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Stormers hold on 28-20 against Jaguares to open Super Rugby

JOHANNESBURG (AP) The Stormers opened the Super Rugby season with a 28-20 win over the Jaguares on Saturday, holding on in stages late in the game to ensure a winning start to 2018. The Cape Town-based Stormers led 22-6 after tries by Damian de Allende, Siya Kolisi and one straight from the second-half kickoff from Raymond Rhule. While Argentina’s Jaguares ...

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Panthers hold off Canucks for win on emotional night

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) —Nick Bjugstad had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers overcame a shaky start to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Wednesday night. The Panthers trailed 2-1 midway through the first period, but battled back with three straight goals, the last two just 1:11 apart. … FOX Sports Digital

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Panthers hold on to edge Canucks

The Florida Panthers won in Vancouver Wednesday night but their hearts were back home. Many of the Panther players were emotional after their 4-3 victory against the Vancouver Canucks, their thoughts focused on the massacre at a high school near the team’s practice facility. At least 17 people were killed in the shooting at Parkland, Fla. “It was tough,” said ...

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With Darvish, well-armed Cubs hold first spring workout

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs, boosted by the addition of Yu Darvish, are certainly well armed as they start spring training. The result, they hope, is a drive toward a second crown in three years. ”The expectation for this group is to win the World Series,” center fielder Albert Almora Jr. said ”We know the group in here can ...

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No. 14 Texas A&M women hold Rebels to 13 in first half (Feb 08, 2018)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Chennedy Carter scored 20 of her 26 points in the first half when No. 14 Texas A&M held Mississippi to 13 in an 83-54 victory Thursday night. Khaalia Hillsman added 16 points, Danni Williams 13 and Anriel Howard 11 with 14 rebounds for the Aggies (19-6, 8-3 SEC), who won for the fifth time in six ...

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Durant scores 33, Warriors hold off Kings 119-104 (Feb 03, 2018)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the second quarter and matched his season-high with six 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors held on to beat the Sacramento Kings 119-104 on Friday night. Three nights after getting blown out in Utah while suffering their worst loss of the season, the defending NBA champs looked a ...

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NHL all-star game allows Tampa to show its hockey roots have taken hold

The NHL All-Star game is being played in Tampa Bay for the first time since Wayne Gretzky made his last appearance in the showcase and many still questioned whether the league could prosper in a non-traditional market better known for sunshine and beaches than winning hockey. Nearly two decades later, the answer is a resounding yes. Not only has the ...

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Ontario Progressive Conservatives To Hold Quick Leadership Contest To Replace Patrick Brown

TORONTO — Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives will hold a leadership race to replace Patrick Brown, who resigned this week in the face of sexual misconduct allegations. The party’s executive voted today to hold the race and select a new leader sometime before March, ahead of the spring election. Party president Rick Dykstra says the executive has not yet established a firm ...

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