Bruins will scrimmage to stay sharp for Stanley Cup Final

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins think they've found a way to stay sharp for the Stanley Cup Final while waiting a total of 10 days between games. The Eastern Conference champions wil...

The Latest: Storm risk a concern for St. Louis sports fans

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 11 a.m. St. Louis' two major sports teams say they're prepared for ...

Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz is on a scoring run that has the St. Louis Blues dreaming big. Schwartz's hat trick in Game 5 on Sunday helped give the Blues a 3-2 series lead agains...

Blues move to brink of Cup final with 5-0 win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its fir...

Sharks, Blues confident, and even, heading into Game 5

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have been at their best this postseason when they had little margin for error. That's probably why they feel comfortable heading home for ...

Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this postseason and the St. Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even the W...

Sweep gives surging Bruins a break before Stanley Cup Final

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Boston Bruins have earned a break before their biggest series in a few years. Their sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference final has affo...

Serendipitous Sharks shrug off controversy up 2-1 vs Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Don't tell San Jose coach Peter DeBoer his Sharks have gotten lucky during their playoff run. "It irks me when you use words like that because this is a team that we...

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TOP STORIES: GLF--PGA CHAMPIONSHIP FARMINGTON, New York — The US PGA Championship is underway, with Masters winner Tiger Woods seeking a 16th major title. By Doug F...

Karlsson, Sharks beat Blues 5-4 after controversial no-call

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored 5:23 into overtime after the officials missed a hand pass by Timo Meier, and the San Jose Sharks rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 on Wednesday night to tak...

Pressure increases as playoffs get closer in Super Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Still a month out from the playoffs, Super Rugby will begin to take on knockout significance for some teams from this weekend's 14th round. With four o...

A mystery to many, Australian PM is a tough sell at election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scott Morrison has carried an unusual burden for an Australian prime minister campaigning for election on Saturday. As well as explaining why Australians should vote for him...

Defensive switch helps Blues even West final vs. Sharks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the game - and perhaps the season - in the balance, assistant coach Mike Van Ryn of the St. Louis made a decision. With the Blues battling with the Sharks in Sa...

'Play Gloria!' Blues celebration song has Philly bar origins

The Boston Red Sox have "Sweet Caroline," the Chicago Blackhawks have "Chelsea Dagger" and the old Hartford Whalers had "Brass Bonanza." The St. Louis Blues? They h...