Stars beat Caps in OT...Woodland leads PGA tourney...Georgia exodus
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars have completed a successful homestand with a 2-1 overtime win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. Tyler Seguin’s notched his second goal of the game 3:37 into overtime. Anton Khudobin made 36 saves, including the stop of a backhand by T.J. Oshie 1 1/2 minutes into overtime, to help Dallas complete a 3-0-1 homestand. Washington, has lost three straight (0-2-1) and is tied with Pittsburgh in points atop the Metropolitan Division.
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — After just about everyone in the winners only Sentry Tournament of Champions was in the hunt at one point, Gary Woodland chipped in for the first of five straight birdies on the back nine to put a little distance between himself and the field. His 6-under 67 gave him a three-shot lead going into the weekend in Hawaii. Rory McIlroy had another good finish for a 68 and was tied for second with Bryson DeChambeau (68) and Kevin Tway (71).
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s offense was hit with a four-player exodus of juniors to the NFL on Friday that took away the team’s top three receivers and second-leading rusher. Tailback Elijah Holyfield, tight end Isaac Nauta and wide receivers Riley Ridley and Mecole Hardman announced Friday they are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft.
UNDATED (AP) — Notre Dame All-America cornerback Julian Love and tight end Alize Mack are forgoing their final seasons of eligibility and entering the NFL draft. The 5-foot-11, 193-pound Love has said he received a second-round grade from the NFL draft advisory board. Mack was a senior, though he missed the entire 2016 due to academics and had another season of eligibility.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man whose complaints helped spur an investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor is a wanted man in Columbus after missing a court date that he said he thought was postponed. A warrant was issued for Mike DiSabato, of suburban Dublin, after he didn’t show up Friday in Franklin County Municipal Court.