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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. Leaders from the NFL and NHL players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to unionize and collectively bargain, express opinions freely and receive equal pay for equal work. The declaration was made by the World Players Association on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 14, 2017 - 10:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are...
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December 13, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille has tweeted about an encounter with Donald Trump more than two decades ago in an elevator at Madison Square Garden. Stacia Robitaille wrote Monday on Twitter that Trump "was aggressive & told me I was coming home with him. I...
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Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy, of Russia, splashes his face during a timeout in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
December 12, 2017 - 11:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point scored, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 3-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams. Tyler Johnson added an empty netter as Tampa Bay (22-6-2) earned its fifth straight win...
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December 12, 2017 - 10:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Evander Kane, Kyle Okposo and Benoit Pouliot scored in the second period, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. Rasmus Ristolainen had two assists as Buffalo extended its season-best point streak to four games at 2-0...
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Dallas Stars defenseman Julius Honka, right, celebrates his goal with Jamie Benn (14) and Alexander Radulov, left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
December 11, 2017 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Spezza scored in the shootout, and the Dallas Stars snapped a three-game losing streak by defeating the New York Rangers 2-1 on Monday night. Kari Lehtonen made 24 saves for Dallas in the opener of its four-game East Coast road trip against the Metropolitan Division. Julius...
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New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), of Slovakia, makes a save as Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 11, 2017 - 10:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves after getting a vote of confidence from his coach, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Monday night to snap a three-game winless streak. Brock Nelson, Andrew Ladd and John Tavares scored goals for the Islanders, who built a 3-0...
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St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russia, scores the winning goal past Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner, of Sweden, as Sabres' Evander Kane (9) and Jack Eichel (15) defend during overtime of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
December 10, 2017 - 10:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored with 35 seconds left in overtime, and the short-handed St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Sunday night. Brayden Schenn and Paul Stastny also scored, and Joel Edmundson recorded two assists as the Blues topped the Sabres for the 10th time in...
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St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) reacts to being injured against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 10, 2017 - 12:38 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Jaden Schwartz on injured reserve with a right ankle injury, and he will re-evaluated in six weeks. The Blues made the move Sunday, hours ahead of their game against the Sabres. Schwartz suffered the injury during the Blues' 6-1 win in...
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St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) reacts to being injured against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 10, 2017 - 12:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Jaden Schwartz on injured reserve with a right ankle injury, and he will re-evaluated in six weeks. The Blues made the move Sunday, hours ahead of their game against the Sabres. Schwartz suffered the injury during the Blues' 6-1 win in...
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Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand, second from right, celebrates his goal with David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, Torey Krug (47) and Patrice Bergeron (37) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
December 09, 2017 - 11:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask has rediscovered his game and the Boston Bruins are starting to become the type of team they want to be in front of him — one that's tough defensively. Brad Marchand and Jake DeBrusk scored, Rask stopped 30 shots and the Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Saturday...
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