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Eric Lindros is finally a Hockey Hall of Famer. Lindros was elected Monday as part of the 2016 class that also features Soviet star Sergei Makarov, goaltender Rogie Vachon, and the late coach and executive Pat Quinn. Because concussions and other injuries cut his career short,...
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque (bork) has pleaded not guilty to a drunken driving charge. Bourque was charged Friday with operating under the influence of alcohol after his Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a minivan in an Andover construction zone. No one...
SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16. Italy deserved its victory and was impressive from the start at Stade de France, stifling Spain's...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Spencer Gallagher apologized Monday for his role in a fight with John Wes Townley during NASCAR's Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park. The two were involved in a pair of on-track incidents that culminated in a scuffle during Saturday night's race...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — These are glorious times for Coastal Carolina. Last week former Chanticleers golfer Dustin Johnson won the U.S. Open. This week the baseball team is playing Arizona with the hope of winning the school's first Division I national championship in any sport. On...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls that threaten to compromise security and mobility during the games. In an interview with Rio's O Globo daily, Francisco Dornelles...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Defending Olympic champion Missy Franklin and two-time gold medalist Natalie Coughlin have advanced to the semifinals of the 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. swimming trials. Franklin was fifth-fastest with a time of 1 minute, 35 seconds in the preliminaries...
Brad Treliving saw the rules for the expansion draft and immediately was in an advantageous position. The Calgary Flames' general manager needed a goaltender, and with Las Vegas set to harvest the NHL for two of them in a year, his colleagues had incentive to make a move. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — The update on Pat Summitt's health caught Geno Auriemma by surprise. It's simply the news nobody wanted to hear, especially her former rival who built the Connecticut program trying to model off her success coaching Tennessee. Summitt's family said Sunday that...