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Fabbri scores 2, Red Wings snap 12-game winless streak

Dec. 13, 2019 12:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Robby Fabbri scored twice on fortuitous bounces off the same Winnipeg player, and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a 12-game winless streak with a 5-2 victory over the Jets on Thursday night. Both off Fabbri's goals went in off the body of defenseman Neal Pionk, and it was that kind of night...

Plenty of QBs with a pedigree should be available in 2020

Dec. 13, 2019 10:36 AM EST

Several quarterbacks with impressive resumes could be looking for new teams in 2020 after disappointing performances this season. The list of QBs who could be available includes guys with MVP trophies on their mantels, former No. 1 draft picks and longtime starters. Eli Manning is the most accomplished of the...

Citrus spill: Rogue grapefruits halt traffic on Florida road

Dec. 13, 2019 7:08 AM EST

OCOEE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic came to a citrusy standstill when nearly 1,000 grapefruits spilled from a delivery truck onto the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, authorities said. The fruit-hauling truck was traveling on the turnpike Wednesday afternoon when crates inside the vehicle broke, Florida Highway...

Stamkos scores 2 to lead Lightning past slumping Bruins 3-2

Dec. 12, 2019 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins came up just short on back-to-back nights. Steven Stamkos had two goals to extend his recent tear and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the suddenly slumping Bruins 3-2 on Thursday. Patrice Bergeron and John Moore scored for the Bruins, who have lost four straight in...

Bucs QB Winston has something to play for against Lions

Dec. 12, 2019 10:37 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jameis Winston has plenty to play for and Darius Slay does, too. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions have been eliminated from the playoff picture, putting their team goals out of reach. But Winston and Slay are among a group of players who will have something at stake Sunday at Ford...

Bucs QB Winston has something to play for against Lions

Dec. 12, 2019 10:14 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jameis Winston has plenty to play for and Darius Slay does, too. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions have been eliminated from the playoff picture, putting their team goals out of reach. But Winston and Slay are among a group of players who will have something at stake Sunday at Ford...

Florida deputies kill man accused of stabbing mother

Dec. 12, 2019 4:54 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida deputies fatally a shot a man accused of stabbing his mother Thursday morning, authorities said. Hillsborough County deputies responded to the River Pointe Apartments in Tampa after a woman called 911 and said her adult sun had stabbed her in the hand, Sheriff Chad Chronister...

Sheriff: Amazon driver stole gifts he should have delivered

Dec. 12, 2019 12:24 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — An Amazon driver in Florida is accused of stealing about $900 in merchandise and gift cards from packages he was supposed to deliver, sheriff's investigators said. Ozcan Rodriguez Okur Jr., 22, was arrested Thursday in Tampa and charged with grand theft. A Hillsborough County Sheriff's...

Jaguars-Raiders preview capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 11:37 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE (4-9) at OAKLAND (6-7) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Raiders by 4 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 5-8, Raiders 6-7 SERIES RECORD - Tied 4-4 LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Jaguars 33-16, Oct. 23, 2016 LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Chargers 45-10; Raiders lost to Titans 42-21 AP PRO32 RANKING -...

Jarry’s shutout streak ends as Montreal beats Penguins 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 10:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Jarry's shutout run ended at 177:15 on Tatar's power-play goal 12:24 into the second period that...