Posts Tagged California

Letestu gets winner, Blue Jackets beat Sharks 5-4

Columbus Blue Jackets' Ryan Johansen, second from left, is congratulated by David Savard (58) and Jack Johnson (7) after Johansen scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mark Letestu made sure the Columbus Blue Jackets’ party would carry on, redirecting a shot into the net about a minute after Ryan Johansen had a potential winning goal waved off.

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Quick sets shutout mark, LA Kings beat Sabres 2-0

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick makes a glove save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles.  The Kings won 2-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Jonathan Quick has a serious aversion to attention, the goalie reluctantly acknowledged the spotlight when he broke the Los Angeles Kings’ 36-year-old franchise record for shutouts.

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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws during the first half against the San Diego Chargers in an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.

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Lincecum to undergo treatment on back in Bay Area

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is helped into the team's dugout during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals defeated the Giants 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1 games. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his tight back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster when the World Series resumes Friday night.

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At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

The Kansas City Royals take batting practice during a baseball workout on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals and the San Francisco Giants are to play Game 3 of baseball's World Series in San Francisco on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.

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