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Crawford, Blackhawks blank Stars, end Dallas’ win streak.

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford made 32 saves for Chicago’s first shutout this season and the Blackhawks beat Dallas 3-0 on Tuesday night, ending the Stars seven-game winning streak. Brandon Saad, Patrick Kane and Connor Murphy scored for Chicago, which rebounded from a 2-1 shootout loss at Dallas on Saturday and snapped a three-game slide. The 34-year-old Crawford was sharp in stopping several prime Dallas chances in his 26th
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Pastrnak earns 2nd hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 8-1

[ad_1] MONTREAL (AP) — David Pastrnak recorded his second hat trick of the season and the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins routed the Montreal Canadiens 8-1 Tuesday night. Jake Debrusk, Brad Marchand, Anders Bjork, Charlie Coyle and Danon Heinen also scored for the Bruins (16-3-5), who have won four straight. Marchand, Coyle, David Krejci and Torey Krug had two assists apiece, while Sean Kuraly had three. Captain Shea Weber scored the
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Kahkonen has 32 saves, Suter scores, Wild win

[ad_1] NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kaapo Kahkonen made 32 saves in his NHL debut, defenseman Ryan Suter scored the winner early in the third period and the suddenly hot Minnesota Wild beat the Devils 3-2 on Tuesday night in a game the NHL said New Jersey got credit for a goal that should not have counted. Zach Parise and Jordan Greenway also scored as the Wild extended their point-scoring streak
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How far would Roberto Rojas and Chile go to beat Brazil?

[ad_1] Ask any Brazilian about "El Maracanazo," and a shudder will run down their spine as they think about Uruguay's massive upset of Brazil at the legendary Maracana stadium in the 1950 World Cup. But ask any Chilean about "El Maracanazo," and they'll think about another incident, just as epic in scale, some 40 years later. That incident is the subject of the latest episode of 30 for 30 Podcasts,
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Pastrnak records 2nd hat trick, Bruins rout Canadiens 8-1

[ad_1] MONTREAL (AP) — David Pastrnak recorded his second hat trick of the season and the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins routed the Montreal Canadiens 8-1 Tuesday night. Jake Debrusk, Brad Marchand, Anders Bjork, Charlie Coyle and Danon Heinen also scored for the Bruins (16-3-5), who have won four straight. Marchand, Coyle, David Krejci and Torey Krug had two assists apiece, while Sean Kuraly had three. Article continues below ... Captain
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Steve Kerr lauds effort of ‘Elite Eight’ amid Warriors’ injury woes

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he has never seen anything quite like the injury situation his team is dealing with, while noting that he has been calling the healthy remaining players on the roster the "Elite Eight" as they continue to play under adverse circumstances."We could have used Draymond Green and D'Angelo Russell for sure," Kerr said with a bit of a chuckle after
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Ravens’ Lamar Jackson passes Michael Vick as Madden’s fastest QB

[ad_1] Lamar Jackson isn't just setting records on real football fields.He's setting them on virtual ones, too.The Ravens dual-threat star and MVP front-runner will achieve a 96 speed rating when Madden updates its player ratings later this week. That's the fastest ever for a quarterback.1 RelatedMichael Vick, who held the previous record of 95, announced the "changing of the guard" on Twitter on Tuesday, and the "Madden NFL 20" Twitter
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Ohio State leaps LSU for top spot in CFP rankings; Clemson is No. 3, Georgia is No. 4 and Alabama is No. 5

[ad_1] Ohio State leaped LSU as the No. 1 team in this week's edition of the College Football Playoff rankings after defeating Penn State on Saturday. The Buckeyes return to the top spot, where they debuted in the season's first edition of the CFP rankings before dropping to No. 2 the last two weeks.1. Ohio State (11-0)2. LSU (11-0)3. Clemson (11-0)4. Georgia (10-1)5. Alabama (10-1)6. Utah (10-1)7. Oklahoma (10-1)8. Minnesota
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College Football Playoff rankings — What the games would look like today

[ad_1] Ohio State just got a promotion.The Buckeyes have officially unseated LSU as the No. 1 team in the country this week, which means if the No. 2 Tigers can't reclaim that spot over the next two games, they probably will be facing No. 3 Clemson in a College Football Playoff semifinal.Tigers vs. Tigers, anyone?The move came after Ohio State beat now-No. 10 Penn State 28-17 at home on Saturday,