Dzingel scores in overtime, Senators beat Penguins 2-1

Hockey 12/08/18, 22:12

Ryan Dzingel scored on a power play at 1:20 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.The Penguins were called for too many men on the ice, setting up the winning power play.Thomas Chabot scored in regulation, Mark Stone assisted on ...

Patricia, Wilks endure tough first seasons as head coaches

Football 12/06/18, 18:38

Two first-year head coaches will be on the sidelines when the Detroit Lions meet the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, and both have had a rough season."Yeah, your first year you're going to have struggles," Detroit defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois said. "If you don't, you lucked up."Most of the luck ...

Mariners set sights on 2021 by dealing Cano, Diaz and Segura

Baseball 12/03/18, 21:42

Mariners fans have waited longer than any supporters in North America for a return to the postseason.General manager Jerry Dipoto is asking Seattle to wait a little bit more.Dipoto continued a whirlwind reshaping of the Mariners' roster Monday by sending Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to the Mets and Jean ...

Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal loses rape appeal

Entertainment 12/03/18, 10:06

The man with ties to the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in literature lost his appeal Monday to have his rape conviction and a two-year prison sentence reversed and instead was convicted of a second rape.The Svea Court of Appeal on Monday gave Jean-Claude Arnault 2 ½ years ...

Rangers honor Vic Hadfield by retiring his No. 11

Hockey 12/02/18, 20:26

Vic Hadfield joined his former GAG Line teammates as the latest to have his number retired by the New York Rangers.A banner with his name and No. 11 was raised to the rafters at Madison Square Garden on Sunday in a ceremony before the Rangers hosted the Winnipeg Jets.Hadfield had ...

Kante shows his better side, helps Chelsea beat Fulham 2-0

Soccer 12/02/18, 09:04

N'Golo Kante showed off the better side of his game after midweek criticism by his coach to inspire Chelsea to a 2-0 win over west London neighbor Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday.The France midfielder dispossessed Jean-Michel Seri inside Fulham's half, drove forward and laid the ball off for ...

Update: Botham Jean’s family attends news conference

U.S. 11/30/18, 16:11

The Latest on a former Dallas police officer indicted for fatally shooting a unarmed black man in his apartment (all times local):3 p.m.The family of a black man fatally shot by a former Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own attended a news conference announcing ...

Police review: No evidence of a crime in Casey Kasem’s death

Entertainment 11/30/18, 16:04

Police found no evidence of wrongdoing after investigating allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were responsible for his 2014 death but will now turn the matter over to prosecutors, officials in Washington state said Friday.The administrative investigation didn't find evidence of a crime, said Gig Harbor Police Chief ...

White officer indicted for murder in killing of black man

U.S. 11/30/18, 15:24

A grand jury on Friday indicted a white former Dallas police officer on a murder charge in the killing of her unarmed black neighbor when she says she mistakenly went to his apartment rather than her own and shot him, according to Dallas County court records.Amber Guyger was arrested on ...

China says 8,000-strong UN peacekeeping standby force ready

World 11/29/18, 21:10

China said Thursday it has assembled a standby force of thousands of United Nations peacekeepers, furthering its leading role in the global body's efforts to tamp down conflicts worldwide.Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang told reporters at a monthly briefing that the 8,000-member force had passed an assessment last month approved ...

Hurricanes put Darling on waivers, Coyotes claim Pickard

Hockey 11/29/18, 12:25

The Carolina Hurricanes have placed Scott Darling on waivers, while the Arizona Coyotes claimed fellow goaltender Calvin Pickard off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.Darling went on waivers Thursday with two years left on his contract beyond this season at a salary-cap hit of $4.15 million. Darling became Carolina's third goaltender ...

Loyola presents Final Four ring to Sister Jean

Sports 11/28/18, 13:16

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the near-centenarian team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago's run to the NCAA Final Four.Loyola great Jerry Harkness, who was a member of its 1963 championship team, helped present a Final Four ring Tuesday ...

Politician, ex-codebreaker Baroness Trumpington dies at 96

Europe 11/27/18, 06:08

British socialite, codebreaker, politician and bon vivant Jean Baker — better known by her title, Baroness Trumpington — has died. She was 96.Son Adam Baker says she died Monday in her sleep.Born into a wealthy family, Baker served in naval intelligence at the Bletchley Park codebreaking center during World War ...

Grand jury weighs Dallas officer shooting of black neighbor

U.S. 11/26/18, 15:04

A grand jury is hearing evidence in the case of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor in his own apartment after she said she mistook it for hers.Daryl Washington, an attorney for the family of the slain man, said the grand jury began hearing ...

Update: Juncker: Brexit tragic, but it’s the best deal

Europe 11/25/18, 04:00

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):10 a.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says it's a tragedy that Britain is leaving the European Union but that the country is walking away with the best deal it could hope for.Juncker said that "it's a sad day," as ...

Bayern draws after Lukebakio hat trick, Dortmund wins again

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:18

Bayern Munich's troubled Bundesliga season went from bad to worse Saturday after a late collapse saw it draw 3-3 with Fortuna Duesseldorf, whose forward Dodi Lukebakio scored a hat trick.The reigning German champion dropped nine points behind league leader Borussia Dortmund, which beat Mainz 2-1, while Leipzig's 10-game unbeaten run ...

Italy’s leader to EU: we won’t budge on debt-swelling budget

Europe 11/24/18, 09:53

Italy's leader says the government won't budge on its debt-swelling budget plans as he heads to Brussels for European Union talks.Premier Giuseppe Conte said Saturday his populist coalition will forge ahead with promised reforms that the EU warns could trigger sanctions.Conte said he'll use his working dinner Saturday night with ...

UK’s May travels to Brussels for Brexit summit

Europe 11/24/18, 05:06

British Prime Minister Theresa May is kicking off a big Brexit weekend as she travels to the European Union headquarters in Brussels for talks on Saturday with key leaders.Spanish objections over the status of Gibraltar — the tiny territory ceded to Britain in 1713 but is still claimed by Spain ...

Central African Republic militia leader appears at ICC

Europe 11/23/18, 09:55

A Central African Republic militia leader and lawmaker who goes by the nickname Rambo told the International Criminal Court on Friday he was beaten and tortured after his arrest late last month in parliament.Prosecutors at the global court allege that 43-year-old Alfred Yekatom is responsible for crimes including murder, torture ...

Tennis great Billie Jean King feted for 75th birthday

Tennis 11/22/18, 12:07

Billie Jean King is celebrating her 75th birthday, which lands on Thanksgiving this year.The tennis great recently hosted a birthday party at the New-York Historical Society that included New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and video tributes from former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.Kraft noted King's social justice work, ...

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