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LSU’s Joe Burrow breaks NCAA single-season records for TD passes, TDs responsible for

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS -- LSU quarterback Joe Burrow broke the NCAA FBS single-season records for touchdown passes and touchdowns responsible for against Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night.Burrow initially tied the records of 58 touchdown passes and 63 touchdowns responsible for, set by Hawai'i's Colt Brennan in 2006, with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Thaddeus Moss with 10 seconds left in the second quarter. He
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Ovechkin moves up NHL goal chart, Caps top Hurricanes 2-0

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two first-period goals, moving into 11th place on the NHL’s career list, and Ilya Samsonov stopped 23 shots for his first career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Monday night. The victory broke the Capitals’ two-game skid and the Hurricanes’ three-game winning streak. Carolina posted shutouts in its previous two games. Samsonov improved to 13-2-1. He’s won eight
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander youngest ever with 20-rebound triple-double

[ad_1] Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 20 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.His first career triple-double is a historic one. At 21 years and 185 days old, he's the youngest player in NBA history with a 20-rebound triple-double, passing Shaquille O'Neal (21 years, 259 days).The 6-foot-5 Kentucky product joins ex-Thunder star Russell
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Blues beat Ducks 4-1, extend home winning streak to 9 games

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen scored the first goal and Brayden Schenn added two assists, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory Monday night over the Anaheim Ducks. The Blues won their ninth straight home game, tying the franchise record for one season set in 1991. The run marks the longest home winning streak in the NHL this season. St. Louis has outscored its opponents 36-15
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LSU’s Joe Burrow ties NCAA single-season records for TD passes, TDs responsible for

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS, La. -- LSU quarterback Joe Burrow tied the NCAA FBS single-season records for touchdown passes and touchdowns responsible for against Clemson in the national championship game on Monday night.Burrow tied the records of 58 touchdown passes and 63 touchdowns responsible for, set by Hawaii's Colt Brennan in 2006. Burrow tied the records with his 6-yard touchdown pass to Thaddeus Moss with 10 seconds left in the second
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Marchand overskates puck in shootout, Bruins fall to Flyers

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruins star Brad Marchand overskated the puck at center ice on a shootout attempt, clinching the Philadelphia Flyers’ 6-5 victory over Boston on Monday night. Travis Konecny scored in the fifth round of the shootout for Philadelphia, and Marchand lined up for his turn needing to score to keep the game going. The two-time All-Star charged toward the resting puck but barely nipped it as he
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Barcelona sack manager Ernesto Valverde, hire Quique Setien as replacement

[ad_1] 5:39 PM ETSam MarsdenMoises LlorensErnesto Valverde's tenure as Barcelona coach is over after he was sacked by the club Monday and replaced by former Real Betis manager Quique Setien in the Camp Nou dugout, the team announced.1 RelatedSetien was handed a contract that runs through the 2022 season. Barca were keen to offer him the role until the end of the season with the option to extend for an
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Ovechkin, Samsonov lead Capitals over Hurricanes 2-0

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two first-period goals and Ilya Samsonov stopped 23 shots for his first career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Monday night. The win broke the Capitals’ two-game skid and the Hurricanes’ three-game winning streak. Carolina posted shutouts in its previous two games. Samsonov improved to 13-2-1. He’s won eight straight games and hasn’t lost since Nov. 15. Article
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Fritz Pollard Alliance strongly urges NFL to boost ‘abysmal’ minority hiring record

[ad_1] The Fritz Pollard Alliance issued a scathing reaction Monday to the NFL's most recent coaching hires, saying the league's "abysmal record of hiring people of color in high ranking levels of NFL management" is the result of a "flawed system" that must be changed.The Alliance, an independent organization that works with the NFL to champion diversity, called on the league to "develop specific diversity action plans to improve diversity
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The way Barca dismissed Valverde is indefensible and Setien’s Cruyffian ideals are no guarantee of success

[ad_1] When he left Barcelona's training ground for the last time as the club's manager before his dismissal on Monday, Ernesto Valverde noticeably wore a big, happy smile, and he raised a hand to wave somewhat ironically at the gathered media scrum. Why the smile? Well, perhaps because Valverde is a tough, pragmatic man.Firstly, there couldn't have been an iota of surprise, at least at Barca president Josep Bartomeu's actions.The