Blake Griffin drops 32 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists as Detroit defeats Miami, 98.
A historic 10-game winning streak has allowed the Sabres to shoot to the top of the NHL standings.
first-team All-American by Parade Magazine …
It had been a Datsuykian career.

CHI , setting the Redskins’ mark for receiving yards in a game by a rookie tight end.
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The disparity in play was at its worst in their matchup against the Bruins.

Despite Sullivan’s praise, it’s likely Riikola begins the season in the AHL as it’ll give him the best chance to fully adjust to the North American game after spending his entire professional career overseas.
• Earned National Player of the Year honors from The Associated Press, NABC, USBWA, CBS Chevrolet and The Sporting News.
During one of the hymns, congregants will come forward, pick up a flower and insert it into the chicken-wire-type cage that is on top of the cross, said Ed Klein, worship committee chair and an elder at First Presbyterian.
• Missed one game due to suspension …Missed seven games due to left shoulder inflammation …Missed one game with left ankle inflammation …Missed four games with a pelvis groin contusion …Missed the final two games of the regular season with a rib fracture that was suffered during game at Portland on 4.

ranks among BC’s career leaders in field goals made, free throws made, rebounds and steals …
1 against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Whatever happened to elbows, hacks, trips, runs from behind?
Those inside the Nashville locker room are in a good mood, too, aided by wins to close out the campaign, including the last two which required the Preds to overcome a pair of two-goal, first-period deficits.
Now on a line with Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund, Parise needs to be on rosters in every league.
I thought there was a better-than-good chance that the Oilers would keep McLellan after Father-son bloodlines are deeply rooted in the NHL.

Earned Big East Rookie of the Week honors five times PERSONAL Full name is Rudy Carlton Gay, Jr.
Scored 10-plus points on 52 occasions and 20-plus points in 11 contests…
The notion that Workman might a savior fizzled out as quickly as it emerged.

The selected ‘s contract from Triple-A Buffalo on Friday.

Week 16’s matchup potential for a breakout performance, as he’ll take on an Oakland defense that’s allowed touchdowns to wideouts in 2018, most behind only the 49ers and Packers.
Staying injury-free could determine the team’s regular season success.
The news shouldn’t be viewed as a sign that a return from the 60-day injured list is imminent for Upton, who is expected to remain out for at least few more weeks.
The rub, of course, is they usually come only with time.

Freeman missed the Broncos’ final two games before their Week 10 bye, but his health looks to be in a better place coming out of the idle period.
Schwab said the secrecy and delays are due to the sensitive nature of the task.
While Darnold might not be the runner Allen is, he certainly can scoot and he is accurate on the move.