Posts Tagged North America

Landeskog leads Avs to 3-1 win over Penguins

Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, of Russia, makes a stick-save of a shot against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday night to halt the Penguins’ four-game winning streak.

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Colorado State alone in 3rd, tops Nevada 78-62

RENO, Nev. (AP) — J.J. Avila scored 27 points and Colorado State took over sole possession of third place in the Mountain West Conference with a 78-62 win over Nevada Wednesday night.

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Hammond makes 35 saves, lifts Senators over Jets 3-1

Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan (6) and Alex Chiasson (90) celebrate Ryan's goal against the Winnipeg Jets as Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Bryan Little (18) look on during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Andrew Hammond added the Winnipeg Jets to his list of conquered opponents.

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Westbrook 1st player since MJ with 4 straight triple-doubles

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook gestures after a basket in overtime of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Oklahoma City won 123-118. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to have four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS, and the first since Jordan that year to have back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points.

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UCLA beats Southern California 85-74 to lock up No. 4 seed

UCLA forward Tony Parker, left, flexes after scoring as Southern California forward Malik Martin, right, walks away during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 85-74. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA locked up the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 tournament and earned itself eight days off, vital rest for a team with an eight-player rotation.

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