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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

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Mike Scioscia bids farewell as Angels manager after 19 years

ANAHEIM, Calif.  — Mike Scioscia started out smiling in front of the crowded room. It wasn’t long, though, before tears glistened in his hazel eyes. He stepped down as manager of the Los Angeles Angels after 19 seasons on Sunday, ending the longest current tenure in the majors with a come-from-behind victory. “It’s been second … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | Mike Scioscia bids farewell as Angels manager after 19 years

DENVER | Story hits 3 home runs for Rockies

DENVER— Trevor Story homered in his first three at-bats, including one projected at more than 500 feet, for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Story’s first home run, a 459-foot shot to left, according to Statcast, gave the Rockies a 2-1 lead in the first inning. He topped that with another solo homer in the … Continue reading DENVER | Story hits 3 home runs for Rockies

Storm and Mystics to meet in WNBA Finals

Elena Delle Donne has the Washington Mystics in the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, where they’ll face Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm. The star forward came to Washington last year to try and lead the Mystics to a championship. She has them one step away. “D.C.’s become home to me,” … Continue reading Storm and Mystics to meet in WNBA Finals

COSTA MESA, Calif. | Chargers re-sign tight end Antonio Gates for 16th season

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Tight end Antonio Gates has re-signed with the Los Angeles Chargers for his 16th season. The Chargers announced a one-year deal Sunday with Gates, the leading receiver in franchise history. The Chargers bade farewell to Gates in April, saying they wouldn’t bring back the 38-year-old tight end. The Bolts’ plans changed … Continue reading COSTA MESA, Calif. | Chargers re-sign tight end Antonio Gates for 16th season

OAKLAND, Calif. | Matt Olson homers in 10th, A’s pull within game of Astros

OAKLAND, Calif. — Matt Olson hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning after a video review gave Oakland the tying run in the ninth, and the Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-3 on Friday night to pull within a game of the reigning World Series champs for the AL West lead. Olson pulled … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Matt Olson homers in 10th, A’s pull within game of Astros

Nick Foles leads Eagles to first Super Bowl title over Pats

MINNEAPOLIS /February 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Nick Foles went back-and-forth with Tom Brady and the defense came through with a turnover when they needed a stop. The Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions for the first time in franchise history thanks to a backup quarterback who had another spectacular game and a strip-sack by Brandon … Continue reading Nick Foles leads Eagles to first Super Bowl title over Pats

Marc Gasol talks Fizdale firing and Grizzlies struggles

MEMPHIS, Tenn. / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Marc Gasol wants to clear up a few things with the Memphis Grizzlies struggling through one of the worst stretches in franchise history, doing his best to defend himself. No, Gasol says he did not get David Fizdale fired as head coach. Yes, Gasol had a strained … Continue reading Marc Gasol talks Fizdale firing and Grizzlies struggles