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The Latest: Dallas EF-3 tornado carried winds up to 140 mph

Oct. 21, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather that struck portions of the central and southern U.S. (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The National Weather Service says the tornado that ripped through North Dallas had a maximum wind speed of 140 mph (225 kph). The agency rated the Sunday night tornado as EF-3. It...

Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

Oct. 21, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tore homes and businesses apart in a densely populated area of Dallas, where only minor injuries were reported, but four people were killed in Arkansas and Oklahoma as a late-night series of storms caused chaos in several states. Radar confirmed the tornado struck near Dallas Love...

Sacramento joining MLS, will begin play in 2022

Oct. 21, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

Major League Soccer has awarded its 29th franchise to Sacramento. MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced the league's newest team Monday, joined by Mayor Darrell Steinberg and California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Sacramento Republic FC is set to begin play in 2022. The team's ownership group includes lead investor Ron...

Backlund propels Flames to 2-1 victory over Ducks

Oct. 21, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cam Talbot and Michael Stone haven't played much through the first three weeks of the Calgary Flames' season. They made the most of their opportunities Sunday night. Talbot made 29 saves and Stone scored the Flames' first goal as they rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks....

Wild win for 2nd time this season, beat Canadiens 4-3

Oct. 20, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Minnesota Wild won their second game of the season, beating the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Sunday. Jason Zucker, Marcus Foligno and Brad Hunt also scored for Minnesota, which matched its highest goal total...

Jets snap 3-game losing streak, beat Oilers in shootout

Oct. 20, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck's first shutout of the season couldn't have come at a better time for the Winnipeg Jets. Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine scored in the shootout and the Jets snapped a three-game losing skid with a 1-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. "I wasn't trying to...

Wilson snaps tie with 3rd period goal, Caps edge Blackhawks

Oct. 20, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Capitals admitted they weren't at their best. Still good enough to pull out a win to start a five-game road trip. Tom Wilson broke a tie with 8:13 left and the Capitals rebounded after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday night for their third...

Parise scores winner, Wild beat Canadiens 4-3 for 2nd win

Oct. 20, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild called a players-only meeting as they struggled to start the season. In their first game since that meeting, the Wild earned a win and gained a sense of relief. Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Wild won their second game...

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wanted to set the tone early after a tough loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play goal and they bounced back with a big road win. Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks...

Girgensons' late goal lifts Sabres over Sharks 4-3

Oct. 20, 2019 2:40 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are off to a start nobody saw coming. Zemgus Girgensons scored with 7:45 left and the Sabres continued their season-opening hot streak with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist for Buffalo (7-1-1),...