• January 22, 2017

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Savannah St., Citadel all about shooting 3s, shooting fast

Savannah State coach Horace Broadnax pulled a fast one on his players before the season, and now the Tigers have the fastest offense in Division I basketball.

Tough break: Ducks nip Avalanche 2-1 after long glass delay

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Broken glass is a regular occurrence in the heavy-hitting, hard-shooting NHL, and shattered panes usually get replaced swiftly.

Surging Capitals cruise to 7-3 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Justin Williams normally keeps his focus on the ice.

Jackpot! Vegas looks to score big win by landing Raiders

LAS VEGAS (AP) — First the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights. Soon, maybe, the Las Vegas Raiders.

Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season

Stuck in last place in the Eastern Conference, the New York Islanders fired coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday, ending one of the longest tenures in the NHL.

Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The goals kept coming. One after another. A dizzying three periods of shots followed by baffled goaltenders fishing pucks out of the net wondering how things got out of hand so quickly.

AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them

Aaron Rodgers doesn't just make the big throws, he designs them.

Capitals blow out Flyers 5-0 to win 9th consecutive game

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals showed they could get away with a slow start and still pull out another win.

Marchand has 2 goals, 3 assists and Bruins pound Flyers 6-3

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand was fortunate that the puck found its way into the net without him getting off a shot.

Capitals rout Blackhawks 6-0 to extend winning streak to 8

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jay Beagle can't explain his offensive success against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Blue Jackets' success renews debate over morning skates

After putting on skates for 27 years, Brandon Dubinsky doesn't mind not having to lace 'em up twice on game days anymore.

San Diego Chargers are no more after leaving for Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers fans knew for several years that this dreaded day could be coming, that their beloved NFL team might move up the freeway to tap the perceived riches of Los Angeles.

Fresh off bye week, Avs try to rebound from horrid start

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Colorado All-Star forward Nathan MacKinnon took a golf lesson over the team's bye week. Defenseman Tyson Barrie hung out by the beach in San Diego.

Ovechkin scores twice, passes 1,000 points as Caps beat Pens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nothing about Alex Ovechkin the showman surprises the Washington Capitals anymore.

Ovechkin scores 35 seconds in to record 1,000th point

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin wasted no time hitting another milestone — and he did it in style.

World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on Monday

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama will welcome the World Series champion Chicago Cubs at the White House on Monday, just five days before he leaves office.

NHL All-Star Game rules force tough omissions on rosters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL All-Star Game's 3-on-3, four-team tournament format put an intriguing spin on a staid exercise when it was introduced last season.

Paralyzed New York detective who became voice for peace dies

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department Detective Steven McDonald, who was paralyzed by a teenage gunman's bullet in 1986 but publicly forgave the shooter and became an international voice for peace, died Tuesday at age 59.

The Latest: Rangers call paralyzed detective who died 'hero'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of former police Detective Steven McDonald, who was paralyzed by a teenage gunman's bullet in 1986 but forgave the shooter and became an international voice for peace (all times local):

Another Rio Olympic venue struggling to find a use

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almost five months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended, another venue is struggling to find a use.

NHL announces full All-Star Game rosters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rosters for the NHL All-Star Game are brimming with top-shelf talent, though they lack an unusual fan-picked favorite like John Scott.

Messi statue in Argentina vandalized; torso, head sliced off

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed — leaving only the legs and a soccer ball on display.

Ovechkin ties Richard, Capitals beat Canadiens 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) — Alex Ovechkin knows Maurice "Rocket" Richard's name, mainly from the six times he won the trophy named after the Montreal Canadiens' great as the top NHL goal-scorer of the year.

Luongo stops 28 shots for 73rd shutout, Panthers beat Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Roberto Luongo didn't get too excited after his latest shutout. He is more concerned with getting the Florida Panthers back in the Stanley Cup playoff race.