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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The NFL's stadium czar has visited Oakland to press Raiders executives and city and county officials for signs of progress in their efforts to keep the team in the East Bay. The Contra Costa Times reports ( http://bayareane.ws/1IghwEE ) the visit from NFL...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks could not have started worse giving up three goals on the first 12 shots, forcing coach Joel Quenneville to yank goalie Corey Crawford. Scott Darling came off the bench and made his postseason debut a game to remember. Darling...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Defenseman Kris Russell scored with just under 30 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday night. David Jones also...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Duncan Keith scored at 7:49 of double overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied from a three-goal deficit after the first period in beating the Nashville Predators 4-3 Wednesday night. The Blackhawks finished only two points back of Nashville in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson thought about so many missed chances by the Nets this season, unsure whether he would play another game this season. He will — starting Sunday right in his old city. Brooklyn clinched the final Eastern Conference playoff spot, beating the Orlando...
MONTREAL (AP) — Lots of scoring and wild action took a back seat Wednesday night to a slash that could lead to a suspension for Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. Brian Flynn's goal was the winner at the end of a wild second period that saw five goals scored and Subban ejected...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Stanford sophomore Jordan Morris scored early in the second half in his first start for the U.S. national team, Juan Agudelo added his first international goal in four years and the Americans dispatched Mexico by their traditional 2-0 score in an exhibition...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Strome is 21 years old, Brock Nelson is 23, and Josh Bailey is 25. Entering Wednesday night, the trio of New York Islanders forwards owned these combined career NHL playoff numbers: seven games, zero goals. So much for the supposed importance of postseason...
MONTREAL (AP) — Brian Flynn scored a tie-breaking goal late in the second period and the Montreal Canadiens held on to edge the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Wednesday night in a wild opening game of their first-round playoff series. Flynn also had two assists for the first three-point...