Hockey

Bjorkstrand scores twice, Blue Jackets top Jets 4-3 for sixth straight win

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Bjorkstand broke the tie with a top-shelf shot over the shoulder of Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit with 5:38 left in the game. Bjorkstrand had his second two-goal game in a row since missing 13 games with a rib/oblique
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Arrest warrant issued for Antonio Brown in Florida battery case

[ad_1] The Hollywood (Florida) Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Antonio Brown following allegations that he and his trainer attacked a moving company truck driver near Brown's Florida home.Hollywood police spokesman Christian Latta said in a Wednesday news release that Brown faces charges of burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance and criminal mischief.Brown's trainer, Holt, was arrested on a felony burglary with battery charge on Tuesday.
Hockey

Staal, Zuccarello lead Wild past Red Wings 4-2

[ad_1] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal and Mats Zuccarello each had a goal and assist, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots as the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday night. Jordan Greenway and Jason Zucker also scored for Minnesota, which enters the All-Star break with three wins in four games. The streak comes in the midst of a season-high seven-game homestand that continues after
Football

As standard-setting stadium nears its completion, Rams know they ‘have to be great year after year’

[ad_1] INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- There was a thought, in the midst of immediate success under Sean McVay, that the Los Angeles Rams were peaking too early. They went from 4-12 in 2016 to 11-5 in 2017, then surged into the Super Bowl the following season with a nucleus that appeared to be in the thick of its collective prime. But their transformative new stadium was still under construction, and so
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Finally! Zion Williamson in starting lineup for long-awaited debut as improving Pelicans take on Spurs

[ad_1] 10:17 PM ETAndrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS -- When his pregame availability ended, coach Alvin Gentry let out a playful -- but slightly serious -- yell: "I don't have to answer questions anymore!"It was a sense of relief that finally -- 13½ weeks after right knee surgery robbed him of his original debut date -- New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was set to play in his first regular-season NBA
Hockey

Bjorkstrand leads Blue Jackets past Jets for 6th straight

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Bjorkstand broke the tie with a top-shelf shot over the shoulder of Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit with 5:38 left in the game. Bjorkstrand had his second two-goal game in a row since missing 13 games with a rib/oblique
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From Handsome Dan to Uga, has college football destroyed bulldogs?

[ad_1] LOW TO THE ground and panting, Bully XXI sways hip to hip down the Mississippi State sideline. After four years on the job, the English bulldog is used to 87,000-seat stadiums like Auburn's and might even sense that MSU's first possession on this September night -- a terrible three-and-out that gives Auburn great field position -- pleases no one on the MSU bench. He and his owner, Lisa Pritchard,
Football

Florida arrest warrant issued for Antonio Brown in battery case

[ad_1] The Hollywood (Florida) Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Antonio Brown following allegations that he and his trainer attacked a moving company truck driver near Brown's Florida home.Hollywood police spokesman Christian Latta said in a Wednesday news release that Brown faces charges of burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance and criminal mischief.Brown's trainer, Holt, was arrested on a felony burglary with battery charge on Tuesday.
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Man United woes put Solskjaer under increasing pressure as fan anger grows

[ad_1] 7:25 PM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England -- With Burnley leading 2-0 and already well on their way to their first win at Old Trafford since 1962, Manchester United fans began to sing "stand up if you hate Glazers," in reference to the family that owns the club. Almost as one, the stadium rose to its feet.Even with the game still goalless in the first half, there had been chants
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Raiders’ Derek Carr unmoved by QB rumor mill, plans on taking ‘first snap’ in new stadium

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS -- Yes, Derek Carr saw the shot of Mark Davis chatting up Tom Brady at a UFC card in Las Vegas last weekend, a photo that quickly went viral.And sure, Carr took a certain pride in participating in Wednesday's ceremony officially renaming the franchise as the "Las Vegas" Raiders outside of the team's gleaming new $2 billion Allegiant Stadium, given how the rumor mill works for the