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Patrick Kane sets US-scoring record at world championship

KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States’ all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday. The three-time Stanley Cup champion and two-time Olympian finished the game with 36 points, surpassing the 33 points U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer Mark…read more »

Missouri lawmakers OK state aid for St. Louis Blues arena

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million in state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations that local officials hope will attract more amateur sports events to the arena. Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to the legislation that authorizes funding for the Enterprise Center starting…read more »

Displaced by floods, Class-A team spending 2 months on road

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — For a minor league team that plays its home games in flood-ravaged Iowa on the swollen banks of the Mississippi River, the season so far has presented some unusual challenges. The Quad Cities River Bandits are dragging their equipment everywhere they go because there’s no point in using their lockers.…read more »

Edwin Jackson makes MLB history by playing for 14th team

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Edwin Jackson became the first player in major league history to play for 14 teams when he made his Toronto Blue Jays debut. The 35-year-old right-hander allowed three runs — two earned — and six hits in five innings against San Francisco. He struck out two, walked one, hit a batter…read more »

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose’s Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece. Dunn’s second goal of the postseason gave the Blues a…read more »

Goalie Binnington a steady rookie rock as Blues advance

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington still doesn’t look nervous. Sure, the standout rookie goalie for the St. Louis Blues admitted he got a little tired late in the double-overtime win over Dallas in Game 7. But he said he is ready to keep his strong play going as St. Louis advanced the Western Conference…read more »

Eickhoff allows 3 hits in 8 innings, Phillies blank Cards

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jerad Eickhoff is making up for lost time. Eickhoff allowed three hits in eight innings, César Hernández homered and drove in three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Wednesday. Aided by a pair of double plays, Eickhoff (2-1) faced just two batters over the minimum…read more »

Blues, Stars meet again in Game 7 for spot in West finals

The Blues and Stars are set for Game 7 in a second-round series again, three years after St. Louis dominated a winner-take-all matchup in Dallas for a spot in the Western Conference finals. Deja vu or ancient history? Maybe a little of both for Alex Pietrangelo and company, who won 6-1 after going up 3-0…read more »

Blackhawks goalie will drive IndyCar Grand Prix pace car

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Stanley Cup champion goaltender Corey Crawford will drive the pace car for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix. Race organizers said Tuesday that Crawford will drive a Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course. The two-time NHL All-Star is the eighth goalie in Chicago Blackhawks history to…read more »

John Daly approved to use cart at PGA Championship

(AP – John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of an injured right knee. He will be the first player to ride a cart at a major championship since Casey Martin in the U.S. Open at Olympic Club in 1998 and 2012. The PGA of America…read more »

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