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Iginla leads Avalanche past Canucks 7-3

DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-3 on Friday night. Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists and Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist for Colorado, which broke out of an offensive slump to earn its first home win of the season. It was also the first win for goalie Semyon Varlamov...
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Stars-Islanders Preview

Jack Capuano hasn't been shy in expressing his frustration over the mounting injuries for the New York Islanders, and losing Josh Bailey for an extended period only adds to the coach's concerns. The potential return of Mikhail Grabovski probably couldn't have come at a better time. Grabovski could play Saturday night as the Islanders host a Dallas Stars team seeking its...
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Tom Izzo decks out in full Kiss regalia for Michigan State Midnight Madness

Ride a motorcycle at Midnight Madness? That's so 1999. Appear as an astronaut or Iron Man? Been there, done that. Dress up like a member of Kiss and play some rock 'n' roll accordion? Now you're talkin' Tom Izzo. The Michigan State coach knows how to make an entrance, doesn't he? Izzo donned full Kiss regalia and joined a cover band onstage at the Breslin...
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Hudson's long-awaited Series debut ends in loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) After the long wait to finally get to the World Series, it was the first pitch of the game that helped put Tim Hudson in a hole San Francisco could never overcome. Kansas City's Alcides Escobar doubled on Hudson's first offering and came around to score on a pair of groundouts that helped the Royals beat the Giants 3-2 in Game 3 of the Series on Friday...
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Finnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Brandon Finnegan passed his biggest test yet. Only four months after he pitched in the College World Series, the 21-year-old reliever trotted into a troubling seventh inning, got two key outs and helped the Kansas City Royals hold off San Francisco 3-2 Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series. Along with making history with his rapid ascent, he did more for...
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Royals edge Giants in Game 3, take 2-1 lead in World Series

  Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead. Cain's RBI groundout three batters in put the Royals ahead, and Kansas City expanded its lead to 3-0 in the sixth when Alex Gordon...
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Wolves claw past Bulls, 113-112

ST. LOUIS -- Rookie Zach LaVine scored all six of his points in the final five minutes, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves erase a 13-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter and close the preseason with a 113-112 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Derrick Rose had 27 points and five assists for Chicago (4-4). Rose had 57 points the last two preseason games for...
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Timberwolves overcome Bulls 113-112

ST. LOUIS (AP) Rookie Zach LaVine scored all six of his points in the final five minutes, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves erase a 13-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter and close the preseason with a 113-112 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Derrick Rose had 27 points and five assists for Chicago (4-4). Rose had 57 points the last two preseason games...
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Lightning beat Jets behind Bishop, 3-goal second period

  Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita Kucherov finished with...
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Jonathan Drouin scores first goal of NHL career, Lightning top Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita...
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Royals fan goes into labor, doesn't want to leave Series game

If you think you're a dedicated sports fan, this story might knock you down a few pegs. A very pregnant Stephanie Hetherington and her husband Jason were at Kauffman Stadium to cheer on the Kansas City Royals before Game 1 of the World Series, when her water broke. Rather than immediately rushing to the hospital, however, Hetherington opted to stay and watch the game for as long...
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Lightning beat Jets 4-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita Kucherov...
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Houston leads South Alabama past Troy, 27-13

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Kendall Houston ran for 178 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries and South Alabama beat Troy 27-13 on Friday night for its fourth straight victory. Xavier Johnson added 107 yards rushing and a score on 15 carries for the Jaguars (5-2, 4-1 Sun Belt). Brandon Bridge was 9 of 21 for 106 yards and a touchdown. South Alabama made it 24-6 in the third quarter on Johnson...
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DeRozan scores 15, Raptors beat Knicks 83-80

MONTREAL (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 13, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 83-80 on Friday night at the Bell Centre in the final preseason game for both teams. Kyle Lowry and Lou Williams each added 12 points for the Raptors (7-1), who have won six straight in the preseason. They matched their exhibition victory record of seven. Carmelo...
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Bosh, Wade lead Heat past Grizzlies 104-98

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Chris Bosh scored 21 points, and Dwyane Wade added 16 as the Miami Heat defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 104-98 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. The Heat controlled the game after halftime, building the lead to 17 early in the fourth quarter as both teams played their reserves down the stretch. Memphis battled back within 94-91 on a jumper...
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Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade help Heat close out preseason with win over Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chris Bosh scored 21 points, and Dwyane Wade added 16 as the Miami Heat defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 104-98 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. The Heat controlled the game after halftime, building the lead to 17 early in the fourth quarter as both teams played their reserves down the stretch. Memphis battled back within 94-91 on a jumper...
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USF comes up short on the road against Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Gunner Kiel threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score before hurting his ribs again, and Munchie Legaux took it from there Friday night, scoring a notable touchdown of his own while Cincinnati pulled away to a 34-17 victory over South Florida. The Bearcats (4-3, 2-1 American Athletic) took advantage of the Bulls' many mistakes and got their second straight...
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UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time' after fraud report

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it's a ''very sad time'' at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and adds that his basketball program ''thought we were doing the right thing.'' After his team's exhibition victory Friday night, Williams spoke for the first time in response to a report...
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Lakers co-owner Jeanie Buss: Anyone afraid to play with Kobe 'is probably a loser'

Jeanie Buss is standing by her star player. In a SportsCenter interview, the president of the Los Angeles Lakers said that she doesn't agree with reports that players don't want to work with Kobe Bryant. And if that's actually the reason keeping some free agents away from L.A., Buss doesn't want them anyway. "Any free agent that would be afraid to play with...
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Benn scores in fifth straight, Stars edge Devils via shootout

  Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and Dallas beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight. Kari Lehtonen finished with 25 saves for the Stars. It didn't appear as if he had to stop any in the shootout, with Mike Cammalleri's shot going over the net on the first attempt and Jaromir Jagr losing...
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Sinama-Pongolle scores late, Fire top Dynamo 2-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Florent Sinama-Pongolle scored in the first minute of stoppage time to help Chicago beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Friday night to end the Fire's eight-game winless streak. Sinama-Pongolle headed home Grant Ward's cross and immediately ran over to the Chicago bench to hug Logan Pause, who is retiring after a 12-year career with the Fire. Houston (11...
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Rangers-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens lost the Eastern Conference finals to the New York Rangers last season, but Carey Price's series ended in Game 1 after a collision with Chris Kreider. Price will be back between the pipes on Saturday night as the conference-leading Canadiens face Kreider and the Rangers for the first time since being ousted from the playoffs. Price was integral in getting...
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Harden helps Rockets beat Spurs 96-87 in preseason

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored 25 points, and the Houston Rockets used a big run before halftime to beat the San Antonio Spurs 96-87 in a preseason game on Friday night. Harden struggled in the first half, going 2 for 9 from the field for five points. But he scored 20 in the third on 7-for-10 shooting, and then rested during the final period. Isaiah Canaan added 18 points for...
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Kiel hurt as Cincinnati beats South Florida 34-17

CINCINNATI (AP) Gunner Kiel threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score before hurting his ribs again, and Munchie Legaux took it from there Friday night, scoring a notable touchdown of his own while Cincinnati pulled away to a 34-17 victory over South Florida. The Bearcats (4-3, 2-1 American Athletic) took advantage of the Bulls' many mistakes and got their second straight...
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Benn scores in fifth straight, Stars edge Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and the Dallas Stars beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight. Kari Lehtonen finished with 25 saves for the Stars. It didn't appear as if he had to stop any in the shootout, with Mike Cammalleri's shot going over the net on the first attempt...
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