Posts Tagged North America

Minot boys, Bismarck girls are high school hockey champions

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Minot boys and Bismarck girls are champions of North Dakota high school hockey.

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Di Maria, Mata failing to live up to price tags at United

Manchester United's Angel Di Maria reacts after a missed opportunity before being substituted at half time during his team's English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United’s history, costing a combined 97 million pounds ($150 million) last year as the club looked to regain its status as England’s top team.

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ inspiration honored by BC baseball

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College’s baseball team is honoring a former team captain credited as the inspiration for the “Ice Bucket Challenge” phenomenon.

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Johnson shows he’s still the man to beat with Atlanta win

Jimmie Johnson reacts after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/John Amis)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — One by one, Jimmie Johnson picked off all the drivers ahead of him.

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Canucks beat Blues 6-5 in shootout after blowing 3-goal lead

Vancouver Canucks' Ronalds Kenins, of Latvia, from left to right, Zack Kassian, Henrik Sedin, of Sweden, and Yannick Weber, of Switzerland, celebrate Sedin's goal against the St. Louis Blues during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks held a three-goal lead in the third period, and appeared on their way to an easy victory.

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