Point scores 3 PP goals in 1:31, Lightning beat Penguins 4-3
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brayden Point scored three straight power-play goals in 1:31 — the sixth-fastest three goals in NHL history — and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night.
Pulisic back as US loses 3-0 at England; no goal for Rooney
LONDON (AP) — Christian Pulisic nearly put the United States ahead against England midway through the first half, only for goalkeeper Jordan Pickford come off his line and make a kick save.
Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts is ready to become an ambassador for baseball, now that he's won a batting title, World Series and Most Valuable Player award with Boston.
Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox
ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball owners have locked down their commissioner and their main broadcast partner, too. Any decisions on speeding up the game and perhaps making it more enjoyable to watch will have to wait.
Rockets "parting ways" with 10-time All-Star Anthony
HOUSTON (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Anthony and "working toward a resolution."
University head warned of backlash if Maryland coach stayed
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh said Thursday that he told the school's governing body that "all hell will break loose" if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its football team after a player's death, a warning that went unheeded.
Former Syracuse All-American Tim Green says he has ALS
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse and NFL defensive lineman Tim Green has revealed he has Lou Gehrig's Disease. Green wrote in a Facebook post Wednesday night that for the past five years he's been coping with "neurological problems" in his hands.
Charles Howell opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III had an advantage of playing the right course for the cold, windy conditions Thursday at the RSM Classic.
No goal for Wayne Rooney in 120th, final England appearance
LONDON (AP) — Wayne Rooney couldn't raise his England scoring record in a 120th and final appearance for the Three Lions as a new generation of players provided the goals in an easy, 3-0 victory over the United States on Thursday.
It's The Big Three and Joey Logano in NASCAR's title race
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. sat on a bench, scrolling through their phones , oblivious to their surroundings and the stakes.
Amy Olson's 63 gives her 1st-round lead at 2018 LPGA finale
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Amy Olson had a simple explanation for her brilliant start at the CME Group Tour Championship. "I don't have any bad memories," she said.
NBA promotes 5 refs, including 2 women, to full-time status
Ashley Moyer-Gleich is eight years removed from playing in the NCAA Division II tournament. Natalie Sago officiated her first game six years ago, and the players were sixth-grade girls.
Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on
HOUSTON (AP) — Draymond Green isn't apologizing for his part in a dustup with Kevin Durant that led to a one-game suspension by the Golden State Warriors.
Subway alums on board for Notre Dame return to New York City
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Delaney grew up in New Jersey listening to Notre Dame games on the radio with his father, who — like many blue-collar Catholics at the time — never stepped foot on the school's campus but was passionate about its football team.
Sidney Crosby to miss Tampa Bay game with upper-body injury
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury.
Kyle Busch has 2nd NASCAR Cup championship in sight
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch has been showered in confetti and sprayed champagne in every victory lane in NASCAR. So when the traditional pit stop for race winners in Phoenix underwent a makeover this season, the 2015 series champion knew his way around the site enough to have some gripes about the reconfiguration.
FIFA boss says he doesn't know why prosecutor was suspended
MIAMI (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he doesn't know why the lead investigator into corruption within the organization was suspended from that role.
On Basketball: Butler, 76ers have time to figure things out
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Time, right now, is Jimmy Butler's best friend. That's all that the Philadelphia 76ers and their newest player need.
Center of attention: Bucks' Brook Lopez lights out from 3
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A new nickname for Brook Lopez started floating around Twitter after the Milwaukee Bucks 7-footer had a career night from the 3-point line.
Zach Ertz on record-setting pace for tight ends
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Ertz caught the go-ahead touchdown pass in Philadelphia's victory over New England in the Super Bowl and hasn't stopped making receptions.
No. 1 Duke's freshmen: College hoops' must-see attraction
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Drake has already been spotted wearing Zion Williamson's high school jersey. Let that be proof: Duke's season is just starting, and the Blue Devils' freshmen have already arrived.
Eakin scores 2, Fleury gets shutout as Vegas beats Ducks 5-0
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Last season, Cody Eakin didn't score his seventh goal until Feb. 21. He did it more than three months earlier this time.
LeBron gets 44, passes Wilt in LA's 126-117 win over Blazers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game. With a gorgeous three-point play , the King jumped over the Big Dipper.
Pistons stun Raptors 106-104 in Casey's return to Toronto
TORONTO (AP) — Dwane Casey's return to Toronto delivered drama right up until the final second. Reggie Bullock made the winning shot as time expired and the Detroit Pistons rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the Raptors 106-104 on Wednesday night, giving Casey an emotional victory over his former team.
Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler's debut
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Everything about Jimmy Butler's first game with the 76ers was going great, until the fourth quarter. Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers collapsed late and lost to Orlando 111-106 after Terrence Ross hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left that helped the Magic finish off a big comeback Wednesday night.

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