Tampa Bay Lightning, Montreal Canadiens

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Killorn scored twice, Victor Hedman had four assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied past the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 Saturday night. Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist to reach 800 career points, and Mitchell Stephens scored for the first time in his career as Tampa Bay leapfrogged Montreal for fourth place in the Atlantic Division. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 39 saves. Jesperi Kotkaniemi,
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Kentucky picks right time to show off its potential

[ad_1] LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Narratives are a funny thing when it comes to Kentucky basketball.In reality, the Wildcats' 78-70 overtime win versus Louisville on Saturday wasn't going to make or break their season. It was the final game of 2019, the next-to-last nonconference game of the season and the final game before SEC play. But since they were coming off a two-game losing streak and playing at home against their

Foegele, Hurricanes stay hot against Capitals in 6-4 win

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Warren Foegele seems to play his best against the Washington Capitals. Foegele had a career-high four points with two goals and two assists to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-4 win over the Capitals on Saturday night. He also played on the line responsible for checking Washington star Alex Ovechkin as the Hurricanes beat the Capitals for the fourth straight time dating back to
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Joe Burrow, LSU Tigers dominate Oklahoma to earn national championship trip

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- THE PARTY started weeks ago. In Louisiana, this was all a foregone conclusion. A national championship game is to be played, in New Orleans of all places, and so of course LSU would be there. This was destiny.The Tigers players knew it, too. They spent the past two weeks watching film of an undersized, undermanned, overmatched Oklahoma, and they knew how this would end."It's conversations we had

Florida Panthers 5, Detroit Red Wings 4

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Hoffman had a goal and two assists and the Florida Panthers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night. Evgenii Dadonov, Brett Connolly, Dominic Toninato and Anton Stralman also scored to help the Panthers win for the fourth time in five games. Chris Driedger made 35 saves in his fourth NHL start to improve to 3-1-0. Dylan Larkin

Stars edge Avs in shootout 3-2 behind Bishop’s big night

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout, Ben Bishop stopped 41 shots and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Saturday night. Pavelski opened the shootout by scoring on Philipp Grubauer, and Bishop followed with two saves. Radulov bested Grubauer with a low shot to end it. Grubauer stopped 38 shots, including six in overtime. The Avalanche killed a power play in the

Source — Bruce Allen no longer running Redskins’ football operations

[ad_1] DALLAS -- Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen will no longer have responsibilities with the team's football operations, and his future with the organization remains somewhat unsettled, a source close to Allen confirmed to ESPN.NBC Sports Washington first reported the news, citing multiple sources.Allen has been the primary voice in Washington's football matters since the firing of Mike Shanahan in 2013. The Redskins did hire Scot McCloughan as general manager
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Man United’s positive end to 2019 ensures a hopeful start to a 2020 that will define them

[ad_1] 6:11 PM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent BURNLEY, England -- Manchester United ended 2019 with a 2-0 Premier League win over Burnley and in doing so ensured Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will begin the most important 12 months of his managerial career on a high.Victory at Turf Moor means United will start the new year within touching distance of the top four, but it is how 2020 unfolds that will tell you everything
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Joe Burrow’s record 8 total TDs lead LSU in CFP semifinal win over Oklahoma

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- Forget about a Heisman jinx.LSU quarterback Joe Burrow picked up where he left off against Oklahoma in Saturday's College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.Burrow, who won the Heisman Trophy earlier this month in the most lopsided vote in history, threw seven more touchdowns -- all of them in the first half -- and ran for another score in the No. 1
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Justin, Jrue and Aaron Holiday appear in same game, make NBA history

[ad_1] 8:06 PM ETAndrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS -- It was Happy Holidays indeed for the Holiday family on Saturday night.According to research by the Elias Sports Bureau, Justin, Jrue and Aaron Holiday became the first trio of brothers to play in an NBA game when Justin checked in at the 5:13 mark in the first quarter of Saturday's contest between Jrue's New Orleans Pelicans and Aaron and Justin's Indiana Pacers.Jrue