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US Olympic board member pushes quiet diplomacy in Peng case

US Olympic board member pushes quiet diplomacy in Peng case

DENVER (AP) — A member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's board of directors is among those echoing the IOC's call for behind-the-scenes negotiations to ensure the well-being of tennis player Peng Shuai.
Tiger-Cats confirm that Dane Evans will start at quarterback in Sunday's Grey Cup

Tiger-Cats confirm that Dane Evans will start at quarterback in Sunday's Grey Cup

HAMILTON — Dane Evans will start at quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Sunday's Grey Cup against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Mercedes F1 team and firm end deal opposed by fire survivors

Mercedes F1 team and firm end deal opposed by fire survivors

LONDON (AP) — Building materials maker Kingspan said it had agreed with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One racing team to end a partnership deal after protests from the families of people who died in a high-rise fire in London.
Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Flames 5-3

Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Flames 5-3

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored his fourth career hat trick and the San Jose Sharks used a three-goal barrage in the second period to beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night.

Dressel, Ledecky win athletes of year at Golden Goggles

MIAMI (AP) — Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as male and female athletes of the year at USA Swimming’s annual Golden Goggle awards on Tuesday night.

Scoreboard for Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021

Tuesday's Games NHL Toronto 5 Columbus 4 N.Y. Islanders 5 Ottawa 3 Tampa Bay 3 Montreal 2 Carolina 4 Winnipeg 2 Minnesota 4 Edmonton 1 San Jose 5 Calgary 3 Nashville 5 Detroit 2 Anaheim 2 Buffalo 0 St. Louis 4 Florida 3 (OT) N.Y.
Eriksson Ek has two points, Wild keep rolling with 4-1 win over Edmonton

Eriksson Ek has two points, Wild keep rolling with 4-1 win over Edmonton

EDMONTON — The Minnesota Wild keep piling up the wins, and the goals. Joel Eriksson Ek had a goal and an assist as the Wild won their seventh straight game, rolling over the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Tuesday.
Necas, Trocheck strike on power play as Hurricanes down Jets 4-2

Necas, Trocheck strike on power play as Hurricanes down Jets 4-2

WINNIPEG — Scoring power-play goals is nice, but Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour was impressed with his team's penalty kill in a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
Palat scores last-minute winner, Bolts beat Habs 3-2 in Stanley Cup final rematch

Palat scores last-minute winner, Bolts beat Habs 3-2 in Stanley Cup final rematch

MONTREAL — The Tampa Bay Lightning weren’t going to let the Montreal Canadiens avenge their loss in the 2021 Stanley Cup final.
Defenceman Rielly has four assists as Maple Leafs hold on to beat Blue Jackets 5-4

Defenceman Rielly has four assists as Maple Leafs hold on to beat Blue Jackets 5-4

TORONTO — A win salvaged what was otherwise a terrible Tuesday for the Toronto Maple Leafs. First, the Maple Leafs learned standout forward Mitch Marner's shoulder ailment would keep him out three to four weeks.