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Vigils held nationwide for nonbinary Oklahoma teenager who died following school bathroom fight

Feb. 25, 2024 16:56 PM EST

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Vigils took place across the nation on Friday and Saturday for an Oklahoma teenager who died the day after a fight in a high school bathroom in which the nonbinary student claimed to be a target of bullying. Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old Oklahoma student who...

Rogers, Stephens lead American past Colgate, 66-64

Feb. 25, 2024 16:56 PM EST

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Rogers led American with 23 points and Elijah Stephens hit the game-winning jump shot with seven seconds remaining as the Eagles beat Colgate 66-64 on Sunday. Rogers also had seven rebounds for the Eagles (15-14, 9-7 Patriot League). Stephens added 17...

What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

Feb. 25, 2024 15:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It's a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every four year phenom that adds a 29th day to February. BY THE NUMBERS ...

What killed Flaco the owl? New York zoologists testing for toxins, disease as contributing factors

Feb. 25, 2024 14:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s celebrity owl Flaco died from a traumatic impact, zoologists confirmed a day after he reportedly flew into a building, with further testing planned to determine if the Eurasian eagle-owl may have been sick. What happened in Flaco's final hours is...

Council scores 25, Wagner rolls past Long Island University 72-57

Feb. 25, 2024 14:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Melvin Council Jr.'s 25 points helped Wagner defeat Long Island University 72-57 on Sunday. Council also had six assists and three steals for the Seahawks (13-13, 7-7 Northeast Conference). Tyje Kelton scored 14 points and added seven rebounds. Tahron Allen scored...

Hawks lose All-Star point guard Trae Young for at least 4 weeks with a torn ligament in finger

Feb. 25, 2024 14:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have lost All-Star point guard Trae Young for at least four weeks with a left hand injury. The Hawks announced Sunday that Young suffered a torn ligament in the fifth finger of his left hand during Friday night's loss to Toronto. Young will have...

Patrick Kane returns to Chicago with the Detroit Red Wings

Feb. 25, 2024 12:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane looks rejuvenated at the moment in his first season with the Detroit Red Wings. Perfect timing for his long-awaited return to his first NHL home. Kane leads the Red Wings into Chicago on Sunday for his first game against the Blackhawks...

Boeser scores 2 to lead Canucks to 3-2 overtime win over Bruins

Feb. 25, 2024 00:13 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brock Boeser scored his second goal of the game on a power play at 1:34 of overtime to rally the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday in a matchup of division leaders. Filip Hronek also scored for the Canucks, who came...

NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov's 3-point effort helps Lightning past Islanders 4-2

Feb. 24, 2024 19:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and two assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. Kucherov leads the NHL with 98 points (37 goals and 61 assists). Nicholas Paul, Brayden...

Lafrenière, Rempe help Rangers beat Flyers 2-1, tying franchise record with 10th straight win

Feb. 24, 2024 18:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alexis Lafrenière scored, Matt Rempe tallied his first career goal and got the Rangers going with another first-period fight and New York beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Saturday to tie a franchise record with its 10th straight victory. Igor Shesterkin...