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Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd (26) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 18, 2019 - 10:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson added three assists to his historic start, T.J. Oshie scored two power-play goals and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday night for their second consecutive home victory. Carlson assisted on one of Oshie's goals and scores by Nic Dowd and...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) brings the puck past Dallas Stars' John Klingberg (3) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 18, 2019 - 10:39 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins spent the offseason talking about the need to build a new identity, one predicated less on flash and more on fundamentals. The early returns are promising, no matter who happens to be on the bench on a given night. Kris Letang scored twice in the third...
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October 18, 2019 - 10:05 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Christian Eckes won the ARCA Series finale along with its season championship Friday night. The 18-year-old from Greenville, New York, had a 15-point lead on Venturini Motorsports teammate Michael Self heading into the race at Kansas Speedway. Self went to the front early...
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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg walks out of the clubhouse to participate in a baseball workout, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington, in advance of the team's appearance in the World Series. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 18, 2019 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It had the feel of spring training Friday at Nationals Park, what with the clear blue sky, the crisp breeze and temperature in the low 60s that made it feel like time for the Fall Classic or February, the start-of-camp baserunning drills and the navy "Grapefruit League" T-shirt...
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October 18, 2019 - 8:35 pm
The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award. The winning bid for the trophy in Heritage Auctions' Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles offerings exceeded the previous auction record for a...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States watches his shot on the 4th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.(Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 8:25 pm
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Top-ranked Brooks Koepka withdrew from the PGA Tour's CJ Cup before the third round Saturday after aggravating a left knee injury a day earlier when he slipped on wet concrete. Playing his second event since stem cell treatment on the knee Aug. 25, Koepka shot a 3-...
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October 18, 2019 - 8:06 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball star Kemba Walker returned to campus Friday to get a good look at the next generation of Huskies. The Boston Celtics guard, who led Connecticut to the 2011 national championship, was among the thousands of fans who attended First Night, the annual...
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Clint Bowyer walks from the garage area following practice for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
October 18, 2019 - 6:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer rolled into Kansas Speedway on Friday with the comfort of knowing he'll be with Stewart-Haas Racing next season and the uncertainty of whether he'll be in the playoffs next week. The Kansan reached a contract extension with SHR to remain in the No. 14 Ford...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo, Matt Every, of the United States, watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the second round of the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. July 28, 2017. Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 18, 2019 - 6:16 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Matt Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. Every said it was legal prescription for cannabis to treat mental health. "To be clear, I tested positive for cannabis, a drug I do not...
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October 18, 2019 - 6:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tommy Tolles closed with a birdie for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead Friday in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the Charles Schwab Cup playoffs. The 52-year-old Tolles had seven birdies in the bogey-free round in cool, breezy...
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