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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal with right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 14, 2019 - 9:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after sweeping a four-game homestand to start the season, the Colorado Avalanche felt they could do a better job of starting games. They proved themselves right Monday night against the Washington Capitals. Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists, and...
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Henri Jokiharju (10) and Dallas Stars forward Jason Dickinson (18) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
October 14, 2019 - 7:34 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson and the Buffalo Sabres are building confidence from a strong start to the season. The Sabres' rookie forward set an NHL record by becoming the first player to score his first seven career goals on the power play during a 4-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, and Russell Westbrook share a light moment during warmups for the team's NBA preseason basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Saitama, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 13, 2019 - 4:13 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia. Their two games in Japan were overshadowed by the aftermath of a tweet by general manager Daryl Morey in support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, angering fans and...
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Brigid Kosgei of Kenya, poses with her time after winning the Women's Bank of America Chicago Marathon while setting a world record of 2:14:04, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
October 13, 2019 - 2:16 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds to break the world record in the event. The 25-year-old Kosgei bested the previous mark of 2:15:25 set by Paula Radcliffe in London 16 years ago. Kosgei won in Chicago last year in 2:18:35. "I...
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A fan with a decoration of Suzuka Circuit waits for drivers in front of the gate of the paddock ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix in Suzuka, central Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
October 12, 2019 - 10:57 pm
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel grabbed pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday in a windy qualifying session that was moved to race day because of the powerful typhoon that hit Japan on Saturday. Vettel secured his first pole position since the Canadian GP in June...
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October 12, 2019 - 5:21 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Rugby World Cup organizers cancel Canada-Namibia group-stage match in wake of Typhoon Hagibis.
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A man struggles with his umbrella against strong wind as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Tokyo and surrounding areas braced for a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades, with streets and trains stations unusually quiet Saturday as rain poured over the city. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 12, 2019 - 8:51 am
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — With the Suzuka circuit shuttered on Saturday because of the approaching typhoon, the Japanese Grand Prix was in a holding pattern with drivers forced to spend the day at their hotels. Organizers canceled Saturday's qualifying session with Typhoon Hagibis set to hit Japan's...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain arrives for a fan meeting at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 10, 2019 - 10:44 pm
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Organizers of the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix have canceled Saturday's qualifying session because of the powerful typhoon that is heading for Japan's main island this weekend. They also say they plan to go ahead with the race as scheduled on Sunday afternoon. Typhoon...
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From left, Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, Racing Point driver Sergio Perez of Mexico and Williams driver George Russell of Britain talk together before a press conference for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
October 10, 2019 - 3:22 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — The powerful typhoon that is heading for Japan's main island this weekend could impact on the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix. Typhoon Hagibis is expected to hit western and eastern Japan between Saturday and Sunday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. It has urged people to...
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Activists hold up a sign before an NBA exhibition basketball game between the Washington Wizards and the Guangzhou Loong-Lions, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 09, 2019 - 11:10 pm
Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association. The Wizards beat the Guangzhou Long-Lions 137-98 in a game that included more than a half-dozen protests inside Capital One...
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