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March 26, 2015

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  • Ducks-Bruins Sums

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) Anaheim 0 1 1 1—3 Boston 0 1 1 0—2 First Period_None. Penalties_Despres, Ana (slashing), 2:39; Lucic, Bos (slashing), 2:39; Perry, Ana (slashing), 6:57; McQuaid, Bos (slashing), 6:57; Maroon, Ana (hooking), 13:19; Beauchemin, Ana (tripping), 16:05. Second Period_1, Anaheim, Maroon ...

  • Gagner lifts Coyotes to 4-3 win over Sabres in OT

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-3 win over Buffalo on Thursday night, earning cheers from the last-place Sabres' fans hoping to get the No. 1 overall pick ...

  • Devils-Capitals Sums

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) New Jersey 0 1 1 0—2 Washington 1 1 0 1—3 First Period_1, Washington, Alzner 5 (Niskanen, Johansson), 2:51. Penalties_Fraser, NJ (roughing), 1:45; Wilson, Was (roughing), 1:45. Second Period_2, Washington, Fehr 19, 1:35. 3, New Jersey, T.Zajac 11 (Elias, Larsson), ...

  • Kings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders 3-2

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. ...

  • Matt Niskanen's OT goal lifts Capitals past Devils 3-2

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — On a quiet night for Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, the Washington Capitals got rare goals from Matt Niskanen, Karl Alzner and Eric Fehr, along with 29 saves from Braden Holtby, to beat the New Jersey Devils ...

  • Staal's goal, 2 assists lift Hurricanes over Penguins, 5-2

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night. Ryan Murphy, Jay McClement, Alexander Semin and Andrej Nestrasil scored for Carolina, which had been 0-3-3 ...

  • Coyotes-Sabres Sums

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) Arizona 1 2 0 1—4 Buffalo 1 1 1 0—3 First Period_1, Arizona, Szwarz 1 (Chipchura, Cunningham), 7:55. 2, Buffalo, Ennis 19 (Moulson, Larsson), 10:49. Penalties_Crombeen, Ari (roughing), 14:57; Moulson, Buf (slashing), 15:14; McGinn, Ari (charging), 18:04. Second Period_3, Buffalo, ...

  • Penguins-Hurricanes Sums

    20 minutes ago

    (AP) Pittsburgh 1 0 1—2 Carolina 2 2 1—5 First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Bra.Sutter 17 (Crosby, Lovejoy), 3:54. 2, Carolina, E.Staal 20 (Jo.Staal), 5:05. 3, Carolina, Murphy 3 (Malone, Rask), 8:27. Penalties_Lapierre, Pit (roughing), 3:05; Malone, Car (roughing), 3:05; Malone, Car (interference), ...

  • Kings-Islanders Sums

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) Los Angeles 0 1 2—3 N.Y. Islanders 0 1 1—2 First Period_None. Penalties_None. Second Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Nielsen 13 (Kulemin, Hamonic), 5:31. 2, Los Angeles, Shore 1 (Brown, Martinez), 10:37. Penalties_Leddy, NYI (tripping), 7:47; Hamonic, NYI (high-sticking), 8:13; Doughty, LA ...

  • Mirim Lee leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classic

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee birdied all four par-5 holes and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Kia Classic. Lee took the outright lead with an 8-foot putt on the ...

  • Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed. Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest regional semifinals on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight for ...

  • Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening 40 mph pummeled the morning starters, Hoffman faced ...

  • Police chiefs urge veto of bill making officer names secret

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's largest newspaper and the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police have sent letters to Gov. Doug Ducey urging him to veto a bill requiring police to keep the names of officers involved in shootings secret for ...

  • Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples. In a 24-page ruling filed Thursday in Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ...

  • Gonzalez strong for Nationals in loss to Mets

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Gio Gonzalez threw five scoreless innings for the Washington Nationals, and the New York Mets later hit three home runs in an 8-3 victory Thursday night. Gonzalez gave up two hits, struck out five and walked ...

  • De Young heir and Chronicle board member Nan McEvoy dies

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the founder's family to head the San Francisco Chronicle and a prominent olive oil rancher, died Thursday after a long convalescence. She was 95. Her son, Nion McEvoy, publisher ...

  • North Korea says it has detained 2 South Koreans for spying

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it has detained two South Korean men on charges of spying. The South Korean government says it is trying to confirm that the men are from South Korea. The official Korean Central ...

  • Japan inflation cools, household spending, incomes soften

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Japan has reported lackluster inflation and wages data for February that suggest its economic recovery remains in the doldrums. The government said Friday that core inflation was 2.0 percent in February, down from 2.2 percent in January. ...

  • Nevada coach Musselman gets 5-year, $2M deal; Pack will run

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state Board of Regents has approved a five-year contract worth $2 million for new Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman. Nevada athletic director Doug Knuth formally introduced the two-time former NBA coach at the Lawlor Events ...

  • Kershaw whiffs 8 in 1st outing since taking liner off jaw

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out eight in six innings, and Yasiel Puig and Jimmy Rollins homered to help the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Chicago White Sox 9-6 on Thursday. Kershaw showed no ill effects from his ...

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