BYU baseball: clutch hitting, pitching leads to 10-8 win; claim of series at CSUN

Key hitting and pitching came through Monday for BYU baseball to claim the season’s first series at CSUN with a 10-8 victory. David Clawson’s two-out single drove in Brennon Anderson for the eventual winning run in the eighth inning, which enabled relievers Bo Burrup and Drew Zimmerman to secure the win and a save, respectively. […]

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Flyers acquire goalie Petr Mrazek from Red Wings for two draft picks

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired goaltender Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings for two conditional draft picks. The Red Wings will receive a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL draft and a conditional third-round pick in 2019. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings have traded G Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers for a conditional […]

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Canada’s Cassie Sharpe wins gold medal in freestyle skiing halfpipe

BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian freestyle skier Cassie Sharpe has won gold in the women’s ski halfpipe competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., finished with a score of 95.80 on a cool, sunny morning at Phoenix Park. A golden moment for@CassieSharpe #PyeongChang2018 pic.twitter.com/NBwZ3lJujs — CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) February 20, 2018 […]

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High school girls basketball: Sorenson leads Viewmont past Provo 51-41 in 5A tourney

TAYLORSVILLE — It took the Viewmont girls basketball team a while to figure things out, during Monday’s first-round game against Provo, but once it did, it rolled. The result was a 51-41 win which was fueled by a strong defensive effort and some standout play by forward Melissa Sorenson. As for the defense, it was […]

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QMJHL Roundup: Zadina scores twice as Moosehead beat Oceanic

HALIFAX — Raphael Lavoie scored his second goal of the afternoon 2:29 into overtime as the Halifax Mooseheads edged the Rimouski Oceanic 6-5 on Monday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Filip Zadina had a pair of goals in the first period for Halifax (37-13-7), while Benoit-Olivier Groulx and Connor Moynihan rounded out the […]

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OHL Roundup: Noel scores OT winner as Generals beat Battalion

OSHAWA, Ont. – Serron Noel scored nine seconds into overtime to lift the Oshawa Generals to a 5-4 win over the North Bay Battalion on Monday in Ontario Hockey League action. Allan McShane, Jack Studnicka, Kenny Huether and Danil Antropov also scored for Oshawa (28-26-3). Luke Moncada, Matthew Struthers, Adam McMaster and Justin Brazeau scored […]

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Cilic, Ramos Vinolas and Verdasco win at Rio Open debut

RIO DE JANEIRO — World number three Marin Cilic of Croatia won his debut at the Rio Open. The tournament’s top seed beat Argentinian Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 6-2 on Monday. Fourth seed Albert Ramos Vinolas of Spain overcame Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva in three sets: 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4. Spaniard Fernando Verdasco also needed three […]

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BYU volleyball: Jarman named MPSF Defensive Player of the Week

Senior middle blocker Price Jarman was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Molten Defensive Player of the Week, the organization announced Monday. Jarman helped BYU men’s volleyball secure a pair of road sweeps last week on the defensive end. Against a record-setting crowd at Grand Canyon, he put up a match-best seven blocks — three more […]

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Source: Nats, Joaquin Benoit agree in principle for $1M, 1 year

Joaquin Benoit and the Washington Nationals have agreed in principle to a major league contract that will pay the 40-year-old reliever $1 million for the 2018 season, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person told The Associated Press about the free-agent agreement, which is pending the successful completion of a physical […]

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