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Hutchinson makes 30 saves, Jets beat Bruins

Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien, left, Mathieu Perreault (85), Grant Clitsome (24) and Blake Wheeler (26) celebrate Byfuglien's goal against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Boston draft pick Michael Hutchinson had some fun at the Bruins’ expense.

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A’s release infielder Nick Punto

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have released infielder Nick Punto.

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Cal beats Eastern Washington 78-67 for seventh straight win

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Christian Behrens scored a career-high 20 points, including eight late in the second half, Tyrone Wallace added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and California beat Eastern Washington 78-67 on Friday night to match its best start in 55 years.

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Crockett, defense lead N Dakota St past Sam Houston State

North Dakota State back John Crockett, right, runs a sweep against Sam Houston State defenders in the first half in the semifinals of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Fargo, N.D. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota used a familiar formula of John Crockett and a stingy defense to earn their fourth straight trip to the FCS championship game.

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FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance, and an historic diplomatic opening with Cuba. He also touts his own executive action and a Chinese agreement to combat global warming. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government.

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