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Giroux scores OT winner to lead Flyers past Penguins 4-3

Feb. 23, 2019 11:20 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux scored 1:59 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers scored three straight goals in the rain to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on a soggy Saturday night at Lincoln Financial Field. The Flyers and Penguins took one of the NHL's more heated rivalries outdoors and into...

Brodeur lifts Pennsylvania over Cornell 68-50

Feb. 23, 2019 9:49 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Penn to a 68-50 win over Cornell on Saturday night. Devon Goodman had 16 points for Penn (16-10, 4-6 Ivy League). Jake Silpe added 12 points. Antonio Woods had 12 points for the hosts. Penn headed into halftime trailing narrowly,...

McCutchen, Realmuto, Segura debut for Phillies

Feb. 23, 2019 5:28 PM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — While the Phillies wait to see whether Bryce Harper will sign with them, a trio of other big names took their first swings for Philadelphia. Catcher J.T. Realmuto, outfielder Andrew McCutchen and shortstop Jean Segura all started Saturday in a 3-2 spring training loss to the...

Jusuf Nurkic scores 24, Blazers beat Sixers 130-115

Feb. 23, 2019 4:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic and Enes Kanter took advantage of Joel Embiid's absence. Nurkic scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Kanter had 16 and eight, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 130-115 on Saturday. "It was an early game. Whoever wakes up first wins," Nurkic...

Flowers lifts LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (Pa.) 69-66

Feb. 23, 2019 3:25 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Ty Flowers recorded 17 points and 12 rebounds to lift LIU Brooklyn to a 69-66 win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday. Flowers went 1 of 2 at the free-throw line with 10.9 seconds left and LIU's defense forced a SFU turnover to seal it. Raiquan Clark had 18 points for LIU Brooklyn...

Innovations allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere

Feb. 23, 2019 11:24 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dan Craig sleeps maybe four hours a night leading up to outdoor games. He only goes out to dinner because he can check the status of the ice on his phone. "Your mind's always going," said Craig, the NHL's vice president of facilities operations. After staging outdoor games in a deep...

Stars acquire defenseman Lovejoy in trade with Devils

Feb. 23, 2019 11:17 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars acquired veteran defenseman Ben Lovejoy in a trade with the New Jersey Devils on Saturday. The Stars sent defenseman Connor Carrick and a 2019 third-round draft pick to the Devils in the deal reached two days before the NHL's trade deadline. Lovejoy is an 11-year veteran and...

Elliott to start outdoor game for Flyers instead of Hart

Feb. 22, 2019 8:28 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Coach Scott Gordon says veteran goaltender Brian Elliott will start the Flyers' Stadium Series outdoor game Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins instead of rookie sensation Carter Hart. Gordon told Elliott and Hart of his difficult decision before Philadelphia's outdoor...

Deal near in civil rights lawsuits over prison mail policy

Feb. 22, 2019 3:37 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania prison officials said Friday they were close to settling two federal lawsuits over how the system processes mail sent to inmates by their lawyers. The Department of Corrections and civil rights groups involved in the lawsuits announced a settlement was being finalized...

Steelers sign DE Tyson Alualu to 2-year deal

Feb. 22, 2019 3:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyson Alualu is sticking with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers re-signed the defensive lineman to a two-year contract on Friday that will run through the 2020 season. The 31-year-old Alualu has 61 tackles, with four sacks, in 31 games for the Steelers after signing with the team as a...