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Devils defeat Canadiens 6-4

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price repeatedly smashing his stick on the crossbar in frustration perfectly summed up the Montreal Canadiens’ struggles. The Canadiens lost their sixth straight game in a mistake-filled 6-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Price broke his stick after ...

Lobos outlast Badgers, 59-50

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Paul Weir is cognizant of the differences between Power 5 programs and the resources he has available at New Mexico. That does not mean he believes his team cannot compete with those monoliths. Quite the contrary. “Us non-Power 5s kind of take on a David vs. ...

Seattle U over WMU 59-55

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Myles Carter recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and Seattle U beat Western Michigan 59-55 on Tuesday. Terrell Brown had 17 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for Seattle U (3-5). Delante Jones added 12 points and six ...

More surgery for O’Brien

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — University of Minnesota football player and four-time cancer survivor Casey O'Brien is facing more surgery this week to remove a spot in a lung. The walk-on holder made his college debut at Rutgers on Oct. 19, holding all three of the Gophers' fourth-quarter extra points ...

Middleton to return for Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton says he's ready to return to the floor after missing two-plus weeks with a left thigh contusion. After the Bucks' shootaround on Tuesday, Middleton said he's "gonna go" Wednesday at home against the Atlanta Hawks. Middleton ...

Packers look to hit reset button

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Win or lose, Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur has stressed the need for his team to "hit the reset button" and move onto the next game. That will be as important as ever following a 37-8 loss at San Francisco on Sunday night. The Packers were coming off a bye ...

Pistons shut down Magic

DETROIT (AP) — Dwane Casey had an easy time identifying when and how his team won this game. "I think our defense was exceptional in the second half," the Detroit coach said. Casey shouldn't get much argument from the Orlando Magic about that. They were held to 15 points in the third ...

Antetokounmpo scores 50

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had one of the most dominant games of his career and the Milwaukee Bucks needed every bit of it. Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 50 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 17th consecutive double-double to help the Bucks rally in the second half for ...

Spiders bite Badgers

NEW YORK (AP) — To hear Chris Mooney, his Richmond Spiders spent the days and weeks and months after their 2018-19 season came to an end working on defense and toughness. And in a gym on the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn, New York, the results of that work borne ...

Lamar Jackson throws five TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Jackson basically hadn’t allowed the football to touch the ground Monday night until he dropped an ordinary shotgun snap late in the first half at the Coliseum. He picked it up, split the pocket and sprinted away through the Rams’ defense, going 35 thrilling yards ...

Bullough, NFL coach, MSU player, dies at 85

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Henry Bullough, a former NFL coach and a guard on Michigan State's national title team in 1952, has died. He was 85. The university Monday announced his death but did not provide details. Son Chuck Bullough is an assistant coach for the Spartans. Henry Bullough ...

Raptors hold Embiid scoreless for first time

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Toronto Raptors held Joel Embiid scoreless for the first time in his career in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, ...

Tigers trade for pitcher

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have acquired right-hander Dario Agrazal from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash. The Tigers announced the deal Monday. The 24-year-old Agrazal made 14 starts and one relief appearance for the Pirates last season. He went 4-5 with a 4.91 ERA. The Tigers also ...

Whitens posts double-double

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Bruner recorded 14 points and 13 rebounds to carry Yale to a 73-51 win over Western Michigan on Monday in the NIT Season Tip-Off. Yale held the Broncos to 29.6% shooting from the field and more than 30 points below their season average. Michael Flowers scored ...

Twins hire hitting coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have hired Edgar Varela as their hitting coach, replacing the departed James Rowson. After the Twins set a season record with 307 home runs and ranked second in the major leagues in runs and batting average, Rowson was hired by the Miami Marlins as ...

Mariners give $6M to prospect

SEATTLE (AP) — Evan White earned a $24 million, six-year contract from Seattle Mariners before playing a game above Double-A. Seattle announced the contract Monday after the first baseman completed a physical. The agreement includes options for 2026-28 and likely will cover all the years ...

Harbaugh to get boost if No. 10 Michigan beats No. 2 Ohio St

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh's job is safe at Michigan whether his team finally beats Ohio State or he falls to 0-5 in what has become a one-sided series. But a victory over Ohio State on Saturday at the Big House would sure provide a boost for Harbaugh and college football's ...

Niners handle Packers, Rodgers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Aaron Rodgers dropped back on his first third down of the day, tried to avoid the pressure and got stripped on a sack that set up an early San Francisco touchdown and set the tone for the game for the Green Bay Packers. A matchup between two of the NFC’s top teams ...

Losses adding up for Lions

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The loss of Matthew Stafford to injury continues to take a toll on the Detroit Lions, and the losses on the field keep adding up. Backup quarterback Jeff Driskel threw three interceptions in the latest defeat, 19-16, to the Washington Redskins on Sunday, and embattled ...

Mack, Robinson lead Bears

CHICAGO (AP) — Khalil Mack gave the Bears the lift they needed with the type of big play he had not been delivering. Mack set up a touchdown with a strip-sack, Allen Robinson had a season-high 131 yards receiving and Chicago beat the struggling New York Giants 19-14 on Sunday. Trying to ...