Draft diary: Clemson’s Cain welcomes combine questions

FILE- In this Nov. 12, 2016, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Deon Cain (8) makes a catch as Pittsburgh defensive back Damar Hamlin (3) defends during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Deon Cain knows the questions are coming and he is looking forward to answering them this week at the NFL combine. Cain played three seasons at Clemson and was productive receiver for a team that made three playoff appearances and played in two national championship games. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt, File)

Deon Cain knows the questions are coming and he is looking forward to answering them this week at the NFL draft combine.

Streaking Taylor Hall, Devils end Penguins’ run at home

New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall (9) celebrates his goal as he returns to the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taylor Hall equaled the Devils’ franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New Jersey beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Spring training roundup: Napoli joins Indians, others wait

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Mike Napoli bats against the Boston Red Sox during Game 1 of baseball's American League Division Series,in Cleveland. Napoli is getting another swing with the Indians. The free agent slugger has agreed to a minor league contract with the team, pending the completion of a physical. Napoli spent 2016 with the Indians and had a major role in getting the club to the World Series.(AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

The Cleveland Indians gave Mike Napoli a much more familiar uniform.

LPGA rookie jumps at chance to ease Puerto Rico’s recovery

Luke List tees off on the fifth hole during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Emma Talley has never been to Puerto Rico and probably couldn’t name any of winners in 10 years of the Puerto Rico Open. But she’s aware of the plight of Puerto Ricans still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, and the LPGA Tour rookie jumped at the chance to help.

Jenson returns to hero’s welcome in Rigby

Jessika Jenson poses for a photo with Haylee Smith, 7, and Cheznee Smith, 10, during the homecoming for the Olympic snowboarder at Rigby High School on Wednesday. Jenson competed in women’s slopestyle and women’s big air at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, placing fifth and 11th, respectively. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Two-time Olympian Jenson had a motorcade and welcome home festivities in her honor on Wednesday.

Giants’ Pence learns to play new position

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence during practice prior to a spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hunter Pence takes an odd swing, and his throwing motion is unusual. He’s quite quirky and embraces that persona — a player totally out of left field, really.

MacKinnon has 2 goals and assist, Avalanche beat Canucks 3-1

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov, left, races to pick up the loose puck with Vancouver Canucks right wing Jake Virtanen in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche stayed relatively quiet at the NHL trade deadline. Now that Nathan MacKinnon is healthy, maybe that’s all they need for a playoff push.



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