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San Jose Sharks' Tomas Hertl, right, scores the game winning goal past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during a shootout of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Hertl's shootout goal lifts Sharks over Blues, 2-1

Jan. 21, 2021 1:22 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored the only goal in a four-round shootout to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night. Marcus Sorensen scored the tying goal late in the second period and Martin Jones made 22 saves for the Sharks, who snapped a six-game losing...

Appeals court rejects prosecutor's appeal in McCloskey case

Jan. 20, 2021 5:45 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Wednesday denied a second challenge from St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner to an order removing her and her office from prosecution of Mark McCloskey, who along with his wife, Patricia, pointed weapons at racial injustice protesters last year....

San Jose Sharks' Erik Karlsson (65) passes around St. Louis Blues' Jordan Kyrou (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Kyrou's goal lifts Blues to 5-4 comeback win over Sharks

Jan. 18, 2021 11:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Kyrou got the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, Justin Faulk scored twice and the St. Louis Blues rallied to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-4 Monday night. Mike Hoffman scored his first goal as a Blue and Brayden Schenn also scored for St. Louis, which beat San Jose for...

A man holds up a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, to reach out a tree branches at the Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and other family gatherings, threatening violators with criminal charges. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: China grapples with virus outbreaks in northeast

Jan. 18, 2021 11:37 PM EST

BEIJING — China is now dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans. The country reported a total of 118 newly confirmed cases Tuesday — most of them in Jilin province, the Hebei region just outside Beijing and Heilongjiang province...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of Game 3 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures

Jan. 15, 2021 11:46 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and ace Jack Flaherty have not agreed to terms on a 2021 contract and they swapped figures for salary arbitration Friday. The 25-year-old Flaherty asked for $3.9 million and the team offered $3 million. The sides can come to an agreement until an arbitrator hears...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file image from video, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least four additional companies that have donated to Hawley have announced they are suspending campaign contributions. The announcements by Cerner Corp. in Kansas City, Ameren Corp. and Edward Jones in St. Louis and the Chicago law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds to a growing list of donors who have cut ties to the Missouri Republican senator since the attack on the Capitol last week. (Senate Television via AP File)

Hawley, facing fallout, blames media, D.C. 'establishment'

Jan. 13, 2021 6:37 PM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, facing waning support from longtime backers and donors in the wake of the attack at the U.S. Capitol last week, defended himself in a newspaper column Wednesday, accusing the media and “Washington establishment” of deceiving...

Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers reacts after scoring on a 5-yard run against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

The Latest: Heinicke starts for Washington vs. Brady, Bucs

Jan. 9, 2021 8:23 PM EST

The Latest on wild-card Saturday in the NFL playoffs (all times EST): 8:20 p.m. Alex Smith is inactive with a calf injury. So Taylor Heinicke is getting his second career NFL start when Washington hosts Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the wild card playoff Saturday night. Heinicke's only other start...

FILE - Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon waits for a face off against the New York Islanders in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, in this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, file photo. MacKinnon views pressure almost like shots on goal — the more, the better. That's why the Colorado Avalanche forward fully embraces his team being mentioned among the Stanley Cup favorites. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Avs, Knights, Blues make realigned West tall at the top

Jan. 8, 2021 3:33 PM EST

The team that emerges from the limited-time-only West Division should enter the Stanley Cup semifinals in prime, title-winning position. Like those mountain ranges in the middle of this three time zone conglomerate, coronavirus-driven realignment yielded a division that sure looks tall at the top. “It will...

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, Mark and Patricia McCloskey leave following a court hearing, in St. Louis. A Missouri appellate court Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, denied Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner's appeal of her and her office's disqualification from the gun case against Mark McCloskey, who with his wife pointed firearms at protesters outside their Central West End home in June. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

St. Louis prosecutor's appeal in McCloskey case turned away

Jan. 8, 2021 3:02 PM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Friday denied St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's appeal challenging the disqualification of her office from prosecuting Mark McCloskey who, along with his wife, drew guns on racial injustice protesters last summer. The decision upholds Judge Thomas...

St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) and Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (41) joke around after NHL hockey practice at the Centene Community Ice Center in Maryland Heights, Mo., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.  (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Blues eager to restart another run after '20 disappointment

Jan. 5, 2021 6:30 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — New St. Louis Blues captain Ryan O’Reilly would like to rid himself of the bitter taste in his mouth. So would his teammates. The Blues’ defense of their first Stanley Cup championship came to an unceremonious end, losing in the first round of the NHL playoff bubble to the...