• September 25, 2016

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Europe beats Sweden 3-2 in OT, advances to World Cup finals

TORONTO (AP) — Tomas Tatar stuffed in a shot, triggering quite a celebration.

Canada beats Russia 5-3, advances to World Cup finals

TORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby was at his best on one of hockey's biggest stages.

NHL training camps open without many star players, coaches

Training camps are opening around the NHL with a little more elbow room than usual.

World Cup of Hockey delivering on promise of quality play

TORONTO (AP) — The NHL has gotten almost everything it hoped for so far at the World Cup of Hockey.

Russia beats Finland 3-0 to reach World Cup semifinals

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko and Ivan Telegin scored 1:19 apart in the second period and Russia beat Finland 3-0 on Thursday to set up a World Cup of Hockey semifinal against Canada — and knock out Team North America.

Sabres' Kane blames legal woes on being targeted as athlete

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Saying his recent off-ice legal problems "come with the territory" of being a professional athlete, Sabres forward Evander Kane acknowledged Thursday that he needs to be more careful when putting himself in potentially troublesome situations.

Lombardi, Tortorella defend US World Cup roster decisions

TORONTO (AP) — Dean Lombardi pounded the table and tried to explain it all.

Team North America offers silver lining for USA Hockey

TORONTO (AP) — The United States scored two goals in two losses at the World Cup of Hockey before being eliminated.

Team USA scrambling for answers after World Cup ouster

TORONTO (AP) — Members of Team USA gathered for a few drinks after they were eliminated from the World Cup of Hockey.

North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance

TORONTO (AP) — When Nathan MacKinnon deked Henrik Lundqvist out for a highlight-reel overtime goal and got mobbed by teammates, he couldn't be happier.

Brissett would make Pats history as first black QB to start

BOSTON (AP) — From his den in Huntsville, Alabama, Onree Jackson will quietly root to see Jacoby Brissett under center when he watches New England host Houston on Thursday night.

US eliminated from World Cup of Hockey after loss to Canada

TORONTO (AP) — The United States was eliminated from contention at the World Cup of Hockey by a 4-2 loss to Canada on Tuesday night that featured a clinical, dominant performance by the tournament favorite and a disappointing showing by the Americans.

Letdown costs North America in loss to Russia at World Cup

TORONTO (AP) — For the first time since Team North America came together, coach Todd McLellan had to re-instill some belief.

US must beat Canada to avoid elimination at World Cup

TORONTO (AP) — One game into the World Cup of Hockey, the United States is on the verge of elimination.

Under 3 percent of US athletes in Rio had medical exemptions

Fifteen of the 558 athletes in the U.S. delegation at the Rio Olympics — or slightly less than 3 percent — had therapeutic-use exemptions in force during the games.

Touchdown-less Rams beat Seahawks 9-3 on Zuerlein's leg

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rams were a certifiable hit in their return to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly 22 years. Now if they could just score a touchdown.

US needs major improvement in 'championship game' vs Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Time is running out for the United States at the World Cup of Hockey.

Halak, Team Europe stun United States in World Cup opener

TORONTO (AP) — When the United States filled out its roster for the World Cup of Hockey, it looked heavy on grit and physicality and light on skill and scoring.

Americans say 'it's time' to break through at World Cup

TORONTO (AP) — Patrick Kane looks at 2010 Vancouver Olympic final loss to Canada as the United States being one goal away from gold. Jonathan Quick looks at the 2014 Sochi Olympic semifinal loss as the U.S. being one goal away from playing for gold.

Bobrovsky starts for Russia, more World Cup decisions await

TORONTO (AP) — Training camps are over and the games are almost here. It's decision time for all eight teams at the World Cup of Hockey.

The Latest: Ovechkin says he'll go to Olympics, NHL or not

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the World Cup of Hockey (all times local):

Twitter to launch app on Apple TV, others to stream NFL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights.

Daly: NHL adding more concussion spotters for this season

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NHL is overhauling its concussion monitoring system.

Heat forward Chris Bosh: 'I'm ready to play' after clots

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh has decided he's ready to play for the Miami Heat again.