AP Top 25 Heat Check: Ohio State, A&M drop, but how far?

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What is a better loss? Getting beat up by Alabama or letting one slip away at Penn State? Two more unbeaten teams got their first loss and AP college football poll voters had to figure out this week how much — if at all — to punish Ohio State and Texas A&M for their missteps…. Continue Reading

Kickers miss short field goals, Seahawks, Cards tie 6-6

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle’s Stephen Hauschka and Arizona’s Chandler Catanzaro missed short field goals that would have won the game in overtime and the Seahawks and Cardinals settled for a 6-6 tie Sunday night. Hauschka’s 27-yard field goal was wide left with seven seconds left after Catanzaro’s 24-yarder bounced off the left upright. The… Continue Reading


Thomas successfully defends CIMB Classic title

by Matt Ryan on October 23, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas completed a fairytale return to the CIMB Classic with a successful title defense after eight birdies in the final round Sunday earned him a three-shot victory over closest rival Hideki Matsuyama. The American did not match his record tournament score of 26-under 262 in 2015, but still finished… Continue Reading

Ritchie gets tiebreaker in Ducks’ 4-2 win over Vancouver

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 8:36 to play, captain Ryan Getzlaf had three assists and the Anaheim Ducks finally opened their home schedule with a 4-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Andrew Cogliano, Cam Fowler and Corey Perry also scored for the Ducks,… Continue Reading

Girardi’s go-ahead goal lifts Rangers over Coyotes

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NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Girardi scored 1:55 into the third period and the New York Rangers beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Sunday night. Josh Jooris and J.T. Miller also scored for New York, which has won consecutive games to improve to 4-2-0. Henrik Lundqvist made 27 stops. Radim Vrbata had both of Arizona’s… Continue Reading

Tavares has 2 goals, assist to lead Islanders past Wild 6-3

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NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares had two goals and an assist, Johnny Boychuk scored for the second straight game and the New York Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 6-3 on Sunday night. Calvin de Haan, Alan Quine and Thomas Hickey also scored to help New York get its highest scoring total of the year… Continue Reading

Feilhaber assures Sporting KC playoff spot, top San Jose 2-0

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Benny Feilhaber had a goal and an assist, Tim Melia had four saves and Sporting Kansas City secured a playoff spot with a 2-0 victory over San Jose in the regular-season finale Sunday. Feilhaber scored his seventh goal on a penalty kick in the 7th minute and assisted on Graham… Continue Reading