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November 01, 2019 - 10:04 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Jakub Vrana scored twice, Tom Wilson had a goal and two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Friday night in a matchup of division leaders. Brendan Leipsic added his first goal for his new team and assisted Chandler Stephenson as Washington...
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Fans cheer for New York Islanders' Anders Lee (27) after Lee scored a goal during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Islanders won 5-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 01, 2019 - 9:59 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Lee had a goal and two assists in New York's three-goal third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Lightning 5-2 Friday night for their eighth straight win. Mathew Barzal and Ryan Pulock scored in the second period, Josh Bailey and Derick Brassard had goals in the...
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Washington Nationals celebrates after Game 7 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston. The Nationals won 6-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
October 31, 2019 - 2:48 am
HOUSTON (AP) — What a comeback for the Washington Nationals. The team that was 12 games under .500 before the end of May is now the World Series champion. The Nationals beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Wednesday night, when they were down 2-0 after six innings. It was Washington's fifth comeback win...
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Pittsburgh Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting, right, meets with reporters to introduce Travis Williams, left, as the team's new president at the team's offices in Pittsburgh, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. The Pirates' front-office overhaul is complete. The team fired general manager Neal Huntington on Monday, the third high-profile dismissal following a last-place finish in the NL Central. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 29, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The new president of the Pittsburgh Pirates is confident owner Bob Nutting is committed to winning. Travis Williams, who succeeds Frank Coonelly on Nov. 1, says his job is to put the right people in place to help the Pirates climb back into contention. His first order of business...
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October 28, 2019 - 10:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Monday night. Conor Garland and Carl Soderberg scored in regulation for Arizona, which improved to 7-3-1. Darcy Kuemper made 24 saves and stopped all three Sabres attempts in...
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October 28, 2019 - 10:39 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' front-office overhaul is complete. The team said Monday it has fired general manager Neal Huntington, the third high-profile dismissal following a last-place finish in the NL Central. Pittsburgh parted with manager Clint Hurdle on the last day of the...
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St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (49) checks Boston Bruins' Chris Wagner during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
October 26, 2019 - 11:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The stakes were drastically different for Boston's first meeting with St. Louis this season. Regardless, the Bruins made sure the Blues left town with a loss this time. David Pastrnak scored his team-leading 11th goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots for his second shutout and the Bruins...
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St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (49) checks Boston Bruins' Chris Wagner during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
October 26, 2019 - 10:07 pm
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored his team-leading 11th goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots for his second shutout this season and the Boston Bruins beat the defending NHL champion St. Louis Blues 3-0 Saturday night in a rematch of the Stanley Cup Final. It was the first meeting between the teams...
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October 25, 2019 - 10:14 pm
DETROIT (WBEN/AP) — Linus Ullmark made 41 saves, Sam Reinhart scored his fifth goal and the red-hot Buffalo Sabres beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Friday night. Reinhart also assisted on Jake McCabe's first goal of the season, and Buffalo (9-2-1) won for the seventh time in nine games. Jack Eichel...
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In this Oct. 15, 2019 photo, fans celebrate after the Washington Nationals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 in Game 4 of the baseball National League Championship Series to sweep, and to advance to the World Series. The unlikely World Series run of the Washington Nationals has become something unexpected: a unifying force in a city that hasn’t known much unity recently. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 25, 2019 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington is normally a city defined by its divisions, be they political, racial or economic. But the unlikely World Series run of the Washington Nationals has become something truly unexpected: a unifying force in a city that hasn't known much unity recently. Nationals red and...
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