FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:31:27 -0800Tanguay scores 2 goals, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc84773e7dcc444c92021305e8ea08f5BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Tanguay scored twice, Calvin Pickard made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday night.By NICK MENDOLAsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBuffaloColoradoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc84773e7dcc444c92021305e8ea08f5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:48:56 GMTNovak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a8dc9a999a4f9aa921e4a8e32e41b4SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime after Philip Rivers rallied San Diego back from a 21-point deficit in the second half, keeping the Chargers' slim playoff hopes alive with a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a8dc9a999a4f9aa921e4a8e32e41b4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:25:42 GMTHornets end winless streak vs. Jazz, 104-86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba65b9a1417f4d1a984bc1e9ce0baaa4CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson said he could have returned from a strained groin late in the fourth quarter.By STEVE REEDsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthCharlotteNorth CarolinaUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba65b9a1417f4d1a984bc1e9ce0baaa4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:08:21 GMTReaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca7e3a68bcc54bee8d3d605587d21e1bNEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers on Saturday by a gunman who, according to authorities, announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsEventsViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesBrooklynNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca7e3a68bcc54bee8d3d605587d21e1bSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:22:16 GMTJohnson lifts Blue Jackets over Blackhawks in SOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2181ed5226f64051a3f7a586bbfd98a7COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Johnson scored the winner in the ninth round of a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 39 shots in regulation and eight in the tiebreaker to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsColumbusOhioTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2181ed5226f64051a3f7a586bbfd98a7Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:23:58 GMTPresident Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d91cded8e2ca4f55880725c04d6c5689KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:aGeneral newsHolidaysOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleOccasionsHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d91cded8e2ca4f55880725c04d6c5689Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:16:32 GMTJarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fa6548d31b45428ec2bba007cce6c1LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase.By ADAM SOBOLESKIsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fa6548d31b45428ec2bba007cce6c1Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:14:54 GMTAP sources: Cops' killer angry over Garner deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c166fe714204b4d81e9a93e2eea03d7NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsSocial mediaViolent crimeCrimeMunicipal governmentsOnline mediaMediaLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c166fe714204b4d81e9a93e2eea03d7Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:29:15 GMTIslanders rally late, stun Lightning 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fabdd6dfb34358aa6faec2f6495bfaUNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares and Anders Lee scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Islanders stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 with a late comeback Saturday night.By IRA PODELLsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fabdd6dfb34358aa6faec2f6495bfaSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:56:38 GMTFelix scores 17, No. 9 Texas tops Long Beach Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f18a3a0045f422eb988fa14288eab0eAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Javan Felix scored a season-best 17 points, helping No. 9 Texas defeat Long Beach State 78-68 Saturday night.By MARK ROSNERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsTexasAustinLong BeachUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f18a3a0045f422eb988fa14288eab0eSun, 21 Dec 2014 03:38:41 GMTKorver leads Hawks over Houston 104-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d69ddfa6c9c84bf2b225a8ce4668f0b4HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d69ddfa6c9c84bf2b225a8ce4668f0b4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:43:23 GMTHolder calls police shootings 'act of barbarism'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/335940497836409a90716880272b0665WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is condemning the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers as senseless and an "unspeakable act of barbarism."wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/335940497836409a90716880272b0665Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:34:38 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8fdf953e5d4caa8f24e5d950707531Today is Sunday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2014. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 6:03 p.m. Eastern time.By The Associated PressaIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8fdf953e5d4caa8f24e5d950707531Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:00:38 GMTFrank Gore gives 49ers lead with 52-yard TD runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e653f29b90ef49a187979e8b558c606cSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Frank Gore broke four tackles on a 52-yard touchdown run six days after a concussion, and the San Francisco 49ers led San Diego 7-0 after the first quarter Saturday night with the Chargers still holding slim playoff hopes.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e653f29b90ef49a187979e8b558c606cSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:13:25 GMTAP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facba01841694ab1a30c62fddab9a16dNEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsSocial mediaViolent crimeCrimeMunicipal governmentsOnline mediaMediaLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facba01841694ab1a30c62fddab9a16dSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:16:20 GMTRinne picks up 21st win as Predators beat Wild 6-5 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab31434eda64fa88fc01f02bb5c182eST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mattias Ekholm scored his first goal of the season 1:45 into overtime, lifting Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators to a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsCelebrityProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab31434eda64fa88fc01f02bb5c182eSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:22:22 GMTColin Kaepernick runs 90 yards for a touchdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d930de3c82e746bd8a39666db102e0eeSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick ran 90 yards for a touchdown two plays after his fumble allowed San Diego to recover in the end zone for a score, and the San Francisco 49ers led the Chargers 35-21 after three quarters Saturday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d930de3c82e746bd8a39666db102e0eeSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:12:43 GMTClaude Giroux helps Flyers beat Maple Leafs 7-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53931935b6a94a39b4b1a68dd6b55dd4TORONTO (AP) — Claude Giroux had two goals and two assists, Jakub Voracek added four assists to take the NHL scoring lead and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-4 on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53931935b6a94a39b4b1a68dd6b55dd4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:14:29 GMTPolice brutality protesters rally at Mall of Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4809e73de0e54c8ba9e8d06d89e74ce8BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A mass of demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest against police brutality that caused part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shopping.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPolice brutalityPolicePolitical activismHoliday shoppingPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsFergusonMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4809e73de0e54c8ba9e8d06d89e74ce8Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:36:53 GMTPolice boss: NYC cops 'quite simply, assassinated'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3e0523dd3741579502e692eb41ca4cNEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner says the two officers who were ambushed and killed in their cruiser "were, quite simply, assassinated."By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsAssassinationsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3e0523dd3741579502e692eb41ca4cSun, 21 Dec 2014 00:55:04 GMTGallagher helps Canadiens beat Senators, 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dfc5609fda24a00bcdb60b75b8f24b1MONTREAL (AP) — Brendan Gallagher scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, Carey Price stopped 24 shots, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCanadaMontrealOttawaNorth AmericaQuebecOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dfc5609fda24a00bcdb60b75b8f24b1Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:19:19 GMTEagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3474dcb1e14666a6846a31216f5b7bLANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have proved themselves to be a mirage, a team that got away with its faults until it couldn't any longer. Leaders in the NFC East as recently as a week ago, they're now just about done in the playoff race, and they're in no position to argue that they deserve any better.By JOSEPH WHITEsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3474dcb1e14666a6846a31216f5b7bSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:37:07 GMT3 killed in car crash on way to Mexico funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e872cf0c1a648cf9cbac3dabb4bf089SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsFunerals and memorial servicesAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e872cf0c1a648cf9cbac3dabb4bf089Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:44:05 GMTAldridge leads Trail Blazers over Pelicans 114-88http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9023d71697c42d19a1879ca478c62d4NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland to a 114-88 win over the Pelicans Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballNew OrleansHoustonLouisianaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9023d71697c42d19a1879ca478c62d4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:50:19 GMTStaten leads No. 22 West Virginia past NC Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c98c17890e4441b9f10f1bf66808132NEW YORK (AP) — Juwan Staten scored 24 points to lead No. 22 West Virginia to an 83-69 win over North Carolina State on Saturday night.By DENIS GORMANsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWest VirginiaDurhamUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorth Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c98c17890e4441b9f10f1bf66808132Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:29:01 GMTMichael Brown's family condemns shootings of NYC officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb2bade2e38489eb941b214501e53d6The family of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has released a statement condemning the shooting deaths of two New York City officers.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriEventsViolent crimeCrimeFergusonMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb2bade2e38489eb941b214501e53d6Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:52:30 GMTA chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fb846f3d007466b9705f1428c20c9feHAVANA (AP) — Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and CHRISTINE ARMARIOiGeneral newsExtended familyRelationshipsLifestyleCubaHavanaMiamiUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fb846f3d007466b9705f1428c20c9feSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:34:11 GMTSpokesman: Muhammad Ali in hospital with 'mild' pneumonia; prognosis good, short stay expectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8853c49d09294321a946387a8722e684LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spokesman: Muhammad Ali in hospital with 'mild' pneumonia; prognosis good, short stay expected.aGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthLung diseaseDiseases and conditionsHealthInfectious diseasesKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8853c49d09294321a946387a8722e684Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:35:00 GMTRangers beat Hurricanes 3-2 in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdccde76da64fc1b81f77cdfaff8cb5RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mats Zuccarrello scored in the shootout, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdccde76da64fc1b81f77cdfaff8cb5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:03:09 GMTMeyers Taylor, Humphries race against menhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c2bdc136d44fec969fc99e307932e6CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — American Elana Meyers Taylor and Canada's Kaillie Humphries became the first women to race in a four-person event in World Cup bobsled history Saturday.sSportsWomen's bobsleddingWomen's sportsBobsleddingMen's bobsleddingMen's sportsCanadaAlbertaNorth CarolinaNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c2bdc136d44fec969fc99e307932e6Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:13:23 GMTMuhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumoniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98649317295545858366bd0109938129LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.By BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesBoxingMen's boxingAthlete healthMen's sportsLung diseaseDiseases and conditionsHealthInfectious diseasesLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98649317295545858366bd0109938129Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:43:46 GMTEllis leads Mavericks over Spurs 99-93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a0e9e6627c6432da97b3252fade56d5DALLAS (AP) — Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo's debut with the Mavericks.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthDallasSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a0e9e6627c6432da97b3252fade56d5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:23:15 GMTObama: No justification for murder of NYC policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91c000dbfb44faea083e9b9e820f248HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.By JOSH LEDERMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91c000dbfb44faea083e9b9e820f248Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:21:19 GMTCanucks' Hansen collapses on bench, walks offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d07c8130a9d44bbb42792ed2ca1f5adVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward Jannik Hansen appeared to collapse on the bench after taking a hit during the second period of Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d07c8130a9d44bbb42792ed2ca1f5adSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:12:20 GMTShepard leads No. 19 SDSU over Ball St, 70-57http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/905f1d9485244c69a429f2c328618592SAN DIEGO (AP) — Winston Shepard scored 15 points and JJ O'Brien had 13 to lead No. 19 San Diego State to a 70-57 victory over Ball State on Saturday night.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/905f1d9485244c69a429f2c328618592Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:29:11 GMTTexas Southern stuns Michigan State 71-64 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55c446dae8b848bab43004ba65b930acEAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Early in overtime, after a call went against his team, Texas Southern coach Mike Davis wandered down to the end of the bench, sat down and begin joking with some Michigan State fans a few feet away.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsMichiganTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55c446dae8b848bab43004ba65b930acSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:23:02 GMTConnaughton, No. 21 Notre Dame beat Purdue 94-63http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f63820b1df74df08e823fd140add71aINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pat Connaughton had 19 points and 14 rebounds, leading No. 21 Notre Dame over Purdue 94-63 Saturday in the Crossroads Classic.sSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f63820b1df74df08e823fd140add71aSun, 21 Dec 2014 01:57:10 GMTAustralian woman charged with murder of 8 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4270260945ec4db28f4acace3c8c8309SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4270260945ec4db28f4acace3c8c8309Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:50:58 GMTJarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c9d0652bbc4efabc21b6f69c278770LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase.By ADAM SOBOLESKIsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c9d0652bbc4efabc21b6f69c278770Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:48:05 GMTHoltby, Backstrom lead Capitals past Devilshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0f6efc1410b46ecb8ed237fa80799d4NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and the Washington Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.By TOM CANAVANsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0f6efc1410b46ecb8ed237fa80799d4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:44:08 GMTGallinari leads Nuggets past Pacers, 76-73http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85e313d83d84d05917777622e73121dDENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night.By DENNIS GEORGATOSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85e313d83d84d05917777622e73121dSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:48:10 GMTBruce Ellington scores pair of second-quarter TDshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e58559c55b8b4486abbdc0f8973c5b20SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Bethea had a 49-yard interception return for his first career touchdown on Philip Rivers' second pick of the game, and the San Francisco 49ers led the San Diego Chargers 28-7 at halftime Saturday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e58559c55b8b4486abbdc0f8973c5b20Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:05:14 GMTPouliot scores in debut, Pens beat Panthers 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/843c862b6eff4a959b1327264c93277dPITTSBURGH (AP) — Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby ended his drought with a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.By DAN SCIFOsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPittsburghFloridaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/843c862b6eff4a959b1327264c93277dSun, 21 Dec 2014 03:34:01 GMTNo. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly 63-50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d726bb37f9354d28b7910d4540287589SEATTLE (AP) — Kevin Pangos scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, and No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night.By TIM BOOTHsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d726bb37f9354d28b7910d4540287589Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:24:45 GMTPolice commissioner: Killer of 2 NYC cops shot his ex-girlfriend early Saturday in Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e49cbd520212437a8c6b0c7d857dfce4NEW YORK (AP) — Police commissioner: Killer of 2 NYC cops shot his ex-girlfriend early Saturday in Baltimore.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e49cbd520212437a8c6b0c7d857dfce4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:49:35 GMTPolice commissioner: Killer of 2 NYC cops made Instagram posts that were 'very anti-police'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17385988b4b54c1a9938f7c6c37c7ae6NEW YORK (AP) — Police commissioner: Killer of 2 NYC cops made Instagram posts that were 'very anti-police'aGeneral newsSocial mediaPoliceOnline mediaMediaLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17385988b4b54c1a9938f7c6c37c7ae6Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:01:23 GMTRivers converts 2 fourth-and-longs, Chargers tiehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3a0dba064942f2a619dab2f6e7e174SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers threw a tying 11-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd with 29 seconds left after completing a pair of fourth-and-longs, and the San Diego Chargers forced overtime against the San Francisco 49ers at 35-all Saturday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan FranciscoSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3a0dba064942f2a619dab2f6e7e174Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:12:04 GMTTanguay scores 2, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d94a35b4daf487982d299224bf6cac7BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Tanguay scored twice, Calvin Pickard made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday night.By NICK MENDOLAsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d94a35b4daf487982d299224bf6cac7Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:43:25 GMTBratton: Cop killer made anti-police online postshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3361f945794321bb3e89dcb488f36cNEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner says the gunman who ambushed and killed two police officers had made online posts that were "very anti-police."By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3361f945794321bb3e89dcb488f36cSun, 21 Dec 2014 01:11:44 GMTNo. 16 Oregon St women coast past Nevada 73-50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7122a944ec84cd6ace4b16bf7acfae0NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gabriella Hanson scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists to lead No. 16 Oregon State to a 73-50 win Saturday night over Nevada in the closing round of the New Orleans Shootout.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNevadaOregonNew OrleansUnited StatesNorth AmericaLouisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7122a944ec84cd6ace4b16bf7acfae0Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:15:51 GMT