Hockey

Blue Jackets stun Lightning with 3rd-period comeback

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seth Jones scored the go-ahead goal on the power play to cap Columbus’ three-goal third period, and the Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night. Jones made it 4-3 from the slot with 5:55 to play as the Blues Jackets erased a 3-0 deficit after the Lightning scored three
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Kellie Harper returns home to coach Tennessee

[ad_1] 9:53 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com 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.Kellie Harper takes over a Tennessee women's basketball program that has been surrounded of late by bittersweet nostalgia, clear-eyed pragmatism and frustrated pessimism. But there's also a lot of hopeful optimism in Lady Vols nation. Harper will have
Hockey

Binnington holds strong as Blues get 2-1 comeback win over Jets to take Game 1

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Tyler Bozak scored with 2:05 left in the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference opening-round playoff series. Pat Maroon sent a backhand pass from behind the net out to Bozak in the slot, and Bozak’s quick shot went by Winnipeg’s Connor Hellebuyck for the go-ahead goal. David
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Pistons secure final East berth; Hornets miss out

[ad_1] Playing without an injured Blake Griffin, the Detroit Pistons beat the New York Knicks 115-89 on Wednesday to secure a playoff berth.The Pistons (41-41) finished in eighth place in the Eastern Conference and will face the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs.Detroit needed to win on the final night of the season to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2016.If the Pistons
Swimming

Alabama’s Dennis Pursley Announces Retirement From Coaching

[ad_1] The post Alabama’s Dennis Pursley Announces Retirement From Coaching appeared first on Swimming World News. Hall of Famer Dennis Pursley, who has been Alabama’s head swimming and diving coach since 2012, announced his retirement from coaching Wednesday. Pursley will continue to serve in his position The post Alabama’s Dennis Pursley Announces Retirement From Coaching appeared first on Swimming World News. [ad_2] Source link
Basketball

Banana Boat crew cheers on Wade’s triple-double

[ad_1] 10:42 PM ETTim BontempsESPN NEW YORK -- Dwyane Wade's final NBA game also marked something else: a reunion of the Banana Boat Crew, so nicknamed for a photograph that surfaced of the group on vacation in 2015.Moments before Wednesday night's game at Barclays Center between Wade's Miami Heat and the Brooklyn Nets tipped off, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony exited the arena's underground elevator inside a private
Hockey

Columbus Blue Jackets 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 3

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seth Jones scored the go-ahead goal on the power play to cap Columbus’ three-goal third period, and the Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night. Jones made it 4-3 from the slot with 5:55 to play as the Blues Jackets erased a 3-0 deficit after the Lightning scored three
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Baylor’s Mulkey would welcome White House visit

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Coach Kim Mulkey would welcome an invitation to the White House, if President Donald Trump were to offer it to Baylor.The president tweeted out his congratulations to the Lady Bears on Monday after they beat Notre Dame in a thrilling championship game the night before."Congratulations to the Baylor Lady Bears on their amazing win last night against Notre Dame to become the 2019 NCAA Women's Basketball
Basketball

‘It will never be the same without him’

[ad_1] Dirk Nowitzki gazed at the floor as he limped through the tunnel and toward the American Airlines Center home locker room, his sore knee throbbing and thoughts swirling in his head that he might have just played his final playoff game after his Dallas Mavericks were on the wrong end of a gentleman's sweep against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016 first round."Dirk! Dirk!" a small voice called,
Hockey

Blue Jackets rally from 3-goal deficit to beat Lightning 4-3

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seth Jones scored the go-ahead goal on the power play to cap Columbus’ three-goal third period, and the Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night. Jones made it 4-3 from the slot with 5:55 to play as the Blues Jackets erased a 3-0 deficit after the Lightning scored three