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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Ottawa Senators, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 22, 2017 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal in seven games, Jakub Vrana had two goals for the first time in his career and the Washington Capitals defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Wednesday night. Ovechkin's 14th goal came in his first game this season as linemates with Nicklas...
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Boston Bruins defenseman Rob O'Gara (44) and New Jersey Devils right wing Drew Stafford (18) compete for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 22, 2017 - 10:09 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Charlie McCoy scored in the 11th round of the shootout to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night. Anton Khudobin made 40 saves as Boston improved to 9-7-4 with its third straight win_all with Khudobin in goal. Jake DeBrusk and Patrice...
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November 22, 2017 - 10:08 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lexie Brown had 28 points on 10-of-15 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, Rebecca Greenwell hit six 3s and finished with 22 points and the No. 16 Duke women beat Old Dominion 84-51 on Wednesday night. Brown added eight rebounds, eight assists and three steals, while...
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Washington Wizards guard John Wall, left, drives into Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
November 22, 2017 - 9:58 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dwight Howard had 26 points and 13 rebounds, including a key block at the end of regulation and a crucial offensive rebound in overtime, in the Charlotte Hornets' 129-124 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb each had 24 points...
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Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) controls the puck as he skates by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 22, 2017 - 9:58 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Jujhar Khaira scored to break a 2-2 tie in the second period, and the Edmonton Oilers went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Wednesday night. Edmonton halted a three-game losing streak, while the Wings lost their second straight. Patrick Maroon, Darnell Nurse, Drake Caggiula,...
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New York Rangers' Paul Carey (28) celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
November 22, 2017 - 9:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast scored two goals apiece, including Kreider's first just 52 seconds into the game, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. Mika Zibanejad and Paul Carey followed Kreider with goals in the...
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Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser (6) celebrates his goal with Sven Baertschi (47) and Ben Hutton (27) behind Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 22, 2017 - 9:54 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Brock Boeser scored two more goals to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Boeser, after scoring twice against Philadelphia on Tuesday, added two more and now has 11 this season. Former Penguin defenseman Derrick Pouliot...
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November 22, 2017 - 9:48 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Hometown freshman guard Jarrett Culver scored a career-high 21 points as Texas Tech beat Wofford 79-56 on Wednesday night. Culver, a 6-foot-5 freshman from Lubbock's Coronado High, had a layup that made it 7-6 and put the Red Raiders (5-0) ahead to stay after he was an early...
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Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 9:41 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted...
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November 22, 2017 - 9:21 pm
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 24 points and grabbed seven boards and Brian Dawkins added 21 points including a layup with under a minute to play that made the difference as Elon edged Radford 77-74 on Wednesday night. Radford's Justin Cousin hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 74-all with 1:44 to...
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