Nationals baffled by R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball in Braves’ win

ATLANTA — R.A. Dickey frustrated Washington with his knuckleball for eight innings, Ozzie Albies had three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Nationals 3-2 on Thursday night. After Ryan Zimmerman’s leadoff homer in the second inning, the 42-year-old Dickey gave up only one hit — a two-out single by Trea Turner in the third […]

Blue Jackets RFA Josh Anderson contacts Hockey Canada about Olympics

The NHL’s regular season is right around the corner yet Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson remains an unsigned restricted free agent. According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, this has resulted in the Burlington, Ont., native’s representatives reaching out to Hockey Canada to inquire about the possibility of Anderson donning the red and white maple leaf […]

Nico Hischier scores in New Jersey’s win over Montreal

MONTREAL — Nico Hischier, the first overall pick at this year’s draft, broke a tie in the second period as the visiting New Jersey Devils downed the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday in the third pre-season game for both teams. Defenceman Mirco Mueller and winger Jesper Bratt, with two, also scored for the Devils. Goalie […]