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Benn scores twice, streaking Stars beat Canucks 6-1

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn scored twice, Ben Bishop made 32 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-1 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. The Stars have a nine-game point streak (8-0-1) and are 11-1-1 in their last 13 games. Benn has three goals in the last two games after scoring only once in his first 20 games. He also assisted on Justin Dowling’s third
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USMNT takes care of what’s expected but same questions persist

[ad_1] The U.S. men's national team did what was needed against Cuba in the group stage finale of the CONCACAF Nations League, prevailing 4-0 over the Lions of the Caribbean.Jordan Morris continued his renaissance with two goals, with Josh Sargent adding two of his own. The win secured the Americans' place in the semifinals of the competition, as they edged Canada in Group A on goal differential.Beyond that, there weren't
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Hellebuyck’s 38 saves lead Jets past Predators 2-1

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers scored, Connor Hellebuyck made 38 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night. The teams are heading in opposite directions in the tough Central Division. Winnipeg has won three in a row and five of six. The reeling Predators have lost five straight and seven of eight. Hellebuyck made 10 saves in the first period,
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Sluggish at times, Carmelo Anthony posts 10 points in Trail Blazers debut

[ad_1] 11:51 AM ETAndrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS -- It didn't take long for the Portland Trail Blazers to get Carmelo Anthony involved in the offense.And though he ended up with just 10 points in Tuesday's 115-104 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, it is abundantly clear that Portland's objective is clear: Get the ball to Melo ... early and often.In Portland's very first possession, Anthony, who received a warm welcome
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Duclair scores twice, leads Senators over Red Wings 4-3

[ad_1] DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Duclair had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Tuesday night. John Gabriel Pageau and Brady Tkachuk also scored for Ottawa. Anders Nilsson made 35 saves, including 15 in the third period when the Senators were outshot 16-3. Valtteri Filppula had a goal and an assist, and Robby Fabbri and Anthony Mantha scored for
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Hockey Canada dropping ‘midget,’ other terms from divisions to be more inclusive

[ad_1] TORONTO -- The term "midget" is being dropped from youth divisions in Canadian hockey because the governing body aims to be more inclusive.Hockey Canada says it wanted to be sure it wasn't "putting up barriers to keep people away from the sport." The term "midget" has long been used in a variety of sports although it is considered derogatory by many.The issue generated attention a year ago when the
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Florida Panthers 5, Philadelphia Flyers 2

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov and Brett Connolly each had a goal and an assist to lift the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Jonathan Huberdeau, Colton Sceviour and Mike Hoffman also scored and Evgenii Dadonov had two assists. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 35 shots. The Panthers are 6-2-1 in their past nine games. Morgan Frost scored a goal in his first NHL game and
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The MLB genie — One wish for fans of all 30 teams … with a catch

[ad_1] 9:00 AM ETSam MillerESPN.com CloseESPN baseball columnist/feature writerFormer editor-in-chief of Baseball ProspectusCo-author of "The Only Rule Is It Has To Work"After much thought, the Giants fan finally asked the all-powerful baseball genie for his wish: That Tim Lincecum could still, in the year 2019, throw 97 mph for 200 innings a season, like Max Scherzer does."OK," the genie said. "What'll you give me for it?"The fan was confused. The
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The Knicks, load management and the RJ Barrett controversy

[ad_1] This edition of the NBA mailbag features questions on RJ Barrett's minutes load, a hypothetical West-East move and pick-sixes in the NBA.You can tweet your questions using the hashtag #peltonmailbag or email them to [email protected] we have evidence on the impact that big minutes have on young players? People seem hysterical about the minutes RJ has played, as if he's a high-school pitcher who was left on the mount
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Fantasy intel for all 32 NFL teams ahead of Week 12

[ad_1] Nov 18, 2019Mike ClayESPN Writer CloseFantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankingsThe Fantasy 32 analyzes the NFL from a fantasy perspective, with at least one mention of each of the league's 32 teams. Though efficiency will be discussed plenty, the column will lean heavily on usage data,