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Islanders-Lightning, Knights-Canadiens in uncertain final 4

If the teams left in the NHL playoffs are sick and tired of facing the same opponents over and over, they are in luck in the semifinals. After exclusively divisional play this season...

Larsen gets first NHL head-coaching job with Blue Jackets

When Brad Larsen went from old player to young coach and earning an NHL head job became a goal, he spent time on a hockey database website looking up the paths of those who came before him. ...

'New York Saints' moniker catches on during Islanders run

Seth Tierney got chills hearing Islanders fans at a jam-packed Nassau Coliseum chant, “New York Saints! New York Saints!” By then, Tierney had figured out it wasn't about the now-def...

Caufield, college stars add 'young energy' to NHL playoffs

When the Montreal Canadiens were one goal away from being eliminated in the first round, and then again when they were one goal away from reaching the Stanley Cup semifinals, Cole Caufield set up the ...

Avs coach misses skate after virus testing 'irregularity'

Coach Jared Bednar missed the Colorado Avalanche’s morning skate in Las Vegas on Thursday after what the team called an “irregularity” in his COVID-19 test. An Avalanche spokeswoman ...

Puck luck? Hockey's secrecy makes betting on NHL a gamble

When the Washington Capitals took the ice needing to win in regulation to keep their division hopes alive, it came as a surprise when top center Nicklas Backstrom and No. 1 defenseman John Carlson wer...

Baffert in spotlight for wrong reasons going into Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — Even though Bob Baffert isn't at Pimlico Race Course this week, his shadow hangs over the Preakness, the Triple Crown and horse racing. This should have been another...

Preakness is 1st horse race to make digital souvenir NFTs

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anyone who has ever wanted a personal video copy of Secretariat's 1973 Preakness victory or a digital rendering of the race's Woodlawn Vase — and an actual 28-inch replica of the trop...

Analysis: McDavid NHL's MVP front-runner in condensed season

Using any metric, Connor McDavid’s 100-plus point season makes the Edmonton Oilers captain the clear frontrunner for the NHL MVP award. Other than teammate Leon Draisaitl’s 81 points...

Preakness allows Medina Spirit to enter with extra testing

BALTIMORE (AP) — Preakness officials said Tuesday they are allowing Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit to enter Saturday’s race, subject to additional testing and monitoring, following the colt’s fai...

Baffert: Anti-fungal meds given to Derby winner had steroid

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was treated with an antifungal ointment containing the steroid betamethasone that caused the horse to fail a postrace drug test, trainer Bob Baffer...

A rarity: Tampa Bay Lightning start all-Black forward line

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Walcott was already excited to be in his first NHL game. He got even more excited when he got to see how his debut would happen. The Tampa Bay Lightning s...

EXPLAINER: Derby winner's failed test latest in horse doping

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test, once again raising questions about horse doping in the sport when the colt's blood sample was found to be in violation of the state's m...

Optimism rising about future of Pimlico with rebuild looming

Frankie Brothers walked into the grandstand at Pimlico Race Course in the late 1980s and early '90s with his head on a swivel. “I always made sure I knew where the exit was because i...

Baffert says Derby winner Medina Spirit tested positive

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert's frustration was apparent as he tried to digest the latest positive drug test involving one of his prized thoroughbreds. This one involves Kentuck...