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Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

Joey Logano gets first career Daytona 500 win under caution, takes NASCAR season opener
Jenna Fryer, The Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Soaked in booze but drinking a Coke, Joey Logano fretted over how he and his new bride would celebrate his most significant victory.

"I don't know how to party," the 24-year-old said with a sheepish grin.

Winning the Daytona 500 will provide him the ultimate chance to unleash.

Lack lifts Canucks to 4-0 shutout of Islanders

Lack replaces Miller and makes 27 saves and Canucks shut out Islanders 4-0
Allan Kreda, The Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Eddie Lack didn't expect to share a shutout with Ryan Miller.

But Lack's 27 saves in relief proved to be exactly what the Vancouver Canucks needed on Sunday night.

Lack was perfect after Miller went down with an apparent leg injury early in the second period and the Canucks blanked the New York Islanders 4-0 to keep pace in the tight Western Conference playoff race.

Swiss police: 4th Italian skier dies of avalanche injuries

Police say 4th Italian skier has died of injuries from avalanche in Swiss Alps
The Associated Press

BERLIN - Police say a fourth person has died from injuries suffered in an avalanche that struck five Italian skiers Saturday near the Great St. Bernhard Pass in the Swiss Alps.

Swiss police said Sunday that the man died in hospital overnight. Two women and another man died Saturday after a massive rescue operation succeeded in pulling them out of up to 2.5 metres (8.2 feet) of snow.

Kyle Busch injured in Xfinity Series race at Daytona

Kyle Busch injured in NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona, taken off strapped to stretcher
The Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch was taken to a hospital following a scary crash late in the Xfinity Series race on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.

Busch's No. 54 Toyota shot straight through the frontstretch and slammed head-first into an interior wall. He could not get out of the car and pointed to his right leg. He was on the ground for several minutes and was in visible pain as he grabbed his leg.

Kane seeks chance for a fresh start with Buffalo Sabres

Kane seeks chance for fresh start with Sabres after playing in 'a fishbowl' in Winnipeg
John Wawrow, The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Forward Evander Kane had a difficult time adjusting to playing in what he called "a fishbowl" of a hockey-mad city like Winnipeg, and felt a change of scenery was long overdue.

The fourth player selected in the 2009 draft will get the opportunity to enjoy a "fresh start" — a phrase Kane repeated three times during his introductory news conference Saturday — in Buffalo as a key piece on a Sabres team rebuilding from scratch.

AP Source: Bosh undergoes tests at hospital

Person with knowledge tells AP: Heat forward Chris Bosh undergoes tests at hospital
Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press

MIAMI - Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent testing at a hospital Thursday to assess a medical issue related to the area around his lungs, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

Bosh and the team were expecting to have a better grasp of the situation Friday, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because neither the player nor the team had disclosed any specifics publicly.

Burrows, Vrbata score in shootout, Canucks beat Rangers

Henrik Sedin scores twice, ties game late, Canucks beat Rangers in shootout
Tom Canavan, The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Playing without three of their top defenceman, the Vancouver Canucks had one of those character games that might help them get back to the playoffs.

Alexandre Burrows and Radim Vrbata scored in a shootout and the Canucks rallied three times to post a 5-4 victory over the Rangers on Thursday night, ending New York's four-game winning streak.

Spezza scores 2, Ottawa blanks Rangers

Spezza, Anderson and rest of Senators shut down streaking Rangers 3-0
The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Henrik Lundqvist has been among the NHL's best goalies lately. Ottawa's Craig Anderson won't be joining his New York Rangers counterpart at the all-star game, but he sure is making a good case that he should be.

Anderson made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season, Jason Spezza scored twice and the Senators beat the surging Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night.

Habs trade Cammalleri during 2-1 loss to Bruins

Struggling Canadiens lose 2-1 to Bruins; trade Cammalleri to Calgary
Jimmy Golen, The Associated Press

BOSTON - The Montreal Canadiens have struggled so much this season that even the Boston fans couldn't muster much of a hatred for their Original Six rivals.

So the crowd yelled derogatory cheers about Tim Tebow instead.

"They've got a lot going on right now, and I think their situation is a little bit different," Bruins coach Claude Julien said Thursday night after Boston beat the embattled Canadiens 2-1.

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony sprains right ankle

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony sprains right ankle after earlier injuring left wrist
The Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - New York forward Carmelo Anthony left the Knicks' game against Memphis on Thursday night after spraining his right ankle early in the second half.

Knicks officials said Anthony wouldn't return and that X-rays were negative.

Anthony, the Knicks' leading scorer at 26.6 points a game, injured the ankle on New York's end of the floor and immediately limped to the bench. He was taken to the locker room moments later.

He had 14 points and three rebounds when he left the game.

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