Hockey

Wheeler scores 2, Jets beat Kings 6-3

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler had two goals and an assist in his 700th game in franchise history, and the Winnipeg defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-3 on Tuesday night. Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and two assists and Patrik Laine scored a goal into an empty net and added one assist. Jansen Harkins and Mason Appleton also scored, and Jack Roslovic and Mark Scheifele each had two
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Baylor’s Kim Mulkey fastest Division I coach to 600 career wins

[ad_1] Baylor coach Kim Mulkey reached 600 career wins in fewer games (700) than any other Division I men's or women's coach with the No. 2 Lady Bears' 77-62 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.The Lady Bears broke open a tie game by scoring the first seven points of the fourth quarter. They extended a pair of Big 12 records with their 54th consecutive league win and 43rd straight
Hockey

NHL-worst Red Wings beat Canadeins 4-3, sweep season series

[ad_1] DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit’s three-goal third period and the Red Wings rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night. Detroit swept the season series against the Canadiens, earning four of its NHL-low 15 victories against them. Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier did not give up a goal in the third period and finished with 19
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John Beilein out as Cavs’ head coach; JB Bickerstaff takes over

[ad_1] After a brief and tumultuous tenure, John Beilein is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers as coach, league sources tell ESPN.The Cavaliers are promoting associate head coach J.B. Bickerstaff to become the full-time head coach, and he'll run his first practice on Wednesday evening, league sources said.Beilein, 67, is expected to say goodbye to staff and players in the late afternoon on Wednesday upon the players and coaches returning from the
Hockey

Crosby’s four points leads Penguins past Maple Leafs, 5-2

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night. Bryan Rust had a goal and two assists, and Jason Zucker, Teddy Blueger and Anthony Angello also scored as Pittsburgh moved past Washington into first place in the Metropolitan Division. Tristan Jarry stopped 34 shots while picking up his 13th win in his last
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Jose Mourinho’s effect on Tottenham How he turned Spurs around

[ad_1] When it comes to evaluating coaches and managers, we lean heavily on clichés and stereotypes. It's impossible to avoid: We don't have access to the training room, and we aren't exposed to a lot of team- and personnel-specific dynamics. Therefore, we lean on things like "he's a poor man-manager" and "he's lost the locker room." We coin phrases like "third-year syndrome" to describe how a team stops listening to
Football

Cowboys’ Jason Witten wants to play in ’20, open to other teams

[ad_1] FRISCO, Texas -- Jason Witten wants to play another season but acknowledged it might have to be with a franchise other than the Dallas Cowboys."I think I have to be," Witten said when asked if he's open to playing elsewhere. "Obviously I'd love to finish it out here, but some of those things are not in your control."Witten said he met with Mike McCarthy not long after McCarthy was
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Fury – You’ve heard of rope-a-dope? How about blast-a-bomber?

[ad_1] 8:35 AM ETMark KriegelESPN LAS VEGAS -- In the summer of 2010, a 21-year-old Irish Traveler showed up unannounced at the Kronk gym in Detroit and requested an audience with the renowned trainer Emanuel Steward."Who are you?" the 6-foot-9 visitor was asked."I'm the next heavyweight champion of the world," Tyson Fury said."I just remember looking up and seeing this big, tall white guy -- nobody's ever come in the