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ST. PAUL -- Nico Hischier scored with 1:41 left in overtime Friday night, Feb. 15, to cap a big comeback by the New Jersey Devils, who scored the final four goals to stun the host Minnesota Wild 5-4. The Devils, who trailed 4-1 with fewer than two minutes left in the second period, salvaged the finale of a three-game Western Conference road trip by winning for just the second time in the last seven games (2-4-1).
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have decided to settle their collusion grievances with the NFL, according to a joint statement released by their attorneys and the league on Friday. "For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL," the statement reads. "As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances. The resolution of this matter is subject to a confidentiality agreement so there will be no further comment by any party."
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — A weather delay at the Genesis Open prompted the PGA Tour to make the rare move of wiping out players' scores, and the first round of action wound up being suspended due to darkness Thursday, Feb. 14. The first 23 golfers completed one hole or two holes at Riviera Country Club before a rain delay began. During the seven-hour delay, the PGA Tour ruled that all first-round scores would be reset. The tour hadn't made such a decision since the third round of the 2013 Dell Technologies Championship.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jeff Teague produced a double-double while Karl-Anthony Towns led a dominant performance in the paint by the Minnesota Timberwolves, who used a balanced scoring attack to thwart James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Rookie guard Josh Okogie provided a spark with 16 points and played energetic defense on Harden, but Harden still extended his streak of 30-point games to 31 with 42 points, matching Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in NBA history. Harden has recorded 22 40-point games this season.
Tuning in to Chicago Cubs baseball will be simplified by this time next year. The team announced at the outset of spring training the launch of a regional sports TV channel, Marquee Sports Network, beginning in 2020. According to the team, the channel is set to become the exclusive home of Cubs games, which are currently broadcast on WGN-TV and NBC Sports Chicago.
The Baltimore Ravens agreed in principle to trade quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Wednesday. Flacco, 34, was the MVP of Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 and was the Ravens' starter since 2008 until a hip injury in 2018 sent Flacco to the sidelines after Week 9. Rookie first-round pick Lamar Jackson took over for Flacco and didn't relinquish the starting role.
ST. PAUL -- James van Riemsdyk scored twice, including the go-ahead goal on a power play with 4:29 left in the third period, and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, Feb. 12. Van Riemsdyk, who had a hat trick during a 7-4 win over Minnesota last month, helped the Flyers bounce back after their 9-0-1 run ended with a 4-1 home loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves ended a four-game losing streak with a 130-120 win against the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night, Feb. 11, in Minneapolis. Minnesota's second-leading scorer Derrick Rose returned after missing the past three games with an ankle injury and scored 22 points off the bench. Third-leading scorer Andrew Wiggins sat out with an illness.
Tennessee lost several first-place votes but maintained the top spot ahead of Duke in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday. The Volunteers received 40 of 64 first-place votes, eight fewer than last week. Duke jumped from 12 first-place votes to 24, picking up the eight that had gone to Tennessee and four that had been cast for Virginia last week. The Blue Devils defeated the Cavaliers 81-71 on Saturday to sweep the regular-season series.
NEW YORK -- Devon Toews scored the decisive goal early in the second period Sunday afternoon, Feb. 10, and the New York Islanders continued their remarkable performance in the second game of back-to-back sets by edging the visiting Minnesota Wild, 2-1. Anthony Beauvillier scored in the first period for the Islanders, who have won three straight and are now 9-0-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets this year. New York, which has outscored the opposition 33-9 in those second games, beat the Colorado Avalanche, 4-3, in overtime on Saturday.