Prolific Payton joins short list of NBA greats

Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton joined an illustrious list of NBA greats Monday night by recording a triple-double in his fifth straight game.
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Curry's 61-foot 3-pointer longest FG this season

Steph Curry drained a 61 foot 3-pointer, the longest shot anyone in the league has hit all season, to close the first quarter of Monday night's Warriors-Spurs game.
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Kings’ Jeff Carter ‘proud’ to reach 700-point plateau

LOS ANGELES — Milestones are among the few things the Kings have been able to celebrate this season. To name a few, Anze Kopitar scored his 300th career goal on Jan. 5 against Edmonton; Ilya Kovalchuk recorded his 400th assist on Oct. 7 against Detroit; Dustin Brown played in his 1,100th NHL regular-season game on March 2 against Chicago and is now at 1,106 (before Monday) – just five away from tying Dave Taylor for No. 1 on the Kings’ all-time list. Another was reached Saturday when Jeff Carter...
Tags: Florida, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Kings, San Jose, Philadelphia, Roy, AHL, NHL, Detroit, Ducks, Calgary, Edmonton

Changeover: Miami Open tennis tournament moves to Dolphins' NFL home

Tennis with a football look: Miami Open leaves Key Biscayne for new home at Dolphins' stadium.           
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Coco Chanel Challenge

Coco Chanel and the Baby Who Pooped Chelsea was six weeks old when French Husband came home with a pair of tickets for a Chanel fashion show. A friend from work had given him the tickets since he couldn't go.     Coco Channel photo source Chanel.   My excitement was instantly tamed when French Husband announced that the show was the next day. "What am I going to wear?" were my first words. My closet did not hold anything labeled Chanel, let alone Casual Chic. To top it off I was breastfeed...
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Nuggets clinch playoff spot with win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night. Will Barton added 20 points for the Nuggets, who clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2012-13. They have won four straight. Kyrie Irving […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Denver Nuggets, Ap, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Nuggets, Kyrie Irving, Will Barton, Nikola Jokic

Horvat scores in overtime as Canucks beat Blackhawks 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — All it took was 16 extra seconds and one fancy passing sequence with Bo Horvat and Alexander Edler. Vancouver is headed home with a little momentum after a pair of solid performances on the road. Horvat scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Canucks stopped Chicago’s five-game win streak with a 3-2 […]
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Isaiah Thomas gets his moment, but will it be his last?

While the former Celtics point guard was honored for his past, his future remains very much in doubt.
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Nuggets roar into playoffs for first time since '13

Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night.
Tags: Denver Nuggets, Sport, Nba, Boston Celtics, Nikola Jokic

Lightning clinch Presidents’ Trophy; Canucks win in OT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched the Presidents’ Trophy with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. The Lightning, who have 116 points, will have home-ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. Stamkos became the franchise leader in goals […]
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NJIT beats Quinnipiac 92-81 in opening game of CIT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Cooks scored a career-high 34 points and NJIT beat Quinnipiac 92-81 on Monday night in the opening game of the CIT. Cooks was 12 of 20 from the field with four 3-pointers. The teams combined for 22 makes from beyond the arc. Shyquan Gibbs and Diandre Wilson each added 15 […]
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UCLA men’s basketball season in review: End of Steve Alford era opens uncertain future

As time wound down in UCLA’s season-ending loss to Arizona State in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, Pac-12 Networks announcer Ted Robinson said he couldn’t imagine a more uncertain time for the prestigious program. Bill Walton, analyst, UCLA legend and ardent Bruins supporter, agreed as UCLA finished 17-16 overall and 9-9 in Pac-12 play. A coaching search loomed over UCLA’s Pac-12 season after Athletic Director Dan Guerrero dismissed former head coach Steve Alford on New...
Tags: Oregon, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Las Vegas, Notre Dame, Ucla, Belmont, Bruins, Campbell, McDonald, Bernard

Career of Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon has proved doubters wrong

Jared Spurgeon, at only 5-9, skated hard and studied harder to make his NHL dream a reality.
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Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA’s career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in overtime Monday night. Payton finished with 19 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Dallas rookie Luka Doncic had […]
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Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu ready for worlds

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu says he has recovered sufficiently from an ankle injury and is ready to compete for the title at the world figure skating championships. “I may not be 100 percent recovered but I’m ready for this competition’ Hanyu told a news conference Tuesday, on the eve of […]
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USC men’s basketball season in review: Trojans never took flight in 2019

USC basketball coach Andy Enfield was already a little irritated. It was mid-October, three weeks before the Trojans were to play their first game. About half of the team’s scholarship players were sidelined for practices. Their 5-on-5 workouts were postponed. “It’s been the most unusual preseason in our coaching careers,” Enfield lamented at the time. A critical period for a reworked roster to jell was lost. The early setbacks were signs the Trojans’ season was poised for trouble. They never se...
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Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — The Denver Nuggets are headed back to the postseason after a six-year drought. Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night and clinched their first playoff berth since 2012-13. Will Barton added 20 points for […]
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Sexton scores 27, leads Cavaliers past Pistons 126-119

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 27 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with just under two minutes to play, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Detroit Pistons 126-119 on Monday night. Both teams were missing star players. Blake Griffin (rest) sat out for Detroit, while Kevin Love was out with a sore back for Cleveland […]
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Longstanding Sherman Oaks newsstand re-opens with new business model but not much news

When Tarzana resident Dana Belle bought the Sherman Oaks Newsstand three years ago – a 90-foot-long booth selling an array of local and international magazines, periodicals and newspapers – she didn’t pay much mind to the imperiled nature of the print journalism industry. “I wanted to own a piece of L.A. that’s history,” she said Monday of the business at the corner of Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards that was once a bustling outdoor library for curious-minded locals. She saw value in the nostalg...
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Oakland Athletics season preview capsule

Oakland Athletics 2018: 97-65, second place, lost to Yankees in AL wild-card game. Manager: Bob Melvin (ninth season). He’s Here: INF Jurickson Profar, RHP Marco Estrada, RHP Joakim Soria, OF Robbie Grossman, C Nick Hundley, LHP Jerry Blevins, INF Cliff Pennington, C Chris Herrmann. Most Read StoriesFlawed analysis, failed oversight: How Boeing, FAA certified the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Oakland Athletics, Yankees, Pennington, Marco Estrada, Joakim Soria, Bob Melvin, Nick Hundley, Jerry Blevins, Robbie Grossman, Chris Herrmann, Boeing FAA

Lightning top Coyotes 4-1 to clinch Presidents’ Trophy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched the Presidents’ Trophy with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. The Lightning, who have 116 points, will have home-ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. Stamkos became the franchise leader in goals […]
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When the German FA banned women’s football…

Berlin (AFP) – At 75, former footballer Baerbel Wohlleben still clearly remembers the moment in 1974 when a journalist asked, “but when you head the ball, doesn’t it mess up your hair?” At that time,... Visit for the rest of the story.
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The long march of women’s football

Marseille (AFP) – Women’s football has fought a long battle for recognition — but after several false starts the women’s game has grown and grown in popularity and this year’s World Cup in France promises... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Marseille AFP

Coaches frustrated after ESPN botches NCAA bracket rollout

NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Auriemma was sitting in his office after practice Monday when UConn’s video coordinator came in and said he had the entire NCAA Tournament women’s bracket. At first, Auriemma thought it was a fake. After studying it for a few minutes, the Hall of Fame coach knew it was the real […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, College sports, Ncaa, Espn, UConn, Hall of Fame, Geno Auriemma, Auriemma

Is Trump really about to attack Venezuela?

Last week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ordered the last of the US diplomats out of Venezuela, saying their presence was a “constraint” on US policy toward the country. The wording seemed intended to convey the idea that the US is about to launch military action to place a Washington-backed, self-appointed politician to the presidency. Was it just bluster, designed to intimidate? Or is the Trump Administration really about to invade another country that has neither attacked nor threatened the U...
Tags: Congress, Opinion, Washington, Iraq, US, America, Sport, Syria, Soccer, United States, House, New York Times, House Of Representatives, New Zealand, Libya, Venezuela

Malkin Listed Out Week-to-Week

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be going down the stretch run without one of their top forwards, as Evgeni Malkin has been listed as out week-to-week with an upper-body injury, believed to be suffered when he took a cross check in the rib area against St. Louis on Saturday night.  Malkin didn't skate in the morning on Sunday and didn't play against the Flyers later on that night.  A week-to-week [Author: Clayton Corley]
Tags: Sport, Injury, Penguins, Hockey, St Louis, Pittsburgh Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, Malkin, Clayton Corley

Goalie Announcements (Mar 18)

It was a full weekend away from the computer, so if you missed all of these goalie posts over the weekend, I've got some bad news... it's getting really, really nice outside and there might be more time spent out there now.  I'm just giving you fair warning.  Granted, I'm thinking that if time permits, these posts will continue down the stretch, even though most races are already taken care of [Author: Clayton Corley]
Tags: Sport, Kings, Lightning, Jets, Hockey, Sharks, Coyotes, Canucks, Clayton Corley, Starting Goalies

Afternoon Player Notes (Mar 18)

Currently working on his own personal shutout streak, Ben Bishop of the Dallas Stars suffered a lower-body injury late last week and he was unable to put any starts in on the weekend, missing out on Friday and Sunday games.  He's currently listed as out day-to-day and did come out for a little bit of practice on Sunday, but there's no apparent timetable for his return at the moment.  The Stars [Author: Clayton Corley]
Tags: Sport, Stars, Injury, Illness, Hockey, Dallas Stars, Flames, Flyers, Ben Bishop, Blue Jackets, Clayton Corley, Golden Knights

Rory McIlroy Slow Motion Golf Swing - Winner 2019 Players Championship

The gear Rory McIlroy used to win the 2019 Players Championship: DRIVER: TaylorMade M5 (9 degrees), with Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 70 TX shaft FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade M5 (19 degrees), with Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80X shaft IRONS: TaylorMade P790 UDI (2), with Project X HZRDUS Black 105 shaft; TaylorMade P730 (3, 4), P730 (5-9), with Project X 7.0 shafts WEDGES: TaylorMade Milled Grind (48 degrees), Hi-Toe (54, 60 degrees), with Project X 6.5 shafts PUTTER: TaylorMade Spider X Copper...
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Edison makes changes at San Onofre, ready to resume loading nuclear waste

The blue Pacific shimmered and rippled through waves of heat, much like what rises from a car’s roof on a hot summer day. But here, the heat comes not from the sun, but from 29 vents allowing nuclear waste to cool at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Nearby, four giant canisters stood outside the fuel pool buildings, awaiting the green light from regulators that will allow Southern California Edison to resume transferring the highly radioactive waste from wet to dry storage in...
Tags: News, Environment, Uncategorized, Southern California Edison, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Nuclear, Pacific, NRC, Oceanside, Edison, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, San Clemente, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Michael Aguirre

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