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Blue Jackets fire GM Jarmo Kekalainen midway through his 11th full season

The Columbus Blue Jackets fired general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on Thursday, ending his time on the job ahead of another crucial trade deadline for the struggling club. President of hockey operations John Davidson made the call midway through Kekalainen's 11th full season on the job and with ...

Warriors ride Thompson’s big game off the bench to 140-137 victory over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Klay Thompson came off the bench for the first time since his rookie season to knock down seven 3-pointers and score a season-high 35 points, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 140-137 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Thompson was a reserve for the ...

Collier helps Southern California fend off Utah 68-64

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Collier scored 15 points to help Southern California beat Utah 68-64 on Thursday night. Collier added six assists, five rebounds and three steals for the Trojans (10-15, 4-10 Pac-12 Conference), who snapped a two-game skid and won for just the second time in their ...

No. 21 BYU holds off late Kansas State rally for 72-66 victory

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Fousseyni Traore scored 14 points and had eight rebounds to lead No. 21 BYU to a 72-66 victory over Kansas State on Saturday night. Spencer Johnson and Jaxson Robinson added 12 points apiece for the Cougars (17-6, 5-5 Big 12) while Noah Waterman chipped in 11 points and ...

Couturier scores go-ahead goal, Flyers top Kraken 3-2 for 3rd straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Kraken on Saturday night. Scott Laughton and Ryan Poehling also scored for the Flyers, who have won all three of their games since the ...

Buie scores 15, Northwestern finishes off Penn State 68-63

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Boo Buie scored 15 points, all five Northwestern starters reached double digits in scoring and the Wildcats defeated Penn State 68-63 on Sunday. There were four lead changes and a couple of ties in the first 4 minutes of the second half before a 3-pointer by Buie gave ...

Konecny, Laughton lead Flyers past Coyotes 5-3 for fourth straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny had a goal and two assists, Scott Laughton added a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Morgan Frost, Jamie Drysdale and Owen Tippett also scored for the Flyers, whose ...

Hagel has goal and 2 assists to help Lightning beat Blue Jackets 4-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Hagel had a goal and two assists, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 33 shots, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Nicholas Paul had a goal and an assist, and Anthony Cirelli and Steven Stamkos also ...

Taylor helps No. 5 Ohio State rout Michigan State 86-71

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 5 Ohio State rolled to an 86-71 win over Michigan State on Sunday. Rebeka Mikulasikova added 19, Jacy Sheldon 18 and Taylor Thierry 12 for the Buckeyes (21-3, 12-1 Big Ten), who led by as ...