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Griner for Bout: WNBA star freed in US-Russia prisoner swap

Griner for Bout: WNBA star freed in US-Russia prisoner swap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia freed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout , American and Russian officials said.
Luis Enrique replaced as Spain coach after World Cup exit

Luis Enrique replaced as Spain coach after World Cup exit

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Luis Enrique was replaced by Luis de la Fuente as Spain's coach on Thursday, two days after the national team was eliminated in the round of 16 at the World Cup .
Canada's Olympic gold medallists in speedskating have eye on world record

Canada's Olympic gold medallists in speedskating have eye on world record

CALGARY — After an Olympic gold medal, going where no team as gone before drives Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Valérie Maltais.

Teen phenom Bouchard thrilled to be teamed with snowboarding idol McMorris

EDMONTON — Mark McMorris will celebrate his 29th birthday this weekend. But, in snowboarding terms, he’s an old man. Eli Bouchard is just 14 years old, and McMorris is one of his idols.
Pettersson's overtime goal gives Canucks 6-5 win over Sharks

Pettersson's overtime goal gives Canucks 6-5 win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored on a breakaway at 4:25 of overtime, giving the Vancouver Canucks a 6-5 win over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.
Connor McDavid's four-point effort leads Oilers to 8-2 rout of Coyotes

Connor McDavid's four-point effort leads Oilers to 8-2 rout of Coyotes

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers finally put together a complete game on Wednesday, even if it was against a team running on fumes.
AP source: Bogaerts to Padres for 11 years, $280 million

AP source: Bogaerts to Padres for 11 years, $280 million

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Xander Bogaerts agreed to a blockbuster $280 million, 11-year contract Wednesday night, adding the All-Star slugger to an already deep lineup.

Sports scoreboard for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022

Wednesday's Scoreboard NHL Vancouver 6 San Jose 5 - overtime Edmonton 8 Arizona 2 Calgary 5 Minnesota 3 Washington 4 Philadelphia 1 Buffalo 9 Columbus 4 Boston 4 Colorado 0 N.Y.
Andersson's three-point night helps Calgary Flames to 5-3 win over Minnesota Wild

Andersson's three-point night helps Calgary Flames to 5-3 win over Minnesota Wild

CALGARY — Down 2-0 before the game was three minutes old, the Calgary Flames rallied after the poor start and matched a season high with their third straight victory.
Rachel Homan defeats Eun Ji Gim 6-2 at Grand Slam of Curling's Masters

Rachel Homan defeats Eun Ji Gim 6-2 at Grand Slam of Curling's Masters

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Rachel Homan defeated South Korea's Eun Ji Gim 6-2 on Wednesday night at the Grand Slam of Curling's Masters competition. Homan, from Ottawa, secured the round-robin victory with three points in the seventh end.
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