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In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, photo, boxer Tyson Fury poses for a portrait in Las Vegas. Fury is scheduled to fight a heavyweight rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder on Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Column: As big fight looms, poolside with the Gypsy King

Feb. 17, 2020 11:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The water was warming up, and so was the sun. On the kind of day that made it easy to forget about dreary weather back home, Tyson Fury was sitting poolside in the backyard of his home in the shadow of the Las Vegas Strip, watching as some of his housemates frolicked in the shallow end....

Winnipeg Jets' Mason Appleton (82) celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Beaulieu's 1st goal of season lifts Jets over Blackhawks 3-2

Feb. 17, 2020 1:31 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nathan Beaulieu's first goal of the season early in the third period sent the Winnipeg Jets past the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night. Playing in his 27th game of an injury-riddled campaign, the defenseman fired a one-timer from the point that hit a Chicago player and got by...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal with forward Sam Reinhart (23) during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres score 3 third-period goals in 5-2 win over Toronto

Feb. 16, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel has become familiar with “Go, Leafs Go”-chanting Maple Leafs fans taking over Buffalo's home rink. Sending them back across the border unhappy? “I enjoy it,” Eichel said. Buffalo scored three times in a 91-second span in the third...

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kurtis MacDermid is congratulated by cadets while heading back to the locker room after the team's NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Kings won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Air Force Academy blames accidents for traffic at NHL game

Feb. 16, 2020 10:56 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado (AP) — The Air Force Academy is blaming car accidents and ill-prepared drivers for traffic jams that were so bad before and after the NHL's Stadium Series game at Falcon Stadium that some fans didn't enter until the third period. Several thousand fans among the sellout crowd of...

New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Blackwood makes 52 saves, Devils beat Blue Jackets 4-3 in SO

Feb. 16, 2020 10:45 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While there has been a lot written about No. 1 overall draft selections Nico Hischier and Jack Hughes being the New Jersey Devils' future, there is no doubt rookie goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood is the club's best player. Blackwood made a career-high 52 saves and stopped six of seven...

Ottawa Senators center Artem Anisimov (51) scores on Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin (35) in overtime of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Anisimov scores in OT to lift Senators past Stars 4-3

Feb. 16, 2020 10:43 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Artem Anisimov scored at 3:48 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Brady Tkachuk and Tyler Ennis also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 36 shots. With the Senators in a youth movement, the...

New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene (6) watches a replay on a giant video screen above the ice after scoring a game-tying goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Devils trade captain Andy Greene to New York Islanders

Feb. 16, 2020 10:36 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Islanders solidified their defense for the playoff push Sunday, acquiring New Jersey Devils captain Andy Greene. The Devils got young defenseman David Quenneville and the Islanders' second-round pick in the 2021 draft in return for Greene. The deal came eight days before...

Anaheim Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg, of Sweden, looks to a referee for a penalty call against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Henrique scores twice, Ducks beat Canucks 5-1

Feb. 16, 2020 9:51 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Adam Henrique scored twice, Derek Grant had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Sunday. Brendan Guhle and Sam Steel also scored for the Ducks, who have wins in two of their last three games. “It’s a huge (win),”...

Nashville Predators center Kyle Turris, right, celebrates with Ryan Johansen (92) and Matt Duchene (95) after Turris scored against the St. Louis Blues during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Turris scores late, Predators beat Blues 2-1

Feb. 16, 2020 9:48 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have their first three-game winning streak since October and appear to finally be finding their way under new coach John Hynes as they try to fight their way into the playoff picture. Kyle Turris scored with 2:12 left, and the Predators beat the St. Louis...

Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) reacts to his goal as he skates past Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74), Trevor van Riemsdyk (57) and goaltender James Reimer (47) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Archibald, Draisaitl lift Oilers over Hurricanes 4-3

Feb. 16, 2020 7:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Josh Archibald scored his second goal of the game in overtime, NHL points leader Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Sunday. Draisaitl set up Archibald's goal 3:57 into overtime for his 95th point of the season. Kailer...