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Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leading by two late in the third period, the Nashville Predators nearly let this one get away. Colton Sissons made sure that didn’t happen. After the Predators allowed a pair of goals in the final 4:05 of regulation, Sissons scored 3:05 into overtime to give them a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. ...

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Local flavor: Next NDSU coach will likely have Bison ties

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — FCS power North Dakota State stayed with a successful formula and promoted offensive coordinator Matt Entz to head football coach Thursday. The 46-year-old Entz replaces Kansas State-bound Chris Klieman, who like Entz was an assistant with the Bison before being named to the top job. North Dakota State athletic director Matt Larsen said he likes the ...

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Syracuse extends contract of football coach Dino Babers

Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack is in a good place as winter nears — the men’s and women’s basketball teams are ranked and so is the resurgent football team, with a bowl game looming. Most important, the architect of the football turnaround, coach Dino Babers, is set to be around for a while. The announcement of a contract extension Wednesday ...

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Nowitzki returns but Mavs lose to Suns 99-89

PHOENIX (AP) – T.J. Warren scored a season-high 30 points and the Phoenix Suns snapped a 10-game losing streak by beating the Dallas Mavericks 99-89 on Thursday night. The Dallas loss came in the season debut of Dirk Nowitzki, who hadn’t played yet while recovering from ankle surgery. When he entered the game late in the first quarter, it marked ...

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Injuries have Redskins-Jaguars looking like preseason game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Cover your eyes, folks. This one could be ugly, even by late-season NFL standards. When the Washington Redskins and Jacksonville Jaguars take the field Sunday, it might look a little like a preseason game. The dreaded fourth preseason game, too. Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson, who was getting ready to play in the startup Alliance of American ...

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49ers CB Richard Sherman irks former Seahawks teammates

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When Richard Sherman downplayed Seattle’s success by describing the Seahawks as a “middle of the road” team a few weeks ago, his former teammates took offense. Heading into the rematch this week between Sherman’s new team, the San Francisco 49ers, and his old one, former teammate Frank Clark had a stern message for the player ...

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Free-agent first baseman Justin Bour reaches deal with Angels

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Justin Bour is set to bring the Los Angeles Angels key depth they need until stars Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani are fully recovered from surgery. The Angels and the free agent first baseman have reached a deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Bour’s contract is pending ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL’s top two teams. Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson both scored for Tampa Bay during the final 36 seconds of the second period to ...

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