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Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen returns vs. Avalanche

Jan. 14 (UPI) — Toronto activated goalie Frederik Andersen from injured reserve prior to the Maple Leafs’ home game against the Colorado Avalanche, the team announced Monday. Andersen missed the last eight games due to a groin injury and illness. He last played on Dec. 22 against the New York Rangers and made 25 saves in a 5-3 win. Michael ...

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Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

Jan. 13 (UPI) — The Winnipeg Jets overcame an early two-goal deficit and rallied for a 4-3 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night at Bell MTS Place. Winnipeg (29-14-2) faced a 2-0 hole in the first period but picked up its fourth win in the last five games to reclaim the top position in the Central Division. ...

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Rams ground up Cowboys to advance to NFC title game

Los Angeles Rams running back C.J. Anderson scores a touchdown in the first half against the Dallas Cowboy in a divisional-round playoff game at The Coliseum in Los Angeles, California on January 12, 2019. Photo by John McCoy/UPI | License Photo Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley gets past Dallas Cowboys cornerback Chidobe Awuzie to score a touchdown in ...

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NFC Divisional Round: Los Angeles Rams host Dallas Cowboys

Jan. 11 (UPI) — The Los Angeles Rams host the Dallas Cowboys in a divisional round showdown on Saturday night at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Rams (13-3), fresh off a first-round bye as the NFC’s No. 2 seed, are searching for their first playoff victory in 14 years. Los Angeles made the postseason last year but fell to ...

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Heat hustle Celtics, silence Kyrie Irving late

MIAMI, Jan. 10 (UPI) — James Johnson showed that the Miami Heat deserved respect in the Eastern Conference with a mammoth dunk over Kyrie Irving during a 115-99 win against the Boston Celtics on Thursday in Miami. The rim rattler reverberated throughout the seats of American Airlines Arena and set an emphatic first-quarter tone. Miami also hit a season-high 18 ...

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Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

Jan. 9 (UPI) — Former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase is staying in the AFC East for his next coaching gig. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN that the New York Jets are hiring the 40-year-old. Gase owned a 23-25 record in three seasons with the Dolphins. The Dolphins fired Gase on New Year’s Eve. Gase led the Dolphins into ...

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones buys $250M mega yacht

Jan. 8 (UPI) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has purchased a $250 million mega yacht. Sources confirmed the purchase of the Bravo Eugenia — likely named after Jones’ wife Gene — to NBC 5 Sports and Yacht Harbour. The yacht launched in 2017 but was delivered on December 30. The Oceanco-crafted vessel can sleep up to 14 people and ...

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Watch: Oilers' Jesse Puljujarvi scores on no-look backhander

Jan. 7 (UPI) — Edmonton winger Jesse Puljujarvi netted a no-look backhander on Sunday as the Oilers picked up a 4-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins won the faceoff in the attacking zone to set up the score. Puljujarvi received a pass from defenseman Darnell Nurse and the winger danced between Ducks defensemen Cam Fowler and ...

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