• October 27, 2016


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NHL officials in South Korea to inspect Olympic venues

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — National Hockey League representatives are in South Korea to inspect Olympic facilities as the league mulls a decision on whether to let its players appear for a sixth consecutive Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Crosby returns, leads Penguins past Panthers 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored in his season debut as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Penguins' star Crosby returns against Panthers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby made his season debut Tuesday against the Florida Panthers after missing six games with a concussion.

Boychuk scores short-handed in 3rd, Islanders beat Coyotes

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk's short-handed goal early in the third period lifted the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night.

Nyquist leads Red Wings past Predators, 5-3

DETROIT (AP) — Gustav Nyquist had a goal and an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night.

Ogwumike's shot lifts Sparks to WNBA title, beat Lynx 77-76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.

NHL, NHLPA launch program to help players prepare for future

The NHL and NHLPA want players to plan for life after hockey long before they hang up their skates.

50 years of Flyers history archived inside arena

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ed Snider created a Philadelphia Flyers franchise stocked with so many great moments, all it takes is a simple crane of the neck toward the banners hanging from the rafters to rekindle 50 years of memories.

Shea Weber quickly making his presence felt in Montreal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Shea Weber didn't have to turn far to get the lowdown on Montreal upon learning he had been traded to the Canadiens.

Winningest UConn hockey coach, Bruce Marshall, dies at 54

STORRS, Connecticut (AP) — The former longtime head coach of the Connecticut Huskies ice hockey team, who transitioned them to Division 1 status, has died. Bruce Marshall was 54.

LEADING OFF: Kershaw faces Hendricks in Game 2 of NLCS

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

LEADING OFF: Kershaw faces Hendricks in Game 2 of NLCS

A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday:

No offense: Blue Jays' bats disappear so far in ALCS

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joey Bats and the Blue Jays forgot their bats.

AP Interview: WADA anticipating more state-sponsored doping

NEW YORK (AP) — After Russia's widespread violations at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, new World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli says an expanding investigations staff will be on the lookout for state-sponsored cheating in other nations.

LeBron: Union prioritizes help for retired players in talks

NBA players are pushing for more money in the next collective bargaining agreement — for the players who came before them.

LA Kings put star G Jonathan Quick on injured reserve

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings placed Jonathan Quick on injured reserve Thursday after the star goalie got hurt in the first period of their season opener.

Maple Leafs' Matthews has modern record 4 goals in NHL debut

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Auston Matthews needed 40 minutes to get into the NHL record book.

Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews has hat trick in NHL debut

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Auston Matthews is already doing the trick for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Gretzky named partner, VP of Oilers Entertainment Group

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Wayne Gretzky has returned to the Edmonton Oilers.

Sabres center Eichel out indefinitely with sprained ankle

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres top-line center Jack Eichel is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a high ankle sprain on Wednesday.

Pens' Crosby out with concussion; no timetable for return

Sidney Crosby collided with a Pittsburgh Penguins teammate last Friday at practice and thought nothing of it. Just one of those things.

Crosby, McDavid top list of NHL players to watch this season

Sidney Crosby, coming off Stanley Cup and World Cup of Hockey titles, has to top any list of NHL players to watch this season.

Jets' Pavelec, Islanders' Parenteau placed on waivers

Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec and forward Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau were put on waivers Monday as NHL teams pare down to their opening night rosters.

Penguins star Sidney Crosby diagnosed with concussion

Pittsburgh superstar Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with another concussion just days before an NHL season in which the Penguins are expected to make a strong run at repeating as Stanley Cup champion.