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By Elliott Teaford Orange County Register ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Ducks played a throwback game Sunday at Honda Center, and for once in a long time it wasn’t a game they wanted to throw back. They rose up and smacked down the Washington Capitals, seizing a 5-2 victory from the Stanley Cup champions. Ryan Miller returned to the Ducks’ net for the first time since suf…

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Cynthia Nixon formally accepted the Working Families Party nomination for governor of New York at the state committee members' meeting Saturday in Harlem. In taking on the party's support, Nixon called Gov. Andrew Cuomo a lackey of Wall Street interests, and said of New York, "We need a governor that is as true and blue as its people.” There was less unity in picking…

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Scott Allen, Washington Post Three days after the Redskins’ surprising trade for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith signaled the unofficial end of Kirk Cousins’s tenure with the team, Cousins addressed his future with reporters on Friday in Minneapolis. In the first of several scheduled interviews on Radio Row ahead of Super Bowl LII, Cousins said finding his nex…

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Field Level Media Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater are all unsure of their futures with the Minnesota Vikings. In the meantime, head coach Mike Zimmer isn’t showing his hand on the matter. At a news conference, Zimmer didn’t provide any indication as to what the team plans to do at the quarterback position moving forward. “We’ll work through all tha…

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By Ari Gilberg New York Daily News Talk about a Bomb Cyclone. ESPN is preparing to publish a bombshell report Friday exploring the power struggle brewing in Foxborough among Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft -- according to Boston Sports Media Watch. Revealed in the story is the claim that Brady went to Kraft behind Belichick’s back demanding the team …

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The Sports Xchange New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower will miss the remainder of the season with a torn pectoral muscle, multiple outlets reported on Thursday. Hightower was injured late in the third quarter of Sunday's 23-7 victory over Atlanta after tackling Falcons running back Devonta Freeman. The 27-year-old Hightower remained in the contest for …

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, a former Buffalo Bill and U.S. Olympian, was suspended by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for one year for failing to provide his whereabouts for drug testing, the agency announced Tuesday. Goodwin said in a statement released by the 49ers that he never registered a failed test. Instead, the USADA said that Goodwin failed …

By Katie Mettler In 2009, as their father penned a letter to his successor, the twin daughters of President George W. Bush, Jenna and Barbara, wrote a letter of their own. Their dad's would be confidential and offer advice, tucked away in the top drawer of the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, where incoming President Obama would find it on his first day of w…

By Patricia Sabatini PITTSBURGH – Taking a stab at breaking the market dominance of Mylan’s EpiPen allergy shot, CVS Pharmacy on Thursday announced it has begun selling a similar auto-injector at a fraction of the cost. The nation’s biggest drug store chain said the generic version of Adrenaclick – a tiny EpiPen competitor – costs $109.99 per two-pack. That compares …

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Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna and Adele lead the nominations for the 59th annual Grammy Awards, the organization behind the ceremony announced on Tuesday. With nine nods for “Lemonade,” an album and film that explored race and infidelity, Beyonce had more nominations than any other artist. But in each of the top three categories she will compete directly against Adele, the Br…

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U.S. stocks rallied for a third day Monday as optimism over corporate earnings spurred a rebound from last week’s selloff.Apple Inc., which rose 2.1 percent during regular trading, gained after exchanges closed on higher-than-forecast sales. Hasbro Inc. climbed 4.9 percent after reporting profit that beat estimates. Sears Holdings Corp. surged 23 percent after saying it pl…

The Rolling Stones have announced a nine-city tour, and one of those cities is just a 90-minute drive away.The veteran rockers said Wednesday their “50 and Counting” tour will kick off in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. The date will be announced later.The second show is in Oakland, Calif., on May 5. The tour will also visit San Jose, Calif.; Las Vegas; Anaheim, Calif.;…

ALBANY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s seven-round limit on magazines sold in New York will be suspended “indefinitely” by a measure in his $136.5 billion budget set to be passed this week, said Dean Skelos, a State Senate majority leader, said.The ban on magazines holding more than seven bullets was set to start April 15. Cuomo has said the law needs to be rolled back because ma…

A Canadian Via Rail passenger train derailed southwest of Toronto on Sunday, killing three railroad employees and injuring dozens of passengers, officials said.Via Rail spokeswoman Michelle Lamarche said the three people killed were all engineers riding in the cab at the front of the train when it derailed in Burlington. A fourth Via worker in the locomotive was …

The warning signs had been there all along.They were evident in Cancun, Mexico, last November. They were there again in Chongqing, China, in January. They could be seen in London as recently as April.Each of those games ended in a 2-1 loss for the U.S. women's national soccer team -- first to Mexico, then to Sweden, then to England. Each time the message was …