MIAMI - A guilty plea is set for a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez in the federal investigation into performance-enhancing drugs illegally provided to athletes through a South Florida c

CLEVELAND - Perfect and pulverizing.

Thursday's Games


Anaheim 3 Boston 2 (OT)

Arizona 4 Buffalo 3 (OT)

Los Angeles 3 N.Y. Islanders 2

Washington 3 New Jersey 2 (OT)

Carolina 5 Pittsburgh 2

Florida 4 Toronto 1


VANCOUVER - Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

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OTTAWA - The streak is over— and Patrick Lalime's record is still safe.

Ottawa's Andrew Hammond suffered his first regulation-time loss on Thursday as the Senators fell to the New York Rangers 5-1.

WINNIPEG - Ondrej Pavelec made 39 saves for his sixth consecutive win as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Thursday.

Mark Scheifele and Jim Slater had a goal and an assist apie

TORONTO - The Canadian Football League's Rules Committee is proposing a handful of rule changes for 2015.

The convert would be less automatic, receivers would have more space, and the game would spee

TORONTO - Brandon Pirri scored twice as the Florida Panthers kept their slim playoff hopes alive Thursday with a 4-1 win over Toronto, adding to the Maple Leafs' seemingly endless misery.

The loss wa