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Price picks up 4th shutout, Canadiens beat Islanders 4-0

Mar. 21, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price stopped 27 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-0 Thursday night to remain in the hunt for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. Joel Armia, Shea Weber, Jonathan Drouin and Jordan Weal also scored for the Canadiens...

2 hats are better than 1: Mendoza happy with ESPN, Mets role

Mar. 21, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Mendoza has heard the ribbing. An ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst since 2015, she added a part-time role last month as a New York Mets baseball operations adviser. "OK, you work for the Mets, we can't talk to you anymore," she recalled hearing from teams during her spring...

Mike Mussina's HOF visit a reminder of his excellence

Mar. 21, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two months after he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina still had a hard time believing his good fortune. "Gratifying is a good word," Mussina said Thursday after touring baseball's shrine to prepare for his July induction. "I'm an example of someone that didn't...

Glance at what some state legislatures are doing on abortion

Mar. 21, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

Mississippi's governor signed into law one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country on Thursday. The bill outlaws abortions after the heartbeat of a fetus can be detected, around roughly the sixth week of a pregnancy. The ban is set to take effect on July 1, but abortion-rights advocates have already...

Buffalo coach Oats to face ex-boss Hurley in first round

Mar. 21, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Buffalo coach Nate Oats has mixed feelings about facing his former boss. Oats' sixth-seeded Bulls will face Arizona State and former Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley in an NCAA Tournament West Region matchup Friday. "Great friend," Oats said. "We're going to try to beat him. He's going to try...

Houston, Buffalo among NCAA's dangerous lesser-known teams

Mar. 21, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kelvin Sampson had little to work with when he took over as Houston's coach in 2014. The Cougars hadn't won an NCAA Tournament game since Hakeem Olajuwon's final season in 1984, and things didn't appear to be getting better. "There was a lot of frustration," Sampson said. "I got...

UConn using No. 2 seed as motivation

Mar. 21, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn comes into this year's NCAA Tournament feeling a little disrespected and that could be bad news for the rest of the field. The Huskies (31-2), who have been to 11 consecutive Final Fours, open play Friday evening in the Albany Region as a No. 2 seed against No. 15 seed Towson....

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump foes

Mar. 21, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the U.S. for days leading up to last fall's midterm elections. Cesar Sayoc, 57, shackled at...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 21, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump...

A look at what could happen in the women's NCAA Tournament

Mar. 21, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in a long time there's no clear-cut favorite to win the women's championship. There are a half-dozen teams, including defending champion Notre Dame, that could be cutting down the nets in Florida on April 7. Last year, the Irish needed last-second shots by Arike...