Walker, Hornets return home, beat Kings 114-95

AP Updated 9:34 PM EST Jan 17, 2019 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 23 points, surpassing 11,000 for his career, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Sacramento Kings 114-95 on Thursday night. Miles Bridges and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist each had 15 points and Willy Hernangomez added 11 points and 16 rebounds off the bench […]

Chargers GM Telesco has no timetable on Rivers deal

AP Updated 7:16 PM EST Jan 17, 2019 COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers just concluded his 15th season with the Los Angeles Chargers but the quarterback’s future beyond 2019 is one of many areas that general manager Tom Telesco will have to address during the offseason. Telesco reiterated during his season-ending news conference […]

Panthers’ Trocheck nearing a return after broken ankle

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – The Florida Panthers desperately need a boost, and Vincent Trocheck has pronounced himself ready to provide one. Barely eight weeks removed from surgery to repair the right ankle that he fractured by crashing into the boards during a game at Ottawa, Trocheck took part in a full practice Thursday for […]

Chiasson scores in shootout, Oilers outlast Canucks 3-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Ken Hitchcock wants Oilers fans to brace for a wild ride. Edmonton’s coach thinks games will get tighter throughout the second half of the season and look more like his team’s 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout Wednesday night. “You’re going to be in a battle and […]

Former hockey Olympian Lyndsey Fry giving back in Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Lyndsey Fry could have continued playing hockey. She had a stellar collegiate career, a degree, an Olympic silver medal placed around her neck, so playing professionally was a logical next step. The grueling rehab from hip surgery it would take to get back to an elite level was not all that […]

NHL, NHLPA abandon hope of a World Cup in September 2020

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have given up on the possibility of staging the next World Cup of Hockey in September 2020 but will continue collective bargaining talks. The league and PA announced the conclusion in separate statements Wednesday that there’s not enough time to put together a World Cup in roughly 20 months. […]