Josi scores 2 in 3rd period, Predators beat Stars 5-3

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Roman Josi scored the go-ahead goal with 12:25 to play and added an empty-netter to lift the Nashville Predators over the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Tuesday night. Josi skated from behind the net into the slot, and his wrist shot hit defenseman Esa Lindell’s skate and popped over goalie Anton Khudobin. Nashville won for the second time in six games to move within a point of

The defining players and stories of decade

[ad_1] Every baseball decade has its own flavor, a way to establish it as a clearly delineated period of time, an era with its own distinct personality. We had the rough-and-tumble 1970s, with its off-the-field drama, its Bronx-Is-Burning real-life parallels of chaos, its seemingly endless amount of body hair. The '80s were the speed decade: Astroturf, Whiteyball, Rickey being Rickey. The '90s were heavy with import from start to finish,
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Purdue student walks 100 miles, raises $20K in honor of superfan Tyler Trent

[ad_1] Purdue superfan Tyler Trent, who died in early January from a rare form of bone cancer, was honored Tuesday by a fellow Boilermaker who completed a near-100-mile walk from West Lafayette to Bloomington for the team's game against rival Indiana, raising more than $20,000 in the process.Tyler Trent, who had a rare form of bone cancer, died on Tuesday. The former Purdue University student was 20 years old.Purdue student

Miller earns shutout as Ducks blank Wild, 4-0

[ad_1] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his 44th career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 Tuesday night. Jakob Silfverberg, Corey Perry, Ryan Kesler and Hampus Lindholm scored to help Anaheim get its third win in four games. Miller got his second win in two starts since returning from a knee injury that sidelined him for 24 games. His latest came

Bradley Zimmer confident in Indians’ outfield

[ad_1] GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Indians' outfield has drawn quite a bit of attention over the offseason, after losing Michael Brantley, Melky Cabrera and Lonnie Chisenhall. And even though Bradley Zimmer will not be ready for Opening Day, he's not worried about the team's strength in the grass."I could care less what anyone has to think about our performance, myself. That's for them to think," Zimmer said. "I know what
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Plenty at stake for Duke, North Carolina

[ad_1] Annually one of the most hyped games of the regular season, this season's Duke vs. North Carolina game at Cameron Indoor Stadium is no different -- and this time, it's a lot more expensive too.There has been a significant difference in the attention given to both teams this season. Duke has been on the national radar since the preseason, as the Blue Devils have Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett and

Huberdeau scores 2 as Panthers beat Sabres 4-2

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau had two goals and an assist to lead the Florida Panthers to a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Aleksander Barkov had a goal and two assists, Jayce Hawryluk also scored and Frank Vatrano had two assists for the Panthers. James Reimer made 32 saves in his third straight start. The Panthers won their third straight and are 9-4-0 in

Farhan Zaidi discusses Giants’ manager search

[ad_1] GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi knows he will eventually have to start compiling a list of potential candidates to succeed Bruce Bochy as manager, but the upcoming search isn't currently at the forefront of his mind."We're focused on this season," Zaidi said Tuesday at Cactus League Media Day. "I know how much Boch wants to go out with a strong year, and obviously that's

Steph Curry joins Barack Obama for My Brother’s Keeper event

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.Obama was in Oakland, California, to mark the fifth anniversary of My Brother's Keeper, an initiative he started after the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The death of the African-American teen sparked protests

Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Philadelphia Flyers 2

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning used a fast start to win their seventh straight, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Alex Killorn, Mikhail Sergachev and Yanni Gourde also scored, and Ryan McDonagh added an empty-netter for Tampa Bay (46-11-4, 96 points), which entered 15 points ahead of Calgary for the most in the league. The Lightning