3 keys in the Utah Jazz’s 104-90 loss to the Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA — The Hawks blew a close game wide open late in the third quarter, en route to a 104-90 victory that put an end to the Jazz’s short-lived winning ways. Turning point: Trailing by just one point, 61-60, following a Donovan Mitchell 3-pointer, and with just over three minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Jazz were outscored by the Hawks 13-2 to close the period. Combined with a 12-0 run to start the fourth, Atlanta outscored Utah 25-2 in just six minutes of play. The hero: Taurean Prince scored 17 points, dished three assists and added three steals in an efficient outing. Mitchell led all Jazz players with… Read More

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Petr Mrazek makes 37 saves to help Red Wings blank Devils

NEWARK, N.J. — Petr Mrazek had 37 saves in posting his second straight shutout and third of the season as the Detroit Red Wings beat the slumping New Jersey Devils 3-0 on Monday night. Tyler Bertuzzi, David Booth and Dylan Larkin scored for the Red Wings, who snapped a two-game losing streak and won for the second time in six games. Cory Schneider, sidelined two of the last three games with an illness, made 27 saves for the Devils, who have two wins in their last 10 games (2-5-3). Mrazek is clearly giving coach Jeff Blashill something to think about. He made 27 saves in shutting out Chicago on Jan.… Read More

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Miss Gucci Witch aka Philomena: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

WWE star Enzo Amore has been suspended after he allegedly sexually assaulted an Arizona woman after bragging about how his Instagram followers. On January 22, Miss Gucci Witch aka Philomena, 19, took to Twitter to accuse Amore of rape saying, “OKAY..it’s been long enough & I have been so so scared to share this. I was raped in mid October by the WWE Enzo Amore (also known as Eric Arden) & Tyler Grosso & TOOPOOR let it happen as accomplices. I was in a mental hospital for 45 days after it. They ARE NOT good people.” Amore, real name Eric Arndt, was suspended a few hours after Philomena made her… Read More

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Best of 2017-18 men’s college basketball: Jan. 22-28

Jan. 22: Virginia Tech fans storm the court to celebrate after the Hokies upset No. 10 North Carolina in Blacksburg. Jan. 22: Virginia Tech guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker (4) hits the deck to corral a loose ball during the first half against North Carolina in Blacksburg. Jan. 22: Virginia Tech guard Chris Clarke (15) passes around North Carolina defender Garrison Brooks (15) during the second half in Blacksburg. Jan. 22: Ohio State forward Keita Bates-Diop (33) drives and draws a foul on Nebraska defender Isaac Copeland (14) during the first half in Columbus. Jan. 22: Texas forward Mo Bamba (4) drives to the hoop past Iowa State defender Solomon Young (33)… Read More

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Avalanche beat Maple Leafs to extend win streak to 10

TORONTO — Blake Comeau scored the go-ahead goal with 7:43 to play as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Monday to extend their win streak to 10 games. Comeau beat a backchecking Auston Matthews to the net and re-directed a Carl Soderberg pass through Frederik Andersen to put Colorado ahead for good. Gabriel Bourque, Nail Yakupov and Gabriel Landeskog, into an empty net, also scored for the Avalanche (27-16-3). Jonathan Bernier made 29 saves for his ninth straight win in place of injured Semyon Varlamov. Patrick Marleau and Auston Matthews scored for the Maple Leafs (26-18-5). Andersen stopped 23-of-26 shots in defeat. Colorado kicked off its… Read More

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