Hockey

Kucherov has 4-point game, Lightning rout Rangers 9-3

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay’s nine goals tied a team record. Five scores came on the power play, which also matched the franchise mark. Kucherov had a goal and a pair of assists as Tampa
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The long-awaited reaction to Carmelo Anthony’s return to the NBA

[ad_1] On Thursday night, the Portland Trail Blazers agreed to a deal with Carmelo Anthony, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Anthony last played for the Houston Rockets on Nov. 8, 2018 before parting ways.The No. 3 pick of the 2003 NBA draft and Most Outstanding Player of the 2003 Final Four, Anthony has worn both 15 (Syracuse, Denver Nuggets) and 7 (New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets) during
Hockey

Greenway scores in 3rd to lift Wild over Coyotes 3-2

[ad_1] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jordan Greenway deflected in a goal with 7:49 remaining, and the Minnesota Wild returned home with a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Zach Parise had a goal and an assist and Kevin Fiala scored for the fourth time in six games for Minnesota, which had just finished a four-game West Coast Swing. The Wild were tied for an NHL-low 13
Football

Browns’ Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry troll Mike Tomlin with yawns

[ad_1] CLEVELAND -- Browns receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry let Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin know they didn't sleep on his offseason gesture about Beckham.Both receivers pretended to yawn in the end zone after big plays in Thursday night's game, an apparent nod to Tomlin's on-camera ESPN interview, during which he made the same yawning gesture when asked about playing the newly acquired Beckham twice a year.1 Related"You
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Sources — Blazers signing Carmelo Anthony to non-guaranteed deal

[ad_1] Carmelo Anthony, who has been out of the NBA for over a year, will sign a non-guaranteed deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, league sources told ESPN.The Blazers have tried at different times in the past to add Anthony and made an attempt to acquire him when he was with the Knicks.Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey and Anthony's agent, Leon Rose of CAA Sports, had stayed in
Hockey

Winnipeg Jets 4, Florida Panthers 3

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored late in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Thursday night. Adam Lowry, Nikolaj Ehlers and Josh Morrissey also scored for the Jets. Patrik Laine had three assists, including his 200th career point. Laurent Brossoit stopped 33 shots. The Jets are 5-1-1 in their past six games following a 2-5-0 stretch. Vincent Trocheck scored twice
Football

Steelers’ JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner ruled out with injuries

[ad_1] CLEVELAND -- Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster exited Thursday night's game against the Cleveland Browns in the second quarter after absorbing two helmet-to-helmet hits. Smith-Schuster was ruled out for the rest of the game with a concussion late in the second quarter.Running back James Conner, who re-injured his shoulder in the second quarter, has also been ruled out, along with cornerback Artie Burns (knee) and linebacker Ola Adeniyi
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Is Berhalter right for the U.S. men’s national team? 10 burning questions for the USMNT in 2019

[ad_1] On a conference call with the media on Tuesday, U.S. Soccer Federation sporting director Earnie Stewart had a Chip Diller moment. Despite some poor results by the U.S. men's national team, including a humbling loss to Canada, Stewart said Gregg Berhalter's job as manager is safe no matter what the results of the next two games are, and that the U.S. was making progress.It's Stewart's duty to back the
Football

Report — Redskins safety Montae Nicholson cooperative in overdose case

[ad_1] ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson is cooperating with local police in their investigation into the overdose death of a 21-year-old woman, TMZ Sports reported Thursday.The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office confirmed to ESPN that the woman was brought to the Inova Emergency Room in Ashburn by two men, who then left the premises, at around 1:30 a.m. ET Thursday. Nicholson was identified by TMZ Sports as one
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Source — Trail Blazers signing Carmelo Anthony to non-guaranteed contract

[ad_1] Carmelo Anthony is signing a non-guaranteed deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, a source told ESPN.The Blazers have tried at different times in the past to add Anthony and made an attempt to acquire him when he was with the Knicks.Portland is lagging at the bottom of the West standings with a 4-8 record, having lost its last two games.Anthony, 35, will join the Blazers on their upcoming six-game