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Morin’s 1st career goal lifts Flyers past Rangers 2-1

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sam Morin was slammed against the boards, suffocated by a mob of his Flyers teammates that smacked his helmet in celebration and wouldn't let him wiggle free. Morin's first NHL goal, yes. A game-winner for a team in desperate need of a ...

Malkin records 1,100th NHL point, leads Pens to win

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored on a power play for his 1,100th career point and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Monday night. Malkin is the third Russian-born player to reach 1,100 points in the NHL, joining Alex Ovechkin and ...

DeSmith stops 24 in Penguins’ 3-0 win over skidding Sabres

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With goals at a premium Saturday night, the prolific Pittsburgh Penguins proved they can win with a low-scoring, tight-checking approach. Casey DeSmith stopped 24 shots, and the Penguins handed Buffalo its 10th straight loss with a 3-0 ...

Ovechkin leads Capitals past Flyers for fourth straight win

By AARON BRACY Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Peter Laviolette loves this season's schedule, but probably hates that the Capitals don't get yet another game against the Flyers. Alex Ovechkin scored, Carl Hagelin had a goal and an assist and Washington held on late for its fourth ...

AP source: Embiid could miss up to 2 weeks with knee injury

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid has a bone bruise on his left knee and could miss at least two weeks, according to a person with knowledge of the injury. Embiid did not suffer structural damage to his knee and will be evaluated ...

NBA has a record day with 5 triple-doubles

The Associated Press undefined An NBA-record five players had triple-doubles Saturday, including former MVPs Giannis Antetokounmpo and Russell Westbrook in the same game. All-Stars James Harden, Julius Randle and Domantas Sabonis also had triple-doubles in victories by their teams. ...

AP Interview: Morey embraces challenges of leading 76ers

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Like any top NBA executive this time of the season, Daryl Morey is trying to better his roster. Sure, NBA Top Shot — sort of a collectible highlight reel — is in its infancy, but Morey is all in on the frenzy stirred by digital dunks ...

Indians’ playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will have one eye on the field and one eye on the scoreboard on the final day of the regular season. Cleveland suffered a setback in its bid to host a first-round playoff series and had its six-game winning streak snapped with an ...

Ben’s back and the Steelers believe the playoffs are, too

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger explored all of his options last winter while his surgically repaired right elbow healed. He could have walked off into the sunset with his wife and three children and not endured a lengthy and not particularly fun rehab. ...

Making Micah: Parsons primed to be Penn State’s next star LB

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — ...