NHL roundup: Islanders take a 2-0 series lead over Panthers

Jordan Eberle scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the New York Islanders rallied to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five NHL preliminary round playoff series on Tuesday. Ryan Pulock and Matt Martin also scored, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots for New York, which overcame […]

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NHL: Sebastian Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers

Sebastian Aho scored a goal and set up another in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday in the NHL’s opening playoff game following a 4 1/2-month pause. Jaccob Slavin scored 61 seconds in on Carolina’s first shot on goal in helping the Hurricanes gain the edge in the best-of-five […]

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Red Stars fall to Dash 2-0 in NWSL Challenge Cup Final

Chicago Red Stars’ Savannah McCaskill, center, hold’s her head after missing a goal against the Houston Dash during the first half of an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer finals match Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) ORG XMIT: UTRB102 | AP Photos After getting behind early, the Chicago Red Stars failed to […]

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Red Stars on cusp of Challenge Cup title — almost by accident

The Red Stars’ Julie Ertz (center) reacts after scoring an own goal on Alyssa Naeher (1) against Sky Blue FC on July 22 in Sandy, Utah. | Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Coach Rory Dames made it clear that winning the tournament wasn’t the main goal, but the new-look Red Stars are proving their work ethic translates […]

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Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews, Connor Murphy, Calvin de Haan return to practice

Connor Murphy looks on after Team Red scores a goal in practice. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images All three players had previously been declared “unfit to participate.” The Blackhawks enjoyed an influx of veterans at Thursday’s practice. Forward Jonathan Toews and defensemen Connor Murphy and Calvin de Haan all participated in practice after previously missing time. […]

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Trump Campaign Ads Depict His Own Lawless Dystopia

Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. Image It’s an ad with a singular goal: to terrify you. Mostly if you’re an older, white suburban voter, the kind who has been abandoning President Trump in droves and has contributed to his lagging polling both nationwide and in battleground states. The […]

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MLS tournament: Earthquakes shut out Fire to clinch round-of-16 spot

Cristian Espinoza scored his first goal of the season early in the second half, Chris Wondolowski provided the clincher moments after coming on as a substitute, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Sunday night to clinch a spot in the MLS is Back tournament round of 16. San Jose (2-1-2) […]

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Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Workers Back Before Furloughs End

Our plan has a clear goal: to protect, support and create jobs. It will give businesses the confidence to retain and hire, to create jobs in every part of our country, to give young people a better start, to give people everywhere the opportunity of a fresh start. Furlough has been a lifeline for millions, […]

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Trump administration vows to work ‘hand in hand’ with local governments to reopen schools amid coronavirus

Trump administration officials said Tuesday it is their “goal” to work “hand in hand” with local governments and jurisdictions to safely reopen schools in the fall after the coronavirus closings, while claiming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not recommend closing schools to begin with. A senior administration official on Tuesday told reporters that […]

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Hockey moves one step closer as NHL, NHLPA agree on health protocols

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks (L) celebrates his second goal of the game with (L-R) Slater Koekkoek #68, Olli Maatta #6 and Alex Nylander #92 at the United Center on March 11, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Sharks 6-2. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images But both sides still are […]

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The old college sigh: Football players being put in awful spot

Clemson’s Travis Etienne crosses the goal line as LSU’s Rashard Lawrence tries to bring him down during the College Football Playoff national championship Jan. 13 in New Orleans. | Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Maybe the coronavirus will make us learn to live with risk/reward decisions each time we step out the door. But college football players […]

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Kylie Jenner Ready to Lose “Quarantine Pounds” | E! News

The "KUWTK" star puts her fitness goal out into the universe with a sexy throwback video. Get the details! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1165940/kylie-jenner-says-she-rsquo-s-quot-cutting-off-these-quarantine-pounds-quot-as-she-poses-in-a-bikini #KylieJenner #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, the […]

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Blackhawks alums Marian Hossa, Doug Wilson inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

Marian Hossa, seen here after scoring his 500th career goal, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Wednesday. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images file photo Hossa’s induction, announced Wednesday, comes in his first year of Hall of Fame eligibility. Wilson’s induction, meanwhile, comes after years of waiting. It’s official: Marian Hossa is a first-ballot […]

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Trump Action Aside, China Crop-Buying Goal Is Becoming Untenable

© Reuters. Trump Action Aside, China Crop-Buying Goal Is Becoming Untenable (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is preparing to announce actions on China. Whether or not that affects his phase-one trade deal, one thing is already clear: the target for agricultural purchases is becoming untenable. China bought just $3.35 billion in American agricultural products in […]

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NIH director: Large-scale vaccine testing expected by July

Having a COVID-19 vaccine by January is “a stretch goal,” but the head of the National Institutes of Health is gearing up for a master experiment to rapidly tell if any really work. At least four or five possible vaccines “look pretty promising” and one or two will be ready to begin large-scale testing by […]

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‘What’s more important, Mars or a house?’: Elon Musk confirms he’s selling his homes

Elon Musk on Thursday doubled down on his stated goal of getting rid of his earthly possessions, saying in an interview that his time is better spent thinking about Mars. Musk, who earlier this week listed two of his Bel Air mansions for sale following a bizarre Twitter rant where he pledged to “own no […]

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Julian Love has bold Giants secondary goal: ‘The Future’

Julian Love ended his rookie year in the NFL with a goal in mind, and his resolve is even stronger now. Whenever the 2020 season starts, he intends to be the starting free safety for the Giants, joining Jabrill Peppers in a youthful defensive backfield tandem. “Oh, definitely, that thought crosses my mind every day,’’ […]

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Trump to Suspend Most Travel from Europe to Curb Spread of Coronavirus

With the goal of calming Americans’ fears, President Trump used a national address to blame the spread of coronavirus on the European Union and offered little help to Americans beyond economic assistance. Trump said in a Wednesday evening speech from the Oval Office that he is “marshaling the full power of the federal government and […]

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Islanders fall to Canucks, thanks to J.T. Miller’s shootout goal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — J.T. Miller scored the only goal in the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 5-4 Tuesday night to move into a wild-card playoff spot in the tight Western Conference. Miller, a former Ranger, scored on a wrist shot from the faceoff circle. Tyler Toffoli had a goal […]

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Rangers’ playoff surge slowed in ugly loss to Devils

Igor Shesterkin was back in net and Mika Zibanejad scored another goal, but the Rangers still wasted a chance Saturday night to take another step forward in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt. Shesterkin coughed up four straight goals on 11 shots in the second period in his first appearance in two weeks, and Henrik Lundqvist […]

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Devils surprisingly end Blues’ eight-game win streak

Dakota Mermis scored his first NHL goal, fellow defenseman Connor Carrick got his first of the season and the New Jersey Devils stunned St. Louis 4-2 on Friday night at Prudential Center in Newark to snap the Blues’ eight-game winning streak. Cory Schneider made 31 saves in helping New Jersey end a 12-game skid against […]

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NHL roundup: Rangers’ Zibanejad scores five goals

Mika Zibanejad scored his fifth goal of the game 33 seconds into overtime as the New York Rangers survived blowing four one-goal leads and recorded a wild 6-5 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Zibanejad became the third Ranger with a five-goal game and raised his season total to a career-high 38 […]

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NHL roundup: DeBrusk, Bruins edge Lightning

Boston’s Jake DeBrusk scored the game-winning goal in his 200th NHL game Tuesday night, sending the Bruins to a 2-1 win over the host Tampa Bay Lightning in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two clubs. Brad Marchand notched his 28th marker, and Torey Krug, David Pastrnak and Charlie Coyle assisted on goals for […]

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