Basketball

James Harden — Rockets needed consistent scoring reflected in streak

[ad_1] James Harden cites necessity as the root of his historic scoring streak, stressing that the Houston Rockets have needed him to go on the run that has him chasing Wilt Chamberlain.Harden has scored at least 30 points in 31 consecutive games, tying Chamberlain for the second-longest such streak in NBA history behind the Hall of Fame center's 65-game run. The Rockets are 21-10 during Harden's streak despite Houston's other
Hockey

Avalanche end home slide with 3-0 win over Golden Knights

[ad_1] DENVER (AP) — Andrew Agozzino scored his first NHL goal, Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Colorado Avalanche ended a six-game home skid by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 3-0 on Monday night. Tyson Jost and Matt Calvert also scored as the Avalanche won their first game at the Pepsi Center since Jan. 19. Agozzino also added an assist. Malcolm Subban
Baseball

Chris Herrmann ready for opportunity with A’s

[ad_1] MESA, Ariz. -- Let it be known that Chris Herrmann is considering a return to using a quintessential 1980s song, A-ha's "Take On Me," as his walkup music.This development should make the boisterous A's fans in right field at the Coliseum happy. After all, in Herrmann's Arizona Diamondbacks days, some in the Chase Field crowd would sing along to the high-pitched vocals part of the song's chorus. MESA, Ariz.
Hockey

Kucherov has 5 points, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 5-1

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win. Brayden Point scored twice and Steven Stamkos also had a goal for the Lightning, who are 8-1-2 in their last 11 games. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 40 shots and got his 26th win. Kucherov now has 99 points to lead
Baseball

Michael Fulmer talks about arbitration hearing

[ad_1] LAKELAND, Fla. -- No, Michael Fulmer is not going to moonlight as a plumber this season after losing his arbitration hearing last week. He also isn't going to hold any grudges against the Tigers, either.As the big right-hander talked Monday for the first time since the ruling, he assured reporters there were no hard feelings. LAKELAND, Fla. -- No, Michael Fulmer is not going to moonlight as a plumber
Swimming

Cape Elizabeth Girls Three-Peat, Mount Desert Island Boys Repeat at Maine Class B State Championships

[ad_1] The post Cape Elizabeth Girls Three-Peat, Mount Desert Island Boys Repeat at Maine Class B State Championships appeared first on Swimming World News. The 2019 Maine Class B State Swimming and Diving Championships took place from Feb. 16-18 at the Wallace Pool at the University of Maine in Orono. Cape Elizabeth won their The post Cape Elizabeth Girls Three-Peat, Mount Desert Island Boys Repeat at Maine Class B State
Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Columbus Blue Jackets 1

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win. Brayden Point scored twice and Steven Stamkos also had a goal for the Lightning, who are 8-1-2 in their last 11 games. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 40 shots and got his 26th win. Kucherov now has 99 points to lead
Baseball

Bruce Bochy has strong Hall of Fame case

[ad_1] SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Bruce Bochy isn't sure what his next step will be after he retires from managing the Giants at the end of the season, but it's safe to assume that a trip to Cooperstown is in his near future."To me, he's a lock," Giants president and CEO Larry Baer said Monday. "The city of San Francisco is very proud of him, and as we go through the
Baseball

Jake Lamb progressing at first base in spring

[ad_1] SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Jake Lamb's education at first base hit another checkpoint during Monday's initial full-squad workout when he went through bunt drills for the first time.With Paul Goldschmidt gone to St. Louis, the D-backs are looking for Lamb to move from his usual third base over to first, where he has played only 29 innings at the professional level. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Jake Lamb's education at first base
Baseball

Miguel Cabrera rejoins Tigers at spring camp

[ad_1] LAKELAND, Fla. -- The buzz around Tigertown began as Matthew Boyd was working out in the weight room Monday morning before the Tigers' first full-squad workout of Spring Training."He let me know he was facing me first," Boyd said of Miguel Cabrera. "I let him know what was coming. I told him, 'I'm still going to get you out.' We were jawing all day. It was good stuff." LAKELAND,