Hockey

Combined Koreas players, right, wave to their supporters after defeating Indonesia in their women's basketball match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
August 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One win into the Asian Games and the bigger picture is already clear for the combined Koreas basketball team. Three North Korean players, including top-scorer Ro Suk Yong, and nine South Koreans combined for a 108-40 win over host Indonesia on the opening night of the...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headlines the 2018 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 09, 2018 - 5:00 pm
David Poile will be honored this winter for a lifetime in hockey. He believes he still has plenty left to do. The Nashville Predators general manager is the headliner for the 2018 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Former University of Michigan coach Red Berenson, three-time Olympic medalist...
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Heath Fillmyer throws to a Chicago Cubs batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
August 09, 2018 - 12:15 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Heath Fillmyer used a hockey mentality to get a baseball milestone Wednesday night. Fillmyer allowed three singles over seven innings for his first major league win, Adalberto Mondesi and Drew Butera each drove in three, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 9-0...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2008, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks great Stan Mikita waves to fans as they as he is introduced before an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Chicago. Mikita, who played for the Blackhawks for 22 seasons, becoming one of the franchise's most revered figures, has died, the Blackhawks announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. He was 78. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)
August 07, 2018 - 10:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center. He was a regular at home games, drawing loud cheers when he...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2016, file photo, New York Rangers associate coach Scott Arniel, left, and head coach Alain Vigneault talks in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game in New York. The Washington Capitals have hired Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants on coach Todd Reirden’s staff. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the moves Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. After Reirden was promoted from associate coach to fill Barry Trotz’s role, Arniel and Cashman replace him and outgoing assistant Lane Lambert behind the bench for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Arniel, 55, spent the past five seasons as associate coach for the New York Rangers under Alain Vigneault. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)
August 06, 2018 - 1:04 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals filled out new coach Todd Reirden's staff Monday by hiring Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants. For all the continuity on their roster, the Capitals have undergone the most change behind the bench this summer...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Tommy Pham, right, scores on a wild pitch from Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Andrew Heaney, left, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 02, 2018 - 6:28 pm
After a frenetic non-waiver trade deadline, several players saw their fantasy values improve with a change of address. ROBERTO OSUNA, RP, Astros: The most controversial deadline move saw the World Series champs acquire the hard-throwing Osuna, whose domestic violence suspension ends on Sunday. The...
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FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference prior to Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals in Las Vegas. Bettman says the league wants a cut of gambling profits if its intellectual property, data or video from games are used. Bettman tells guest host Larry Lage in the in the latest episode of “PodcastOne Sports Now” on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 those who want to conduct gambling business with NHL assets will need to negotiate. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
July 31, 2018 - 11:47 am
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league wants a cut of gambling profits if its intellectual property, data or video from games are used. Bettman tells guest host Larry Lage in the in the latest episode of "PodcastOne Sports Now" those who want to conduct gambling business with NHL assets will...
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FILE - In this May 28, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson celebrates his goal during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights, in Las Vegas. The Stanley Cup-champion Capitals committed the kind of long-term deal to winger Tom Wilson that goes beyond his on-ice contributions. Washington signed the homegrown Wilson to a $31.02 million, six-year contract as a sign of what the organization believes he'll become, including possibly the future captain. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 30, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Tom Wilson does not want to boast he is now a big part of the Washington Capitals' core. His new contract does that for him. When the Capitals signed the physical, top-line right winger to a $31 million, six-year contract, it was their biggest statement yet about how they see Wilson. The long-term...
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July 29, 2018 - 9:35 am
July 20-Aug. 4 — Arbitration hearings. Aug. 6 — Deadline for salary-arbitration decisions. Sept. 13 — Training camps open. Oct. 3 — Regular season begins. 2019 Jan. 1 — Winter Classic, Boston at Chicago, Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Ind. Jan. 25 — All-Star Skills Competition, SAP Center, San...
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July 28, 2018 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An arena where the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and the NHL's New York Islanders play is the latest place making plastic straws a thing of the past. Brooklyn's Barclays Center said this week it'll switch to strawless drink lids or straws made from compostable alternative materials by next...
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