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Beijing Olympics will showcase hockey’s next generation

The disappointment of the NHL not participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics quickly turned to excitement for a handful of U.S. players at the world junior championship. Matty Beniers, Jake Sanderson and Brock Faber were together in Red Deer, Alberta, when USA Hockey's John Vanbiesbrouck asked ...

Pistons rally to stun Kings, 133-131

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cory Joseph made a 14-foot jumper with 25.9 seconds remaining to cap a game-ending 11-0 run that rallied the Detroit Pistons past the Sacramento Kings 133-131 on Wednesday night. Saddiq Bey had 30 points and seven rebounds to help the Pistons (11-33) win their ...

Vikings interview Browns’ Cook, Patriots’ Wolf for GM position

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings completed their first round of general manager interviews Thursday by meeting with Cleveland vice president of player personnel Glenn Cook and New England scouting consultant Eliot Wolf. Philadelphia defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon also ...

No. 17 Huskies gear up for big weekend with Wildcats

HOUGHTON — For the last several seasons the No. 17 Michigan Tech Huskies and the No. 19 Northern Michigan Wildcats hockey teams were in the WCHA, they would close out the regular season facing each other. The rivalry weekend usually held an important meaning for one of the two squads and the ...

Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets 4-3 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 27th goal of the season, Tom Wilson scored in overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday night. Wilsonís goal 26 seconds into the 3-on-3 OT gave the Capitals their first victory in that situation this ...

Chances were missed to stop U. of Michigan doctor Anderson

DETROIT (AP) — Suspicions that a University of Michigan sports doctor was committing sexual assault went back decades, long before a $490 million settlement this week with victims, but no one stepped forward to ensure that Robert Anderson would be kicked off campus. The many missed ...