NHL roundup: Ovechkin scores 700th goal but Devils beat Caps

Alex Ovechkin became the eighth NHL player to reach 700 goals, but the milestone was not enough as Damon Severson scored with 1:59 remaining to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the visiti...

Yankees rookie Mike King is in the mix for a rotation spot

TAMPA — Right-hander Mike King is in the mix for a rotation spot with James Paxton expected to miss at least the first two months of the season because of back surgery earlier this month and Luis S…

‘It would be awesome’: ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings targets Heather Hardy after win at Bellator Dublin (VIDE

Aussie fan favorite ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings said she would relish the prospect of a showdown with boxer-turned-MMA fighter Heather ‘Heat’ Hardy, after Rawlings finally got back in the win column at Bellator Dublin.

Mets’ Seth Lugo returns to mound after fracturing his toe

PORT ST. LUCIE — Seth Lugo was back on a mound Saturday and looking forward to a normal spring training. “All the pitches were there, executing and locating,” said the Mets right-hander, who had be…

NHL notebook: Caps’ Ovechkin scores 700th goal in loss

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the eighth member of the NHL's 700-goal club on Saturday after scoring 4:50 into the third period during a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils in Ne...

Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Mager in Rio quarter-finals

Top seed Dominic Thiem missed a chance to pass Roger Federer and become the world's third-ranked player when he was knocked out of the Rio Open by Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in a rain delay...

Nishioka rallies to upset Humbert in Florida semi-final

Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka fought back from a sluggish start to overpower sixth-seeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert in a rain-interrupted semi-final at the Delray Beach Open in Florida on Saturday.

Nets completely shut down Hornets in bounce-back win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Nets’ defense is real. They went right from theft to robbery, harassing and ballhawking their way to a 115-86 rout of the Hornets before a sellout crowd of 19,079 at the Spect…

J.A. Happ’s signature trait has never been more valuable

TAMPA — J.A. Happ had a bad 2019. Let’s get that out of the way upfront. Because Happ also had a valuable season. Not every 4.91 ERA is created equal. The ability to pitch five innings and give up …

Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Mager in Rio quarter-finals

Top seed Dominic Thiem was knocked out of the Rio Open by Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in the completion of a rain delayed quarter-final match on Saturday.

Ivan Gazidis eyes Liverpool blueprint as Milan plot path back to the top

Milan beat Liverpool in the 2007 Champions League final but since then the clubs have taken very different paths

VAR denies Bournemouth as Burnley make them pay

Burnley 3-0 Bournemouth: Four wins in the last five for Sean Dyche’s team

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