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PHF strikes women's hockey streaming deal with ESPN+

Oct. 21, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Premier Hockey Federation has reached an agreement to make ESPN+ the exclusive home for watching games in this U.S. this season, a major step forward for the women's hockey league in putting all of its games on a single platform. ...

Beal has 23, Wizards top Raptors 98-83, spoil Toronto return

Oct. 20, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Washington Wizards have a new coach and a new supporting cast around Bradley Beal, the superstar they are hoping will lead the franchise out of its enduring doldrums. For one night, it all came together for the Wizards, even in the charged atmosphere...

Higuaín, Makoun score as Inter Miami tops Toronto FC 3-0

Oct. 20, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federico Higuaín and Christian Makoun scored to help Inter Miami beat Toronto FC 3-0 on Wednesday night. Nick Marsmann, who allowed four goals in a loss to Columbus on Saturday, had four saves for Miami (10-15-5). ...

NBA 2021-22: 10 things to follow throughout the season

Oct. 19, 2021 02:41 AM EDT

In the opening seconds of Stephen Curry’s NBA career he got an assist on the first possession, a steal on the second and then tried a 3-pointer for the first time at the professional level. It missed. In that moment, there probably were not very...

Chris Tierney scores twice, Senators beat Stars 3-2

Oct. 17, 2021 21:23 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Tierney scored on two second-period power plays and Filip Gustavsson made 32 saves in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. “I’m just trying to do whatever I can to help the team win,” Tierney said....

Lafreniere scores in return home, Rangers top Canadiens 3-1

Oct. 17, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere snapped a third-period tie with a power-play goal in his first NHL game back home, and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Saturday night for their first victory under new coach Gerard Gallant. Lafreniere, the top...

Araujo, Moreno scores in Atlanta's 2-0 win over Toronto

Oct. 16, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Luiz Araujo and Marcelino Moreno scored and Atlanta United beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday night to eliminate the Reds from playoff contention. Araujo scored in first-half-stoppage time to help Atlanta (11-9-9) win for the first time in five visits to BMO...

Mineral exploration company looks for gold in Black Hills

Oct. 15, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A junior mineral exploration company is making a new push to find gold in the Black Hills. Solitario Zinc Corp. arrived in Spearfish in July. Todd Christensen, a geologist with Solitario, says the company was invited to evaluate some claims from...

Sabres, minus Eichel, open season with 5-1 rout of Canadiens

Oct. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At 40 and opening his 19th NHL season, Sabres goalie Craig Anderson has been around long enough to realize it’s not about what star players a team might be missing, or how inexperienced the roster. “I think first and foremost, it's not what you...

Brady Tkachuk signs 7-year, $57.5 million deal with Senators

Oct. 14, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk and the Ottawa Senators agreed to a seven-year, $57.5 million contract Thursday. The Senators made the announcement in the morning, hours before Ottawa’s home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tkachuk arrived at Canadian Tire...