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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 …

Sullinger, Bradley lead Celtics past 76ers

Friday, October 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Jared Sullinger scored 21 points and Avery Bradley added 20 – all in the first half – to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 111-91, in an exhibition game last night. Jeff Green, playing …

Nguyen scores twice as New England beats Houston, 2-1

Friday, October 17, 2014

HOUSTON – Lee Nguyen scored twice in the second half to lead the New England Revolution to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo last night. New England (16-13-4) is three points behind Eastern Conference leader D.C. United …

Canadiens surge past Bruins in home opener, 6-4

Friday, October 17, 2014

MONTREAL – Brendan Gallagher and P.A. Parenteau each had two goals and the Montreal Canadiens won their home opener, 6-4 over the Boston Bruins last night. Max Pacioretty had a goal and two assists, while Jiri Sekac got …

Ishikawa 3-run homer sends Giants to World Series

Friday, October 17, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – Call it the Shot That Shook the Bay. Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an NL Championship Series, a three-run shot that gave the San Francisco Giants a 6-3 victory over the St. …

Patriots beat Jets, 27-25, on blocked field goal

Friday, October 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes to lead the New England Patriots to a 27-25 victory over the New York Jets that came down to the last play. Chris Jones blocked Nick Folk’s 58-yard field …

Jets hope to turn season around with upset of Pats

Thursday, October 16, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots turned their season around in plenty of time. It’s probably too late for the New York Jets, especially if they drop their sixth straight game when they visit the heavily favored …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Thursday, October 16, 2014

NFL Seahawks’ Wagner out for couple of weeks RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks will be without middle linebacker Bobby Wagner for at least a couple of weeks after a turf toe injury suffered last Sunday against Dallas. Seattle Coach Pete Carroll said yesterday that Wagner, starting center …

Jets-Patriots capsule

Thursday, October 16, 2014

NEW YORK JETS (1-5) at NEW ENGLAND (4-2) Tonight, 8:30 p.m., CBS/NFL Network OPENING LINE – Patriots by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD – New York 1-5, New England 3-3 SERIES RECORD – Patriots lead, 56-53-1 LAST MEETING – Jets beat Patriots, 30-27, OT, Oct. 20, 2013 LAST WEEK …

Red Sox 1B Napoli to have sleep disorder surgery

Thursday, October 16, 2014

BOSTON – Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will have surgery to treat a sleeping disorder. The team said Napoli will have the procedure next month. Napoli suffers from sleep apnea. The disorder occurs when someone briefly …

Royals hold off Orioles, 2-1, finish ALCS sweep

Thursday, October 16, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Crown these Royals the American League champions. After nearly three decades spent trying to return to the playoffs, Kansas City is taking its perfect postseason ride all the way to the World Series. With …