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Mitchell Trubisky helps Bears beat Cowboys 31-24

Dec. 6, 2019 1:18 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears appear to be hitting their stride, even if it might be too late to salvage their season. Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in Chicago's 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. In a...

Pulock's goal in OT lifts Islanders over Golden Knights 3-2

Dec. 6, 2019 12:17 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — In a physical game with a playoff pace, Ryan Pulock and the New York Islanders took advantage of a prime opportunity in overtime. Pulock scored a power-play goal 3:20 into the extra session to give the Islanders a 3-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night....

Zuccarello leads streaking Wild to 5-4 win over Lightning

Dec. 5, 2019 11:19 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild kept rolling along with a pair of lightning-quick responses against Tampa Bay. Mats Zuccarello had a goal and two assists as the Wild won their fifth consecutive game, 5-4 over the Lightning on Thursday night. Joel Eriksson Ek, Jason Zucker, Carson Soucy and Victor...

Landeskog scores in return, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

Dec. 5, 2019 11:14 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Cayden Primeau looked at home on the Bell Centre ice. The Canadiens goalie stopped 32 shots in his NHL debut, coming up just short in a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. The 20-year-old son of former NHL player Keith Primeau did his part to keep a struggling Montreal...

Embiid, Simmons have 15 turnovers; 76ers lose at Wiz 119-113

Dec. 5, 2019 11:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Well, at least give Ben Simmons and the rest of the Philadelphia 76ers credit for honesty. They didn't try to hide from the fact that they were sloppy with the ball — to the tune of 21 turnovers, a combined 15 from Simmons and Joel Embiid — or that their defense was...

AP Source: Twins, Pineda agree to 2-year, $20M deal

Dec. 5, 2019 11:03 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins and starting pitcher Michael Pineda agreed Thursday to a two-year, $20 million contract to bring the right-hander back after a suspension for a banned diuretic, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition...

Bears linebacker Roquan Smith departs with pectoral injury

Dec. 5, 2019 9:21 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago linebacker Roquan Smith left the Bears' game against Dallas on Thursday night with a pectoral muscle injury. Smith got hurt on Dallas' first drive. The Cowboys took the opening kickoff and covered 75 yards in 17 plays, capped by Ezekiel Elliott's 2-yard touchdown run. Smith was...

Clay Matthews is unapologetically focused on LA Rams' surge

Dec. 5, 2019 8:39 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Nearly two months later, Clay Matthews still isn't sorry for his tweet condemning the performance of the NFL's referees this season. That's why his $12,500 fine for the tweet wasn't reduced by the league, the Los Angeles Rams linebacker says with a chuckle. “I was not...

Brey's Irish lose Carmody to injury, Doherty to transfer

Dec. 5, 2019 8:21 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — For the second straight season, it’s becoming a numbers game for Mike Brey and his Notre Dame basketball team. An MRI on Thursday confirmed that sophomore reserve guard Robby Carmody suffered an ACL injury to his left knee during the final minute of Notre Dame’s 72-51...

Vikings start division home slate against reeling Lions

Dec. 5, 2019 8:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. Other than additional injuries to important players and perhaps some pride in a fourth-quarter rally in Seattle that fell a bit short, that is. There's a reward waiting for...