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Montana seeks to keep feral pigs from Canada at bay

Nov. 18, 2019 1:39 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State and federal officials in Montana are marshaling their resources to keep encroaching feral pigs from Canada at bay. The Billings Gazette reports aerial photographs from last year show a population boom in Canada has brought the feral swine to within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of the...

Pirates announce Ben Cherington general manager

Nov. 18, 2019 11:25 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Cherington is the new general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The club announced the move on Monday, three weeks after firing Neal Huntington from the same position following a last-place finish in the NL Central. Cherington won a World Series ring as general manager of the Boston...

Karlsson scores 2, Fleury and Vegas blanks Calgary, 6-0

Nov. 17, 2019 11:31 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights can finally be proud of a third period. They went into their game against Calgary having held leads in six of their previous eight games and led by two in three of them. However, they've struggled to finish and were mired in a five-game losing streak. The Golden...

MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

Nov. 17, 2019 3:16 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frustrated that a game that looked like a sure win was pushed into overtime, Nathan MacKinnon took matters into his own hands. MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game just 27 seconds into the extra period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4...

Doncic scores 26 points, leads Mavs past Raptors 110-102

Nov. 17, 2019 1:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was upset when he missed four of 12 free throws in the first three quarters of Saturday night’s game against Toronto. Then, he went 7 for 7 from the line in the fourth quarter as Dallas built on its one-point lead and the Mavericks went on to beat the Raptors 110-102....

Palmieri scores in OT, Devils beat Canadiens 4-3

Nov. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Trailing by two late in the second period, the New Jersey Devils didn’t panic. They maintained their focus and rallied for the win. Kyle Palmieri scored a power-play goal 1:30 into overtime to complete the Devils’ comeback in a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday...

Vasquez scores 20 as St. Bonaventure beat Rutgers 80-74

Nov. 16, 2019 11:36 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Vasquez had 20 points, Justin Winston scored 19, and St. Bonaventure won its first game of the season, beating Rutgers 80-74 in Toronto on Saturday night. Kyle Lofton had 17 points and eight assists and Dominick Welch scored 11 points for the Bonnies, who bounced back after losing...

Kahun scores twice, Penguins rout Maple Leafs 6-1

Nov. 16, 2019 11:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dominik Kahun and the Pittsburgh Penguins are stepping up in the absence of injured captain Sidney Crosby and several other key stars. Kahun scored two goals and the Penguins routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night. “It’s always tough when guys like (Crosby)...

Kuemper records shutout, Coyotes beat Flames 3-0

Nov. 16, 2019 10:31 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper stopped 37 shots and slammed an opponent to the ice during a brawl in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 Saturday. After Calgary’s Johnny Gaudreau cross-checked Arizona’s Jason Demers late in the second period while...

Coyotes G Kuemper fights Tkachuk, shuts out Flames

Nov. 16, 2019 8:10 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper's play in goal was the driving force in the Arizona Coyotes' run toward a playoff berth that came up just short late last season. His actions Saturday only further endeared the veteran to his teammates. Kuemper stopped 37 shots for his second shutout of the season and...