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Radek Faksa scores twice, Stars beat Avalanche 4-1

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Radek Faksa scored two goals off rebounds and the Dallas Stars won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Tuesday night. Jason Dickinson scored in the first period and Corey Perry added a goal in the third for Dallas, which never trailed. Ben Bishop made 36 saves. J.T. Compher scored for the Avalanche, 0-4-1 in their last five games. Article
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Texas’ Andrew Jones scores career-best 20 points in return from treatment for leukemia

[ad_1] AUSTIN, Texas -- Andrew Jones didn't just return to basketball competition Tuesday after a long absence. He took a star turn.Jones, absent for nearly two years while receiving treatment for leukemia, rejoined the Texas rotation and scored a career-best 20 points in 29 minutes as the Longhorns defeated Northern Colorado 69-45 in the opener for both teams."I didn't know what to expect,'' Jones, a redshirt sophomore guard, said. "It
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Gusev, Boqvist help Devils top Jets in shootout

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nikita Gusev and Jesper Boqvist scored in the shootout to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Nico Hischier scored in regulation for the Devils, who are 4-1-2 in their past seven games. Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 32 shots for New Jersey, which was playing the second game of a five-game trip. Article continues below ... Andrew
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What does J.D. Martinez’s opt-in mean for Red Sox and Mookie Betts?

[ad_1] The first domino in a long and complicated offseason fell for the Red Sox on Monday, as slugger J.D. Martinez decided not to test free agency, meaning Boston's biggest run producer in recent years will be back for at least one more season -- presuming he isn't traded first.Questions about the designated hitter's future loomed for months dating back to the summer, and they heated up when Boston began
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Matthews, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Kings 3-1

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews and William Nylander scored 30 seconds apart in the third period and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Tuesday night. Alexander Kerfoot also scored for Toronto (8-5-3), which got 24 saves from Frederik Andersen. Matthews and Nylander each added an assist. Captain John Tavares was back in the lineup Toronto after missing seven games with a broken finger. Article
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Ohio State leads CFP top four of LSU, Alabama and Penn State

[ad_1] The first College Football Playoff ranking of the season has Ohio State debuting at No. 1 and defending national champion Clemson on the outside looking in at No. 5. It's Ohio State's first No. 1 ranking ever in the CFP Era (since 2014).1. Ohio State (8-0)2. LSU (8-0)3. Alabama (8-0)4. Penn State (8-0)5. Clemson (8-0)6. Georgia (7-1)7. Oregon (8-1)8. Utah (8-1)9. Oklahoma (7-1)10. Florida (7-2)11. Auburn (7-2)12. Baylor (8-0)13.
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Smith’s 2 tallies push Golden Knights past Columbus 2-1

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Reilly Smith scored twice, Marc-Andre Fleury had 29 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights halted a two-game skid with a 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Former Jacket William Karlsson assisted on both of Smith’s goals as the Golden Knights got back in the win column after dropping three of their last four. They lost the last two in overtime after
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College Football Playoff rankings — What the games would look like today

[ad_1] The 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee reminded everyone in its first ranking that last year is irrelevant.Defending national champs?Say hello to the bubble, as No. 5 Clemson is behind two Big Ten teams and two SEC teams.No. 1 Ohio State earned the top spot, followed by No. 2 LSU, No. 3 Alabama and No. 4 Penn State. It's clear the eye test matters to this
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Sharks’ Evander Kane sued by Vegas casino over $500K in gambling credits

[ad_1] A Las Vegas casino is suing Evander Kane, claiming the San Jose Sharks forward failed to pay back $500,000 in gambling markers given to him in April.According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas filed the lawsuit against Kane on Monday, saying he took out eight separate credits that totaled $500,000 in mid-April.Markers are special credits that allow gamblers, if qualified, to more easily receive access