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Pärssinen’s 1st NHL goal leads Predators over Rangers 2-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Juuso Pärssinen scored his first NHL goal, Juuse Saros made 34 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Saturday night. Mark Jankowski also scored for Nashville, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Filip Chytil scored and Jaroslav Halak ...

Travis leads No. 25 Florida State past Syracuse 38-3

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Travis was unstoppable, and Florida State's imposing defense stopped Syracuse in its tracks. Travis threw for three touchdowns, caught a scoring pass and ran for another score, and No. 25 Florida State beat reeling Syracuse 38-3 on Saturday night, the Orange's ...

Valpo rides Dawson in 45-24 win over Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Aaron Dawson ran for 199 yards and scored twice and Valparaiso ended a two-game skid, beating Marist 45-24 on Saturday. A fifth-year senior who spent his first three collegiate years at Central Connecticut, Dawson now has 1,154 yards rushing, placing him second in ...

Albany scores on final play, beats Maine 23-21

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Reese Poffenbarger connected with Julian Hicks on a 1-yard touchdown pass on the final play of the game to give Albany a 23-21 victory over Maine on Saturday. Maine took a 21-17 lead with 1:50 remaining in the fourth quarter on Joe Fagnano's 6-yard run. Albany answered ...

Stanzani leads Long Island University past Stonehill 34-28

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Freshman Luca Stanzani passed for 333 yards and three touchdowns and Long Island University held off Stonehill 34-28 on Saturday. Stanzani staked Long Island (3-7, 3-3 Northeast Conference) to a 14-0 lead after one quarter with a 21-yard touchdown toss to Tosin ...

Bergeron scores twice as Bruins beat Sabres 3-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored two goals and Keith Kinkaid made 30 saves, leading the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Jakub Zboril scored his first NHL goal for Boston, and Brad Marchand had two assists. The Bruins won for the 10th time in ...

Barkley well-rested and not taking Texans’ run D lightly

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley isn't a statistics guy. While he knows the numbers, the New York Giants running back doesn't believe they do anything on game day. For example, Barkley is heading into Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium against the Houston Texans as the NFL's third ...

New York Knicks hold on for 121-112 win over Detroit Pistons

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Jalen Brunson added 26, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Detroit Pistons, 121-112, on Friday night. Julius Randle chipped in 21 points for the Knicks, who have won two of their last three games. Barrett shot 10 for 17 from the field ...

Thomas scores 26 points, Hofstra holds off Iona, 83-78

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Thomas had 26 points in Hofstra's 83-78 victory over Iona on Friday night. Thomas shot 9 for 14 (6 for 10 from 3-point range) and 2 of 4 from the free throw line for the Pride (2-0). Darlinstone Dubar scored 22 points and added six rebounds. Jaquan Carlos ...

Nick Cushing’s interim tag removed as NYC coach in MLS

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cushing's interim tag has been removed, and New York City FC said Thursday he will coach the team next season. Cushing became NYC's fifth coach in eight seasons when Ronny Delia left in June to coach Belgium's Standard Liege. Cushing, who had been an assistant, took over ...

Mets exercise options on Carlos Carrasco, John Curtiss

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The New York Mets exercised a $14 million option on right-hander Carlos Carrasco and a $775,000 option on reliever John Curtiss, who is coming back from Tommy John surgery. Carrasco, 35, was 15-7 with a 3.97 ERA in his second season with the Mets, who acquired him from ...

Jets have found winning formula, identity in 6-3 start

The New York Jets have been one of the biggest surprises of the NFL season's first half — even if the coaches and players insist they expected this type of start. Robert Saleh's squad is 6-3, won five of its last six games and sent a message that the Jets are for real. But now they're facing ...

Bills QB Josh Allen misses 2nd straight day of practice

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen missed his second straight practice on Thursday because of a sprained throwing elbow, further clouding the Buffalo Bills quarterback's chances of playing against the NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings this weekend. Allen was hurt in the final minutes of ...

Coming off a bye week, Giants face the Texans

The New York Giants will return from their bye week on Sunday when they play host to the Houston Texans. The Texans have struggled. They have a 1-6-1 record and have lost their past three. The Giants have been one of the NFL's biggest surprises. They are 6-2 and they have a chance to make the ...

Vegas’ Jack Eichel still stung by icy reception in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As much as Jack Eichel tried to keep his emotions in check, he acknowledged Thursday that he's still stung by the icy cold reception he got from Sabres fans during his first trip back to Buffalo in March. There were placards addressing the Vegas Golden Knights center, ...

Diggs’ trade to Bills paid off for Vikes, too, as teams meet

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Jefferson would've caught Stefon Diggs' attention even if the Buffalo Bills receiver didn't have a direct connection to how the Minnesota Vikings landed their star player in the first round of the 2020 draft. "It's hard not to pay attention," Diggs said. ...

Judge, deGrom among 14 with $19.65M qualifying offers

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Jacob deGrom and Xander Bogaerts were among 14 free agents who were given $19.65 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Thursday Dansby Swanson, Trea Turner, Willson Contreras and Carlos Rodón also were given the offers, as were Chris Bassitt, ...

AFC-leading Bills host Vikings in matchup of Cook brothers

A meeting of the Cook brothers is among the subplots on Sunday when the AFC-leading Buffalo Bills host the NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings. The Bills used a second-round pick in April to select running back James Cook, who is the younger brother of Minnesota running back Dalvin. Another ...

Silver says he doesn’t believe Kyrie Irving is antisemitic

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has "no doubt" that suspended Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving is not antisemitic, he said at a conference on Thursday, while LeBron James took to Twitter to defend his former teammate whose status with the Nets remains a mystery. Those developments followed Nike ...

Many positive, negative surprises mark NFL season’s 1st half

The New York Jets, New York Giants and Miami Dolphins could end long playoff droughts while the Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams and reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers are well below .500 These aren't the NFL standings anyone envisioned before the season. "I guess I would say ...