Hockey

Oshie OT goal wiped out, Caps lose to Coyotes in shootout

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as T.J. Oshie skated to the bench and figured his overtime goal would be waved off, opposing goaltender Antti Raanta waited for official word. He’d been burned too many times before. A couple of Raanta’s Arizona Coyotes teammates left the bench and turned toward their locker room before others screamed the play might’ve been offside. They returned, as the Capitals remained on the ice and
Hockey

Harden scores 39 points as Rockets beat Pelicans 122-116

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS (AP) — James Harden scored 39 points, including 13 straight during a stretch of the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 122-116 Monday night. Russell Westbrook had 26 points and Clint Capela added 11 points and 20 rebounds to help the Rockets to their fourth straight win. JJ Redick had 24 points, Josh Hart scored 19, and Jrue Holiday added 18
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The Iraq War veteran turned college football walk-on at Colorado State

[ad_1] FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Joshua Griffin is running a few minutes behind schedule, which is unusual for him, but understandable. An early-morning weightlifting session is a must to stay in shape during the football season, as is the extra time required in an ice bath afterward. His muscles and joints just don't bounce back like they used to, so he's vigilant when it comes to staving off inflammation. Some
Hockey

Coyotes win in shootout, snap Capitals’ win streak at 6

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Conor Garland scored the shootout winner minutes after an apparent Capitals overtime goal was waved off by video review, and the Arizona Coyotes responded from blowing a big lead to beat Washington 4-3 Monday night. The NHL-leading Capitals’ winning streak was snapped at six. The Coyotes ended their own three-game skid. Arizona blew a 3-0 lead for a second consecutive game but came away victorious this
Football

Source — Falcons TE Austin Hooper out with MCL sprain

[ad_1] Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper won't play Sunday at Carolina while nursing an MCL sprain in his left knee, a source told ESPN on Monday.Hooper suffered the injury in the Falcons' 26-9 win over the New Orleans Saints. An MRI revealed the sprain, but Hooper will get a second opinion to see how long the injury will sideline him.Hooper leads the Falcons with 56 receptions, three more receptions
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ATP Next Gen Finals proving to be a fast track to stardom

[ad_1] Less than 24 hours before Novak Djokovic strolled onto the floor of London's 02 Arena on Sunday morning to resume his quest to regain the top ranking at the ATP Finals, an Italian youngster established himself as a player who might soon follow in the Serbian star's outsized footprints.Jannik Sinner, a lean 6-foot-2 18-year-old from a ski town deep in the Italian Dolomites, flew over every mogul in his
Football

Injuries piling up for Rams as center Brian Allen ruled out for year

[ad_1] THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- A season after avoiding significant injuries during their Super Bowl run, the Los Angeles Rams have not been so lucky.On Monday, a day after losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers and dropping to 5-4 on the season, Rams coach Sean McVay announced updates on several injuries that will impact their final seven games and hopes of a third consecutive playoff run.Center Brian Allen will be sidelined
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The NHL’s best and worst this week

[ad_1] After the St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup last season, Robby Fabbri was a restricted free agent. Fabbri signed a one-year, prove-it deal with the Blues, but his agent told general manager Doug Armstrong: if Fabbri wasn't going to be a regular in the lineup, the 23-year-old wanted a fresh start with a new team. Armstrong agreed, but asked Fabbri and his agent to be patient.Fabbri, St. Louis'
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Five things we learned in college basketball’s first week

[ad_1] College basketball produced a series of surprises and unexpected chaos in its first week. The No. 1 team lost its season opener. Florida State lost to Pitt, which lost to Nicholls State, but then Leonard Hamilton's squad rallied and beat Florida, a popular Final Four pick entering the season, on Sunday. Merrimack beat Northwestern one week into its four-year transition from Division II to Division I. Syracuse scored fewer