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Judge orders ‘Miracle on Ice’ player Mark Pavelich to undergo treatment

[ad_1] GRAND MARAIS, Minn. -- A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous.Mark Pavelich, 61, of Lutsen, was charged with felony assault in August for allegedly beating a friend with a metal pole, breaking several bones.Charging documents say Pavelich accused the friend
Golf

No. 1-ranked Japanese amateur takes Australian Open lead

[ad_1] SYDNEY (AP) — World No. 1-ranked amateur Takumi Kanaya birdied his final two holes Thursday for a 6-under 65 and a two-stroke clubhouse lead at the Australian Open. Playing the back nine at The Australian Golf Course to open his round, the Japanese player had five birdies. He bogeyed the par-4 third hole before making birdie on the eighth and ninth holes. One of Kanaya’s first rounds at The
Hockey

Nichushkin lifts Avalanche past Maple Leafs 3-1

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin scored a short-handed goal in the third period, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist, Joonas Donskoi also scored and Philipp Grubauer stopped 38 shots for the Avalanche. Zach Hyman scored for Toronto and Frederik Andersen, starting on consecutive nights for the first time since January 2017,
Football

Rams coach Sean McVay ‘not being an idiot,’ using running back Todd Gurley more

[ad_1] 9:18 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Todd Gurley's role in the Los Angeles Rams' offense has recently increased.The reason, according to Rams coach Sean McVay, is quite simple."Me not being an idiot," McVay said Wednesday.The Rams have sputtered through a 7-5 season as McVay has
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Rockets likely to file protest over missed call on James Harden’s dunk

[ad_1] The Houston Rockets will likely file an official protest regarding James Harden's dunk that wasn't counted in Tuesday's 135-133 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, sources told ESPN.Houston had been optimistic in the wake of the loss that the NBA office would take action without a protest being necessary. However, sources said the Rockets are leaning toward filing a protest to ensure that the NBA office will have to
Football

Raiders running back Josh Jacobs playing through shoulder fracture

[ad_1] ALAMEDA, Calif. -- While Oakland Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs, whose 1,061 rushing yards rank fourth in the NFL, revealed on social media he has been playing with a fractured right shoulder since Week 7 -- "I just play on it," Jacobs wrote on Snapchat -- quarterback Derek Carr commended the first-round draft pick's wherewithal."Josh is special," Carr said Wednesday. "If Josh wasn't able to play, I would
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Ohio State’s perfect regular season a blend of coaching, talent, focus

[ad_1] After Ohio State beat Michigan in the final game of the regular season, head coach Ryan Day acknowledged the pressure he felt coaching in the rivalry game: that he was following in the footsteps of Urban Meyer, that he would be judged on the outcome and that the magnitude of winning that final game and completing an undefeated season would have even bigger ramifications.In his first season as head
Golf

World No 1 amateur takes early lead at Australian Open

[ad_1] SYDNEY (AP) — World No. 1-ranked amateur Takumi Kanaya birdied his final two holes Thursday for a 6-under 65 a two-stroke clubhouse lead at the Australian Open. Playing the back nine at The Australian Golf Course to open his round, the Japanese player had five birdies. He bogeyed the par-4 third hole before making birdie on the eighth and ninth holes. Former champion Matt Jones was among those tied
Hockey

Philadelphia hosts Arizona following overtime win

[ad_1] Arizona Coyotes (15-9-4, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (15-7-5, third in the Metropolitan Division) Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes visit Philadelphia after the Flyers defeated Montreal 4-3 in overtime. Article continues below ... The Flyers are 8-1-4 at home. Philadelphia has converted on 19.8% of power-play opportunities, scoring 19 power-play goals. The Coyotes are 8-3-3 on the road. Arizona has given
Football

49ers suspend radio analyst Tim Ryan for Lamar Jackson comments

[ad_1] BRADENTON, Fla. -- The San Francisco 49ers suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan on Wednesday after he said on a Bay Area radio station that Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's dark skin helps him disguise a dark football when running fake handoffs in Baltimore's zone-read heavy offense.Ryan will not broadcast Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints while serving the suspension. The Niners released a statement on the matter Wednesday evening