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Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Sabres 5-1

Feb. 24, 2018 11:09 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin added to his NHL lead with two goals on the night he tied the Washington record for most games played, and the Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 50 seconds into the game and had two assists. Andre Burakovsky and Lars Eller also had...

St. Francis (PA) pulls away from Robert Morris, 80-60,

Feb. 24, 2018 10:19 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Jamaal King scored 26 points and St. Francis of Pennsylvania pulled away in the second half to earn an 80-60 win over Robert Morris Saturday night to claim a second-place finish in the Northeast Conference. The Red Flash finish the regular season tied with Mount St. Mary's behind...

Penn beats Harvard 74-71 in battle for top spot in Ivy

Feb. 24, 2018 9:35 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Pennsylvania beat Harvard 74-71 on Saturday night in a battle between the top two Ivy League teams. Penn (21-7, 11-1 Ivy League) concludes league play next week traveling to Yale and Brown. Harvard (15-12, 10-2) hosts Cornell and Columbia....

Embiid leads Sixers to 7th straight win, 116-105 over Magic

Feb. 24, 2018 9:21 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown was sticking with his subs no matter what. With 5:45 left in their 116-105 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday, the Sixers led by 22 points. With 1:25 left, the lead was down to nine, and the Magic had the ball. But Mario Hezonja's 3 spilled...

Spring training roundup: Ohtani pulled early in Angels debut

Feb. 24, 2018 9:07 PM EST

Shohei Ohtani went only one way in his spring training debut for the Los Angeles Angels and got pulled early. The Japanese star pitcher and hitter was scheduled to throw two innings in his start Saturday, but was taken out after giving up two hits and two walks in 1 1/3 innings during a 6-5 win over Milwaukee....

No. 1 Virginia cruises past Pitt, secures outright ACC title

Feb. 24, 2018 7:58 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Virginia's players waited until after their win over Pittsburgh to celebrate their outright regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference title. They probably could have started at halftime. The top-ranked Cavaliers allowed just seven points in the first half, took a 30-7 lead into the break...

Flyers top Sens 5-3 for 5th straight victory

Feb. 24, 2018 7:04 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers remain on a roll. Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists and Philadelphia earned its fifth consecutive victory in a 5-3 win over Ottawa on Saturday. Claude Giroux, Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg and Nolan Patrick also scored and Petr Mrazek made 25 saves in...

After 2-day stay with Pirates, Saunders signs with Royals

Feb. 24, 2018 5:07 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Former All-Star outfielder Michael Saunders has ended his two-day stay with Pittsburgh, instead seeking a better chance to play with the Kansas City Royals. Saunders arrived at the Royals' camp on Saturday after signing a minor league contract. He will receive $1.5 million if he is...

Flyers top Sens 5-3 for 5th straight victory

Feb. 24, 2018 5:06 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive victory. Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg, Claude Giroux and Nolan Patrick also scored for the Flyers. Petr Mrazek made 25 saves in his second start...

Impeachment talk a sign of GOP's long-term worry about court

Feb. 24, 2018 3:47 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision to redraw boundaries of the state's congressional districts has triggered a volcanic reaction from Republicans, including talk of impeaching justices and a Democratic Party plot to stop President Donald Trump. The ruling was indeed novel:...