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Kapanen's 2 goals lead Maple Leafs past Sharks 5-3

Nov. 16, 2018 2:20 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks seemed intent to go after Nazem Kadri right from the start. That didn't bother the Toronto Maple Leafs a bit and they ended up with the win. John Tavares opened the scoring just after a power-play for an early run at Kadri ended and Kasperi Kapanen had two goals,...

Anderson stops 2 penalty shots, Senators beat Red Wings 2-1

Nov. 15, 2018 11:58 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Detroit coach Jeff Blashill was quick to credit Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson. Anderson stopped two third-period penalty shots and Drake Batherson scored in his NHL debut to help the Senators beat the Red Wings 2-1 on Thursday night. "Those are real players taking the penalty shots,...

Ticats' Jerry Glanville "loving everything about" CFL

Nov. 15, 2018 7:28 PM EST

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — More than 50 years after taking his first football coaching gig, Jerry Glanville sees the light at the end of the tunnel like only he can. Glanville is completing his first season as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' defensive coordinator after serving as a guest coach in 2017. The Ticats...

Orioles-Nats TV dispute back before baseball committee

Nov. 15, 2018 5:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court fight. The sides began arguing their cases before the Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, which now includes...

Eakin scores 2, Fleury gets shutout as Vegas beats Ducks 5-0

Nov. 15, 2018 3:13 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Last season, Cody Eakin didn't score his seventh goal until Feb. 21. He did it more than three months earlier this time. Eakin scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his third shutout, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-0...

Pistons stun Raptors 106-104 in Casey's return to Toronto

Nov. 14, 2018 11:56 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Dwane Casey's return to Toronto delivered drama right up until the final second. Reggie Bullock made the winning shot as time expired and the Detroit Pistons rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the Raptors 106-104 on Wednesday night, giving Casey an emotional victory over his former...

Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side

Nov. 14, 2018 6:11 PM EST

Sometimes losing is winning. Or at least that's what some of the 18 North American cities passed up by Amazon for its new headquarters are telling themselves. After 14 agonizing months of wooing and then waiting for the online retail giant to make up its mind, the finalists learned that instead of Amazon picking...

Predators may have NHL's best goalie combo on, off ice

Nov. 14, 2018 12:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne is off to an even better start than last season when he finally won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie, and backup Juuse Saros ranks among the league's top 10 for victories. With both goalies now signed to contract extensions, the Nashville Predators may have the...

Tavares, speedy Maple Leafs race away from Kings in 5-1 rout

Nov. 14, 2018 1:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have one of the fastest teams in hockey. The Los Angeles Kings do not. And when the Leafs hit the Staples Center ice in full flight, the Kings were caught a bit flat-footed. Nazem Kadri scored two power-play goals and John Tavares had a goal and two assists in the...

Players: Emotions will run high when Casey makes his return

Nov. 13, 2018 5:46 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing their games under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season. When they welcome Casey and his Detroit Pistons back to Toronto on Wednesday night, the two...