Svechnikov, Mrazek propel Hurricanes to 3-0 win over Avs

[ad_1] DENVER (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov had two goals and an assist, Petr Mrazek stopped 38 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a rare win at Pepsi Center by beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Monday night. Defenseman Dougie Hamilton also scored as the Hurricanes won in Denver for just the second time in 13 games since Colorado moved into its longtime home for the 1999-2000 season. Mrazek’s fourth shutout

RT James to sign $53M deal with Denver

[ad_1] Former Miami Dolphins right tackle Ja'Wuan James intends to sign a four-year, $52 million deal that includes $33 million guaranteed with the Denver Broncos, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.The deal will keep James as the highest paid right tackle in the NFL.James, 26, was arguably the top right tackle on the free-agent market after starting 62 games for the Miami Dolphins over the past five years.Teddy, Earl and
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Westbrook threatens courtside fan, fan’s wife

[ad_1] Russell Westbrook confronted a fan and his wife Monday night during the Oklahoma City Thunder's win at Utah, telling the man he would "f---" him up and would do the same to his wife.The exchange was caught on video and posted to Twitter by a reporter for Utah's Deseret Sun. It was unclear what prompted the exchange.Westbrook did not draw any discipline from the game officials for the interaction

Ibaka, Chriss ejected after trading punches

[ad_1] Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Marquese Chriss were ejected from Monday night's game after getting into a physical altercation.Ibaka went to the floor after the two were battling for position under Cleveland's basket as the Raptors attempted a full-court pass that sailed out of bounds.Ibaka shoved Chriss from behind and grabbed near his neck before throwing a punch. Chriss responded with a punch before players

Goalie Jones continues hot streak as Sharks blank Wild

[ad_1] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Martin Jones made 24 saves to continue his hot streak and lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night. Barclay Goodrow, Tomas Hertl and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks, who won their fifth straight. Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves for the Wild. For Jones, it was his third shutout and 34th win of the season.

S Joyner to sign 4-year deal with Raiders

[ad_1] Former Los Angeles Rams franchise safety Lamarcus Joyner plans to sign a four-year deal with the Oakland Raiders, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.After the Los Angeles Rams and Joyner were unable to come to a long-term agreement, he played last season on the franchise tag and earned $11.28 million. He intercepted one pass and ranked third on the team with 78 tackles.The Raiders' deal with Joyner comes just

Tampa Bay Lightning 6, Toronto Maple Leafs 2

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Tyler Johnson and Cedric Paquette each scored two goals, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2 on Monday night. Anthony Cirelli and Ondrej Palat also scored for Tampa Bay (53-13-4), and Ryan McDonagh, Yanni Gourde and Jan Rutta had two assists apiece. Nikita Kucherov helped set up the game’s first goal for his NHL-best 111th point of the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy

McCown to take more time before deciding on ’19

[ad_1] New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown will take more time before deciding if he wants to play in 2019, he said in a statement released by his agent on Monday night.McCown, 39, has been comtemplating retirement and will become a free agent this week."While I still have a strong desire to continue playing, my family dynamics at this point are such that I would like to take more time