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DETROIT | Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

DETROIT— Auston Matthews scored twice for a league-leading nine goals — tying an NHL record after five games — and helped the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night. Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the players in league history to score nine times in their … Continue reading DETROIT | Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

APA, Calif. | Mickelson has 6 straight birdies; 2 shots back at Silverardo

APA, Calif. — Phil Mickelson had six straight birdies and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to pull within two strokes of leader Sepp Straka in the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open.N Coming off a winless performance in the U.S. Ryder Cup loss to Europe, the 48-year-old Mickelson birdied Nos. 9-14 and closed with four … Continue reading APA, Calif. | Mickelson has 6 straight birdies; 2 shots back at Silverardo

WASHINGTON | Showdown hearing not set yet: Dems, GOP arguing on witnesses

WASHINGTON — Wrestling for advantage, Democratic and Republican senators argued Tuesday over who could, should or would testify at next Monday’s hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of a sexual assault when they were in high school. Doubts were even raised whether she would appear. Meanwhile, Kavanaugh was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Showdown hearing not set yet: Dems, GOP arguing on witnesses

SANTUARIO DE CANOLICH, Andorra | Simon Yates protects lead, poised to win Spanish Vuelta

SANTUARIO DE CANOLICH, Andorra— English rider Simon Yates is poised to win his first Grand Tour title after he successfully defended his lead of the Spanish Vuelta through Saturday’s 20th stage. Yates will take his advantage of 1 minute, 46 seconds, over Enric Mas into the final stage, when race custom dictates the riders don’t … Continue reading SANTUARIO DE CANOLICH, Andorra | Simon Yates protects lead, poised to win Spanish Vuelta

DARLINGTON, S.C. | The Latest: Keselowski sweeps weekend with Southern 500 win

DARLINGTON, S.C. — The Latest from NASCAR racing at Darlington Raceway on Sunday (all times EDT): ___ 11:10 p.m. Brad Keselowski beat leader Kyle Larson out of the pits with 22 laps to go, then pulled away on a restart to win the Southern 500 and sweep the weekend at Darlington Raceway. Keselowski took the … Continue reading DARLINGTON, S.C. | The Latest: Keselowski sweeps weekend with Southern 500 win

DARLINGTON, S.C. | Keselowski wins Darlington’s Xfinity race after wreck

DARLINGTON, S.C. — The Latest from NASCAR racing at Darlington Raceway on Saturday (all times EDT): ___ 5:50 p.m. Brad Keselowski took advantage of a wreck between leaders Ross Chastain and Kevin Harvick to win the Xfinity race at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. Keselowski was running near the top, but did not appear to have … Continue reading DARLINGTON, S.C. | Keselowski wins Darlington’s Xfinity race after wreck

The Latest: Pruett does a triple stint to open final Rolex

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. /January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest at the Rolex 24 at Daytona 12:15 a.m. (all times local) Scott Pruett‘s final Rolex 24 at Daytona isn’t going the way he had hoped. The 3GT Racing team was 11th in the GT Daytona class when Pruett finished his first stint in the Lexus … Continue reading The Latest: Pruett does a triple stint to open final Rolex

Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks hold off Cavaliers 119-116

  MILWAUKEE /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  The Milwaukee Bucks have blown big fourth-quarter leads far too many times this season, leading to disheartening losses. The Bucks wasted another sizeable advantage in the final period Tuesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, but fought back this time to capture a 119-116 win. “It was a big … Continue reading Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks hold off Cavaliers 119-116