ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal less than two minutes into the third period and the Washington Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a physical battle Friday night. Travis Boyd and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington. Braden Holtby had 24 saves. Ryan Getzlaf and Adam Henrique scored for Anaheim. …

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Alex Chiasson each had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers moved back into the top spot in the Pacific Division with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night. Mikko Koskinen made 35 saves for the Oilers (18-10-3), who improved to 8-4-2 …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven months ago, Brooklyn Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris won the NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point contest at the Spectrum Center. On Friday night, Harris was at it again by scoring 22 points and hitting six 3-pointers as the Nets continued their recent strong play in road games with a 111-104 victory over …

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Enduring a dismal start to the season allowed the Spurs to see the beauty in an ugly victory. LaMarcus Aldridge had 19 points and 13 rebounds in his return from an injury and San Antonio rallied from nine points down in the final 1:50 of regulation before beating the Sacramento Kings …

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No one knows what the future holds, including Tom Brady. The Patriots quarterback is in the midst of his 20th year with New England and has expressed the desire to play until he’s at least 45 years old. And at age 42, he’s obviously closer to the end of his career than the beginning. There’s …

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Entering the 2019-20 season, it was Kemba Walker who was looked at as the focal point of the Boston Celtics’ offense. But after 21 games, it’s becoming clear that might not be the case. Yes, Walker is of vital importance to this Celtics team, and more specifically, this Celtics offense. There’s no doubting that. But …

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel’s return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017 before being traded to the Coyotes in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk …

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alexis Strickland scored the go-ahead goal on a header in the 38th minute and North Carolina held off Washington State 2-1 on Friday in the semifinals of the NCAA Women’s College Cup. The top-seeded Tar Heels (24-1-1) advanced to Sunday’s championship game against the winner of the semifinal between Stanford …

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DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin broke a tie with a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left and scored 25 points, Andre Drummond had 25 points and 22 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons beat the Indiana Pacers 108-101 on Friday. Derrick Rose had 14 points and set up Griffin’s go-ahead shot. The Pistons have won three of …

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