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McDavid scores twice as surging Oilers beat Flyers 4-1

Dec. 15, 2018 2:12 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers look awfully comfortable at home lately. McDavid had two goals and an assist, Leon Draisaitl added three assists and the resurgent Oilers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Friday night. Mikko Koskinen made 31 saves and is 7-0-0 on home ice...

Curry, Thompson help Warriors beat Kings 130-125

Dec. 15, 2018 1:59 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr praised his team's smothering defense for providing the spark it needed to bounce back from a disappointing loss. He also chided the Warriors' offense for a lack of focus that made the a late run necessary. Not much is coming easy for the two-time...

Lillard scores 24, Blazers hold off NBA-best Raptors 128-122

Dec. 15, 2018 1:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A struggling Trail Blazers bench finally got rolling Friday night, setting a season high for points in a confidence-boosting win over the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors. Zach Collins scored 16 points and Seth Curry added a season-best 13, including three key 3-pointers early in the...

Blues' O'Reilly nets short-handed winner after obscure call

Dec. 15, 2018 12:07 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After the St. Louis Blues caught the short end of the stick on an obscure NHL rule, Ryan O'Reilly bailed them out with a breakaway winner. O'Reilly scored a short-handed goal 2:05 into overtime to lift St. Louis over the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Friday night. O'Reilly's forehand finish...

Chris Tierney scores 2 in Senators' 4-2 win over Red Wings

Dec. 14, 2018 11:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Mark Stone swooped into the crease, knocked the puck in the net and pumped his right fist. Stone scored midway through the third period and Chris Tierney's second goal went into an empty net, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Stone had a...

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Dec. 14, 2018 8:52 PM EST

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team's ascendance into an international powerhouse. The U.S. Olympic Committee said Friday it...

Farmers share trade concerns at Nebraska convention

Dec. 14, 2018 6:20 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More than 2,000 farmers from across the U.S. and Canada shared concerns at a recent Nebraska convention about low crop prices in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade dispute with China. Farmers met this week in Omaha for an annual convention hosted by Farmers Business Network, an...

US, Canada look to ease strains amid 3-way spat with China

Dec. 14, 2018 6:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic crisis entangling the three countries. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese...

Missouri conservation announces large deer poaching case

Dec. 14, 2018 5:01 PM EST

OZARKS, Mo. (AP) — Members of a southwest Missouri family have been caught after a lengthy investigation into the illegal killing of hundreds of deer, in what state conservation agents called one of the largest poaching cases in state history. David Berry Sr. of Springfield and two of his adult sons, David...

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

Dec. 14, 2018 4:56 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at four U.S. plants...