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SAN JOSE, Calif. | Thornton’s 400th goal lifts Sharks past Predators 5-4

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Joe Thornton broke a third-period tie with his 400th goal, Joe Pavelski scored twice and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Tuesday night after squandering a three-goal lead. Marcus Sorensen and Antti Suomela also scored to help San Jose win its second straight and fourth in six … Continue reading SAN JOSE, Calif. | Thornton’s 400th goal lifts Sharks past Predators 5-4

Capitals Wilson has suspension cut, scores goal in return

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games by a neutral arbitrator on Tuesday and became eligible to play immediately, scoring a goal and taking two penalties in 16:47 of ice time at Minnesota in a 5-2 win over the Wild . Wilson already served 16 games of his suspension … Continue reading Capitals Wilson has suspension cut, scores goal in return

PISCATAWAY, N.J | Rutgers coach Stringer joins 1,000 career win club

PISCATAWAY, N.J.  — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer’s 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached. “Let me tell … Continue reading PISCATAWAY, N.J | Rutgers coach Stringer joins 1,000 career win club

APNewsBreak: Moses asks for thorough review of WADA culture

Olympic champion Edwin Moses sent a tersely worded letter to leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking for an investigation into the culture at WADA that would expand beyond athletes’ representative Beckie Scott’s claim that she was bullied at a recent meeting. The Associated Press obtained the letter that Moses, who serves as chair of … Continue reading APNewsBreak: Moses asks for thorough review of WADA culture

PISCATAWAY, N.J | Rutgers coach Stringer gets 1,000th career win

PISCATAWAY, N.J — Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer became the fifth Division I women’s basketball coach to win 1,000 games when the Scarlet Knights beat Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday night. Stringer joined Pat Summitt, Geno Auriemma, Tara VanDerveer and Sylvia Hatchell in the 1,000-victory club. Division II coach Barbara Stevens also has won … Continue reading PISCATAWAY, N.J | Rutgers coach Stringer gets 1,000th career win

OAKLAND, Calif | Warriors suspend fiery Draymond Green 1 game for conduct

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green was suspended one game without pay by Golden State on Tuesday for conduct detrimental to the team. The Warriors made the announcement about four hours before they were set to host Atlanta, and said Green would serve the suspension against the Hawks. In the closing seconds of … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Warriors suspend fiery Draymond Green 1 game for conduct

BANGKOK | Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies

BANGKOK — The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out during a kickboxing match in Thailand has sparked debate over whether to ban matches involving children. The death of Anucha Tasako came after a Muay Thai — Thai boxing — match Saturday in the Bangkok suburb of Samut Prakarn. The Facebook page Muaythai … Continue reading BANGKOK | Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies