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FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

The Latest: AP source: Salary reductions for top NBA execs

Mar. 26, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said. The reductions affect the roughly 100 highest-earning executives, as the NBA joins the NHL...

NHL hockey players Jordan Staal, captain of the Carolina Hurricanes, clockwise from top left, Claude Giroux, captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, Marc Stall, alternate captain for the New York Rangers and Sidney Crosby, captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, take part in an NHL video call with players representing the Metropolitan Division Thursday, March 26, 2020, in this photo made in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Wawrow)

Ovechkin, Crosby favor NHL going directly into playoffs

Mar. 26, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL skip the rest of the regular season and head directly to the playoffs if games resume during this pandemic-interrupted spring. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is on the same page, saying he’d even be willing to finish two goals short of...

St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scores a goal on an empty net during final seconds of the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Blues won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Blues beat Rangers 3-1 for 8th straight victory

Mar. 3, 2020 11:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are working hard to defend their Stanley Cup crown and forging the type of win they did in a fast-paced game against the New York Rangers proved that point. Brayden Schenn scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and Jordan Binnington made 25 saves as...

New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev, left, makes a save as Brady Skjei, center, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno watch the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Georgiev logs 36 saves as Rangers beat Blue Jackets 3-1

Feb. 14, 2020 11:04 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The New York Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with more late heroics. The Columbus Blue Jackets didn't help themselves. They gave the Rangers a late power play with a penalty for too many men on the ice. Two seconds after it ended, and with Jacob Lilja...

Minnesota Wild's Jonas Brodin,left, is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the New York Rangers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. Watching the scoreboard is Rangers' Ryan Lindgren. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Rangers erase 2-goal deficit, beat Wild 4-3 in shootout

Feb. 13, 2020 11:46 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored with 1:06 to play in regulation to send it to overtime and then had a goal in the shootout, helping the Rangers erase a two-goal deficit in the third period and beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night. Trailing 3-2, New York pulled goalie Alexandar...

Buffalo Sabres left wing Jimmy Vesey (13) reacts after scoring a goal against New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Vesey, Hutton help Sabres hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Feb. 7, 2020 11:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres used a solid performance by Jimmy Vesey against his former team and some stellar goaltending from Carter Hutton to get a needed win. Vesey had a goal and an assist, Hutton stopped 37 shots, and the Sabres held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 Friday night. Zemgus...

New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) is congratulated after scoring a goal during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in New York. This was Zibanejad's 200th point scored while with the Rangers. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)

Rangers roll to 4-2 win over Red Wings in return from break

Jan. 31, 2020 10:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mika Zibanejad had a goal and two assists, and Artemi Panarin and Chris Kreider each added a goal and an assist to help the New York Rangers return from an extended break and beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 Friday night. Pavel Buchnevich also scored to start the Rangers’ three-goal...