TAMPA, Fla. -- To get a break from hockey, Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper spent the night before Thursday's season opener going to the movies to watch "The Martian.
Thursday, on a more familiar planet, the hockey universe saw...Read more
One quarter of the way into the NFL season, and six teams still have unblemished records.
Cincinnati, Green Bay, Atlanta, Denver and Carolina are 4-0. New England, which had last weekend off, is 3-0.
Compare that to last...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The way Don Mattingly tells it, this season was considerably easier for him than the last. This particular group of players, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager said, demonstrated a higher degree of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The Los Angeles Dodgers can only hope there is no play as comical Friday as there was the last time they opened a postseason series against the New York Mets.
In the first game of the 2006 division series, ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- If Blues fans attending opening night Thursday had two wishes, they might have requested a Blues' win and a Vladimir Tarasenko goal.
They got both.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored his first of the season, and the ...Read more
DALLAS -- Plenty of statistics could tell the story of the Penguins' regular-season opener Thursday night.
This one, however, might do it best: When the game, a 3-0 Dallas victory at American Airlines Arena, was over, ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- With confidence built from a nine-game winning streak after they blew away a dark cloud in September by earning four victories in their last six games against the rival Cardinals, the Cubs sense that their ...Read more
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"When It's Time To Say Good-Bye," is a beautiful story of life, love, perseverance and the will to survive even when all seems hopeless. It will grace you with the understanding and significance of each and every breath we take. It will hopefully give you the courage to take chances as you ...
Rookie winger Artemi Panarin had quite the debut Wednesday night despite the Blackhawks' 3-2 loss to the Rangers. He scored his first goal and might have earned a new nickname in the process.
"We call him the Bread Man," ...Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Carolina Hurricanes absorbed some early punches Thursday in their season opener and never fully recovered.
The Nashville Predators emerged with a 2-1 victory at Bridgestone Arena, getting a quick ...Read more
New England coach Bill Belichick repeated a line earlier this week that has been said a countless number of times about the Dallas Cowboys this season.
"They're a good football team -- best offensive line in the league," ...Read more
The crowds outside the Cavaliers' hotel in San Francisco swelled into the hundreds during last season's NBA Finals, roaring every time any member of the Big Three walked onto the bus.
Well, Big Four. By the end of the ...Read more
TORONTO -- Game 1 of the American League Division Series was won Thursday by the Texas Rangers, just as everyone expected.
The Rangers did beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-3, with home runs from the bottom two ...Read more
The Cardinals have the season-series edge 11-8, but the Cubs won four of six games in September.
At Cubs, April 5, 7-8: split 1-1, 1 rained out.
The Cardinals spoiled Opening Day at Wrigley Field, scoring three runs on ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The team is fighting to stay above .500, but still within striking distance of first place. On the last day of July -- thanks to a stroke of great fortune -- the team adds a big bat in the outfield.
The bat ...Read more
Our 25th season of Friday NFL picks continued on the upbeat last week at a solid 12-3 overall and a marginally acceptable 8-7 against the spread. We bull's-eyed our Upset of the Week with Giants winning at Bills ("Aawwk!")...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not play in Sunday's game against the Giants following the death of his older sister, Brooks' agent, Gregory Williams, said Thursday.
The 49ers would not ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--As Tommy Lasorda reflected on the regular season recently completed by Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke, he did something unexpected.
The former Dodgers manager compared them to Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale....Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sharks general manager Doug Wilson broke his silence Thursday on Raffi Torres' suspension, saying the organization "fully supports" the action taken by the NHL.
Torres was suspended 41 games -- half ...Read more
It was the obvious answer, so Al Avila got it out of the way.
At the tail end of his opening statements before a season-ending luncheon with reporters Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers' vice ...Read more
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