Saturday, February 6, 2016
Professional Sports
Cleveland Cavaliers' Love out with bruised left thigh

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss his first game of the season because of a bruised left thigh.

Cleveland hosts New Orleans on Saturday night. Love is averaging 15.9 points and 10.5 rebounds.

Phoenix Open draws estimated 201,003 fans to break record

The Waste Management Phoenix Open drew an estimated 201,003 fans Saturday at TPC Scottsdale to break the tournament and golf record.

The previous largest crowd at the Stadium Course was 189,722 in 2014. The tournament also set a day record Friday at 160,415.

Gasquet beats Brown to set up Montpellier final vs. Mathieu

Defending champion Richard Gasquet remains on course to defend his Open Sud de France title after rallying to beat Dustin Brown of Germany 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday, setting up an all-French final against veteran Paul-Henri Mathieu.

Mathieu earlier beat German teenager Alexander Zverev 7-6 (11), 7-5 in a hard-fought match.

Pavin takes 1-shot lead into final round on Champions tour

Corey Pavin birdied his last hole Saturday to shoot a 4-under 68 and take a one-shot lead over Tom Lehman into the final round of the Allianz Championship.

Pavin's only win in 111 starts on the PGA Tour Champions came at the 2012 Allianz. He is at 10-under 134 after two trips around The Old Course at Broken Sound Club.

Red Wings rout Islanders 5-1 for first home win of 2016

Dylan Larkin and Tomas Tatar each had a goal and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings routed the New York Islanders 5-1 for their first home win of 2016, a game delayed 36 minutes by a malfunctioning Zamboni that chopped up a section of the ice.

The Red Wings, who were 0-4-1 at home since Dec. 20, also got goals from Tomas Jurco, Mike Green and Kyle Quincey. Petr Mrazek made 28 saves to improve to 8-2-1 in his last 11 starts.

Fiorentina fails to keep up pressure on leaders after draw

Fiorentina failed to keep up the pressure on the top two in Serie A as it was held at Bologna to 1-1 after midfielder Mati Fernandez was sent off early in the second half on Saturday.

Fiorentina remained third, seven points behind Napoli and five behind Juventus. Both face teams in the relegation zone on Sunday, with Napoli hosting Carpi, and Juventus visiting Frosinone.

Islanders-Red Wings resume after 36-minute delay

The game between the New York Islanders and Detroit Red Wings on Saturday has resumed after a 36-minute delay caused when a Zamboni damaged the ice.

The teams will swap ends of the ice midway through the third period so both teams have to defend on the damaged section.

Rangers win 3-2 in shootout to end Flyers' streak

Even without their captain, the Rangers were determined to get a victory.

Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan scored during a shootout to lift New York to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

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