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Jets’ Le’Veon Bell returns from flu with season-high 87 yards

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- Five nights after famously rolling a 251, New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell bowled through the Baltimore Ravens for a season-high 87 yards.Coming off an eventful week that included a bout with the flu and a headline-making bowling party, Bell showed flashes of his old form Thursday night, but it wasn't enough to sustain the Jets, 42-21 losers at M&T Bank Stadium.Bell lost close to 10
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Heat suspend guard Dion Waiters for third time this season

[ad_1] The Miami Heat have suspended guard Dion Waiters for a third time this season, they announced Thursday, this time for "failure to adhere to team policies, violation of team rules and continued insubordination."Waiters will have to sit until after a Dec. 23 game against the Utah Jazz. He had already been ruled out for Friday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers because of illness and will now miss five
Hockey

Staal, Kunin help Wild recover to beat Oilers 6-5

[ad_1] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal scored the go-ahead goal with 4:47 remaining in the third period, Ryan Donato scored for the third straight game and the Minnesota Wild beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Thursday night. Jordan Greenway, Jason Zucker, Marcus Foligno and Luke Kunin added goals for Minnesota, which has points in 13 of its past 14 games. Rookie goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen stayed unbeaten in four
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Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern hospitalized after brain hemorrhage

[ad_1] Former NBA commissioner David Stern was admitted to a New York City hospital Thursday afternoon after suffering a brain hemorrhage, the league announced."NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier today for which he underwent emergency surgery," the NBA said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with David and his family."New York's fire department responded to a 911 call at a Midtown restaurant at
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Internationals take 6-1 lead over US at Presidents Cup

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott and Marc Leishman helped give the Internationals an even bigger lead at the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne on Friday. In alternate shot foursomes, Scott and Louis Oosthuizen beat Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar 3 and 2 while Leishman and Abraham Ancer defeated Webb Simpson and Patrick Reed, also 3 and 2. The Internationals, who beat the Americans for the only time in
Hockey

New York Islanders 3, Florida Panthers 1

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Devon Toews and Mathew Barzal had power-plays goals in a 3:51 span early in the second period and Thomas Griess made 32 saves to help the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Thursday night. The Islanders swept the three-game, regular-season series with the Panthers for the first time since 2013. Anders Lee added an empty-net goal for New York, Mike Hoffman scored
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LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Maxwell and Davey O’Brien awards

[ad_1] Heisman Trophy favorite Joe Burrow will arrive in New York for Saturday's ceremony with a few new lines on his resume.The LSU quarterback was honored Thursday at the 2019 Home Depot College Football Awards with the Maxwell and Davey O'Brien awards, given to the best overall player and best quarterback in college football, respectively.In both cases, he beat out a pair of fellow Heisman finalists to win. Oklahoma quarterback
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Islanders overpower Panthers to sweep season series

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Devon Toews and Mathew Barzal had power-plays goals in a 3:51 span early in the second period and Thomas Griess made 32 saves to help the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Thursday night. The Islanders swept the three-game, regular-season series with the Panthers for the first time since 2013. Anders Lee added an empty-net goal for New York, Article continues below
Football

Rams’ Todd Gurley stiff-arms QB Jared Goff’s compliment

[ad_1] 9:29 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. -- Last week, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley let his head coach shoulder the blame. This week, it's his quarterback who intended to deliver a compliment, but perhaps didn't find the right words."Sounds like I suck and then