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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, front, drives to the basket as forward PJ Tucker, back left, blocks Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 14, 2018 - 1:07 am
DENVER (AP) — James Harden turned a slow start into a powerful finish. Harden scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and the Houston Rockets pulled away to beat Denver 109-99 on Tuesday night, sending the Nuggets to a fourth straight loss. Harden also had 11 assists, with several going to...
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Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) stops a Detroit Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou (72) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 14, 2018 - 12:18 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are playing inspired hockey after a sluggish start to the season. Defenseman Mike Green had a goal and two assists and the Red Wings extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Detroit has won seven...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson, top left, looks back on his goal against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk, right, crashing into him in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. Wilson returned to the lineup after his 20-game suspension was reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator. After the goal Wilson received a two-minute penalty for goaltender interference. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 14, 2018 - 12:00 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Washington Capitals woke up in Minnesota for the start of a four-game road trip with a pleasant surprise: Tom Wilson was back. So was the vigor for the Stanley Cup champions, who've started their title-defense season rather slowly. Wilson returned early from his player-...
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November 14, 2018 - 12:00 am
Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018 NFL, Woodruff Foundation helping veterans on many levels Warriors suspend fiery Green 1 game for detrimental conduct Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers Rutgers...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, Edwin Moses, chairman of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, speaks at a news conference during a White House event aimed at reforming the World Anti-Doping Agency, in Washington. 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. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 13, 2018 - 11:58 pm
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...
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Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) and Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brayden Point (21) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
November 13, 2018 - 11:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Frantic as the final minute appeared, Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton reveled in the challenge of staring down Nikita Kucherov and the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning. "It was mayhem," Hutton said after stopping 29 shots to preserve a 2-1 win over the Eastern Conference-...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson watches the video screen after he scored a goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. Wilson returned to the lineup after his 20-game suspension was reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 13, 2018 - 11:43 pm
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...
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New York Islanders' Tom Kuhnhackl (14) celebrates a goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 13, 2018 - 11:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off three straight losses, the New York Islanders fell behind early. They took the lead with two quick goals and then pulled away in the third period for a confidence-building win. Tom Kuhnhackl scored two unusual goals to lead the Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the...
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November 13, 2018 - 11:17 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Hall gave the New Jersey Devils just what they needed after a dismal seven-game trip — an MVP-type performance. Hall scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway at 8:07 of the third period added an empty-net tally to cap a four-point night and lead the Devils to a 4-2...
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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut for Stringer's 1,000th career NCAA college basketball game win, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 11:03 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — 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...
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