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Canadian company pleads guilty to importing rejected fish

Oct. 19, 2019 9:35 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Canadian seafood company has pleaded guilty to importing previously rejected fish into the United States. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle said Seven Seas Fish Company of Richmond, British Columbia, and its 78-year-old owner, John Heras, admitted that they sold more than 4 tons of...

Bucks, 76ers eye East title with Leonard back in the West

Oct. 19, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto. The Philadelphia 76ers were maybe a couple bounces from doing it a round earlier. Neither team was good enough to finish the job last season, but both think this is their time after Kawhi Leonard went back to the Western...

Harden caps preseason with a scoring flourish

Oct. 19, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — James Harden sure seems in midseason form. Russell Westbrook isn't there yet. Harden, the reigning NBA scoring champion, scored 44 points in 35 minutes — 18 of those points coming in the third quarter — and the Houston Rockets ended the preseason with a 144-133 victory over the...

Oilers beat Red Wings 2-1 to regain NHL lead

Oct. 19, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ethan Bear is off to a solid start with the surprising Edmonton Oilers. Bear and James Neal scored, Mikko Koskinen made 25 saves and the Oilers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night to regain sole possession of the overall NHL lead. Darnell Nurse had a pair of assists for...

Fans support Hong Kong, Tibet at Nets' 1st game since China

Oct. 19, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of fans held signs, wore shirts and chanted support for Hong Kong and Tibet in the Brooklyn Nets' first game since returning from China. The fans sat behind the backboard near the Nets' bench at Barclays Center in their 123-107 loss to Toronto on Friday night. The Nets returned this...

John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

Oct. 18, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson's longtime defense partner thinks he's a future Norris Trophy winner. That might be this season the way he's going. Carlson added three assists to his historic start, T.J. Oshie scored two power-play goals and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday night...

Thunberg calls for climate action in oil-rich Alberta

Oct. 18, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg stayed away from any direct criticism of Alberta's oil sands and did not comment on Canada's election as she took her message to the oil-rich Canadian province on Friday. "We cannot allow this crisis to continue to be a partisan, political...

Marchessault nets shootout winner, Vegas beats Ottawa 3-2

Oct. 18, 2019 2:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mark Stone stood at his locker, shook his head and gave a sigh of relief. "I didn't want to lose that game," Stone said. "Being honest." And that is why Stone was the first player onto the ice to hug teammate Jonathan Marchessault after he scored his first career shootout game-winning...

Kawhi back in Canada, NBA GMs think he'll go back to finals

Oct. 18, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

Kawhi Leonard was back in Canada, where last season he won a championship. NBA general managers think he's going to win another one this season. They voted the Los Angeles Clippers as the favorites Thursday in the NBA.com GM survey , believing Leonard and Paul George are the missing pieces for a team that's never...

Mathew Barzal scores twice in 2nd, Islanders beat Jets 3-1

Oct. 18, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mathew Barzal said he's still looking for his game. The Winnipeg Jets might disagree. Barzal scored two second-period goals and Semyon Varlamov made 32 saves in the New York Islanders' 3-1 victory over Winnipeg on Thursday night. "I'm just trying to play my game," Barzal said....