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Oilers' McDavid, Russell team up to sink Panthers

Feb 23, 2017

Oilers' McDavid, Russell team up to sink Panthers

The last time Edmonton lost a road game at Florida, Connor McDavid was 5 years old. He’s 20 now. And he wasn’t about to let the streak end just yet. McDavid helped set up Kris Russell’s winner with 7:58 left, and the Oilers beat ...

Kobayashi captures second gold medal

Feb 23, 2017

Kobayashi captures second gold medal

Yuki Kobayashi earned her second cross-country skiing gold medal at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday, winning the women’s 5-km classical before Akira Lenting triumphed in the men’s 10-km classical. Kobayashi added to the 10-km free title she won on Tuesday, clocking a time ...

'God's Left' readies for title defense

Feb 23, 2017

'God's Left' readies for title defense

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Shinsuke Yamanaka has an intriguing nickname, “God’s Left,” given to him because of the devastating blows he delivers with his left hand, which everyone, including upcoming opponent Carlos Carlson, surely recognizes as his signature weapon. But the unbeaten WBC bantamweight champion’s left might be ...

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

Feb 23, 2017

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

A doctor who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the elite USA Gymnastics organization was charged Wednesday with sexual assault. Online records show Dr. Larry Nassar is facing nine charges in Ingham County, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct in ...

Feb 22, 2017

Japan crushes China in men's ice hockey opener

Japan got off to a flying start in the men’s ice hockey competition at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday, when it brushed aside China 14-0 in its opening match. Seiji Takahashi bagged a hat trick while Shuhei Kuji netted twice as Japan peppered ...

Feb 22, 2017

Kirwa seeking Nagoya Women's Marathon three-peat

Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa of Bahrain will attempt to win her third consecutive Nagoya Women’s Marathon next month after she was named among the seven runners invited from overseas on Wednesday. Kirwa, the Asian Games champion who came home in a time of 2 hours, ...

Feb 22, 2017

Value of Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey listed as $500K

The value of Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey is listed as $500,000 on a Houston Police Department report. The New England Patriots quarterback is listed as the complainant in the report dated Feb. 6, the day after the Patriots came back from a ...

Feb 22, 2017

Omori to fight for WBO bantamweight title

Japanese seventh-ranked challenger Shohei Omori will get a crack at Filipino champion Marlon Tapales for the WBO bantamweight title at Osaka’s Edion Arena on April 23, his WOZ gym announced on Wednesday. Omori, 24, will be taking his first shot at a world title ...

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Feb 22, 2017

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Yukiya Sato and Yuken Iwasa won the gold and silver medals, respectively, to give Japan a 1-2 finish in the individual competition in men’s normal hill ski jumping at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday. A day after the event was delayed due to ...