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Avalanche a win away from dethroning 2-time champ Lightning

Jun. 23, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar and the Colorado Avalanche weren't all that interested in glancing back at the simmering controversy over the way Game 4 ended in overtime. Of way more importance was looking ahead to this: A chance to clinch the franchise's first Stanley Cup title since...

Mule deer population 34% above long-term average in ND

Jun. 13, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A spring survey by state game officials shows the mule deer population in North Dakota is 13% higher than last year and 34% above the long-term average. The Game and Fish Department has conducted the aerial survey each year since the 1950s. Game management...

Warriors collapse in 4th quarter to lose Game 1 of Finals

Jun. 03, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry lingered on the court with a towel draped over his head as the Boston Celtics celebrated a shocking comeback. What started with a signature Curry shooting night that had the Warriors fans rocking, ended with an epic fourth-quarter collapse that...

Celtics run past Heat 93-80, move a win from NBA Finals

May. 26, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Boston Celtics know the formula. They believe their defense, as has been the case time and again in these playoffs, will eventually wear down teams. Hard to argue. Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Celtics are now one win...

Tarasenko hat trick helps Blues take 3-2 series lead on Wild

May. 11, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko broke out for the St. Louis Blues with a well-timed natural hat trick, putting the Minnesota Wild in real trouble. Afterward, Tarasenko tried to shrug off the significance of his feat — with the singular focus of a player who was a major...

New USFL hoping to succeed where other spring leagues failed

Apr. 14, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

NBC Sports president Jon Miller knows the perils of starting a spring football league. He was with NBC when the network teamed with Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment during the XFL’s first launch in 2001 and has seen other leagues crash and burn. Miller is optimistic...