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Tokyo organizers, government take offensive on virus threat

Tokyo organizers, government take offensive on virus threat

Tokyo Olympic organizers and the Japanese government went on the offensive Wednesday after a senior IOC member said the 2020 Games were being threatened by the spread of a viral outbreak, with their fate probably decided in the next three months.
Milano scores twice, helps Ducks stop Oilers 4-3 in OT

Milano scores twice, helps Ducks stop Oilers 4-3 in OT

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Sonny Milano had an ideal debut with the Anaheim Ducks. Milano netted the winning goal in overtime and finished with two goals, leading the Ducks to a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games NHL Philadelphia 4, San Jose 2 Toronto 4, Tampa Bay 3 Dallas 4, Carolina 1 Vancouver 4, Montreal 3, OT N.Y. Rangers 4, N.Y.
Bench Mob: Raptors reserves a bright spot in 108-97 loss to Bucks

Bench Mob: Raptors reserves a bright spot in 108-97 loss to Bucks

TORONTO — When Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse wants to change the tempo of a game he just has to look down his bench.
Ellis, Arvidsson score as Preds rally, beat Senators 3-2

Ellis, Arvidsson score as Preds rally, beat Senators 3-2

NASHVILLE — Ryan Ellis and Viktor Arvidsson each scored power-play goals in the second period as the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night for their second straight win.
Bucks defeat Raptors in battle of Eastern Conference heavyweights

Bucks defeat Raptors in battle of Eastern Conference heavyweights

TORONTO — Nick Nurse saw his Toronto Raptors turn the heat on the best team in basketball Tuesday night. But only for a time against the Milwaukee Bucks. "We were incredible for 22 minutes. There was hardly a bad possession," Nurse said.
Monahan, Backlund score 2G each, Flames beat Bruins 5-2

Monahan, Backlund score 2G each, Flames beat Bruins 5-2

BOSTON — Sean Monahan scored a pair of goals 1:12 apart in the second period and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Taveres' two goals lift Maple Leafs to win over Tampa Bay

Taveres' two goals lift Maple Leafs to win over Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — One game after losing to a 42-year-old emergency goaltender on home ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs found redemption on the road with a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Ovechkin scores 701st, shootout winner as Capitals beat Jets

Ovechkin scores 701st, shootout winner as Capitals beat Jets

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin began the night being celebrated for what he's best at. He ended it doing something much more rare.
Toffoli scores overtime winner to lead Canucks over Canadiens 4-3

Toffoli scores overtime winner to lead Canucks over Canadiens 4-3

MONTREAL — Tyler Toffoli hasn't stopped scoring since joining his new teammates in Vancouver. Toffoli scored 1:35 into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.