Saros shutout leads Predators over Golden Knights 1-0

Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros (74), of Finland, gets a hug from fellow goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, after Saros stopped 43 shots to shut out the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Juuse Saros made 43 saves, Kevin Fiala scored eight minutes into the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 on Tuesday night.

Column: Bones still a caddie, but with a microphone in hand

While leaning on the pin flag, Jim "Bones" Mackay stands on the seventh green during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018, in Honolulu. Although he retired last year, MacKay is filling in for Justin Thomas' injured caddie. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

HONOLULU (AP) — All it took was one week back on the bag to remind Jim “Bones” Mackay what he always loved about being a caddie.

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC at Super Bowl, Olympics

FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., right, talks with a fan after a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. barely had time to ease into retirement before NBC Sports gave him a full workload. Earnhardt will be part of the network's pregame show before the Super Bowl, then head to South Korea for NBC Sports' coverage of next month's Olympics. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else.

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza have words before both of them were ejected in the closing seconds of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-102. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics of late-game and postgame events involving the teams.

Resilient Vikings take their cue from Zimmer

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer waves as fans looked into his post-game press conference following a 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Mike Zimmer was already smiling more than usual, sporting a relaxed look of satisfaction rarely revealed in public during the NFL season, when he really let his guard down a few minutes into his postgame news conference deep inside Minnesota’s still-buzzing stadium.

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