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Jason Day shoots 66, trails by 2 strokes at CJ Cup

Oct. 17, 2019 6:02 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Jason Day's attempt to impress International team captain Ernie Els for a spot at the Presidents Cup took a positive turn on Thursday when the Australian shot a 6-under 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. In the first...

Celtics buy of minor league team unlikely to mean change

Oct. 17, 2019 5:22 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Boston Celtics' purchase of a minor league affiliate in Maine is unlikely to bring major changes to the Portland team. The Celtics announced on Tuesday that they've finished the purchase of the Maine Red Claws, who play in the G League. Terms of the deal have not been announced....

Tale of 2 Cities: Sapporo likes race move; Tokyo not much

Oct. 17, 2019 4:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Sapporo officials are thrilled with a proposal to move next year's Tokyo Olympic marathons to the northern Japanese city to avoid the summer heat in the city. That was not the case in Tokyo, where the reaction to the move seemed to catch city and organizing committee officials by surprise. "We...

McDavid (5 points) and Draisaitl lead Oilers over Flyers 6-3

Oct. 17, 2019 3:43 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Already way behind, the Philadelphia Flyers fired a franchise-record 25 shots on goal in the third period. It wasn't nearly enough to overcome another big night for Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. McDavid had a goal and four assists, Draisaitl added two goals and one assist, and...

South Korean soccer team tells of 'rough' match in Pyongyang

Oct. 17, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's national soccer team described their World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang as a "rough" match played under strange conditions that may be raised with FIFA. The historic match ended in a scoreless draw Tuesday at huge Kim Il Sung Stadium, which was...

Women are having a greater impact on NBA than ever before

Oct. 17, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

Practice is over and Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson is still working. She stands under the basket rebounding and giving feedback to rookie guard Carsen Edwards as he shoots from different spots on the court. After swishing his final three attempts he jogs over to her. "Thanks, coach," Edwards says...

Nathan Chen begins Grand Prix season at Skate America

Oct. 17, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chen would love little more than to become the first man to win four straight U.S. figure skating championships since Brian Boitano achieved the feat in the mid-1980s. But with nationals still three months away, and an entire Grand Prix season on the horizon, the 20-year-old phenom...

Kane's 3 goals in 1st lead Sharks past Hurricanes 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — While the Carolina Hurricanes dominated play in the first period, it was Evander Kane who put the puck in the net. Kane became the first San Jose player to score three goals in the opening period and the Sharks beat the Hurricanes 5-2 on Wednesday night for their third straight...

Henrique scores twice as Anaheim rallies to beat Buffalo 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim's power-play unit put plenty of work in leading up to Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres in trying to jump start the unit that had gone scoreless in the first six games. Getzlaf and the Ducks ended up getting their first power-play goal at the most...

Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Oct. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on Wednesday night in the New York Knicks' 100-96 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Old teammate Cam Reddish left with a victory, but...