Hockey

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 2:57 am
When Red Sox fans hurled peanuts and the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of the Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained,...
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Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues fight during the third period in Game 4 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 2-1 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 03, 2017 - 1:54 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis gave goalie Pekka Rinne a hand in the crease with a key save inside the final minute of the second period, then he broke open a scoreless game with a power-play goal. The St. Louis Blues just don't agree with how Nashville got the man...
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Nashville Predators right wing James Neal (18) is congratulated after scoring a goal against the St. Louis Blues during the third period in Game 4 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 03, 2017 - 12:56 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Neal scored the game-winning goal with 6:57 left, and the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Pekka Rinne outdueled St. Louis' Jake Allen with 32 saves, and the Predators are a victory...
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New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello (36) shoots the puck past Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Senators' Ryan Dzingel (18) for a goal during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 03, 2017 - 12:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello got the New York Rangers off to a fast start and they cruised to a crucial win against the Ottawa Senators. Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Rangers went on to a 4-1 victory Tuesday night that cut the Senators' lead to 2-1 in the...
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New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello (36) shoots the puck past Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Senators' Ryan Dzingel (18) for a goal during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 02, 2017 - 11:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello got the New York Rangers off to a fast start and they cruised to a crucial win against the Ottawa Senators. Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Rangers went on to a 4-1 victory Tuesday night that cut the Senators' lead to 2-1 in the...
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New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello (36) shoots the puck past Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Senators' Ryan Dzingel (18) for a goal during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 02, 2017 - 9:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist to lead New York to a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night, cutting the Rangers' deficit to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Michael Graber, Rick Nash and Oscar Lindberg also scored, and Henrik Lundqvist...
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New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello (36) shoots the puck past Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Senators' Ryan Dzingel (18) for a goal during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 02, 2017 - 9:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist to lead New York to a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night, cutting the Rangers' deficit to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Michael Graber, Rick Nash and Oscar Lindberg also scored, and Henrik Lundqvist...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) takes a hit from Washington Capitals' Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. Crosby left the game and did not return. The Capitals won in overtime 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 1:35 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with another concussion and will miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington. Coach Mike Sullivan disclosed the severity of the injury Tuesday, one day after Crosby left in the first period of a 3-2 overtime...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) is helped off the ice after being injured during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 8:14 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby left Game 3 of his team's playoff series against Washington after taking a hit to the head from Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen. The NHL's leading scorer and one of the game's best players did not return and his status for Wednesday's...
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Washington Capitals' Kevin Shattenkirk (22) celebrates with Dmitry Orlov (9), and Alex Ovechkin (8) after score the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 12:39 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A shot from the point by Washington's Kevin Shattenkirk salvaged — or at the very least, extended — his team's season. A far different kind of shot may end up determining the outcome of a playoff series growing more contentious by the shift. Shattenkirk's goal 3:13 into overtime...
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