Tampa Bay Lightning ground Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1

PITTSBURGH — The Tampa Bay Lightning keep losing all their best players to injury, with star goalie Ben Bishop is the latest to go down. What they’re not losing are playoff games. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 24 shots after Bishop, the Vezina Trophy finalist, left with a possible serious injury, and the Lightning overcame a lack of depth to neutralize Pittsburgh’s ...

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Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream will be world's richest race

The Stronach Group Wednesday announced the creation of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup, to be run Jan. 28, 2017, at Gulfstream Park as the world’s richest thoroughbred race. The 1 1/8-miles event will have some unique conditions. The 12 starting slots are for sale at $1 million each. Purchasers will be allowed to use their spot in the starting ...

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Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals finalize $175M deal

Stephen Strasburg was widely expected to be a gem of the winter free agent market but the right-hander agreed Monday to a seven-year contract extension worth $175 million. “I am delighted to ensure that Stephen is going to remain an important part of the Washington Nationals,” said general manager Mike Rizzo in a statement Tuesday. Advertisement “From the moment he ...

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