National Sports

Kylington gets 1st NHL goal, Flames beat Predators 5-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Despite a depleted lineup, the Calgary Flames showed their depth and kept their winning streak going. Oliver Kylington scored his first NHL goal and helped set up Garnet Hathaway's tiebreaking score as the Flames beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 Saturday night for ...

Lomachenko wins unanimous decision for 2nd lightweight belt

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Two down, two to go. Vasiliy Lomachenko is halfway to owning all the major lightweight titles after just two fights, and he's already eyeing the guy he'd need to beat to get the next one. "Of course I want two more belts and maybe we can ...

Lawson leads No. 2 Kansas past New Mexico State 63-60

By JORDAN WOLF, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dedric Lawson's second-half performance was invaluable for No. 2 Kansas. Lawson had 20 points and 10 rebounds and scored Kansas' final 14 points as the undefeated Jayhawks got past New Mexico State 63-60 in the Jayhawk Shootout on ...

United captures MLS Cup for Atlanta’s 1st title since ’95

By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — The players bounced up and down on a hastily erected stage in the middle of the field, confetti falling all around as they hoisted the championship trophy. It's a familiar scene at the end of any season. Only this time, a team from Atlanta ...

Brown nets 23, Celtics race past Bulls 133-77

By MATT CARLSON, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Celtics turned in a record-setting performance in their steady climb in the Eastern Conference. Jaylen Brown scored 23 points off the bench, Daniel Theis added a career-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Celtics routed ...

Dzingel scores in overtime, Senators beat Penguins 2-1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators were ready for their 4-on-3 power play in overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Ryan Dzingel scored with the man advantage at 1:20 of overtime after the Penguins were called for too many men on the ice in Ottawa's 2-1 victory Saturday ...

Swimmers hit world body FINA with California antitrust case

By GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an antitrust suit in California challenging governing body FINA's control of organizing competitions. The legal challenge is the latest faced by Olympic bodies from athletes seeking greater prize money and ...

No. 3 Duke wins 4th straight, beats Yale 91-58

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — There's no questioning the NBA-destined young talent at third-ranked Duke, showcased game after game through big offensive totals and highlight-reel dunks. Yet coach Mike Krzyzewski also sees a group that is improving steadily, ...

NFL fines Bills’ Jerry Hughes $53K for yelling at official

NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo defensive end Jerry Hughes was fined $53,482 by the NFL on Saturday for confronting an official in the tunnel after the Bills-Dolphins game last weekend. Hughes accused the official of calling him a vulgar name. "I'll catch you. I'll catch you, guaranteed," Hughes ...

Oklahoma’s Murray edges Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner. The Oklahoma quarterback won college football’s most prestigious individual award Saturday night, edging Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and ...