Kings score twice in 9 seconds and beat Capitals 5-2

Los Angeles Kings center Alex Iafallo (19) works for the puck against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) and defenseman Madison Bowey (22) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonny Brodzinski and Jussi Jokinen scored nine seconds apart, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night for their third consecutive victory.

Leishman shares 2nd-round lead at Australian Masters

FILE - In this April 14, 2013, file photo, Adam Scott of Australia celebrates after a birdie putt on the 18th green during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Scott, whose world ranking has slid to No. 31, said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he will use a long-handled putter at the Australian PGA, similar to the now-banned broomstick version that he won the Masters with in 2013. He switched to a short putter from the broomstick one after a ban began in 2016 on anchoring the putter against the body. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Marc Leishman took advantage of an early start Friday to shoot a 7-under 65 and move into a share of the second-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship.

Putin welcomes soccer world to Kremlin for World Cup draw

A signpost directing people to the entrance of the World Cup Final Draw is placed on the Red Square, with the St. Basil cathedral in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Final Draw for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia will take place on December 1 in the concert hall of the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin welcomes soccer luminaries to the Kremlin on Friday for a World Cup draw that provides a global audience for the Russian president to attempt to burnish the image of a country scandalized by sports corruption.

Curry comes through in OT, Warriors outlast Lakers 127-123

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, is defended by Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry was having an off night. By the time the fourth quarter ended, he had hit only six of 17 shots — and three of those misses were air balls.

MacKinnon scores in OT to give Avalanche 3-2 win over Jets

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, celebrates with right wing Mikko Rantanen, of Finland, after the Avalanche defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in overtime in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Denver. MacKinnon scored the overtime goal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche had their initial celebration in overtime cut short. Less than a minute later, MacKinnon got the party going again.

Sergio Garcia is 1 stroke behind Australian PGA leaders

FILE - In this April 14, 2013, file photo, Adam Scott of Australia celebrates after a birdie putt on the 18th green during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Scott, whose world ranking has slid to No. 31, said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he will use a long-handled putter at the Australian PGA, similar to the now-banned broomstick version that he won the Masters with in 2013. He switched to a short putter from the broomstick one after a ban began in 2016 on anchoring the putter against the body. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Sergio Garcia withstood two rain delays and his earliest career starting time for a 5-under 67 and was a stroke behind the leaders at the Australian PGA Championship.

Women hope bond forged by pay fight leads to Olympic gold

FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, United States forward Gigi Marvin is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the third period of a IIHF Women's World Championship hockey tournament game against Canada, in Plymouth, Mich. Threatening to boycott the world championships last spring won the United States women's national hockey team the same pay and treatment USA Hockey gives the men. Their fight also brought them closer together, a bond they used to win their fourth straight world title. “It’s amazing that they’ve brought women’s hockey a step closer to where it should be, and I think in time it’s only a matter of when as female athletes we’ll be able to play the game we love and get paid,’’ Canadian forward Meghan Agosta said. “I think hockey’s come a long way and they kind of set the bar high.’’
(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Hilary Knight was listening to the radio when she heard the U.S. women’s hockey team come up.

U.S. champion Karen Chen now an author, too

In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 file photo, United States' Karen Chen competes during the free skate at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City. Karen Chen's autobiography just hit the book shelves. The defending U.S. women's figure skating champion authored the book "Finding the Edge" with the help of Natalie England over the past few months. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Karen Chen’s autobiography just hit the book shelves. Imagine what she can write about if she wins an Olympic medal in February.

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