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NHL-SCHEDULE Lafrenière scores 2nd of season, Rangers beat Capitals 4-1 UNDATED (AP) — No. 1 pick Alexis Lafrenière (lah-FREHN’-yehr) scored his second NHL goal to help the New York Rangers beat the Washington Capitals 4-1. Artemi Panarin (ahr-TEH’-mee pah-NAH’-rihn) had two assists in the Rangers’ second consecutive victory. Ryan Strome had a goal and an assist and made history as…

Hartford, UMass Lowell meet in conference play

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Hartford (11-8, 8-6) vs. UMass Lowell (8-11, 7-8) Costello Athletic Center, Lowell, Massachusetts; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: America East foes meet as Hartford faces UMass Lowell. Both teams last played this past weekend. Hartford beat NJIT by 14 on Sunday, while UMass Lowell is coming off of a 69-67 loss on Saturday to New Hampshire. BIG MEN ON…

FDU looks to extend streak vs Mt. St. Mary’s

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Mount St. Mary’s (8-10, 7-7) vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (8-13, 7-8) Rothman Center, Teaneck, New Jersey; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Fairleigh Dickinson looks for its eighth straight win in the head-to-head series over Mount St. Mary’s. In its last seven wins against the Mountaineers, Fairleigh Dickinson has won by an average of 7 points. Mount St. Mary’s’ last win…

FAMU looks for home win vs NC A&T

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NC A&T (8-10, 4-1) vs. Florida A&M (5-8, 4-2) Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Florida A&M looks for its fifth straight win over NC A&T at Al Lawson Center. The last victory for the Aggies at Florida A&M was a 77-70 win on Feb. 27, 2016. SUPER SENIORS: NC A&T has benefited heavily from…

Quinnipiac looks for home win vs Rider

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Rider (4-12, 4-9) vs. Quinnipiac (7-9, 5-7) People’s United Center, Hamden, Connecticut; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Quinnipiac looks for its fourth straight win over Rider at People’s United Center. The last victory for the Broncs at Quinnipiac was a 74-59 win on Feb. 4, 2018. STEPPING UP: Quinnipiac’s Jacob Rigoni has averaged 12.4 points and 6.6 rebounds while…

Update on the latest sports

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NHL-SCHEDULE Lafrenière scores 2nd of season, Rangers beat Capitals 4-1 UNDATED (AP) — No. 1 pick Alexis Lafrenière (lah-FREHN’-yehr) scored his second NHL goal to help the New York Rangers beat the Washington Capitals 4-1. Artemi Panarin (ahr-TEH’-mee pah-NAH’-rihn) had two assists in the Rangers’ second consecutive victory. Ryan Strome had a goal and an assist and made history as…

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TENNIS-AUSTRALIAN OPEN Osaka beats Brady to claim 4th Slam trophy MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Naomi Osaka has won her fourth Grand Slam trophy by pulling away to beat Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the Australian Open final. Osaka improved to 4-0 in title matches at major tournaments. She is the first woman to start her career that way since Monica…

Holy Cross, BU meet in conference play

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Holy Cross (3-10, 3-10) vs. Boston University (5-6, 5-6) Case Gym, Boston; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Patriot League foes meet as Holy Cross takes on Boston University. Holy Cross fell 78-69 at home to Boston University in its last outing. Boston University is coming off a 78-69 win at Holy Cross in its most recent game. TEAM LEADERSHIP:…

Update on the latest sports

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TENNIS-AUSTRALIAN OPEN Osaka beats Brady to claim 4th Slam trophy MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Naomi Osaka has won her fourth Grand Slam trophy by pulling away to beat Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the Australian Open final. Osaka improved to 4-0 in title matches at major tournaments. She is the first woman to start her career that way since Monica…

UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs CS Fullerton

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UC Irvine (12-7, 9-3) vs. Cal State Fullerton (5-7, 4-7) Titan Gym, Fullerton, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: UC Irvine looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Cal State Fullerton. UC Irvine has won by an average of 18 points in its last six wins over the Titans. Cal State Fullerton’s last win in…