesday night to snap a three-game skid at home. Pekka Rinne made 24 saves as Nashville avoided being swept by Arizona this season, though the Coyotes did take the series 2-1. Roman Josi scored an empty-net goal with 2:50 left and had two assists, Calle

Tuch scores in shootout, Golden Knights edge Lightning 3-2

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Tuch scored the only goal in a shootout and the Vegas Golden Knights halted a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Vegas got goals from Cody Eakin and Valentin Zykov in regulation. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots. Brayden Point and Mathieu Joseph scored for the NHL-leading Lightning, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 35 saves. Steven Stamkos

Players coming off injuries to watch in spring

[ad_1] Yu Darvish may be the difference between the Cubs finishing first and third in the National League Central. So do you think his spring throwing sessions might be carefully watched? The Dodgers have a similar interest in their shortstop, Corey Seager. If his right elbow is sound, he might be one of the NL's top five players.And there's Astros second baseman Jose Altuve -- the 2017 American League Most
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How will Maya Moore’s absence impact the Minnesota Lynx?

[ad_1] 10:50 PM ETMechelle CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore announced Tuesday in The Players' Tribune that she will not play in 2019, instead intending to focus on her family and ministry pursuits.Several star players have sat out WNBA seasons for various reasons
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Lakers lose by 42 to Pacers, worst loss in a game LeBron James has played in

[ad_1] The Los Angeles Lakers' 136-94 drubbing by the Indiana Pacers Tuesday was the worst loss in LeBron James' career.DatePtsOpponentTuesday-42at PacersJan. 2017-35at WarriorsNov. 2007-35at PistonsApril 2018-34at Pacers*Jan. 2018-34at RaptorsJan. 2016-34Warriors* In playoffsHis worst losses before Tuesday were two games in which his team lost by 35 points: Jan. 16, 2017, when the Cleveland Cavaliers fell 126-91 to the Golden State Warriors in Oakland; and Nov. 28, 2007, when the Cavaliers

Bergeron scores 2 in 1,000th game, Bruins beat Islanders 3-1

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron celebrated his 1,000th career game with a pair of goals as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night. Bergeron, just the fifth player in Bruins’ history to play 1,000 games with the club, scored early in the second period and added an empty-netter in the final minute. Peter Cehlarik also scored and Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots for the

New Orleans Saints’ Marcus Davenport says he’ll ‘come back better’ after surgery

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport shared a photo of himself while recovering from surgery on Tuesday and revealed on social media that he had been "dealing with what was considered a season-ending injury."But the first-round draft pick added, "I promise to come back better."Specific details of the surgery -- or a timetable for his recovery -- were not immediately known. Davenport missed three games

Bryce Harper to Padres would require moves

[ad_1] SAN DIEGO -- Welcome to the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, San Diego.The Padres met with the free-agent outfielder last week, and though it's unclear what came of that meeting, the team's interest in signing Harper is legitimate. He's a franchise-altering talent and could anchor the middle of the San Diego lineup for most of the next decade. SAN DIEGO -- Welcome to the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, San Diego.The Padres met