Skinner scores 3 to lead Sabres to 5-1 win over Kings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Skinner scored three goals for his fifth career hat trick and the Buffalo Sabres' reconfigured top line keyed a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists for...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:40 pm

Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano rides 5,000th winner
NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Castellano won consecutive races to give the Hall of Fame jockey his 5,000th career victory in North America.The 41-year-old rider won the $200,000 Mohawk aboard Offering Plan in the third race at Belmont...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:35 pm

NASCAR XFINITY-Kansas Lottery 300 Results
1. (13) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 0 rating, 59 points.2. (1) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 54.3. (11) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 47.4. (8) Shane Lee, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 45.5. (6) Tyler Reddick,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:25 pm

Expanded Conference Glance
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Florida 6, Washington 5, SOMinnesota 3, Dallas 1Nashville 5, Calgary 3Colorado...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:25 pm

National Hockey League
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Florida 6, Washington 5, SOMinnesota 3, Dallas 1Nashville 5, Calgary 3Colorado...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:25 pm

No. 6 Michigan beats No. 24 Michigan State 21-7
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson threw two touchdown passes and No. 6 Michigan had a desperately needed 21-7 victory over No. 24 Michigan State on Saturday, snapping a streak of 17 consecutive losses to ranked teams on the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:05 pm

Boston's Chris Sale 'back to normal,' ready for World Series
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale has resumed throwing and says he's ready to pitch Game 1 of the World Series after missing an AL Championship Series start and being hospitalized with an illness.The Boston Red Sox ace also had some fun...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 7:00 pm

Nemechek drives away from Hemric for first Xfinity win
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek's father first brought him to victory lane at Kansas Speedway almost 15 years ago, when "Front Row" Joe Nemechek swept the weekend Xfinity and Cup series races.His boy drove himself...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:55 pm

Rugby league: Jason Taumalolo sees his dream turn to reality
Jason Taumalolo believes Tonga has set a precedent for international league – and they can be the benchmark for other smaller nations to follow.Tonga looked short of a gallop on Saturday night, lost halfback Ata Hingano to a shoulder...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:51 pm

Kawhi Leonard sits for Raptors on 2nd night of back-to-back
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kawhi Leonard sat out the second game of a back-to-back set for the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night, giving him some rest early in the season after he missed most of the last one.Leonard did not travel with the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:50 pm

Russia's Tarasova, Morozov wins Skate America pairs title
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Russia's Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov won the Skate America pairs title Saturday.Skating to "The Winter" by Balmorhea, Tarasova and Morozov topped the free skate with 133.61 points for a total of 204.85,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:50 pm

64-year-old Jay Haas leads Champions playoff opener
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jay Haas shot a 7-under 65 — missing his age by a stroke — to take a two-shot lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions' playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic.Trying to become the oldest winner in tour...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:35 pm

Dodgers ace Kershaw available in 'pen vs Brewers in Game 7
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will be available in relief for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.The winner of Saturday night's game plays the Red Sox in the World Series,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:30 pm

Barcelona says Lionel Messi has broken a bone in his right arm and will be sidelined for about three weeks
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Lionel Messi has broken a bone in his right arm and will be sidelined for about three weeks.

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:30 pm

10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Castor Gay knew his life had changed the moment he watched his back fence disappear into the howling wind and water started pouring from his ceiling. Mike Maddox sensed the same thing when he packed into a...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:25 pm

Grady Jarrett cleared to return after missing 2 games
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons coach Dan Quinn says defensive tackle Grady Jarrett has been cleared to play after an ankle injury sidelined him for two games.Jarrett, the team's best interior lineman, will start Monday night...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 6:00 pm

Jets release injured WR Pryor, sign Burnett
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have released wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, who is dealing with a groin injury.The team also announced Saturday it has signed wide receiver Deontay Burnett from the practice squad to take Pryor's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 5:40 pm

Voracek puts Flyers ahead, defense shines in win over Devils
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Voracek thought he wasn't very good for most of the first two periods. The Flyers were plenty happy with his performance."You guys have to watch the game a little bit more, you know what I mean," Voracek...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 5:20 pm

Messi breaks right forearm, out for about 3 weeks
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi broke his right forearm on Saturday and will be sidelined for about three weeks, a major setback for him and Barcelona right before some important games.Messi will miss playing Inter Milan in...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 5:05 pm

National Hockey League
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Florida 6, Washington 5, SOMinnesota 3, Dallas 1Nashville 5, Calgary 3Colorado...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Oct 2018 | 4:55 pm