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Arizona Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta (32) makes a diving save against the Tampa Bay Lightning as Coyotes defenseman Jason Demers (55) looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
December 15, 2017 - 12:58 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning made it easy to see why they lead the NHL standings — and why the Arizona Coyotes are at the bottom of the league. Nikita Kucherov scored to remain tied for the NHL goals lead and the Lightning beat the Coyotes 4-1 on Thursday night for their season-...
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Anaheim Ducks' Kevin Roy, left, is congratulated by teammate Ryan Getzlaf after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
December 15, 2017 - 12:48 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kevin Roy made the most of his two-hour banishment to the minors. In his first game back with Anaheim, the rookie wing scored twice and John Gibson made 29 saves as the Ducks defeated the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Thursday night. Roy was sent down to the Ducks' AHL affiliate in San...
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Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury blocks a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 15, 2017 - 12:48 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Merrill's first goal of the season snapped a third-period tie, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots against his former team and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Thursday night. It was the first meeting between the defending Stanley Cup champions and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, Chief U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo speaks from the bench in Chicago. A question raised nationwide about whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of landmark hearings in Chicago.A rare panel of federal trial judges including Castillo begins two days of hearings Thursday Dec. 14, 2017, on the stings. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green File)
December 15, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Dueling experts deployed statistics to make their case Thursday in U.S. District Court in Chicago in a first-of-its-kind hearing to determine if phony drug stash-house stings run by federal agents dating back to the 1990s are racially biased. More than 40 people convicted in such...
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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Daniela Vega in a scene from, "A Fantastic Woman." Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category with nominees to be announced Jan. 23, 2017. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short-list Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, which includes Chile’s “A Fantastic Woman,” Germany’s “In the Fade,” Hungary’s “On Body and Soul,” Israel’s “Foxtrot,” Lebanon’s “The Insult,” Russia’s “Loveless,” Senegal’s “Felicite,” South Africa’s “The Wound” and Sweden’s “The Square.” (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 12:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short-list Thursday, which includes films from Chile, Germany, Israel and Lebanon. Ninety-two films were initially in...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:20 am
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Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (20), goalie Alex Stalock (32) and defenseman Jonas Brodin (25), of Sweden, celebrate the Wild's 2-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
December 15, 2017 - 12:17 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alex Stalock started his extended stretch of action in the Minnesota net with his first NHL shutout in three seasons. Blanking a Toronto team that tossed him aside less than two years ago made the feat that much sweeter. Stalock stopped 28 shots for his fifth career shutout,...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:16 am
POWERS, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the end of a 84-game winning streak by a Michigan high school basketball team (all times local): ___ 12:10 a.m. An 84-game winning streak is over, but a high school boys basketball team in Michigan's Upper Peninsula bounced right back. North Central in Powers,...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:15 am
EAST S. Connecticut 69, Dominican (NY) 64 Yeshiva 70, Merchant Marine 65, OT SOUTH Barton 89, UNC Pembroke 85 Campbell 87, The Citadel 77 Fayetteville St. 72, Chowan 71 Furman 103, Montreat 47 Howard 76, Washington Adventist 65 Lincoln (Pa.) 96, Johnson C. Smith 89 Lipscomb 100, Florida College 68...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:15 am
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Mooney scored 22 of his 24 points after halftime as South Dakota held off a suddenly lively Northern Arizona 90-77 Thursday night, winning for the fifth time in six games. South Dakota (10-3) led 38-23 by halftime as two of Northern Arizona's best scorers had combined...
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