National Sports

Lightning creep by Caps 3-2

By Fred Goodall AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Cedric Paquette scored in the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots to help the Tampa Bay Lightning hold off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Saturday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final. Ondrej Palat and Ryan ...

Cowboys WR Terrance Williams arrested on intoxication charge

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams was arrested on a charge of public intoxication early Saturday after police responded to an accident involving his car and found Williams riding an electric bicycle on a road near his home. Police in the Dallas suburb of Frisco ...

Johnny Manziel signs with CFL in journey back to football

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Football is huddling up again for a long-awaited comeback — in Canada. Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel signed a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Saturday, looking to salvage his football career after a ...

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice hockey semis

By Karel Janicek Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Switzerland stunned title favorite Canada 3-2 to reach only its third final of the world ice hockey championship on Saturday. The Swiss will play the gold medal game on Sunday against defending champion Sweden, which strode ...

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

By Stephen Whyno AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify endured the most difficult race of his career and came away a step closer to becoming trainer Bob Baffert’s second Triple Crown champion in four years. The heavy 2-5 favorite jumped out to the lead, surrendered it briefly to ...

Golden Knights a win away from finals after getting past Jets 3-2

By W.G. Ramirez Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of the Western Conference final Friday night. Vegas, a 500-to-1 long shot to win the title when ...

Recovering reliever Farquhar visits White Sox before game

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox got another visit from Danny Farquhar, and they continue to be encouraged by the reliever’s recovery from a brain hemorrhage last month. The visit prior to Friday’s game against the Texas Rangers was his second since he collapsed in the dugout during ...

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final against Caps

By Fred Goodall AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning stormed back in the Eastern Conference final against the Washington Capitals, thanks in part to a thriving power play and suddenly reliable penalty-killing unit. To regain control of the best-of-seven matchup ...

Anderson has momentum for outdoors after Supercross title

By John Marshall AP Sports Writer Motocross has been searching for its next big star since Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto unexpectedly retired in a span of two years. The search goes on as the outdoor season is set to begin Saturday at the Hangtown Classic outside of Sacramento, ...