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Revamped Penguins have same Cup expectations

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) makes a save on Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand in the third period of the NHL pre-season hockey game, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The puck is the same size. So is the rink. The goal too.

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Simmonds helps Flyers beat Rangers 4-2

Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn, top, collides with New York Rangers' Nick Tarnasky during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wayne Simmonds scored in the second period, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-2 in a preseason game Tuesday night.

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Knicks stress defense, teamwork at West Point camp

New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher talks to his players during practice at the team's NBA basketball training camp at the U.S. Military Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A few days at the U.S. Military Academy can change the Knicks only so much. Notorious night owl J.R. Smith isn’t going to start waking up at dawn like a cadet.

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Syracuse regroups as it readies for Louisville

Syracuse safety Durell Eskridge, left, is congratulated by  Josh Kirkland after Eskridge scored on an interception during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Notre Dame, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. Notre Dame won 31-15. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has had an up-and-down season, the down part being losses in the last two games.

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Training camp essential for NBA’s new head coaches

File - In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiles during a news conference in Oakland, Calif. With the Warriors set to open training camp Tuesday, Sept. 30, Kerr is counting on his work this offseason to pay off in practice. He has traveled the globe since being hired to replace coach Mark Jackson in May, believing all along that building personal relationships with players would wash away any uneasiness some had from his popular predecessor’s firing. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr’s office last week and couldn’t stop staring at the walls.

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