“It’s been a crazy year, right from the start, but we’ve stuck together as a group, and played some fun hockey,” said Benn, who had never before been past the second round of the playoffs. “We find ways to win right now, and that's all that matters.” … [Read more...] about Stars on to Stanley Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas
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July 12, 2016 - Makes an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to meet with the country's leaders and visit with US forces who are battling a resilient Taliban. Carter's trip comes a week after President Obama's announcement 8,400 troops will remain in Afghanistan through the end of 2017, a higher number than the 5,500 troops originally planned. … [Read more...] about Ashton Carter Fast Facts
Mayfield opened the scoring with his first career playoff goal 9:27 into the game. The Islanders worked the puck around the top to Mayfield at the right point, from where he had plenty of room to skate in and snap a shot in off the far post, with Mathew Barzal causing havoc in front. … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Flyers Shut Out By Thomas Greiss, East Finals-Bound New York Islanders In Game 7
WNBA: In Bradenton, Fla., Angel McCoughtry scored 22 points on her 34th birthday and the Las Vegas Aces made a franchise-record 10 3-pointers in beating the Minnesota Lynx 104-89. ... Candice Dupree scored 14 of her 22 points in the second half and the Indiana Fever beat the New York Liberty 85-75 to snap an eight-game losing streak. ... Myisha Hines-Allen scored 30 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-72. … [Read more...] about Alexander Radulov scores 31 seconds into OT as Stars beat Vegas 3-2
Players were invited to stand up and recount their favorite memories from a 13-3 season that was preceded by a four-win disaster in 2018. And they were told an unpleasant fact: Only three of the first 53 teams that have lost a Super Bowl have returned to win a title the next season — and only eight have returned to the game. … [Read more...] about 49ers’ ‘unfinished business’: Will bitter loss fuel another Super Bowl run?