Senators blow big lead, beat Flames 5-4 in shootout

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Third-period leads haven’t been safe this season against the Calgary Flames. The Ottawa Senators nearly learned that the hard way. Erik Karlsson scored the winner in the sixth round of the shootout as the Senators defeated the Flames 5-4 after blowing a big lead in regulation Sunday night. Alex Chiasson, Milan[…]

Flames beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout

BOSTON (AP) — Sean Monahan scored Calgary’s first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory on Thursday night. David Schlemko ended the shootout in the eighth round with a series of fakes on Boston goalie Tuukka[…]

Pirelli sticks with same tire choices for first 4 F1 races

MILAN (AP) — Pirelli has nominated the same tire choices as last year for the first four races of the Formula One championship, starting with the Australian Grand Prix next week, the tire supplier said on Wednesday. Medium and soft compounds will be used on Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit on March 15, before a switch[…]

Cavendish triumphs at Belgian one-day semi-classic

Britain’s former world champion Mark Cavendish won a sprint finish to claim the Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne semi-classic one-day race in Belgium on Sunday. The Etixx-Quick Step rider made up for his teammates’ stunning defeat at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad the previous day when three riders were outsmarted by Team Sky’s Ian Stannard at the finish. Cavendish, who also[…]