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Olivia Moultrie scores twice and the US women down the Dominican Republic 5-0

Feb. 21, 2024 01:05 AM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Olivia Moultrie scored twice in her first national team start and the United States defeated the Dominican Republic 5-0 on Tuesday night in the inaugural CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup tournament. Moultrie, 18, making just her third appearance with the national...

Ovechkin and McMichael each score twice as the Capitals deal the Devils a 6-2 defeat

Feb. 20, 2024 23:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and Connor McMichael each scored twice, and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2, boosting their slim playoff chances and dealing their division rivals a tough blow in their pursuit. Ovechkin's goals give him 838 in his NHL career....

Capitals' Nic Dowd leaves game against the Devils with an upper-body injury

Feb. 20, 2024 22:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd left the team’s game against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night with an upper-body injury. Dowd never returned for the second period after skating seven shifts for 6:20 in the first. The Capitals quickly ruled him out from...

Reigning NASCAR champion Ryan Blaney tweaks his right wrist in another hard crash at Daytona

Feb. 19, 2024 22:22 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Ryan Blaney “tweaked” his right wrist during a 23-car crash in the Daytona 500 on Monday night. Blaney got his hand and wrist caught in a spinning steering wheel while his car bounced between others at Daytona...

Mason Morelli scores in his debut to lead the Golden Knights past the Sharks 4-0

Feb. 19, 2024 19:37 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mason Morelli had a goal and an assist in his NHL debut, Logan Thompson had his fourth career shutout and the Vegas Golden Knights completed a season sweep against the San Jose Sharks with a 4-0 victory on Monday. “It’s a pretty special moment,”...

Reeves, No. 22 Kentucky end 13th-ranked Auburn's home winning streak, 70-59

Feb. 17, 2024 21:42 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Antonio Reeves and Kentucky stripped away Auburn’s aura of invincibility at home. Reeves scored 22 points and No. 22 Kentucky led throughout to beat cold-shooting Auburn 70-59 on Saturday night, ending the 13th-ranked Tigers' 16-game home winning streak that...

Dickinson scores 20 points, grabs 16 rebounds to help No. 6 Kansas rally and top No. 25 Oklahoma

Feb. 17, 2024 20:27 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson delivered his usual dominant performance and Kevin McCullar pushed Kansas over the top. Dickinson had 20 points and 16 rebounds, McCullar made key contributions in his return from a knee injury, and the sixth-ranked Jayhawks rallied to beat No....

Jason Dickinson's goal in final minutes helps Blackhawks beat Senators, end 8-game losing streak

Feb. 17, 2024 18:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Dickinson scored the tiebreaking goal off a rebound of his own shot with 1:52 remaining and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Dickinson drove to the net and fired his team-leading...

Yankees look to stay healthy after injury-filled 2023

Feb. 16, 2024 19:56 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees had the third-most games lost to injuries last season and it showed in an 82-80 record that caused them miss the playoffs for the first time since 2016. “Everybody knows what our problem has been the past few years,” Yankees left-hander...

Rangers' Blake Wheeler is out for the rest of the regular season because of injury, AP source says

Feb. 16, 2024 18:32 PM EST

Blake Wheeler's regular season is over after injuring his right leg while falling to the ice, and it might take the New York Rangers going on a lengthy playoff run to open the door for a potential return this spring. Wheeler was placed on long-term injured reserve Friday and is out...