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In this Feb. 8, 2020, photo, cross-country skiers from around Vermont compete in races at U-32 Middle & High School in East Montpelier, Vt. The ski racing community worldwide is starting to back away from the use of fluorinated waxes that contain chemicals that pose threats to human health and impact the environment. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

Ski racing community starts to back away from toxic wax

Feb. 28, 2020 5:50 AM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At ski races across the United States, competitors are starting to abandon a type of wax many count on for speed amid concerns it contains toxic chemicals that threatens human health and could reach streams and other critical groundwater sources. The International Ski Federation, the...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck celebrates a 3-0 shutout against the Washington Capitals in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27. 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck makes 34 saves to lead Jets past Capitals 3-0

Feb. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck stopped 34 shots for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Dmitry Kulikov, Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele scored for Winnipeg, which killed off three penalties and is 16 of 16...

New York Rangers' Ryan Strome, center, celebrates his goal against the Montreal Canadiens with teammates Artemi Panarin, left, and Chris Kreider during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Rangers rally past Canadiens 5-2 for 5th straight win

Feb. 28, 2020 12:07 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — After trailing most of the night, the New York Rangers took over in the third period and showed exactly why they might be the hottest team in the NHL right now. Ryan Strome scored twice and added an assist as the surging Rangers rallied past the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Thursday for their...

Nashville Predators' Ryan Ellis (4), Ryan Johansen (92), and Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland, celebrate with Mikael Granlund (64), of Finland, after Granlund scored the game-tying goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Granlund beats buzzer, scores in OT as Preds beat Flames 4-3

Feb. 28, 2020 12:01 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators gambled that keeping Mikael Granlund instead of trading the pending free agent at the deadline could help them play their way into the postseason. Granlund certainly delivered Thursday night. He became only the fourth player in NHL history to score a...

Toronto Maple Leafs right wing William Nylander (88) and Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar (52) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Nylander leads Maple Leafs over Panthers, 5-3

Feb. 27, 2020 10:48 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla (AP) — William Nylander scored the go-ahead goal midway in the third period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Thursday night. Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen, Zach Hyman and Justin Holl also scored for Toronto, who came back from a 3-1 deficit. Frederik Andersen...

Inter Miami CF co-owners Jorge Mas, left, and David Beckham, right, pose for photos with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber during the Major League Soccer 25th Season kickoff event, New York, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

MLS Eastern Conference Preview Capsules

Feb. 27, 2020 7:11 PM EST

ATLANTA UNITED Coach: Frank de Boer 2019 Record: 18-12-4, second in the East. Eliminated in conference final by Toronto. Key Players: Forward Josef Martinez, goalkeeper Brad Guzan, forward Pity Martinez. Lowdown: Josef Martinez, the 2018 MLS Golden Boot winner, followed up his MVP debut season with 27 goals last...

Toronto Blue Jays' Nate Pearson delivers a pitch during live batting practice at a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Hard-throwing Pearson one of many talented young Blue Jays

Feb. 27, 2020 3:07 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays already have an intriguing young lineup with Bo Bichette, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Cavan Biggio hoping to build off promising 2019 seasons. A hard-throwing pitching prospect could be joining them in the big leagues soon. Right-hander Nate Pearson had a...

Canada to end security assistance for Prince Harry, Meghan

Feb. 27, 2020 1:04 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada said Thursday it won't provide security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan when they step back from royal duties. Mary-Liz Power, a spokeswoman for Canada's public safety minister, said “the assistance will cease in the coming weeks, in keeping with their change in...

This June 26, 2019, photo shows a Starbucks sign outside a Starbucks coffee shop in downtown Pittsburgh. Starbucks customers in Canada will soon be able to down fake meat with their Frappuccinos. The coffee chain said Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, that it will soon start selling a sandwich featuring a meat-free patty from Beyond Meat, the El Segundo, California-based company whose patties are already found at other fast food chains. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Fake meat and a latte? Starbucks adds Beyond Meat in Canada

Feb. 27, 2020 2:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks customers in Canada will soon be able to down fake meat with their Frappuccinos. The coffee chain said Wednesday that it will soon start selling a sandwich featuring a meat-free patty from Beyond Meat, the El Segundo, California, company whose products are being put on the menue...

Vegas Golden Knights center Nick Cousins (21) celebrates after scoring against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Cousins, Fleury lead Golden Knights past Oilers 3-0

Feb. 27, 2020 2:25 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Nick Cousins learned the Vegas Golden Knights acquired him from Montreal at the NHL's trade deadline Monday, the first thing he did was check the standings. "In first place, they've had a good team, they're always hard to play against and I'm just excited to contribute any way I can,"...