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Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg (9) and Roman Josi (59) celebrate a goal during first period NHL hockey action against the Edmonton Oilers in Edmonton, Alberta, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2019. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Goalapalooza: Offense coming from everywhere around NHL

Jan. 29, 2020 4:04 AM EST

Alain Nasreddine watched New York Rangers defensemen go to the front of the net and hang out below the goal line. It wasn't like this back in his playing days. Nasreddine scored one goal in 74 NHL games as a defenseman from 1998-2008. Now, the interim New Jersey Devils coach sees a league in which defensemen are...

Harvey Weinstein leaves for the day during his trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Two more accusers set to testify against Harvey Weinstein

Jan. 29, 2020 2:14 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One says Harvey Weinstein raped her after she let her guard down by telling herself he was only a “dirty old man.” The other claims he offered movie roles to her in exchange for joining in a threesome with him. The one-time aspiring actresses, Tarale Wulff and Dawn Dunning,...

Butler guard Kamar Baldwin (3) dribbles the ball next to Georgetown guard Terrell Allen (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Baldwin heats up again, No. 16 Butler beats Georgetown 69-64

Jan. 29, 2020 12:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamar Baldwin found some more second-half magic and another way to lead a comeback. He scored 12 of his 13 points after halftime to help No. 16 Butler erase a double-digit deficit and beat Georgetown 69-64 Tuesday night. Baldwin didn't quite go off like Friday against Marquette, but...

Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, right, drives into New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox II in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Hornets beat Knicks 97-92 to snap 8-game losing streak

Jan. 28, 2020 11:13 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets are back home and back in the win column. Terry Rozier scored 30 points and the Hornets rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the New York Knicks 97-92 on Tuesday night and snap a season-high, eight-game losing streak. Charlotte (16-31) trailed by 13 points...

Associate coach Nate Johnson, left, embraces his wife Jonai during a ceremony held for John Altobelli, the late head coach of Orange Coast College baseball, who died in a helicopter crash alongside former NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant in Costa Mesa, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. His wife Keri and youngest daughter Alyssa were also victims of the crash. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Baseball coach killed with Bryant honored at team's opener

Jan. 28, 2020 11:13 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — John Altobelli’s team knew there was only one way to honor its late coach — by playing on his favorite day. Altobelli’s Orange Coast College baseball team opened its season as scheduled on Tuesday against Chula Vista Southwestern. The game occurred two days...

Maine state secretary chides Bloomberg on inaccurate mailing

Jan. 28, 2020 10:27 PM EST

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — Maine's secretary of state said Tuesday that presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sent inaccurate voting information to state residents. Matthew Dunlap said “several voters” recently received a mailing from the Democrat's campaign...

Villanova's Saddiq Bey (41) passes the ball away from St. John's Greg Williams Jr. (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

No. 8 Villanova, minus Samuels, blows out St. John's 79-59

Jan. 28, 2020 10:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Down an experienced starter, the Villanova Wildcats still had more than enough firepower to trounce a St. John's team that's given them trouble lately. Saddiq Bey scored 23 points, Collin Gillespie had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 8 Villanova easily handled the Red Storm 79-59 on...

Man cleared of 1984 rape charges after serving 25 years

Jan. 28, 2020 10:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man accused of taking part in a violent gang rape in 1984 was formally cleared of the crime Tuesday. Rafael Ruiz was exonerated from the charges against him in State Supreme Court in Manhattan after serving 25 years in prison, The New York Times reported. Ruiz was first...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., pauses before leaving the Capitol at the close of defense arguments by the Republicans in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Klobuchar makes quick trip to Iowa in midst of impeachment

Jan. 28, 2020 10:02 PM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Amy Klobuchar is still fighting to gain ground in Iowa's presidential caucuses that are now just days away. The Minnesota senator took a last-minute, late afternoon flight to western Iowa on Tuesday following arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in Washington....

Thurman Munson's widow finds pain in Kobe Bryant's death

Jan. 28, 2020 10:01 PM EST

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The widow of Thurman Munson, the New York Yankees catcher killed in 1979 while flying his plane in Ohio, spoke out about the similar death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Diana Munson was in the Plain Township home she shared with her late husband when she received the news that Los Angeles...