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Blais records goal, assist as Blues beat Stars 3-2

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sammy Blais had a goal and an assist, and his score midway through the third period was the winner as the St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. Jordan Binnington stopped 28 shots as the defending Stanley Cup champions won their first game of the season. The Blues opened the season with a 2-1 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals on
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After two beatdowns in the Bronx, are the 101-win Twins already toast?

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- The Minnesota Twins entered their 2019 ALDS endlessly pelted by questions about whether this team could end their MLB record 13-game playoff losing streak the franchise carried into October. All the right things were said. This is a new team, a new group of guys that did not remotely resemble the Torii Hunter, Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau-led Twins of the 2000's. Manager Rocco Baldelli assured
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10,000 turn out for Zion’s first open scrimmage

[ad_1] 10:12 PM ETAndrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS -- For many New Orleans Pelicans fans, Saturday night was their first chance to lay their eyes on No. 1 pick Zion Williamson.And the fans showed out in a way they never have before. Pelicans' officials estimated over 10,000 fans in attendance for Saturday's open scrimmage, with some waiting in line for over an hour outside of the Smoothie King Center in temperatures
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Florida Panthers 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 3

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Hoffman recorded his second career hat trick to lift the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Noel Acciari also scored a goal and Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves for his first win as a member of the Panthers, who broke a seven-game losing streak to the Lightning. Joel Quenneville, named head coach on April 8th, won
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Yankees shell Twins rookie and ex-Uber driver Randy Dobnak

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Just too much traffic for Minnesota Twins rookie Randy Dobnak.The feel-good story of the Uber driver-turned-big league pitcher came to a screeching halt Saturday when the New York Yankees tagged him from the get-go in an 8-2 rout, putting Minnesota in a serious jam down 0-2 in the American League Division Series.A week removed from his in-season wedding in Maryland, and with his new bride, Aerial,
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Minnesota Twins’ torture — Breaking down their record 15-game postseason losing streak

[ad_1] 9:00 PM ETSteve RichardsESPN What's worse for a sports fan than a postseason losing streak of 15 games -- and 15 years? You get all pumped up to watch your team in the playoffs, only to see the rug pulled out from under you time and time again.That's what Twins fans have been going through, as their 15-game postseason losing streak is the longest in MLB history. The Yankees
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Florida QB Kyle Trask plays through ‘light’ MCL sprain

[ad_1] GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback Kyle Trask played the entire second half of Saturday's 24-13 victory over Auburn with what coach Dan Mullen described as a "light" MCL sprain.Trask took a hit to his left knee in the second quarter on a passing attempt. After he released the ball, Auburn defensive end Marlon Davidson was blocked directly into Trask's knee, which buckled under the pressure. Trask stayed down for