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Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

Feb 26, 2015

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

After losing their first three matchups with the Washington Capitals this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained some balance against their division rival. Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Penguins held on to beat the ...

Feb 26, 2015

Lions part ways with RB Bush

The Detroit Lions released running back Reggie Bush on Wednesday, halfway through the four-year deal he signed as a free agent before the 2013 season. Bush started 23 games for the Lions. He rushed for 1,006 yards in 2013, but this past season he ...

Feb 26, 2015

Nicklaus to sell own ice cream

Jack Nicklaus is now devoting time to the one glaring weakness in his incomparable career — ice cream. The Schwan Food Company in Minnesota is teaming up with the 18-time major champion to create Jack Nicklaus premium ice cream. It will be sold by ...

Feb 26, 2015

Kings give Clifford big extension

The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension on Wednesday. He has three goals and seven assists to go with a team-leading 66 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old forward has played his entire NHL career with the Kings, with ...

Feb 26, 2015

F1 racer Alonso leaves hospital

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has left the hospital following a crash during testing in Barcelona last weekend, his McLaren team announced on Wednesday. “We are pleased to confirm that Fernando Alonso has now left hospital. He has returned to his family’s ...

Feb 26, 2015

Lindros sues former NHL referee

Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer. In an amended statement of claim ...

Feb 26, 2015

Don't boot Russia from athletics: Coe

Track legend Sebastian Coe, campaigning for the presidency of world athletics, said Wednesday that Russia should not be kicked out of the sport because of its doping scandal. Coe told AFP in an interview that Russia has been through “a difficult time” but it ...

Feb 25, 2015

Nishikori into second round at Mexico Open

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori of Japan defeated Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia in straight sets in the first round of the Mexico Open on Tuesday. Nishikori, who is the top seed and seeking his second straight title on the ATP World Tour, triumphed 6-3, ...

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Feb 25, 2015

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. On Tuesday, Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. “It was a busy ...

Love returns as Ryder Cup captain

Feb 25, 2015

Love returns as Ryder Cup captain

Davis Love III was on his porch in Sea Island taking part in a conference call for the first Ryder Cup Task Force meeting, and he was shocked by what he heard. First, the PGA of America really was going to let the players ...

Feb 25, 2015

Australia welcomes hostile crowd

A hostile crowd buoyed by New Zealand’s perfect start to the World Cup is set to turn Eden Park into a bear pit for visiting Australia on Saturday, but all-rounder Shane Watson is “excited” by the prospect of a rancourous reception. Both countries’ fans ...

Feb 25, 2015

Nishikori, Raonic to headline clash

Kei Nishikori, last year’s U.S. Open runnerup, and Milos Raonic, a semifinalist last year at Wimbledon, will provide the star power for next week’s Japan-Canada first-round Davis Cup tie in Vancouver. The team line-ups announced Tuesday for the March 6-8 matchup on an indoor ...