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An Indian worker works at a quarantine center at the Sarusojai sports complex in Gauhati, India, Saturday, March 28, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

The Latest: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus fundraising

Mar. 28, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have restarted their efforts to raise money for those affected by the new coronavirus. They announced their decision Saturday on social media. The two had set up a...

Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, March 9, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jets jump into playoff position with 4-2 win over Coyotes

Mar. 10, 2020 12:57 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nikolaj Ehlers is feeling more and more comfortable with his new linemates. Ehlers had a goal and two assists to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night in a matchup critical to the crowded Western Conference playoff race. “We’ve been able...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a save as Dmitry Kulikov (7) and Neal Pionk (4) defend against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck gets 6th shutout, Jets top Golden Knights 4-0

Mar. 7, 2020 12:16 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves for his league-leading sixth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday night. Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers each had a goal and an assist, Kyle Connor got his team-leading 36th goal...

Winnipeg Jets' Kyle Connor (81) scores on Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Connor registers 3-point game, Jets beat Sabres 3-1

Mar. 4, 2020 12:26 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Forward Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Connor scored on the power play and at even strength, and he set up a short-handed goal. He reached a career high 35 regular-season goals when he...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck celebrates a 3-0 shutout against the Washington Capitals in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27. 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck makes 34 saves to lead Jets past Capitals 3-0

Feb. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck stopped 34 shots for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Dmitry Kulikov, Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele scored for Winnipeg, which killed off three penalties and is 16 of 16...

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal, next to Winnipeg Jets defenseman Nathan Beaulieu (88) and center Andrew Copp (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ovechkin scores 701st, shootout winner as Capitals beat Jets

Feb. 25, 2020 10:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin began the night being celebrated for what he's best at. He ended it doing something much more rare. Ovechkin scored his 701st goal minutes after being honored for 700 and added the shootout winner to help the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday for their...

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo (21) puts the puck past Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Kyle Okposo scores 2 in Sabres' 2-1 win over Winnipeg Jets

Feb. 23, 2020 9:45 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Okposo hopes he and the Buffalo Sabres provided general manager Jason Botterill a reason to rethink his approach a day before the NHL's trade deadline. For a team that looked like it was in need of major roster overhaul as recently as two weeks ago, the Sabres have suddenly begun...

Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Laughton, right, celebrates with Carter Hart after Laughton's goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Laughton scores twice, leads streaking Flyers over Jets 4-2

Feb. 22, 2020 4:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton scored two goals Saturday to lead the streaking Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Sean Couturier and Tyler Pitlick also scored and Justin Braun had three assists for the Flyers, who won their third straight and fourth of five to improve to...

Cody Eakin traded from Knights to hometown Jets

Feb. 21, 2020 7:05 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Cody Eakin is going home to Winnipeg. The Jets acquired the Winnipeg-born center from the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021. If Winnipeg qualifies for the playoffs this year or re-sign Eakin to a new contract by July 5, the Jets will...

New Jersey Devils center Blake Coleman (20) blocks as Detroit Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek (17) tries to flip the puck to a teammate during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NHL teams get jump on deadline with flurry of early trades

Feb. 20, 2020 4:08 PM EST

Tom Fitzgerald changed teams twice at the NHL trade deadline as a player and knows how it feels. As interim general manager of the New Jersey Devils, he didn’t wait until deadline day to trade captain Andy Greene or forward Blake Coleman. Beating the buzzer by more than a week, Fitzgerald recalled his own...