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Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES – The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely yesterday following the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s arrest on domestic violence accusations. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach provided few details of what led to Voynov’s arrest at a hospital in neighboring Torrance. Sgt. Paul Ribitzki said Voynov was arrested and booked early yesterday …

Keselowski, once again, backs up his brash personality with his performance

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

TALLADEGA, Ala. – It didn’t take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR. He was aggressive on the track, brash and …

Giants, Royals rested – and perhaps rusty? – for World Series opener

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the …

Headlines from the world in sports

Saturday, October 18, 2014

NFL Sources: Seahawks trade versatile wide receiver Harvin to Jets FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – The New York Jets acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks. Two people familiar with the trade told the Associated Press yesterday that Harvin, a star in last season’s Super Bowl but …

Bruins’ Lucic fined $5,000 for gesture in Montreal

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Bruins’ Lucic fined $5,000 for gesture in Montreal NEW YORK – The NHL fined Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic $5,000 for making an obscene gesture at the fans in Montreal on Thursday night. Lucic taunted the crowd and …

Monarchs fall, 3-2, in physical game against Admirals

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Norfolk’s Stefan Noesen scored 4:09 into the third period and goalie Josh Gibson saved all 11 shots he faced in the third period as the Admirals beat the Manchester Monarchs, 3-2, last night. The Monarchs, who dropped to 1-1, put 34 shots on net (compared with Norfolk’s 24) …

Kenseth regrets nothing in scuffle with Keselowski

Saturday, October 18, 2014

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Matt Kenseth would not change anything about his actions in a post-race scuffle with Brad Keselowski at Charlotte, where tempers flared as several drivers slipped to the edge of elimination in NASCAR’s championship race. Keselowski …

NHL: Luongo, Panthers shut down Sabres

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots for his 67th career shutout, leading the Florida Panthers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres last night for their first victory of the season. Luongo moved past Patrick Roy into sole …

Canadiens fan uses laser pointer

Friday, October 17, 2014

MONTREAL – A Montreal fan used a laser pointer to try to distract the Boston Bruins last night in the Canadiens’ 6-4 victory. Video replay clearly showed a green dot dancing on and around Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, October 17, 2014

BASEBALL Renovation begins on Wrigley Field bleachers CHICAGO – Construction equipment is starting to take big bites out of Wrigley Field’s exterior outfield walls. The demolition of the historic ballpark’s bleachers is part of a project to build …

Pats LB Mayo, RB Ridley placed on injured reserve

Friday, October 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots placed leading tackler Jerod Mayo and top rusher Stevan Ridley on injured reserve yesterday, ending their seasons. The moves were expected after both players damaged their right knees in last Sunday’s …

Vision of Royals GM Dayton Moore comes to fruition

Friday, October 17, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The memories come back in bits and pieces, and for that he can be forgiven. After all, 29 years have passed since he was standing on the hillside, watching everything unfold. It was a …

Thomas making it look easy thanks to Gonzalez

Friday, October 17, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Julius Thomas says he was misquoted – by Julius Thomas. After scoring his second TD against the Jets last weekend, Denver’s star tight end screamed, “It’s so easy!” Although his nine TD receptions are tied …