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New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks with reporters after voting, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, in the Parkchester community of the Bronx, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 06, 2018 - 11:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vote to determine control of the House featured significant milestones. The candidates included 237 women, more than ever before. Among the winners were the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and several who broke racial or other barriers. A look at some of the victorious...
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Ottawa Senators assistant coach Martin Raymond, front, and Senators forward Matt Duchene skate past each other during NHL hockey practice in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. A video has surfaced showing several Ottawa Senators players, including Duchene, trashing the team and assistant coach Raymond during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for an organization that’s been riddled with it recently. The players have since apologized to the team and coach. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 10:06 am
Seven players from the Ottawa Senators have apologized after a video surfaced showing them insulting the team and an assistant coach during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for the organization. The video shows the players discussing their ineffective penalty kill and mocking assistant...
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November 06, 2018 - 6:37 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Blackhawks have fired three-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville. General manager Stan Bowman announced the startling dismissal of Quenneville and assistants Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson on Tuesday and appointed Jeremy Colliton the new coach. Chicago was off to a 6-...
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New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) celebrates with Brian Boyle (11), who had a hat trick in an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The Devils won 5-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 05, 2018 - 7:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Boyle scored three times for his first career hat trick, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Monday. Boyle got his natural hat trick on "Hockey Fights Cancer" night in Pittsburgh. It included two power-play goals and two redirections in front of the...
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FILE- In this July 14, 2018 file photo, a patron places a bet at the FanDuel sports book in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first day the facility offered it. FanDuel has reached deals with the National Hockey League and its New Jersey Devils franchise for sports betting and fantasy sports play. In deals announced Monday, Nov. 5 the company has become a sports betting partner of the league, as well as its official daily fantasy sports partner. They are the latest in a series of affiliations between sports books and gambling companies, and professional sports leagues who once vigorously fought against legal sports betting in the U.S. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
November 05, 2018 - 9:13 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The wall that professional sports leagues in the U.S. fought so hard to maintain between themselves and legal sports betting continues to crumble. The four major pro sports leagues fought New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports betting in a case that went all the way to...
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November 04, 2018 - 12:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins was named the Kings' interim head coach by general manager Rob Blake. Los Angeles also fired assistant coach Don Nachbaur and hired former...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) skates between Los Angeles Kings left wing Alex Iafallo (19) and Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto. Matthews is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a shoulder injury. The team says on Twitter the 21-year-old center will be placed on injured reserve Monday, Oct. 29. Matthews was injured early in the second period Saturday, Oct. 27 during Toronto's 3-2 victory over Winnipeg. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 29, 2018 - 9:24 am
TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a shoulder injury. The team says on Twitter the 21-year-old center will be placed on injured reserve Monday. Matthews was injured early in the second period Saturday during Toronto's 3-2 victory over...
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People light candles as they gather for a vigil in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 27, 2018 - 6:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Federal prosecutors have charged the suspected gunman in a massacre that killed 11 people at Pittsburgh synagogue with 29 charges, including using a firearm to commit murder. Scott W. Brady, the...
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October 25, 2018 - 9:53 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold. Bookmaker William Hill US says it is opening a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark's Prudential...
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October 25, 2018 - 12:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Suspended defenseman Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to a $35.7 million, six-year contract extension that runs through the 2024-25 season. The team announced the move late Wednesday night after losing 3-2 to the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout. Schmidt's new...
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